Sr. Assistant Project Manager at Cushman & Wakefield

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: Costa Mesa, California

Job Description:

Job Title
Sr. Assistant Project Manager

Job Description Summary

Manage a team of project coordinators and associate project managers with responsibilities including the coordination of projects, small tenant improvements, assignments, capital improvements and building or site repairs for properties; may provide project management support to Project Managers or Directors for designated projects.
Job Description


    • Support initiation phase and subsequent phases of projects including resource management and assignments.

    • Support onboarding, continuous training, and process adherence for direct team members and project managers within program

    • Governance and reporting of program level initiatives including financial status, tenant improvement processing, and data integrity.

    • Supports process development, program improvement and quality initiatives across the account.

    • Establishes goals and objectives with timetables for the organizational unit and sub-units supervised

    • Review requisitions, change orders, payment applications and other invoices associated with the project

    • Support staff responsible for specific sites to identify requirements, estimate costs, prepare schedules, and coordinate completion of required work

    • Participate or lead reoccurring operational and project specific team meetings both internally and with client.

    • Assist in the selection and contracting process of consultants and construction contractors, as necessary for each project

    • Issue regular status reports to personnel regarding work in progress

    • Get buy in and obtain appropriate approval for organizational changes, project plans and expenditures in excess of approved budget

    • Have a background in renovations/tenant improvements in the above sectors

    • Perform related assignments, as required, in the daily operation of the group


    1. Client Focus

    2. Multi-Tasking

    3. Organizational Skills

    4. Time Management

    5. Communication Proficiency (oral and written)

    6. Team Orientation

    7. Proven leadership ability,

    8. Administrative ability


    • A high school diploma is required.

    • A Bachelors degree with a major in architecture, engineering, building construction or other related technical area is preferred


    • 3+ years of relevant work experience, or similar combination of education and experience


    • Ability to develop excellent client relations

    • Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 90% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.


    C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated.


    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice. Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.

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.

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email or All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.

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