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Construction Project Manager Retail
Involved daily with assigned projects and primarily responsible for providing project management throughout, program milestone tracking, schedule development, managing and monitoring critical path activities, site visits as applicable, implementing cost control measures and ensuring budget adherence, design development and pre-construction activities and planning, quality control, threat and risk assessment and providing creative solutions to project issues, punchlist and project closeout. Focus of this role will be towards Food & Beverage Projects, both Casual Sit Down with Full Bar, as well as Quick Serve. Retail Projects could also be a part of the role, thus background in Retail buildouts also preferred.
Manage multiple projects in various Airports across several time zones and responsibility for the development of each from early design thru completion and closeout.
Manage Relationships with Airport Staff, Brand and JV Partners, GC's, Vendors and Internal Departments and Clients. Fulfill highest standards of professionalism and business ethics in all internal and external relationships
Timely, Effective and Accurate Communications to All Team members on Project Status, setting clear expectations and monitoring those set by others with integrity and transparency. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
Oversee and direct efforts of all Design Team members, Consultants, General Contractors and direct purchase Vendors.
Provide Timely, Accurate and Comprehensive Reporting as initially directed or as may be modified, to include Weekly Construction Progress Reporting, Weekly Budget vs Cost Proforma Analysis, and Weekly Schedule and Milestone Updates.
Cost vs Budget Accountability and Accurate Forecasting
Initiate, Liaise and Coordinate with Paradies' Sourcing Manager on all qualification and vetting, bidding, negotiation and awarding of Construction Contracts and direct purchase Vendors.
Assist Director of Design & Construction in the development of initial Project Schedule. Project Manager shall work closely with Architects and Contractors in this Schedule development.
Manage each phase of the project including design development, internal and external design reviews, permitting, bidding, contracting, construction, store turnover and opening, project closeout, and assist with warranty items as needed.
Create and plan project timelines, monitoring for compliance and creating recovery strategies when timelines disrupted. Comprehension of need for expedited project schedules and track record of executing strategies to overcome hurdles to achieve desired goals.
Attend All required internal recurring Project Status meetings, Budget assessment and Forecasting Meetings, Departmental meetings or others as may be required or become necessary.
Familiar with and well versed in both Retail and Food & Beverage Design and Construction, including knowledge of industry products and standards, processes and systems, timelines, and specialty concerns such as kitchen design and health code issues, energy and ADA code compliance and importance of aesthetics to both consumer and Airports.
Responsibility for contract administration, change order review and management, invoice approvals, and verification of accurate bonds, insurance and lien waivers from contractors and vendors. Maintain Project documents and drawings on shared electronic portals to ensure quick and easy access by other Internal departments.
Actively and consistently pursue alternative means and methods that might maximize Paradies' cost efficiency and schedule adherence, without sacrifice to quality, design integrity or accepted design standards at particular Airport.
Monitor Quality control standards and assurance that all Projects meet highest standards of Paradies' and the Airports we serve.
Review, analyze and process All RFIs from GCs with Architect's input and direction as needed and
Web-based project management and populate cost pro formas regularly with costs to date for manager's cost projections.
Track punch lists and all required closeout documents and procedures to completion and satisfaction of all affected parties.
Support Senior Project Managers when Project needs dictate a tiered management structure, such as large, multi-phased Airport developments.
Proficient in preparing for and facilitating Team Meetings, often including Airport Staff.
Provide direction and support to the project team.
4 year degree in Building Construction, Architecture, Civil Engineering or related field.
Retail and Airport Experience preferred, with Food & Beverage Project Experience, both Full Service with Bar as well as Quick Serve, also highly valued.
Minimum 7-10 years related experience in Project Management role in targeted fields mentioned above.