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Burns & McDonnell Program Manager in Toronto, Ontario


The Program Manager is responsible for the managerial leadership and delivery of large complex project execution within strategic business initiatives, client strategy and development and large team project management. The Program Manager will lead the program in a dynamic and profitable manner based on Burns & McDonnell's core values of client satisfaction, commitment, dedication, integrity, safety and overall outstanding service.

  • Manage development and execution of overall Program strategic business initiatives to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Provide direction and support business development efforts in identification and vetting of prospective clients and projects.

  • Provide leadership to the Program team; direct and coordinate the multi-discipline department's, ensuring efficient and cost effective utilization of staff.

  • Responsible for monitoring project metrics and meet with Project Managers to: Oversee the profitability and financial performance of projects; Promote and confirm implementation of BMcD Quality Control procedures; Oversee implementation of project management methods, procedures, and tools; Track and oversee schedule development and compliance on projects; Identify and oversee implementation of effective change management practices on projects; Proactively work through corrective actions where deficiencies are identified.

  • Responsible for successful project execution and timely completion of projects within budget while providing expertise in multiple facets of projects including safety, quality, engineering, procurement, construction, environmental compliance, project controls, and public/community relations.

  • Manage Program related business development efforts.

  • Oversee the development of department tools and work flows to increase efficiency in project execution for the Program.

  • Direct oversight and management of Program budget and expenditure of funds.

  • Achieve stated targets and standards for the Program financial performance.

  • Present monthly financial information to leadership including project revenue, costs and profitability.

  • Support strategies for cross-selling services across the organization.

  • Responsible for ensuring alignment and support of Regional Office project management development, quality control and resource coordination.

  • Recruits, hires, develops, and retains outstanding employee-owners.

  • Responsible for conducting performance evaluation for program staff and direct reports.

  • Responsible for interpreting policies, purposes and goals of the organization and clients to program personnel.

  • Adheres and responsible for compliance with Burns & McDonnell Quality Control program.

  • Ensure compliance with company and site safety policies.

  • Responsible for diversity initiatives.

  • All other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or related degree from an accredited program. A minimum of 15 years relevant consulting experience, preferably in the engineering or construction industry or project management.

  • Expert experience in client and business development.

  • Expert experience in managing projects, which includes proposal development, contract negotiations, project planning, design team coordination & communication, budgeting, schedule management, and client coordination.

  • Expert facilitation, collaboration, organization, and problem solving skills.

  • Demonstrated success as to budget, savings and/or profit margins in completed projects.

  • Ability to thoughtfully and positively influence, lead and manage.

  • Excellent planning and analytical skills.

  • Must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills; strong interpersonal skills; and the ability to clearly and effectively present complex information to all levels of employees, management, and clients.

  • Expert knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.


Job Engineering

Primary Location CA-AB-Calgary

Other Locations CA-ON-Toronto

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

About Burns & McDonnell

Burns & McDonnell is making the world a more amazing place with more than 7,000 engineers, architects, construction professionals, scientists and consultants on staff and growing. We strive to create amazing success for our clients and amazing careers for our employee-owners. We take on some of the world’s toughest challenges with the industry’s best thinking.

We have offices and projects spanning the US and the globe. We are proud to rank among FORTUNE magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For. Our culture of 100% employee ownership plays a major role in supporting that outcome. Each employee shares in the ownership of the firm, bringing the commitment of an owner to our projects. Clients appreciate that and have rewarded us with a 90% repeat business rate and decades-long partnerships. Pretty cool for a 100 year old firm that grows organically.

At Burns & McDonnell, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference every day while fulfilling your personal and professional ambitions. Our entrepreneurial culture lets you guide your destiny and shape the path your career travels. And with more than 350 service specialties, your career and development options are abundant.

Burns & McDonnell is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Req ID: 230018