Sr Project Manager Lead

Cushman & Wakefield (


  full-time   employee

San Francisco
United States

Job Title
Sr. Project Manager Lead
Job Description Summary
Project Management lead for nationwide M&A local project managers. Role resides in San Francisco and will be MPOC for client at HQ, providing reporting, overseeing local PM's who run project construction phase. PM Lead is responsible for all M&A project budgets, schedule and client project director communications. Varies client tools to be used for reporting, budget management and filing. Light travel is potential. Regular comms with local Pm's on status, risks and high visibility subjects. Position will be reporting to client M&A team and C&W account PM Director.
Job Description
Essential functions and responsibilities
Ability to manage remote field PM's and provide reporting to Headquarters
High Level reporting abilities
Excellent communication skills
Oversee Local Project managers assuring that the are following client protocols, ensuring high level service and communications so to have project meet schedule and budget.
Ownership of management of schedule and budget along with executive level communications
Prepare preliminary budgets for project approvals.
Get buy in and obtain appropriate approval for organizational changes, project plans, and expenditures in excess of approved budget
Risk management focused
Financial management skills
A Leader and self starter, ability to take initiative and drive success of projects.
Experience managing large teams for office space
Manage large renovation, refresh projects throughout the life cycle of the project, design, construction and close out. project value from $500-25M
Experienced with MSA and consultant contracts and coordinating GMP with contractors.Adapts easily to change and can problem solve.
Develop standardized departmental project management means and methods as they relate to schedule, budget, cost accountability, contract administration and other project related requirements
Attend project meetings as required to oversee and be able to provide high level reporting.
Provide operational and procedural support to ensure all consulting, design and/or construction projects assigned are executed in accordance with established departmental means and methods
Key Competencies
Client Focus Consultation Communication Proficiency (oral and written) Relationship Management Problem Solving/Analysis Team Orientation
Important education
Bachelor?s degree with a major in architecture, engineering, building construction, management or other related technical area is preferred
Important experience
10+ years of prior work experience in architecture, construction or project management field
Additional eligibility qualifications
Possess a working knowledge of construction and contract administration means and methods, and have the ability to assist in the implementation of these procedures
Possess the ability to develop positive working relationships with peers and senior management across departmental lines, local government officials, and members of the business community
Excellent facilitation skills for meetings with senior management and contractors
Ability to assist in the coordination, development and implementation of construction, architectural/engineering and consultant type contracts
Possess above average analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to read, interpret, and develop schedules, claims analysis, statistical report and calculations as required
Basic knowledge of generally accepted accounting and budgeting practices
Ability to read and interpret construction plans and specifications
Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
This job operates in a professional office environment. This position resides in the offices of our client and is flexible seating.
Other duties
This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.
Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for C&W. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.
Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without 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.