The Senior Program Manager is responsible for the managerial support and oversight of employees and contractors delivering projects under the pre-construction and construction services within the organization. This position is directly responsible for formulating and leading project teams; interacting with clients at an executive level, managing project details to established financial and business performance goals and participates in the hiring, training and developing of other project members. Acts as an extension of the owner, looking out for the owner's interest by overseeing, directing and keeping all entities engaged.Responsibilities:
Develop a complete understanding of relevant contracts, the associated deliverables and the Owner's program.Develop and solicit RFP's and advise on delivery systems, ensure processing of RFIs is addressed in a timely and thorough manner.Assist during the pre-construction phase to ensure regular design meetings are occurring, lead times and critical delivery items are communicated and considered in overall project durations and Owner's timeline, pre-constructionschedules are generated and maintained.Assist in the development of project schedules and budgets; review and check all budgets generated to ensure the project scope is accurately reflected in the budget, communicate critical scheduling information to Owner and project team.Participate in and ensure that the project team performs a thorough and detailed review of the construction documents or bid documents in order to provide a comprehensive constructability review and provide written comments to the Architect and Owner.Assist the Architect in managing the bid process including but not limited to bid solicitation, pre-qualification, and processing of bidder’s questions, ensuring issuing of addenda and other related items.Participate in the Pre-Construction Conference, engaging in the portions of the conference related to Program Management.Ensure quality submittal logs are generated, processed and maintained.Participate in the change order process and conduct final review to ensure RFP's, ASI's or Bulletins are distributed to contractors. Ensure recommendations to the Owner and Architect are submitted and change order logs are maintained.Conduct final review of all pay applications and associated recommendations before issuing to Owner and/or Architect.Participate in final inspections and closeout activities, ensure final closeout letter is written to Owner.Review and approve new job set up forms, business plan, total job cost report and monthly cost projections.Produce systematic reporting to the Group Leader and monthly status reports to Owners.Review and approve expense reports.Review insurance certificates and ensure that they meet contract requirements.Ensure that all client invoices being prepared and submitted in a timely fashion according to the terms of the contract.Cultivate new business and help maintain and improve client relationships and community relations through weekly calls, lunches, networking meetings, participation in industry associations etc.Participate in the recruitment and selection of top talent. Participate in the performance management and professional development of team.
Bachelor's Degree in Building Science, Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field
7-10 years of extensive project management experience at the leadership level in large, complex facility construction and on-site experience in the management of new construction and the renovation of existing needs.Advanced knowledge of principles and practices of budgeting, accounting and procurementCertified Construction Manager (CCM)Valid Driver's License Required