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Project Manager

Company: PMA
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Project Management Advisors, Inc. (PMA)is a real estate project and development management company that provides consulting services to businesses in a wide variety of public and private sector industries. PMA's professional staff employs an approach to project assignments and problem solving which combines an established and diligent team methodology with integrity, collaboration and innovation. PMA's team has proven experience in nearly every aspect of the real estate industry, and from both sides of the table, including backgrounds in construction, development, architectural design, engineering, asset management, brokerage and planning.

PMA is looking for an experienced and enthusiastic Project Manager with 5+ years of real estate, design and construction industry experience for our Austin office.Our Project Managers interface with PMA's clients and lead the client and project team of architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, vendors and other professionals through the process of strategic real estate planning, design and construction of new buildings, tenant improvement build outs and facilities assignments.

Experience and Education

  • A minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a related field such as Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Management
  • 5+ years of directly related development and project management experience

    Skills and Qualifications

    • A motivated self-starter with a positive attitude and high level of personal integrity and business ethics who thrives in a team environment
    • Display strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Develop and maintain long-term relationships with clients and other construction related and business professionals
    • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of project controls, project management, construction documentation and sequencing
    • Exhibit working knowledge of alternate materials/methods; construction costs, value-engineering techniques and Building/Occupancy laws and lease requirements
    • Demonstrate skills in managing multiple concurrent projects successfully; meet or exceed client expectations and timelines
    • Maintain professionalism in the face of deadlines; exhibit exceptional listening, negotiation and problem-solving skills; and to handle confidential information with discretion and trustworthiness
    • Possess excellent time management, communication, organization and personal effectiveness skills, as well as technical computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel, Project) and web-based project management tools. Proficiency in AutoCAD is desired, but not required

      Duties and Responsibilities

      • Develop and complete project specific tasks as required to meet or exceed the expectations of the client and fulfill our contractual obligations
      • Review qualitative program aspects with owner and verify program conformance with project goals
      • Serve as liaison between client and design and construction professionals
      • Initiate and manage the procurement of design, construction and consultant services
      • Draft, review, communicate, negotiate and enforce contractual documents for design, construction and consultant professionals
      • Develop and monitor project budget and schedule including updating and maintaining web-based project controls
      • Provide analysis of budgets and schedules and their effect on the financial objectives of the project
      • Manage the design, engineering and construction team in planning and analysis of conceptual design and preconstruction activities
      • Oversee and review the development of architectural and engineering construction drawings and bid documents
      • Establish, direct and/or document project meetings
      • Meet with clients, city officials, architects, engineers, contractors and consultants to present the project status and anticipate issues
      • Anticipate potential changes to budget or schedule and provide guidance on the review and analysis of changes when presented
      • Coordinate and review value engineering alternates with owner
      • Determine requirement and facilitate procurement of peer reviews and specialty consultants
      • Coordinate and direct internal resources (Assistant Project Managers, etc.), as required
      • Oversee the architect in their review of contractor and vendor onsite activities to verify they are in contractual compliance with design specifications, schedules and workmanship standards
      • Authorize the issuance of contracts, purchase orders; develop and process scheduled progress draw packages for payment
      • Observe and report on construction process and construction related issues
      • Manage the project close out process to a successful completion
      • Proactively seek out and represent PMA in networking and business development opportunities; assist senior management in project proposals and subsequent interviews
      • Promote the highest level of professionalism and ethics

        PMA operates from offices in Chicago (corporate), Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Orlando, New York, and Austin and has managed more than $5 billion in project value for a diverse range client and of projects, among them commercial, residential, institutional, life sciences, municipal, not-for-profit and educational assignments.

        PMA recruits the best talent in the industry, but project management experience alone is not enough. We seek candidates who fit with our values, operating style and accountability commitment to our clients. In exchange, we provide staff with opportunities for professional growth and development with a highly competitive compensation and benefits package. When it comes to the best in project management talent, we're proud to say, "we get it".

        We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to offer sponsorship.

Keywords: PMA, Austin , Project Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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