The purpose of this position is to manage and lead a staff responsible for move management projects for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. Typical moves range from 150 to 1600 people and includes preparation, move management and decommissioning. Projects are focused in the Life Sciences sector. The Senior Project Manager will also provide business development and proposal support. Frequent weekend work is required for this role.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Develop overall relocation strategy including a detailed move plan for each department impacted by the relocation in order to minimize or eliminate any and all disruptions to client's business operations
Develop roles and responsibilities for client's internal team members and external vendors including managing resource requirements
Oversee and lead relocation team
Coordinate and chair move team meetings
Develop detailed move scope of work
Develop communications plan to keep client leadership, move team and end-users informed of move plans and activities leading up to and including the physical relocation
Develop and train a network of departmental move coordinators to service as "conduit" between Move Team and end-users
Develop overall relocation budget and cost tracking in excess of $30 million
Track and monitor project budget to control project costs
Develop relocation schedule including detailed break-down of major tasks and resources required
Develop project contingency plans
Develop scopes of work for each subcontracted service associated with the relocation - i.e. physical move vendor, IT support vendor, move supplies etc.
Work with client's procurement and legal departments to develop and issue Requests for Proposal for all move-related vendors
Provide vendor bid analysis and recommendations
Develop move database using Microsoft Excel to track and disseminate end-user move information
Use move database to develop pre-printed move labels, signage and drawings
Create and provide reporting on internal and external service level agreements and KPI's
Develop detailed move logistics plan for all move phases
Provide training in the overall move process to internal and external team members
Audit move process for best practices, lessons learned and process improvement
Coordinate post move activities and lessons learned
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.
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. Move management experience is strongly preferred
Experience in the Life Sciences industry is strongly preferred
Excellent problem solving skills.
Ability to work weekends
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.
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.
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.
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.
Internal Number: 19042129
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