Director of Project Management for Developer

Bespoke Careers USA Bespoke Careers USA Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Thu, Feb 15 '18Posted on:

Developer is seeking a dynamic, highly motivated individual to lead management, construction and project close-out phases for their new self-storage facilities developments.

Key responsibilities:

  • Establish scope of work and scheduling objectives
  • Review programming and space planning
  • Design coordination - conceptual through final certificate of occupancy
  • Assist in development of a comprehensive project budget and schedule
  • Evaluate approved preliminary design and its impact on budget and/or schedule
  • Provide value-engineering suggestions as required, to maintain project budget
  • Review final architectural and engineering drawings
  • Monitor receipt of required permits and approvals
  • Compile comprehensive list of potential contractors and/ or subcontractors and coordinate competitive bidding process
  • Prepare RFP's and bid packages for various scopes of work.
  • Coordinate with the design team to insure compliance with project budget and schedule
  • Coordinate and lead project team meetings
  • Monitor contractor performance for quality assurance and adherence to contractual obligations
  • Provide Developer with cash flow projection for all related expenditures
  • Serve as central point of contact between contractors, consultants and Developer
  • Issue status reports to Developer identifying the progress of each phase and any issues affecting the Project 
  • Review and approve all payment applications and change orders, including documentation of any 'time and material' work
  • Project budget updates
  • Work to resolve design or field condition problems or disputes in a practical, constructive manner
  • Assist in the development and monitoring of the 'punch-list'
  • Prepare a “turnover package” with contractor(s) including warranty information, as-built drawings, equipment manuals and service contracts
  • Finalize close-out of all contracts
  • Obtain TCO/ Final CO in an expedited manner

Skills and experience:

  • Complete integrity, superb communication, good cheer, desire to learn the development business, and execution/completion mindset.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or Business Administration.
  • 7 years of experience minimum
  • Familiarity with local specifications; ability to read and comprehend construction drawings and details
  • Proficiency in planning, scheduling, and production, in Microsoft Project or equivalent software and in Microsoft Office suite of software (Outlook/Word/Excel), and can learn estimating software
  • Document control experience; Ability to work across multiple software fluidly
  • Ability to travel locally via train, car, etc.

This is an exceptional opportunity for an architect who wants to become a developer!

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