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Job Title: Associate Project Manager - Construction Administration
Company Name: CBRE
Location: White Plains, NY
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 02/24/2018
Expire Date: 03/07/2018
Job Categories: Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair, Insurance, Real Estate, Executive Management
Job Description
Associate Project Manager - Construction Administration
JOB SUMMARY  

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery.

Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: Medium
Risk: Medium


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

  • This position provides construction risk management services on behalf of: private equity placement, institutional equity investors, and institutional mortgagees such as commercial banks, insurance companies, pension funds, investment banks, etc. 
  • Understands all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction administration, and closeout. Projects range from low-rise apartments complexes to high-rise office buildings.
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and describe moderate to complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: drawings, agreements/contracts, construction schedules, applications for payment, cost reports, etc.
  • Is able to visit the construction site on a regular basis to observe the progress and quality of the work, value of work completed, and adherence to schedule.
  • Includes the preparation of initial construction risk analysis reports and on-going project monitoring reports.
  • Candidates are expected to manage multiple concurrent projects with a minimum of oversight.
  • The position has a high degree of client interaction including responsibilities for client maintenance through active communication regarding the projects.

Leads project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team) providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.

Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.

Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensures project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.

Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure Client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk with management support.

Implements standard risk management routines with management support, to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically smaller team). Responsible for tracking performance and motivating team members.

QUALIFICATIONS  

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 and/or equivalent related experience.

Prior Project Management experience is preferred.

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to understand and carry out general instructions in standard situations. Ability to solve problems in standard situations. Requires intermediate analytical and quantitative skills.

PHYSICAL ABILITIES NEEDED  

Must be able to visible view construction documents and climb a ladder to access the roof at job sites. 

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Decisions made with general understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.

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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=17033761&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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