A position as Senior Project Manager in the Global Real Estate Department.
Candidate will be responsible for simultaneously managing interior fitout project teams in various countries and global time zones; the primary role is management of multiple remotely-located project management consultants, each of which in turn develop and manage a project team locally. Candidate will also on occasion manage smaller projects and project pre-planning activities (eg manage consultants for test fits, building due diligence, etc.) directly, without a project management consultant.
Must be able to independently manage each project team from project inception to completion, through each phase of a given project: project budgeting, financial reporting, feasibility studies, schematic design, design development, construction documentation, bidding, construction, moves and close-out.
Candidate will be responsible for creating budgets and schedules for each project, and for insuring these budgets and schedules are adhered to by the project team.
Candidate will be responsible for defining project work scope, and for obtaining concurrence/approval from end user and Global Real Estate management.
Candidate will be the primary point of contact for a given project, requiring effective leadership and communication with all involved parties including the local project team, Moody's IT department, Moody's Corporate Planning, Moody's local office head, Moody's senior management.
Candidate will often be required to remotely manage consultants and vendors for whom English is a second language.
Project work ranges from small renovations to full office fitouts and relocations.
Occasional travel is required, on average approximately three trips per quarter (varies)
The Department / Team:
The Global Real Estate Department is based in New York, and manages real estate transactions and project management for Moody's offices around the world.
Strong background in project management, focused on interior design, engineering and/or construction.
Must have 10 years of relevant experience in project management, architecture, construction or engineering.
Must have at least 8 years of experience managing interior fitout projects in a corporate environment.
International or remote project team management experience is preferred.
Must have excellent leadership and communication skills, both in managing project teams as well as senior level end users.
Must have excellent time management skills, and the ability to self-prioritize workload
Must demonstrate strong problem-solving skills: Recognize issue; Dimension potential solutions; Collaborate with all involved parties to select and implement best solution.
Must have extremely strong organizational and time management skills
Must be proficient in developing budgets and schedules
Software skills: Word, Excel, Project, Autocad, Adobe Illustrator, Database, Webex
Space Planning skills using Autocad and/or Adobe Illustrator preferred
International travel experience preferred but not required
Must have a functional understanding of Information Technology and Audio Visual systems installations. Experience in critical infrastructure (server room) installations preferred.
Education: At least a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field of study (eg Architecture).
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