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Project Manager - Capital Projects (1-Year Contract)

July 23 2021
Industries Arts, Entertaiment, Culture and Leisure
Categories Project Management, Business Analysis, Transportation, Logistics, Supply chain, Construction, Urban Planning, Architecture, Real estate, Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Project, Project management, Planning, Project management, Business analysis
Toronto, ON

TO Live has two 1-year full-time positions in its Operations department for enthusiastic, resourceful team players who thrive in a fast paced, hands-on environment in the role of "Project Manager – Capital Projects". 

Reporting to the Director of Capital Projects, the Project Manager – Capital Projects will manage assigned capital projects within TO Live. The ideal candidate will have a background and/or familiarity in performing arts venues, building operations and capital projects.


  • Lead or assist in the creation of capital project tender documents.
  • Coordinate contractors where applicable.
  • Lead project budget preparation, scheduling and monitoring processes.
  • Create and manage the development of critical paths, planning, implementation, process and work back schedules to support capital projects.
  • Manage all capital construction activities (e.g. renovations, inspections, contractor and architect meetings, permitting activities, project close-out and building commission activities, calendars, mandated reports, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring that all phases of projects are completed within specifications and with minimal interruption to site personnel.
  • Maintains a variety of manual and electronic files and/or records.
  • Ensure projects and contractors work around day-to-day activity without interruptions to the TO Live tenants, guests or productions.
  • Engage and contract consultants as required.
  • Other tasks as assigned.


  • Project management experience working with project teams with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience in authoring tender documents.
  • Experience in municipal procurement policies and procedures.
  • Knowledge of building infrastructure as it relates to building materials, systems and state of good repair standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize activities, develop plans, meet deadlines and manage multiple and complex operational matters on a daily basis.
  • Minimum 5 collective years' of experience in a similar positions.
  • Experience in a unionized environment.
  • Clear evidence of good judgment, reasoning ability, problem solving skills and strategic thinking capabilities.
  • Results oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills that inspire trust.
  • Highly organized in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD is a strong asset.
  • Practical knowledge of employment, labour and occupational health and safety laws.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Project an asset.
  • PMP Certification a very strong asset.


  • Variable and occasional long hours including nights and weekends. 
  • Variable hours of work depending on performance and event schedules.
  • Travel between all three TO Live venues.


TO Live is one of Canada's largest multi-arts organizations, operating three iconic venues: Meridian Hall (formerly the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts), the St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts and Meridian Arts Centre (formerly the Toronto Centre for the Arts). In addition, TO Live presents a full range of performing arts, theatrical and concert events at these venues in both downtown and uptown Toronto. With these two hubs of creativity and content creation, TO Live has a unique place and perspective to activate creative spaces by inspiring local and international artists, connect audiences and to be the nexus for new ideas, elevate artistic potential, and be the catalyst for creative expression that is reflective of Toronto's diversity.


Interested applicants should apply through our TO Live careers website at:

No phone calls please. TO Live thanks all applicants in advance. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Together with the Toronto Public Service's (TPS) initiatives, which TO Lives follows and adheres too, TO Live encourages applications from Indigenous peoples, racialized persons/persons of colour, persons with disabilities, women, LGBTQ2S persons, and others who may contribute to fostering innovative ideas and solutions.

We ask that you complete the questions provided as part of the online application to assist us in ensuring our recruitment process and programs are equitable and accessible. Your responses are voluntary and the information that you provide is strictly confidential.

We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and a work environment in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). The Human Resources department will work with applicants requesting accommodation at any stage of the hiring process.

Date Posted:  July 23, 2021

Application Deadline:  Open until filled

Start Date: ASAP network