Project Manager, Landscape Architect - Planning, Landscape Architecture & Urban Design


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In Canada, our 8,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.
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OAKVILLE
POSITION DESCRIPTION
WSP is currently seeking a landscape architect with proven project management experience to join our practice in the Greater Toronto Area. The selected candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team of planners, landscape architects, and multidisciplinary specialists on a wide variety of public and private-sector projects including parks and open space, streetscapes and downtown revitalization, community master plans, transit and multi-modal facility design; corridor plans, and green roof projects in Canada and beyond. The right candidate will have exceptional skills in the delivery of high profile, complex projects with multidisciplinary teams, client service and communication, public consultation and mentoring of junior staff, with a collaborative mindset and desire to find creative solutions that are environmentally responsible and technically sound.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Apply your project management experience to the successful delivery of projects including leading the preparation of concept design, contract drawings documents, tender and contract administration services including site reviews and construction administration;
  • With a commitment to design excellence, produce and deliver high-quality plans, reports, online content and presentations to diverse internal and external audiences;
  • Provide quality control and assurance on team deliverables;
  • Lead and contribute to proposals and business development initiatives;
  • Lead and/or participate in innovative and creative public consultation;
  • Provide mentoring and direction to project staff;
  • Actively integrate the WSP goals of design excellence, sustainability and future-ready innovation on every project.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • A Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Landscape Architecture is required.
  • Minimum 6+ years of professional experience with a significant portfolio of urban projects.
  • Full membership (certificate and seal) in the Ontario Association of Landscape Architects (OALA) in good standing, or eligibility for reciprocity from another province or state.
  • Demonstrated commitment to design excellence, team engagement and client satisfaction.
  • Experience in business development and proposal writing highly desirable.
  • Proven experience in creative collaboration with multi-disciplinary teams on complex projects
  • Strong critical thinker with the desire to analyze problems, research best-practices, consider and question multiple points of view, and develop innovative solutions
  • Proven leadership, management and mentoring abilities.
  • Strong collaborative and relationship skills with good organization and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in current design and planning software and technology
  • Excellent communication skills, both written, verbal and graphic;
  • The ability to travel as required

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).
WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.
WSP Canada Inc.
Oakville, ON
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