Program Director, Redevelopment

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Program Director, Redevelopment

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Redevelopment department at Baycrest has an opportunity for a






The Redevelopment department is responsible for the planning and delivery of capital and other redevelopment projects across the Baycrest campus including Baycrest Hospital, Apotex Centre, Jewish Home for the Aged and The Terraces of Baycrest. The department also acts in a support/advisory role for the senior’s independent living residential facility at 2 Neptune Drive, as needed or requested.


Reporting to the Executive Director, Redevelopment & Facility Management Services, the Program Director provides strategic leadership and direction for the design, development, and execution of capital infrastructure with the intention to meet the corporate mandate and business objectives while adhering to Baycrest’s highest standards for safety, efficiency, and legal/regulatory/policy compliance, while delivering excellent customer experience.


Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Develops project delivery strategies while providing overall administrative and technical leadership and oversight to the capital program to ensure consistency and coordination of efforts and successful completion of the program.
  • Plans, sets objectives and controls activities during all phases of the program, overseeing and working closely with assigned project team members.
  • Manages and contributes to tendering and pre-construction process by reviewing and approving all plans, schedules and tendering documents to ensure optimal coordination of projects within the program; reviews consultant proposals and contractor submittals, and develops recommendations for proposed project solutions consistent with strategic plan and business objectives.
  • Implements standards and manages critical paths/milestones, by monitoring mechanisms for projects (e.g. budget, schedule, scope, quality); regularly reports to the Executive Director on project status.
  • Oversees project activities to identify any areas of potential exposure or non-compliance; recommends appropriate actions to mitigate risk.
  • Oversees and monitors progress of capital projects to ensure that planning objectives are delivered on time and within budget, and that anticipated business results are achieved; able to explain off-plan overages and exceptions
  • Provides strategic leadership and directly manages professional staff and project team members.
  • Oversees Baycrest’s large projects and programs including the Campus Master Plan and expansion
  • Oversees Baycrest’s Retail Program

Qualifications (include but are not limited to):

  • Completion of a degree in Applied Science, Engineering, or a related discipline – or a combination of education, training and experience deemed equivalent.
  • Valid Professional Engineering (P.Eng.) license recognized by the Professional Engineers of Ontario (PEO) is an asset.
  • Certification or accreditation in Project Management from a recognized professional body/organization is considered a definite asset.
  • Minimum 10 years’ progressive experience in engineering and project management services associated with the planning, design, and construction of large complex projects
  • Experience should include leading a team of technical professionals.
  • Experience in working with Developers, Contractors and other Trades
  • Knowledge of Contract Law, Construction Liens Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, Environmental Assessment Act, and the requirements of the Professional Engineers Act. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in the theories, principles and practices of design and construction; skill and proficiency in broad phases of engineering application. 
  • Proven record of experience managing high-value, complex infrastructure projects involving operational environments.
  • Strong project management skills and experience, including budget and schedule controls, leading cross-functional teams and consultants engaged in simultaneous projects and monitoring project activities for adherence to schedule, budget, and scope.
  • First-hand knowledge of typical consulting/advisory contracts, the Occupational Health & Safety Act, and construction standards and procedures.
  • Strong problem solving and influencing skills to establish effective working relationships, negotiate, and deal with a variety of contacts, both internal and external to the organization; along with the ability to gain cooperation from individuals not under direct authority.


Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.

External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below. 

Internal Expiry Date: June 29, 2020

Posting # 20-0506






     Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




     Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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