The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.
Characteristics of responsible projects: Complexity: Medium Risk: Medium Duration: Midterm (weeks to months) Value: Typically < $2 Million USD
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Owners Representative / Project Manager manages all aspects of enterprise-sized data center infrastructure construction projects. Must possess demonstrated ability to oversee vendor compliance to construction agreements, while also having the ability to manage the overall project budget & schedule for large, complex projects. Strong knowledge of MEP construction management with college degree or comparable experience is highly desirable.
Create and establish the Master Project Schedule, based on the Critical Path and Key Project
Milestones, then update and enforce team compliance during project life.
Create and establish the Master Project Budget, including soft costs and hard costs,
bonds, insurance, contingencies, allowances, etc.
Contractor pre-qualification, bid solicitation, bid analysis and recommendations
Contract negotiation, typically in concert with the Client's PM and legal counsel, including establishment of design consultants and all GC "business terms" including mark-ups, fees, insurance, labor rates, escalation, etc.
Design Team coordination to Client's pre-determined Design Guidelines and standards
Assist with City and/or other Authority approvals process, permitting, etc.
Constructability review of the project documents
Value Engineering - Value Engineering - proactively identify ways to perform work more efficiently, effectively, and for less money
Project Cash Planning and Cash flow projections
Assist client in identifying, scoping, buying-out and scheduling of all Owner-direct
vendors and consultants, including internal vendors (IT, security, etc.)
Construction & Project Administration
Manage General Contractor; i.e. - including compliance with construction contracts, contract budget, changes, payment terms, schedule management, and all other responsibilities within their construction contract.
Cost Management / Change Control, including invoice review, change order review, negotiations, recommendations, and delay analysis
Budget Management and Tracking
Schedule monitoring, tracking and analysis
Document control (track and coordinate addenda, bulletins, new drawing sets, clarifications, etc.)
QA/QC assistance- supervise consultants as needed
Site Safety Monitoring & Reporting
Invoice / Payment Application processing, tracking and reporting
Tracking of all key project documents, including submittals, RFI's, change orders, invoices and payments, lien releases, etc.
Coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors, consultants and internal Vendors
Regular updating of Master Project Budget, Schedule and Project Cash Flow through life of project
Commissioning: Oversee the Commissioning Plan and the Commissioning process to completion and final reporting
Close out / Fit Up
Initiate and oversee the entire close out process prior to project completion, typically two to three months in
Know the 5 levels of Data Center Commissioning,...enforce compliance to those 5 levels.
Establish close out documentation requirements. Collect and track receipt of all close
out documents until completion, including warranties, "as-builts", O&M manuals, etc.
Assist A/E team with entitlements/ permitting and occupancy with local government.
Manage punch list, substantial completion and final completion process
Negotiate, resolve and close out any outstanding change orders, quality issues or disputes
Process and track any final invoices, payment applications, retention payments, etc
Prepare and submit final project accounting and budget
Assist client in scheduling, coordination and management of all Owner-direct vendors,
consultants and internal vendors, including furniture, IT, security, etc.
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 moderately 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, 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 request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
Implements 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.
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 project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
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 four years of related experience and/or training.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
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 thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.
Internal Number: 20003985
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.