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Who We Are

RioCan is one of Canada's largest Real Estate Investment Trusts (REIT). We own, manage and develop retail-focused, increasingly mixed-use properties in Canada's major markets. We pioneered the REIT concept almost 30 years ago and have transformed Canadian real estate. 

We are proud to be recognized as one of Canada's Greenest Employers and a Greater Toronto's Top Employer. At RioCan, you can build a career with real impact and longevity. You get the stability and resources of an established company and the entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit of a start-up. Life at RioCan is dynamic and fast-paced. We know that great ideas can come from anywhere, and we empower our people to suggest and implement them. We value different voices and perspectives and appreciate that the unique backgrounds and identities we each bring to our jobs make the whole business stronger. 


The role of the Project Manager is to lead, plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines, defined scope and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Project Manager will also define the project’s objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle.


Strategy & Planning

  • Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with project sponsor, senior management and stakeholders.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
  • Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
  • Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

Acquisition & Deployment

  • Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  • Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company
  • Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recommendations for recruitment of such to senior manager

Operational Management

  • Lead and manage project development from beginning to end.
  • Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors, and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
  • Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  • Other duties as required


  • University degree or college diploma in Business / Computer Science / IT or a related field of study.
  • Project Management Professional certification (PMI or similar) preferred.
  • 8+ years of direct work experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process / PDLC and execution.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Microsoft Project, Monday.com or any equivalent tools.
  • Strong familiarity with application design, database concepts, SDLC and business process modelling.
  • Competent and proficient understanding of platforms such as Oracle, MS SQL Server, SharePoint and other industry leading tools.
  • Understanding of I.T. Infrastructure components such as Networks, Servers and Security is a plus.
  • Knowledge of ERP and Reporting systems, such as JD Edwards, Yardi and Hyperion would be an asset.
  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently.
  • Flexible during times of change.
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including Senior Management, Clients, and other Departments.
  • Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
  • Customer service skills an asset.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.


Why join RioCan?

We believe in rewarding you for what you do and investing in your career and long-term success. Our total rewards and perquisites program is designed to fit and enrich your life physically, emotionally, financially, and socially. We offer eligible employees: 

Work / Life Balance that prioritizes YOU. Enjoy a hybrid work model with flexible work hours, an extra-long weekend with our RioCan Cares Day, and half days before every long weekend in the summer.

Professional Growth and Development that includes a continuing education reimbursement, a mentorship and leadership development program, on-demand online learning, and cross-training opportunities. 

An Extensive Health and Benefits Program that includes health and dental benefits for you and your family starting on day one, a healthcare spending account, an employee family and assistance program, virtual healthcare, and other resources.

A Comprehensive Retirement Program to help prepare our employees for the future. This includes matching employee contributions in a retirement savings plan, pension plan, and an employee unit purchase plan.

Additional Perks and Benefits that include paid time off, parental leave top-up, various employee discounts, employee referral and recognition programs, and opportunities to participate in community initiatives, committees, and social events throughout the year. 

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive work environment where all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all paths to get here. RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process, please let us know, and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.

Click here to learn more about who we are and what a career at RioCan can look like for you. You can also visit us at www.riocan.com.

RioCan brings together smart, talented people from diverse backgrounds, and creates spaces where we can all prosper.  People are at the core of who we are, and we respect that they have taken all kinds of paths to get here.

We are committed to creating an environment in which all employees are valued, included, and empowered to do their best work and bring great ideas. We value different voices and perspectives, and appreciate that unique backgrounds and identities make our organization stronger.

RioCan welcomes applications from all candidates and is committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require accommodation at any stage of the application process please let us know and we will be happy to work with you to meet your needs.