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Canderel - Construction Projects Administrative Assistant

2000 Rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 2W5, Canada Req #595
Wednesday, May 22, 2024
Who we are:
Canderel is a leading real estate company committed to creating vibrant communities across the nation. With a strong emphasis on sustainability, innovation, and inclusivity, we take pride in delivering exceptional properties that enhance the lives of residents and tenants. As part of our unwavering commitment to diversity and inclusion, Canderel is actively seeking applications from individuals within the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) and LGBTQ+ communities.


We are committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse work environment. The Construction Projects Administrative Assistant, working closely with the Project Manager and Project & Development Services team in the Canderel Montreal office. They will primarily be responsible to assist the Project Manager in day-to-day project management activities for the development and construction of mixed-use developments. By joining our team, you will contribute to our mission of creating inclusive spaces where everyone feels valued and respected.


  • Day to day coordination on projects with responsibility of communicating, documenting and maintaining project details with various project team members
  • Assist the PMs with the coding and tracking of invoices to ensure timely payment
  • Liaise with internal and external team members to ensure the approval of the GC’s payment requisitions in compliance with the cost consultant’s requirements
  • Monitor budgets and deliverables in conjunction with Project Manager, ensuring contractual agreements are maintained
  • Maintain the flow of information and documentation efficiently
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date logs ensuring proper filing/tracking of information relevant to contracts, reports, revisions, and drawings
  • Complete tasks for new project setup, maintain project files, including but not limited to: submittals, correspondence, project directory, RFIs, drawings, contracts/purchase orders and change orders
  • Shop drawing review process – manage and ensure efficiency and timeliness of reviews/approvals
  • Assist in the change order process
  • Create and manage purchase orders
  • Compile close out documents (including but not limited to as-built drawings, contractor warranties & guaranties)

Qualifications & Competencies:

  • Diploma in relevant field and 3 to 5 years of experience;
  • Experience in project management at the administrative level (asset)
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Prioritization of tasks and great sense of organization;
  • Knowledge of accounting;
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite ;
  • Knowledge of CAD software (an asset)
  • Excellent command of French;
  • Advanced knowledge of English. Required to produce external and internal reports for customers/partners outside Quebec.
Application Process:
At Canderel, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success. We actively encourage candidates from BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities to apply for this position. To apply, please submit your resume outlining your qualifications and why you are interested in joining our team. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Canderel is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible work environment. We value and respect the diverse experiences and backgrounds of all individuals. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For Assistance please contact Shawna Brothers, Talent Manager, National - 
Join us in building vibrant and inclusive communities with Canderel!

Other details

  • Job Family Project & Development Services
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 2000 Rue Peel, Montréal, QC H3A 2W5, Canada