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IT Construction Manager

GENERAL FUNCTION

Our direct client seeks a Technology Construction Project Manager that will play an integral part of the Project Management Office. The Information Technology department will lead multiple project lifecycles for the Firm’s most strategic Office Move and Real Estate programs and project deliverables across all technology areas. The Project Managers are expected to understand and execute Agile and Hybrid Agile methodologies to successfully manage expectations for all project stakeholders in a fast-paced, unpredictable environment. This position involves collaboration with all interdepartmental teams and team leadership and requires a nimble approach to multiple initiatives with simultaneous delivery expectations.  

This position is responsible for the IT design and construction of Office Move activities for the firm. The successful candidate will be expected to coordinate efforts of subcontractors and or employees to complete specific work tasks in a project-based environment. The Technology Construction Managers main role is to ensure a timely IT office build-out to meet customer expectations and manage timelines of specific work packages in line with the project goals.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience providing hands-on Technology Construction project management, matrix managing both internal staff and external vendor contract teams
  • Minimum of 5 years recent experience performing Project Management for Real Estate technology, including designing and building out new offices and moving office locations, office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation with aggressive delivery goals
  • Minimum of 5 years of direct experience directing and managing wired and wireless construction or project builds
  • Demonstrated attention to quality construction practices and ensuring timely close out and delivery of the project schedule
  •  Prior use of JIRA software for project and task management is a plus
  • Understanding the project scope and capabilities and sourcing appropriate local vendors
  • Strong time management and construction quality and safety experience
  • Exceptional composition, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasker with ability to successfully manage numerous projects and tasks concurrently
  • Solution-oriented with strong leadership skills and a passion for excellence
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a Computer Science or related field
  • Prior industry experience in Professional Services/Management Consulting, Construction or Law firms a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Conduct on-site real estate/construction site assessments for requirements gathering at beginning of a project
  • Perform on-site hands-on office technology build-outs including LAN/IDF room build and desktop installations
  • Directly responsible for the overall success of IT construction projects.  Must have the ability to forecast construction start and completion dates, understand dependencies and identify issues that will cause delays.   Candidate will report issues or challenges to the supervisor and propose solutions to keep projects on track
  • Design and implementation services for wide area network/carriers, Wi-Fi, LAN, data center, electric, low voltage cabling, A/V, video conferencing, desktops, printers/copiers, IDF closet buildouts, voice/phones, HVAC, office space/furniture, office security, hoteling, and other technology related construction activities
  • Collaborate with vendors working in the new space, including architects, security, low voltage, cabling, hoteling, furniture installers, and property management
  • Coordinate and/or perform technical aspects of building out new offices or moving office locations, including office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation of servers, desktops, phones and printers
  • Create third party RFPs, Statements of Work, while adhering to in-house standards for product/vendor evaluation and selection
  • Cross team management with other departments and entities will be needed to ensure the timely build schedule
  • Provide on-site report to office personnel during and after the move
  • Maintain a safe environment and ensure all safety standards are met
  • Approximately 60-70% domestic travel required

Job ID: 4514

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