Cushman & Wakefield is seeking an experienced & ambitious Project/Program Manager to partner with a leading client in the technology industry to lead projects across their campuses in Santa Clara and San Jose. The selected candidate will: â¢Provide subject matter expertise on infrastructure design and development for lab implementation supporting multigeneration product lines â¢Evaluate project requests independently from the perspective of the client and provide feedback to leadership on the viability, approach, budget, schedule â¢Manage the design, permitting, and construction of the projects through the use of established processes, experience, and expertise â¢Be assertive, with strong leadership and communications skills, demonstrated success at prioritizing multiple engineering needs with operational realities. Adept at partnering with key stakeholders throughout the vertical management chain in all aspects of design and construction
Roles & Responsibilities
Manage day-to-day client interactions, relationships, and expectations
Partner with local integrated facilities management team
Demonstrate a deep understanding of facilities systems for clear communication of project needs
Prepare agendas, develop and maintain master project budgets and timelines for each project and project phase, while gaining approvals from all relevant project stakeholders
Prepare and coordinate project reports and drawing reviews for clients, property/facility management team, and project team (as applicable) at conceptual, schematic, design development and construction phases of project.
Assist in the selection, contracting process and oversight of consultants and construction teams as necessary for each project
Review requisitions, change orders and other invoices associated with the project and confer with client and property management on costs and impacts
Support the marketing of services to clients as requested
Adhere to corporate, building, and client policies and procedures
Cooperate with other building/facility personnel to achieve goals and objectives as to quality, service, cost and profit
Report to immediate supervisor major problems and findings and results achieved with recommendations
Advise and obtain the necessary approvals from the appropriate members of management of potential organizational changes, actions that might require additional commitments, and the need for expenditures in excess of approved budget
Adhere to government laws and regulations and established rulings of government authorities, including building codes, safety regulations, etc.
Maintain high qualitative and quantitative standards of work performance
Strive constantly to improve skill and work knowledge; keep up to date in the field of specialization
Display a working knowledge of MEP concepts, systems and designs in regard to manufacturing, data centers and laboratory environments
Responsible for planning, executing, monitoring, controlling, and closing projects
Ensure the project plan, scope, work structure, schedule, and budget are maintained by all the involved parties (e.g., consultants, engineers, architects, vendors, stakeholders, etc.)
Develop ROM level project estimates for funding approval based on project program documents
Regularly monitor the progress of all projects by completing site visits, tracking procurement activities, and reviewing GC weekly reports
Select and manage project team and resources including subcontractors, consultants, suppliers and partners through bidding and vendor selection processes
Conduct project meetings (including taking and sharing minutes), track deliverables assigned in meetings, coordinate project updates/reports and drawing reviews at conceptual, schematic, design development and construction phases of project
Review and approve requisitions, change orders and invoices associated with the project
Adhere to Client and C&W policies and procedures, obtain necessary approvals, understand local permitting processes and obtain final approvals and final acceptance
Communication Proficiency (oral and written)
The essential functions listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification. They are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or a related discipline preferred
Project or construction management experience in a high-tech environment required:
Minimum of 5 years directly related experience in an engineering/construction project accountability role
Minimum of 5 years project management experience required
Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a project management capacity especially experience in leading, motivating, and developing employees
Hands-on experience with tenant improvement construction projects preferred
Experience with managing technical infrastructure with respect to MEPSF systems preferred or any similar combination of education and experience
Certification in PE, AIA, LEED, or CMAA preferred
Solid understanding of the construction industry, terminology, codes, documentation, and design disciplines
Strong knowledge of Microsoft suite
Proficiency with project management tools
Willing/able to travel between sites in the Bay Area.
Strong organization with proven leadership and interpersonal skills
Ability to perform duties under deadline pressure in a fast-paced, high-volume environment
Detail oriented and thorough
Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills
Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
Involves climbing roof ladders periodically
May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner
Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays
Cushman & Wakefield also provides eligible employees with an opportunity to enroll in a variety of benefit programs, generally including health, vision, and dental insurance, flexible spending accounts, health savings accounts, retirement savings plans, life, and disability insurance programs, and paid and unpaid time away from work. In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, Cushman and Wakefield provide eligible employees with competitive pay, which may vary depending on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, total hours worked, job type, business line, and applicability of collective bargaining agreements. The compensation that will be offered to the successful candidate will depend on factors such as whether the position is covered by a collective bargaining agreement, the geographic area in which the work will be performed, market pay rates in that area, and the candidateâ™s experience and qualifications. The company will not pay less than minimum wage for this role. The compensation for the position is: $106,250.00 - $125,000.00 Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmativeâ‹ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment withoutÂ 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.
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