Construction Project Manager

Great Gulf - Washington, DC


Job Summary:

The Development Manager position oversees all aspects of development for assigned projects located in the Greater Toronto Area, and in various other current/potential jurisdictions throughout North America. The Development Manager will manage and/or participate in all aspects of development, from project acquisition, design and zoning, through marketing/sales to project finance, construction and project completion at occupancy/registration and post-registration warranty processes. We are actively recruiting for this position in two locations: Florida & Washington D.C.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely and clear fashion.
  • Estimate the General Contractors resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
  • Set and continually manage project expectations with team members.
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel on the design team and General Contractor.
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
  • Assess the General Contractors plan and schedule project timelines and milestones and provide input and feedback.
  • Track project milestones and deliverables.
  • Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas with the General Contractor
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
  • Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.
  • Prepare and manage product and service contracts from beginning to end.
  • Define contract recommendations that support business goals, in collaboration with senior management.
  • Assist as required in contract change management and contract closure.
  • Where necessary, provide appropriate contract and subcontract information to accounting department.
  • Monitor and analyze trends in contractual agreements to make recommendations for the future, and to identify areas for possible savings.
  • Analyze trends and market conditions for the present and future contract requirements of goods, services, and third-party agents.
  • Partner with General Contractors to establish preconstruction services, construction budgets and schedules
  • Review contracts, proposals, claims and supporting negotiations as required
  • Work closely with the VP of Construction overseeing the design teams to ensure that project budgets and design are in alignment
  • Provide feedback and guidance on design constructability and construction means & methods
  • Ensure that each development property is adequately resourced with key personnel to effectively manage projects
  • Review existing agreements and recommend amendments as necessary
  • Provide feedback and recommendations to Tucker or other General Contractors on budgets, schedules, cashflow, bid lists, bid scopes of work, contracts scopes of work, contract terms & conditions, contract disputes, Change Orders/Extras etc.
  • Supporting VP of Construction by reviewing and providing input on trade prequalification’s, project schedules, site logistics, trade recommendations, vendor pricing, purchase orders, base contracts and claims
  • Work closely with the VP of Construction to ensure timely delivery of suite finishing packages both during Pre-Construction and Construction phases
  • Communicate with building department authorities
  • Other duties as assigned by the Vice President, Construction (High Rise)

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Valid USA work permit and or green card
  • Outgoing and passionate about construction and development
  • Independent and trustworthy
  • Very Strong communication skills and the ability to work under pressure
  • Organized
  • This is a 24/7 industry at times and we are all expected to go above and beyond the 40 hours work week
  • Team oriented and supportive
  • Willingness to travel potential on a by-weekly basis and manage additional projects
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with GC or Developer (candidates with less experience can be looked at depending on actual on-site experience and level of responsibility)
  • College or University Degree
  • Ability to pass a criminal record
  • Valid passport and ability to travel to Canada

Travel Requirements: Within North America, possibly on a bi-weekly basis

Reports to: Vice President, Construction (High Rise)

Direct Reports: n/a

Job Type: Full-time