Project Manager - Ops Lead at Cushman & Wakefield

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Title
Project Manager - Ops Lead

Job Description Summary

The Project Manager is responsible for the successful design and planning of facilities projects, including
mechanical, electrical, civil, industrial, and architectural applications; and for the associated administrative and
budgetary control responsibilities; and for the planning, organizing, coordination of resources, implementing,
directing, and control of these projects. Must have exceptional organizational, analytical and problem-solving.
Must have the ability to lead a team and/or mentor less experienced team members.
Job Description

•Assists with group direction through performance of routine tasks and activities and establishes processes,
methods and systems.
•Proactively manages project-related issues on an account or assigned project as necessary for each project.
•Develop scope and schedule project reports and manage the development of drawings for clients,
property/facility management team, design and development and constructions phases for assigned project.
•Ensure success in initiation, planning, execution, and close of all projects against agreed targets.
•Maintain high qualitative and quantitative standards for work performance along with maintaining accurate and
consistent electronic files.
•Prepare agendas and meeting materials, lead meetings, develop and maintain master project budgets and
timelines as required for each project and project phase to ensure overall project objectives and client needs
are met.
• Support the project implementation and execution through completion of construction. Works with owner team
on operational readiness plans
• Advise and obtain necessary approvals from management of potential organizational changes, actions
requiring additional commitments and the need for expenditures in excess of approved budget.
• Coordinate and track all vendor RFQ's and RFP's.
• Proactively manage project-related risks and issues.

Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or related
5 or more years of related experience.
Solid project management skills along with demonstrated understanding of project management business.
Experience in client relations, client management and consulting.
Autonomously able to manage a complete project from onset through completion. Read and understand
construction specifications and blueprints. Ability to read and interpret architectural/engineering drawings.
Prepare and track master project budgets. Highly organized with the ability to identify and manage multiple
priorities at once. Understanding of technical requirements for various project types. Experience within the
construction industry required, candidates with additional life sciences or high tech manufacturing experience
strongly preferred.

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.

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