The Project Manager will oversee multiple construction projects from inception through completion. Typical projects include tenant improvement, retail and banking. The role of Project Manager requires strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, ability to self-direct, strong background in project/construction management and client representation.
The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Candidates with a strong background in construction project management are encouraged to apply.
This position will be remote but the candidate should be located in the Richmond, VA area. Local travel is required.
Overall accountability for the planning, design, permitting, construction and turnover of construction projects.
Deliver projects on-time, on budget, and to mutually agreed expectations.
Lead or assist with creation and validation of budget documentation.
Lead or assist with developing and accessing procurement strategies and delivery of FF&E or other segments of the client's budget.
Facilitate involvement of the project's key stakeholders at appropriate levels and times.
Develop, coordinate and facilitate hand off of the facility to client's operations personnel.
Develop or advise on development of warranty strategies.
Lead or assist with development and management of overall project budget to meet client requirements.
Guide design development and construction through the applicable client funding requirements.
Guide design development through applicable sustainability reviews or building certification preparations to meet project/client requirements.
Support client's project administrative needs.
Contribute and own the development of program processes and tools that facilitate consistency and quality execution across the project/program.
Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting construction projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, 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, 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 request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
Implements 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 project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/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 four years of related experience and/or training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
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 thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.