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Job Title: Senior Construction Project Manager
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Minneapolis, MN
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 11/20/2018
Expire Date: 11/30/2018
Job Categories: Architectural Services, Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Human Resources, Information Technology, Real Estate, Retail/Wholesale, Sales, Executive Management, Quality Control
Job Description
Senior Construction Project Manager
IMPORTANT NOTE: This is not an IT-type job, but more akin to those who have commercial project management experience.

JOB SUMMARY
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. Projects will consist of New Build, Ground Up construction of retail financial branches.

This position has the ability to work from home, but you must sit in the Minneapolis area.

Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: High
Risk: High
Value: Typically >$2 Million USD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Oversee ground up construction of retail bank branches and financial institutions.

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. Partner with architects and client vendor partners to complete construction project.

Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings. Provide project updates to client via conference calls and project reports.

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.

Understand the project life cycle of new build construction projects.

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.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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.

QUALIFICATIONS

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.

Previous ground up construction experience highly preferred.
Previous retail bank construction and/or financial institution construction project experience preferred.

Prior experience in a supervisory position (direct report responsibilities) required if specific duties include direct report responsibilities.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS
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.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE
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.

REASONING ABILITY
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.

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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=18021228&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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