The Operating Participants Tenant Coordination (OPTC) team supports the Operating Participants Department acting as the owners representative/liaison between the Tenant and Walt Disney Parks & Resorts (WDPR) throughout the Tenant design and construction process on WDP&R properties, after lease signing through Tenant opening. The OPTC team is responsible for acting in the best interest of WDP&R in accordance to the lease document. The OPTC team ensures the Tenant follows proper policies and procedures when working on a WDP&R property.
The OPTC Project Coordinator will work with the OPD on new and existing Tenants on WDW property. The OPTC Project Coordinator will have a heavy focus on managing the Tenant design approval process along with the construction lifecycle for individual Tenant projects at Walt Disney World Resort (WDW). This role requires attention to detail, an understanding of both the design and construction process, knowledge of project management practices, familiarization with local building codes and safety policies. The Project Coordinator is the primary liaison with a Tenant on all matters of design and construction. The OPTC Project Coordinator must communicate and engage all project stakeholders on issue resolution, construction conflicts, quality control, and timely delivery of finished projects.
Lease review, scope review and lease outline drawing (LOD) assistance
Tenant space assessment, vacancy assessment, conceptual assessment
Site feasibility assessment
Manage design approval process for Operating Participant projects
Engage required stakeholders for comprehensive feedback
Reviewing construction documents for adherence to Landlord standards and design criteria
Communication with Tenant design team throughout project lifecycle
Track deadlines and deliverables timelines
Update standards and specifications for future projects
Oversee construction permitting process
Gather pre-construction documentation and support functions
Monitor construction progress, reporting, and updates to leadership and stakeholders
Manage project logistics with local stakeholders
Tracking project milestones and advising on change management issues
Interface between Tenant, Tenant Contractor, and Landlord
Monitor safety policies and practices on projects
Coordinate Landlord systems integration into Tenant project
Monitor final inspections and pre-opening activities
Collect documentation and archiving project information
Project database and maintenance information recording
Manage the Tenant Allowance payment disbursement process.
About Walt Disney World Resort:
Since opening in 1971, Walt Disney World Resort has played an important role in many childhood and family memories. Today, hundreds of millions of guests from around the globe visit this magical place to enjoy a Disney vacation. Through a combination of creativity, innovation and technology, the resort immerses guests in classic Disney tales and new kinds of family entertainment. Drawing from a rich heritage of storytelling, Walt Disney World Resort cast members bring Disney magic to life through unmatched attention to detail and superior guest service.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney World Resort.
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.
3-5 Years of construction project management experience, as either: owner’s representative, tenant project coordinator, project engineer, and/or project manager
Ability to manage multiple projects, each at various stages in the design/construction process
Understanding of construction best practices, safety, policy and procedures.
Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
Proven facilitator with the ability to lead project coordination meetings, drive commitments, accountability, and deliverables
Demonstrate critical thinking ability and strategic planning skills
Organized, self-starter with the ability to multi-task
Comfortable with technology platforms
Ability to adjust in a rapidly changing environment
Familiarity with Walt Disney World Parks and Resorts
Proven experience and familiarity with building codes, fire codes, regulations/agencies at the local, state and national level
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Process driven, ability to organize process, create project pathways
Team player, ability to build strong relationships with cross functional teams within WDW
Knowledge of Landlord/Tenant lease/contract structure
Experience with Retail and Food & Beverage construction projects
Experience with the Reedy Creek Improvement District (local Building Department)
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a related field (Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture).
Project Management Professional (PMP) accreditation, General Contractor License, and/or Professional Engineer license
Proficiency with Bluebeam REVU and Microsoft SharePoint
Internal Number: 586994BR
The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to be one of the world’s leading producers and providers of entertainment and information. Using our portfolio of brands to differentiate our content, services and consumer products, we seek to develop the most creative, innovative and profitable entertainment experiences and related products in the world.