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Senior Project Manager, Distribution Centres


Toronto, Ontario, CA

Position Title: Senior Project Manager, Distribution Centres
Requisition ID: 7044
Career Group (ADSP): Administrative
Division: Qc - Gestion de projets (80069106) 
Department: Logistics and Distribution  
Work Location: METRO ON - 170 THE WEST MALL (#A-WEST) 
Province: Canada : Ontario 
Position Type: Permanent  



Under the responsibility of the Director of special projects and distribution centers, the employee is responsible for the overall physical implementation of wholesaler projects. As such, they are responsible for  the project execution, for planning, execution up to final delivery. They are distributing work to internal and external resources. They follows all phases of the projects with all relevant groups . They are closely involved in monitoring  timelines, costs and all decisions making for the implementation of the projects. Involvement to propose improvements aimed at optimizing the investments. They are responsible for monitoring all activities to achieve the financial objectives and schedule of projects under their responsibility.


Specific Responsibilities

•Participate in project planning, establishing high-level budgets, identification of scope of work and by initiating the procedures for starting projects.

•Ability to manage several projects simultaneously in order to achieve the objectives set in terms of cost, schedule and quality.

•Oversee the management of budgets, schedules and quality control of the various projects under his responsibility.

•Distribute the projects to the resources assigned to the projects and supervise their implementation.

•Be responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team.

•Act as a resource person and respond to requests from various stakeholders.

•Supervise the awarding and administration of contracts.
Lead coordination meetings between professionals and participate in various project meetings.

•Approve contractual documents and correspondence related to the project.

•Participate in the constant search for ways to improve processes, execution and develop standardization tools.

•Produce project monitoring reports and implement corrective measures if necessary.

•Technical, logistical and financial analysis of the different options.
Manage and solve problems.

•Manage consultants, contractors and government services (Cities, Ministries, etc.).



  • Bachelor of Engineering 
  • Member of the Order of Engineers of Ontario
  • 8-10 years of experience in managing major construction projects or an equivalent experience of 15 years
  • Bilingualism in French and English (spoken and written) is an asset
  • Knowledge of the construction field, of the laws and regulations governing this field, in the two provinces
  • Knowledge of the  logistics and distribution 
  • Estimation, scheduling and planning experience
  • Knowledge of the Office suite (MS-ProjectPro, Excel, etc.)
  • Knowledge of SAP an asset



Metro values, respects and leverages the differences and competences of all employees from a variety of different backgrounds. We will consider all qualified applicants for employment.
Metro is committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities.  Should you require an accommodation or wish to receive this application in an accessible format, please advise.
Only applicants that meet the qualifications will be contacted.
We respectfully request no calls or unsolicited resumes from agencies.

METRO INC. is a food and pharmacy leader in Québec and Ontario. As a retailer, franchisor, distributor, and manufacturer, the Corporation operates or services a network of 953 food stores under several banners including Metro, Metro Plus, Super C, Food Basics, Adonis and Première Moisson, as well as 648 drugstores primarily under the Jean Coutu, Brunet, Metro Pharmacy and Food Basics Pharmacy banners, providing employment directly or indirectly to almost 90,000 people.

Our five customer promises are simply that... promises to provide our customers with the best shopping experience possible. Under each promise are actions that support it.

Our five customer promises:

  • Great quality fresh products
  • The people are great
  • It's easy to shop
  • Customers get what they want
  • Prices are good

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