Senior Project Manager, Office of Facilities Management
Harvard University Kennedy School
September 27, 2018
USA - MA - Cambridge
Reporting to the Sr. Director of Facilities, the Sr. Project Manager is responsible for managing construction and renovation. Under the general direction of the Sr. Director of Facilities, the Project Manager will provide project management support for a broad range of construction projects ranging from office rearrangements, office moves, furniture reconfiguration and replacement, and various capital and expense projects.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Manage and report on all phases of planning, construction and renovation of various capital and expense projects
Oversee, manage and direct projects from beginning to end
Review and monitor the project in-depth
Ensure schedule of all the deliverables
Budget planning and cost estimating
Track inventory regularly
Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status
Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones
Monitor and guide compliance with building and safety regulations
Ensure tools, materials and equipment
Manage and mitigate risks
Always ensure quality construction standards
Monitor and facilitate resolution of construction contract disputes and claims.
Assist in creating the annual and long-term capital and non-capital project budgets.
Responsible for the maintaining and applying
Bachelor's degree in a technical field (engineering or architecture) related to construction, project management or the equivalent experience.
7 years of experience within facilities, construction, or related project management.
Project Management and Operations Experience including involvement with building repairs or renovations
Strong quantitative and analytical capability
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to handle details, work independently, and manage multiple tasks.
Ability to work with diverse constituencies.
Familiarity with design and construction processes.
Familiarity with City, State, and Federal codes and ordinances.
Ability to develop and maintain project budgets, cash flow projections and schedules.
Skills in interpreting architectural and construction contracts
Field experience on construction sites is desirable.
Design and construction of LEED certified space.
Ability to negotiate and resolve confrontational issues as they arise.
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Internal Number: 47077BR
About Harvard University Kennedy School
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