Senior Construction Project Manager
- Jan 03, 2017 Post Date
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Generally, the Senior Project Manager coordinates the pre-construction and construction efforts of large and/or complex real estate development and community redevelopment projects. He or she provides leadership for regional site project management function by managing, coordinating, and developing staff of Aimco and third party CM/GC project managers. Operates with significant independence and minimal supervision as the principal project representative.
Must work cooperatively with internal team members from Development, Operations, Finance, Government Relations, Community Service Managers and Aimco’s external vendor representatives to form and maintain a cohesive and driven project team
- Ensures assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting community needs, business objectives, project vision and design guidelines.
- Prepares detailed construction cost estimates and documentation for project funding authorization.
- Develops scopes of work, prepares budgets in addition to soliciting bids and proposals from qualified contractors. - Reviews and analyzes the bids, ensures budget and schedule compliance on all work - Prepares property logistics plan for the project and coordinates work activities with property staff so as to minimize disruption to the residents. - Is responsible for interfacing with appropriate levels of management to obtain funding approval. Explanation and presentation of project scope and the associated costs as required is part of this process. - Monitors progress, provides financial control and ensures quality of project.
- Responsible for ensuring that project managers and project engineers:
- Manage the project team including architects, engineers, workplace consultants, construction managers and administrative support.
- Develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects.
- Identify and evaluates alternative solutions to best meet program goals.
- Works cooperatively with and ensures that projects managers work cooperatively with the appropriate Aimco teams.
- In certain circumstances, the Senior Project Manager will be responsible for managing special studies, initiatives or due diligence assignments.
- Participate in or oversee the pre-qualification and bid evaluation process for consultants, contractors, and other outside vendors and selects vendors.
- Interacts with governmental branches and regulatory agencies as required to ensure that projects comply with all applicable legal requirements and regulations.
- Makes presentations to senior management. - Hires, manages and develops staff as needed. In addition, this individual will be responsible for working within a cross functional internal team including business partners from our Development and Operations teams. The position is a highly visible role working closely with Aimco’s senior executive team.
-Travel required throughout the Southern California inclusive of Los Angeles, Orange County and San Diego
§ Successful track record in developing and/or redeveloping occupied multi-family buildings.
§ Collaborative, professional approach to building positive relationships across the organization.
§ Proactive communication with internal and external business partners at all levels and the ability to manage through influence when needed.
§ Ability to multitask and appropriately prioritize projects and tasks.
QUALIFICATIONS: Our preferred candidate will have a minimum of ten years of experience assisting with renovation and redevelopment projects and/or ground-up development projects. Our ideal candidate will have occupied multifamily residential redevelopment experience with a proven background managing projects from concept through completion. A strong technical background is critical for the role. Our candidate must be a confident communicator with the level of presence necessary to present and influence senior executives and high level business unit leaders. He or she must also possess a Bachelors degree in Architecture, Construction Management, or Engineering degree is preferred.