Project Manager

Full Time - Americas, North America, Honolulu

This entry was posted on July 8, 2020.

Overview of Role

The Project Manager will maintain a primary focus on practice related services (management of the delivery of all project management related services) and a secondary focus on internal business operations (active engagement with business development, financial management, and staff development matters). Has significant independent responsibility for assignments including entire projects as determined by the manager in situations where the project scope and complexity are limited.


Essential Functions

  • Maintain and produce new and existing reports using a variety of different methods to provide cost and benchmark data to the corporate teams.
  • Plan, organize, and direct the project management functions for assigned construction projects within the program.
  • Develop project budgets, review budgets for active construction projects, and monitor adherence to project budgets.
  • Review project schedules and interact with project managers, construction managers, and contractors to facilitate adherence to schedules.
  • Serve as liaison with clients, assist clients with all project related decisions, and oversee the development of specific service proposals for those clients.
  • Develop and recommend efficient staffing levels consistent with workload and assign project managers and field personnel accordingly.
  • Review contract documents necessary to effectively evaluate the progress of construction for all building systems and structure
  • Develop requests for proposals (RFPs) and/or requests for qualifications (RFQs) for general and specialist consultant/contractors. Review and evaluate proposals, negotiate scopes of work, general conditions, and general requirements.
  • Review change orders for entitlement and evaluate scope and cost of work, including labor and material rates.
  • Work with Construction Division staff, the Finance Office, and the Office of Counsel to monitor payments to contractors and develop efficient practices for timely payment in conformance with contractual and statutory requirements.
  • Work with Procurement units and the Office of Counsel to resolve construction related disputes, claims, and litigation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

This individual will demonstrate a positive proactive approach to the role, and will be committed to delivering customer service excellence, with good commercial results.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Architectural Engineering, Quantity Surveying, Structural Engineering, Cost Estimating or related field.
  • 3-10 years’ experience in construction cost estimating of a variety of building types from program, conceptual, schematic, design development and construction document stages of design in elemental and CSI format at a mid-senior level.
  • Practical and logical qualities and a methodical thinker; good problem-solving skills, strong numeracy and financial management skills; ability to write clear and precise reports and relate complex information to a diverse range of people. Knowledge and use of industry estimating software and Microsoft Office software programs.


Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Indoor office environment. May require work on site location as necessary
  • Equipment used includes: computers and standard office machines.
  • Essential physical tasks include: the ability to work on a computer and the ability to answer and speak on a telephone. May require the use of a ladder on occasion.
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