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Senior Project Manager

  • Newmark Knight Frank
  • 580 California St #1400, San Francisco, CA 94104, USA
  • Nov 09, 2020

Job Description

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is one of the world's leading commercial real estate advisory firms. We provide a fully integrated platform of services to prominent multinational corporations and institutional investors across the globe, as well as to occupiers, owners and developers of real estate on a local, regional and national level. Together with London-based partner Knight Frank and independently-owned offices, NKF's 14,100 professionals operate from more than 400 offices in established and emerging property markets on six continents. Job Description: Newmark is searching for a seasoned project management professional with extensive experience working in the life sciences industry, including pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical devices. The ideal candidate is experienced in leadership, has strong business development acumen, and demonstrates willingness to be accountable for all project implementation. This person will be responsible for general project management and project implementation, ensuring that project requirements are being met for the Client. As the Senior Project Manager your primary goals and focus will be to: Integrate on-site into the client environment to effectively lead project teams while building positive professional relationships with clients and associates. Define project objectives, requirements, and assumptions necessary to structure a project or activity. Plan, schedule, and control project activities to fulfill objectives and satisfy project requirements. Develop and drive integrated project plans, aligning project tactics with project strategy. Establish, maintain, and lead high performance project teams, serving as the project advocate within the client organization. Lead, coordinate, facilitate, and motivate all associated project resources to gain alignment on project goals and deliverables. Lead risk management within project teams, ensuring risks have appropriate mitigation and contingency plans. Manage projects within established scope, schedule, and budget while meeting and exceeding the Clients project management standards. Develop and document high-level strategies for accomplishing specific project objectives. Facilitate and lead effective project meetings, manage change and conflict, and develop resource planning estimates to manage project workload and productivity.DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE The ideal candidate for this Senior Project Manager position will possess the following: Bachelor's degree in a science or engineering discipline. Advanced degrees are a plus. 8-20+ years of project management and construction management experience in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, diagnostics, and/or medical device industries. Exceptional interpersonal and leadership skills to effectively communicate and build relationships with a broad spectrum of audiences at all organizational levels. Sound technical aptitude and proven ability to grasp general knowledge of multiple disciplines and technologies with superior computer usage skills. Strong competencies in planning, project management, and organization with the ability to lead multiple activities and resources while maintaining a focus on quality. Solid analytical and strategic capabilities and business acumen along with demonstrated work ethic, integrity, and professional conduct and appearance. Ability to produce and present clear, concise, and professionally written communications and presentations.Essential Job Duties: Assess projects and staff alignment. Provide and/or review the accuracy of project programming materials. Determining project budgets. Determining project schedules and/or feasibility of pre-determined schedules. Responsible for overall project management responsibilities to the client. Assessing project needs and resources available to complete the project successfully. Implement set standards throughout the specific project. Set all project meetings inclusive of any necessary vendors and/or subcontractors. Monitor all phases of a project and promptly address any changes to the original scope of services and the impact to the project schedule and budget. Review and approve all contractor pay requests. Provide any necessary project close-out. Provide accurate project documentation and records maintenance. Maintain all historical data on projects for future projections and project budgeting. Other Job Functions: Provide team leadership to the Project Managers and their staff. Adhere to all set company and client policies and procedures. Coordinate any necessary issues with departments both directly and indirectly involved. Understanding and knowledge of any necessary regulations, in which work is being performed, to ensure compliance May perform other duties as assigned Benefits and Perks: Industry leading Parental Leave Policy (up to 16 weeks) Generous healthcare Bright Horizons back-up care program Generous paid time off Education reimbursement Referral Program Opportunities to network and connect Benefits/perks listed may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Newmark Knight Frank and the job location. Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees, and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Newmark Knight Frank is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
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