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Convene // conference & meeting spaces
Product, Full Time    New York    Posted: Monday, June 13, 2022
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Were seeking a Senior Project Manager of Development & Construction to join our Real Estate team. This is primarily a remote role, however candidates must be within commuting distance of our Manhattan properties to join regular in-person meetings. The Senior Project Manager of Development & Construction will report directly to the Senior Director of Construction.

What Youll Do:

This individual will support the development department through the management of Convene-branded projects in the United States & in Canada & the United Kingdom. Projects shall be managed from site selection through construction completion including estimating, bidding, scheduling, procurement, construction management, punch list, & project close out. 

Core Working Principles:

  • Enjoys both managing outsourced teams to execute construction projects & managing projects directly.
  • Embraces Convenes core GRIT tenets Genuine / Relentless / Integrity-filled / Team-focused.
  • Intricately understands & is an enthusiastic director of & advocate for the full project development process for assigned projects.
  • Promotes & sustains outstanding communication with the legal, real estate, design, construction, operations, general contractor, & all outsourced consultant teams.
  • Is self-motivated; quickly & accurately assesses end-goals while participating in an environment that encourages team members to operate in a similar fashion.
  • Is a proven collaborator who is committed to brokering resolutions to ambiguous situations in a rational, diplomatic manner.
  • Is both a macro & micro thinker & able to change focus accordingly as the situation requires.

Essential Functions:

  • Note that this is primarily for managing the outsourced teams that execute this work & occasionally directly executing the work.
  • Review design & location criteria with real estate & design architects.
  • Establish construction budgets & schedules, based on design & deal criteria.
  • Review plans & evaluate specifications for assigned projects.
  • Assist design teams in reviewing Landlord & Tenant construction drawings & responsibility schedules.
  • Review value engineering of projects with the design team, director, & general contractor.
  • Negotiate & manage contracts with general contractors.
  • Prepare, solicit, review, & analyze construction bids.
  • Collaborate closely with the design team to achieve the best expression of each brand at each location.
  • Assist the procurement team with vendor management & coordinate the selection & delivery of owner / tenant furnished items.
  • Review & approve technical submittals with space planning, architects, & engineers.
  • Conduct construction site visits to evaluate progress & construction practices & manage general contractors accordingly.
  • Coordinate & follow-up on punch list performance.
  • Assist the operations team with warranty issues & complex repair issues.

Who We Are:

Convene is a premium work experience company that includes a network of 25+ meeting, event, & office locations, & Virtual & Hybrid Meetings products. Were creating premium, hospitality-driven, & tech-enabled meeting & event experiences through our proprietary technology platform & network of premium workplaces. Join us at the forefront of improving how people meet & work.

Were Here For You: 

At Convene, youll receive:

  • Excellent health coverage for you & your family 
  • Medical & insurance navigation support through Eden Health
  • Generous paid time off, including an extra day off for your birthday 
  • 401K plan with company matching
  • Professional development support 
  • Access to healthy meals & snacks at work (when in the office) 
  • A chance to be part of a dynamic, growing team 
  • The opportunity to have a significant impact on your team & the business in the work that you do 

We require all employees, regardless of location, to be fully vaccinated (including boosters, if eligible) against Covid-19 by the time they start, subject to any applicable accommodations. Therefore, if you were to join Convene, subject to any applicable accommodations, you would need to be fully vaccinated by your hire date to be eligible to start in the role. As a condition of employment, you would need to submit official COVID-19 vaccine documentation. Convene will consider & review reasonable accommodation requests based on medical or religious grounds for qualified candidates.

Convene is committed to building an inclusive & diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer & welcome people from all backgrounds, experiences, abilities & perspectives. #LI-JB1

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