• Location: Victoria, British Columbia
  • Type: Direct Hire
  • Job #10132
  • Salary: CA$150,000.00

MatchBox Consulting Group is proud to be in an exclusive partnership with Abstract Developments in their search for a Senior Project Manager.

With 25+ years of experience, Abstract began their story building high-end custom homes with an emphasis on design & construction. They have now grown into the leading real estate development for multi-family residential projects in Victoria. Their team is passionate about building great buildings and designing residences that contribute to Victoria’s landscape and community.

Are ready for the next steps in your career? Are you ready to join an amazing team of high achieving construction professional and make an impact with your own leadership and mentorship experiences? Then we would like to hear from you!

To be successful in this role you must be able to handle deadlines and fast-paced environment.


Construction Management


  • Together with the Site Superintendent, review preliminary drawings for feedback with regards to cost & design, job scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Assist Estimator in development of accurate budgets prior to construction.

  • Prepare detailed divisional scope of works

  • Provide and manage CCD contracts, CCA1 contracts, RFIs, SIs, CCNs, CDs, and COs as required

  • Initiate and manage shop drawing tracking process from start to end of project via Procore.

  • Facilitate product selection along with development team, keeping with design and budgetary constraints

  • Mobilize site set up with Site Superintendent to ensure proper planning/organization, ensuring all applicable permits, insurances, site office, storage, temporary fencing, and temporary power are in place

  • Organize and conduct pre-construction meetings, provide pre-construction checklists, specifications, and IFC drawings (if available).

  • Execute assigned construction project(s) as per plan with ability to make decisions on behalf of the company and/or client with best interest in mind with respect to value and design

  • Complete purchasing to ensure timely, cost-effective, and accurate delivery of construction materials

  • Implement and manage Jonas purchasing system including writing, approving, and cost coding invoices. Verify invoices are in accordance with quotes and budgets

  • Coordinate with Sales and Development teams to ensure proper documentation and updated drawings, contracts and scopes are produced in a timely manner to avoid site construction delays and accuracy of any client requested modifications.

  • Ensure the final Pre-Delivery Inspection (PDI) is created and rectified prior to Turnover/Closing Date

  • Ensure Final Occupancy Certificate is obtained and provided to all stakeholders

  • Participate in Post Mortem construction analysis of each project after all costs are recorded. Evaluate how the company can improve upon the total process.


  • In partnership with the Site Superintendent, develop and maintain a detailed project schedule, formulating critical path and providing updates to sub-trades and/or project team as required.

  • Generate, update, and review monthly cost reports and budget forecast with  the Site Superintendent; providing detailed explanation for variances when applicable.

  • Review four (4) week look ahead Schedules, Extra Work Orders, Packing Slips, Invoices, Insurance Documents & Safety Forms.

  • Request, receive and circulate shop drawings and submittals between Site superintendent, sub trades and consultant design team. Track all submittals from inception to approved for construction.

  • lead and trades and consultant meetings, ensuring minutes are captured and circulated to relevant parties within 48 hours.

  • Prepare monthly executive summaries & cost reports for Director, Executive Vice-President, and CEO.



  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable building codes, zoning, and safety regulations

  • Personally comply with all company safety standards. Drive safety program implementation to ensure the safety of general public, visitors, and employee, and sub-contractors.

  • Construct projects in compliance with all applicable company, national, provincial, and local regulations.

  • Uphold values of Passion, Quality, and Integrity in all aspects of daily work



  • Provide coaching, mentoring, and guidance to other Project Managers and Project Coordinators, conveying your knowledge and experience one-on-one or in group settings

  • Recommend training and/or development opportunities for the construction management team (PMs, PCs, Site Superintendents, and/or foremen).

  • Identify and recommend solutions for process enhancements, keeping in mind continuous improvement for efficiency, cost, and sustainability





  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience in construction project management

  • Strong preference to those with multifamily construction experience.



  • Minimum high school diploma; post-secondary education in a related field preferred

  • P.Eng, PMP, E.I.T. and/or GSC considered an asset.

  • Demonstrated and ongoing professional development, remaining current on industry standards, new products, and/or compliance regulations strongly considered.


Required Skills:

  • Ability to manage multiple construction projects of high complexity with combined scope of at least $50M

  • Highly organized with effective managerial, communication, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to develop and maintain a positive working relationship with staff, clients, consultants, trades, and regulatory authorities.

  • Capable of working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Computer literate for field/office communication – Outlook, Word, Excel, MS Project, Procore & Jonas. Blue Beam or AutoCAD considered an asset.


Attributes & Behavioral Competencies:

  • Self-starter with excellent time management skills.

  • Demonstrated problem-solver with ability to observe, request, and otherwise analyze information from multiple sources to find creative solutions to unique problems in order to stay on budget and schedule

  • Effective communicator with both internal and external stakeholders include staff, customers, the general public, government officials, and/or compliance officers.

  • Ability to motivate members of a group to work together to accomplish tasks. Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others and maintaining them over time.

  • Ability to determine time, costs, resources, or materials needed to perform a work activity safely and within the design intent.

  • Develop, design, or create new applications, ideas, relationships, systems, or products, including creative, innovative and artistic contributions.

  • Performing day-to-day administrative tasks such as maintaining information files and processing paperwork

  • Ability to build trust with trades, suppliers, customers, and clients in order to promote the company brand at and outside of working hours.


About MatchBox

Headquartered in downtown Vancouver and serving clients nationally, MatchBox is one of the leading recruitment and solutions firms that specializes in the fields of IT & Technology, Engineering & Technical, Real Estate & Construction, and Accounting & Finance. We offer unrivalled expertise with our teams extensive experience in the recruitment and professional services industry. We are dedicated to building great connections and creating strong opportunities within the workforce and the labor market.

Equal Opportunities

MatchBox is committed to providing equal opportunities for all applicants. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including members of minority groups such as racialized individuals, people with disabilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, and Indigenous peoples. It is a priority for us that all candidates are treated fairly and without discrimination. Our recruitment teams receive ongoing training on using objective criteria for evaluating candidates and other related topics to create an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Work Permits

Please note that we require all interested candidates to obtain the necessary work permits from the Government of Canada prior to submitting an application.

Further Consideration

We receive a high volume of applications and are only able to contact candidates who are selected for further consideration.

Find out more at www.matchboxhr.com

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