The Manager of Project Planning, Design, and Construction manages the planning, design and execution of construction, renovation, and infrastructure projects for a multi-site commercial real estate portfolio. Responsibilities include all aspects of planning & design (architectural/interiors/ engineering); project management; space utilization and design standards; master planning and project budgeting; consultant/vendor management; and construction management. Directs, develops and ensures compliance with standards; construction quality standards; methods and materials, specifications; and policies/procedures. This key manager collaborates with project stakeholders to ensure customer expectations are achieved and oversees project development, programming, planning, design and construction. This position relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Provides leadership to an internal professional staff and third-party consultants and is accountable for the performance of the Project Planning, Design, and Construction Team.
Oversees and directs project planning, design, and construction activities, providing the necessary liaison between the customer, stakeholders, consultants, and the function. Collaborates with stakeholders and directs architects, engineers, and consultants regarding project planning, programming, design, construction documents, and specifications. Collaborates with management, as required.
Manages planning and design for construction, installation, repair, and renovation projects, including preparation of bid documents, analyzing proposals, and managing relationships with consultants/contractors/service providers.
Responsible for project reports and presentations for department management, senior management, and System workgroups. Provides consultative support to business areas and internal/external workgroups.
Researches and recommends new technologies, materials, and methods; best practices; and process improvements.
Develops and monitors the functional budget as it relates to expense and capital projects and space allocations.
Responsible for directing and managing a professional and supporting staff to ensure functional objectives are achieved. Coaches, develops, and provides formal and informal feedback on performance.
Implements personnel actions including establishing objectives; monitoring staff performance, work-load, and compliance with standards/policies/procedures; and oversees career/professional development, training, and continuing education.
Recommends salary actions and other personnel actions including hiring, performance, disciplinary, and terminations.
Ensures a safe environment for all building occupants, including external guests, by enforcing applicable codes and construction safety procedures.
Identifies and implements strategies and innovative solutions that are designed to manage the delivery of design and construction services.
Models the values of the company, including Accountability, Excellence, Inclusion, Innovation, Integrity, and Service.