The Senior Project Manager is responsible for overseeing project implementation and execution through completion of construction. This position will assist the PDS Market Lead and Senior Leadership in the establishment and refinement of best practices of standards and excellence.
Essential Job Duties :
Financial management of project: establish and manage project budgets, maintain monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis, prepare anticipated cost reports and any other reports as required by the client.
Develop a detailed project budget based on historical and market data and clearly defined set of budget assumptions.
Develop and maintain the Master Project Schedule; actively track each aspect of the project performance against schedules and critical path.
Prepare various RFQ's and/or RFP's needed for vendor and contractor services for the complete project.
Guide the client and team through the design implementation process along with short to medium term planning.
Facilitate a project kick-off meeting with internal staff, design team, client and key stakeholders to ensure responsibilities are communicated and understood by all involved/concerned with the project.
Management of due diligence, programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, procurement, design team selection, budget, schedule creation/management, contractor selection, vendor selection, sustainability and post construction services.
Oversee capital improvement programs with design and construction processes at multiple sites through local/account-based resources.
Negotiate contracts and performance management with selected contracted vendors, consultants, etc.
Extensive interface with client staff, property managers and vendors.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects.
Inform Manager and/or Market Lead of all project, internal and client issues affecting the perception and reputation of Cushman & Wakefield.
Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) to Manager and/or Market Lead.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or related field.
10 or more years of related experience.
Advanced project management skills with demonstrated understanding of project management business.
Ability to support and/or lead business development initiatives as assigned or requested.
Experience in client relations, client management, contract negotiations, and consulting skills.
Strong analytical skills and the ability to communicate analyzed data to client and project team to achieve project goals.
Strong working knowledge of architectural/engineering drawings and construction concepts.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.