Construction Project Manager

  • Party City
  • Rockaway,NJ,United States
  • May 21, 2021

Job Description

The construction Project Manager is responsible and accountable for ensuring that each construction project meets the goal of being best in class, on schedule, at or below budget and promotes teamwork, communication, collaboration, and customer satisfaction. The position requires strong communication, interpersonal collaboration, and leadership skills as well as a solid technical understanding of construction means and methods. This role reports directly to the Director of Construction and Design.

Responsibilities and Duties

Develop and manage the overall project scope and schedule for assigned construction projects within PCHI corporate owned properties, to include warehouses, distribution centers and offices and ensures assigned projects are completed on-time and within budgets.

Manages construction budgets, contracts and change orders to complete construction projects within budget. Ensures the timely receipt of proposals and reviews, processes, and approves applicable work.

Manages the quality of work to ensure projects are completed to plans, specifications and brand standards.

Clearly identifies the scopes and budgets for assigned projects.

Manages soliciting bids and negotiating project awards to include change orders, additional work authorizations.

Reviews construction drawings, work letters, RFIs, RFPs and responds accordingly.

Properly manages job cost tracking -- solicits proposals for added work and credits for deleted work; tracks committed costs and budget variances.

Partners with stakeholders to include operations, design, logistics, IT, etc., for a smooth turnover and on time completion.

Effectively negotiates with contractors, suppliers and service providers on all issues affecting cost, schedule, and quality as required.

Properly manages project closeout and ensure all warranties and closeout documents are received and timely submittal of packages for payment of TI Allowance.

Ensures the design and construction of the projects meets and exceeds the quality expectations of Party City.

Skills Required:

Strong technical knowledge of construction means and methods to include the various trades involved with construction.

Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

A solid understanding of construction scheduling, phases of construction, planning and inspection requirements.

Experienced with corporate construction projects to include corporate office projects.

Independent critical thinker capable of making effective decisions with minimal supervision.

Highly organized and detail oriented -- well versed in schedule management.

Effective communicator -- both verbally and in writing

Team player -- capable of working cross-functionally with internal and external business partners

Self-starter -- works independently with minimal supervision.

Qualifications:

Associates or bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

10+ years in commercial/retail construction project management.

Construction management experience including working directly for the owner/owner's representative.

Project management certification a plus.

Strong technical knowledge of construction means and methods to include the various trades involved with construction.

Ability to read and interpret construction drawings and specifications.

A solid understanding of construction scheduling, phases of construction, planning and inspection requirements.

Experienced with corporate construction projects to include corporate office projects.

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with a proven ability to navigate through complex and difficult managerial situations.

Excellent business judgment, strong written and oral communication skills, and a practical, common sense approach to getting things done.

High degree of organization and ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.

Travel will be required throughout assigned region.