The Sr. Project Manager is responsible for 4 key measures of project success: client satisfaction, proactive budget, schedule management, and risk mitigation. They will oversee the execution of our customer’s critical infrastructure focusing on primarily capital projects leading in project planning activities, managing and driving timelines, and keeping a watchful eye on the budget. Demonstrating a firm but fair leadership style, the Sr. Project Manager will hold project teams accountable to timelines and commitments, ensuring a seamless, successful implementation.
- Direct interaction with clients to drive approved scope to implementation success
- Become a trusted advisor to our clients, acting as the eyes and ears of the project, demonstrating the ability to think ahead and anticipate the client’s needs to complete projects on time and on budget
- Ensure project is not over designed and be able to control scope to get most of the budget
- Ensure that all relevant parties have a clear vision of project objectives
- Clearly document and distribute all relevant items for the team, i.e., project meeting minutes and scope of design, project schedule summary, etc.
- Regularly monitor project against budget and flags team when project/timeline/budget deviate
- Ensure that any relevant changes in scope items result in revised documents and an updated approval from clients as needed
- Identify and prioritize risks in risk register document, create mitigation strategy documents, proactively and effectively communicate risks in a timely manner, and manage issues
- Regularly monitor client satisfaction levels, consider feedback carefully, and coordinate appropriate action to ensure client feels heard, supported, and reassured that the project is on track
- Escalate concerns to the management team, as needed
- Maintain a close overall focus on customer satisfaction, quality of service delivery, and proactive communication
- Project Management
- Develop project scope as a single point of contact for the client
- Source & manage technical team to leverage their expertise
- Develop & control project budget; manage project cash flow
- Develop & control project schedule
- Proactively manage risk and communicate effectively to stakeholders
- Develop relationship with functional managers within client’s organization
- Adhere to both Sodexo and Client’s compliance, safety plan and metric requirements
- Be a mentor to project managers and team with your best-in-class project management methodology
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:
- Are PMP Certification or Exam ready
- Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, architecture or construction and project management field
- 15+ years of client-facing project management experience required
- 5-7 years of construction management in Critical Facilities, MEP infrastructure field overseeing complex capital improvement projects
- Knowledge of, and competency in, project management processes including planning, time management, financial management, quality management, risk management, monitoring and reporting, documenting and record keeping
- Proven ability to manage internal and external client expectations related to requirements
- Strong multi-tasking skills. Able to prioritize job requirements and effectively manage multiple projects in tandem
- Demonstrated ability to foster strong relationships with clients and build trust with co-workers and clients
- Exceptional written, verbal communication and presentation skills; Able to communicate to the right audience intentionally and effectively, with appropriate messaging, delivery, and thoughtful timing
- Outstanding organizational, leadership and interpersonal skills
- A highly organized, self-directed business style with strong ability to prioritize
- Flexibility and adaptability with demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
- Strong ability in using technology to demonstrate and promote programs
- Proficiency in the use of MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
- Proficiency with project management software (MS Project, Smartsheet or similar solution)
- Ability to lead tasks to successful outcomes
- Talent for removing barriers through influence, persistence, and boldness
- Gift for inspiring others to think positive, be creative, and focus on what’s possible
- Ability to remain steady and pragmatic amid trials, and maintain a sense of calm and humor
- A high level of personal and professional accountability (“100% accountability, zero excuses”)
- A strong desire to succeed
- Stamina to navigate through a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
- Positive, energetic, and enthusiastic
Leads or coordinates construction projects, such as developing a new facility, the addition, expansion, or extension of an existing facility, or renovation/alterations to a facility in collaboration with project team, construction site and management. Develops assignments, timetables and responsibilities for team members for the duration of the project. Organizes and directs construction personnel, and ensures that materials and equipment resources are delivered on time. Interacts with planning commissions and governing bodies. Coordinates costing estimation, contract negotiation and remodeling activities.Under general direction, responsible for the profitable execution of assigned construction projects. Ensures that assigned projects are done accurately, on-time, billed, within budget and within scope of the contract.
Qualifications & Requirements
Basic Education Requirement – Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience – 5 years
Basic Management Experience – 5 years supervisory experience in construction or engineering related fields.
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