Location: New York
Duration: 12 Months
Reporting to a Senior Project Manager (SPM) and/or the Campus Expansion Program Director (CEPD), the Project Manager (PM) provides leadership in planning, budgeting, and overall management of major capital projects and initiatives from conceptualization through design, bidding, construction, commissioning, and close out.
Responding to institutional imperatives, the PM shall effectively identify innovative solutions and bring clarity to the project process using a sophisticated analytical approach and sound judgement. Using project management tools and techniques, core focus areas include defining and meeting project goals, budget, schedule, scope, quality, risk mitigation and responding to field conditions and construction logistics and challenges. The PM shall work close with and develop strong collaborative approaches with Space Planning, Operations, IT/AV, Security and User teams to promote and enable clear and effective communication and team-centric leadership, integrating internal teams with consultant design teams throughout the design and construction process. The PM will lead multiple high-complexity projects of diverse scope requiring an understanding of current business trends, construction techniques, innovative project delivery methods, thorough knowledge of HVAC, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, core and shell construction as well as rigor in compliance, and the highest standard of care. Science projects include research laboratories, vivarium, pilot scale manufacturing, major scientific equipment, and infrastructure projects. Responsibilities include leadership in all aspects of project management, goal setting, productivity, departmental initiatives, mentorship, and achievement-oriented focus that fosters a productive team environment while driving projects to successful completion are essential. The PM will be responsible to lead design teams and Construction Managers in both the pre-construction due diligence, design and
scoping process with a focus on quality management, project controls, and user engagement as well as leading their teams through the bidding and construction administration process with a focus on safety, schedule compliance, field coordination, financial reporting, change order management, commissioning, substantial completion, and closeout.
JOB DUTIES: List essential (6-10) to be performed. These are the most critical responsibilities
Performs project management for major construction, renovation, and facilities-related projects using the mastery of domain knowledge and extensive business experience; Leads the cross-functional projects and initiatives with the highest resource requirements, risk, and/or complexity
Monitors design and construction activities to ensure that all phases of work are done in accordance with corporate standards and contractual agreements that is compliant with the schedule and budget requirements.
Establishes and maintains highly complex project budgets, cash flow analyses, and cost estimates, as well as reviews, purchase orders, change orders, and invoices with a significant impact on the success of company operations
Identifies and addresses areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risks.
Develops, monitors, and maintains project schedules. Ensures that project objectives with
regard to time are met.
Maintains client, consultant, contractor, and vendor relationships. Manages conflict resolution.
Communicates highly complex ideas, anticipates potential objections, and persuades others, often at executive leadership levels, to adopt a different point of view
Evaluates develop and select standards, tools, and knowledge requirements for Facilities Project Management skills and career development. Provides guidance, direction, and instruction in Facilities Project Management to less experienced team members and colleagues