The purpose of this position is to manage and lead a staff responsible for individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects: Complexity: High Risk: High Duration: Long term (months to year(s)) Value: Typically >$2 Million USD
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior Project Manager is responsible for supervising and leading project managers planning and executing projects and manages projects.
Under Minimal supervision, acts as customers representative for all aspects of the assigned construction project and responsible for delivery of the same to the customer. Must work as a liaison between employee's company departments, 3 rd party suppliers and customer to ensure the incorporation and communication of all aspects affecting the successful delivery of projects. Projects will vary in size and scope and therefore the Project Manager's are expected to deliver a variety of projects at any one time. This position represents the client's best interest at all times; therefore a good understanding of the customers business issues is required. Works with customers to develop and deliver a project which best suits their needs. Typically manages projects of high complexity, risk and exposure ranging from 15 to 25 projects between $50,000 and $10 Million in total cost to the customer.
Delivers the construction project successfully to the customer while minimizing all risk to employee's company and the customer. This incorporates issues such as safety risk assessments, ensuring proper authorizations have been received from customers before expending cost, and ensuring proper co-ordination with the customers internal departments, operations organization and the customers other third party suppliers has taken place to prevent work conflicts. These are accomplished by following the employee's company project delivery process for the customer account.
Establishes the scope of project, addressing all aspects including but not limited to business requirements, performance specifications, planning, cost, interdependencies, EHS, procurement strategies and legal approval. Identifies all consultants to be appointed and appoints the same based on clearly documented scopes of work and fee schedules as well as approval from both the customer and employee's company management.
Develops the scope and initial design up to the procurement stage. Responsible for all design management of suppliers and subcontractors. Requires the milestones in the schedule to be tracked and met, the design completed to meet performance specifications, budget developed to meet financial requirements, and clear approval from the customer, dependant departments and third parties.
Procures the project in accordance with the strategy outlined in the initiation phase. Undertakes contract negotiations to ensure the best value is being delivered to the customer and make the formal recommendation to the customer. Awards the contract based on customer's approval.
Ensures the project is implemented in accordance with the design and ensures a timely response to questions related to field conditions. Ensures all work is done in a safe manner and that customer and vendor welfare is addressed at all stages. Monitors progress against the schedule and takes corrective action where necessary. Works with all parties to ensure prompt and accurate information is provided to all parties.
Works with customer and vendor to ensure the end product is delivered per the agreed requirements. Ensures all punch list work is completed in a timely manner and that it does not interfere with the client's ability to occupy the space. Reviews and approves payment to contractors after verification that work was completed. Ensures all O&M manuals are received and reviewed and the necessary training is received by staff on equipment. Documents and files all warranties, and as built drawings and closes out the project in accordance with employee's company and customer requirements.
Provides focal point for all parties interfacing on the project. Ensures all information/input is received by all parties in a timely manner and facilitates all aspects of the project.
Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.
Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
Implement project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.
Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.
Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, lead constructability reviews, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
Demonstrates a knowledge of projects & project management within the context of business results (business case, larger economic implications, business risk, etc).
Other duties as assigned.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team). Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum six years of related experience and/or training.
Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.
Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management required
A minimum of 5 years of post graduate experience in the fields of construction, engineering, interiors, or architecture with at least two of these in Project Management managing projects varying in size up to and including $2 Million.
Candidate shall have a strong electrical background with CUP infrastructure, Life Sciences, Tech Research and Development, Distribution/Warehouse construction/demolition experience. Has the ability to complete a full peer review of submitted construction plans by an AE firm along with the ability to estimate small projects independently
Strong IT user skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Project and Visio
Demonstrated experience with managing customer, vendors, consultants and other third parties.
Strong communication, organization and persuasion skills
Demonstrated financial and budgeting acumen
Experience with a Project Management Reporting System
OSHA 10 hour certification is required or the ability to obtain after employment
The individual shall be required to document the full scope of work of a project based on end user goals in order for a Vendor to issue a design build scope of work from or AE to provide design documents.
Experience writing capital appropriation requests for customer review and approval
A PMI Management Certification is preferred
A safety driven methodology of how to complete construction projects without incident. Serves as a role model for others to follow
An understanding of sales tax and how to apply it to capital construction projects
Candidates should demonstrate competence in all of the following:
Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices and ensure that own behavior and behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of Employees Company.
Communicates Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, though and timely manner using appropriate and effective communications tools and techniques.
Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations and processes and create new opportunities that bring value to employees own company and customer.
Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the Employees Company and customer.
Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interest of the employees company and customer.
Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, drive and monitor program towards goals and track details/data/information/activities.
Plan: Determine strategies to move a project forward, set goals, create and implement action plans and evaluate, report the progress and results.
Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions and make recommendations and or resolve the problem.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret the most complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients, top management and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees, top management, and client groups to take desired action.
Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 18024103
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