Lehrer, LLC, a construction advisory firm guiding owners, developers, and institutions through complex capital projects, is searching for Project Managers. The Project Manager (PM) is responsible for all day–to–day activities and manages all aspects of programming, design, construction, and closeout of large and complicated building programs. Varying his or her time between the main office and the project site, the PM is a creative thinker who challenges the “business as usual” approach to typical construction project delivery. While overseeing, managing and analyzing the total project budget and schedule, he or she seeks to mitigate risk and work towards the best end product for our Clients. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a young and expanding company that places a premium on the personal and professional growth of its employees.
- Manage overall planning, design, and construction process and orchestrate all activities related to design and construction.
- Lead and initiate all client interaction including but not limited to: meetings, presentations, memos, emails, phone calls, and other communications.
- Guide Clients through the complexities of design and construction, with a focus on incorporation of ownership priorities into design, construction logistics and sequencing, as well as design management of the architecture and engineering teams.
- Manage overall project budget and schedule. Report to project team and client on a regular basis.
- Lead all elements related to contracts; including negotiating, drafting and executing.
- Lead proposal review, leveling and analysis; present to the Client.
- Prepare monthly report and present on critical project issues as needed.
- Lead selection process for all consultants and vendors, including preparation of RFQ/RFP, researching and comparing firms under consideration, and recommending and negotiating optimum business terms. This also includes team selection within firms.
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and deadlines in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to lead meetings
- Spearhead problem solving initiatives
- Superior written and oral communication skills
- Willing to travel (mostly within the New York City Metropolitan area)
- Ability to think creatively, take initiative, and solve challenging problems
- 5 – 10 years of relevant experience in architecture/ engineering/ construction
- Bachelor’s degree, preferably in project management, construction management, architecture, or similar field
- Firm knowledge and understanding of construction methods, materials and sequences, and architectural/construction drawings and specifications.
- Ability to understand, analyze, and present complicated financial data
- Fluent in the use of Microsoft Excel
- Proficient in Microsoft Office, including Microsoft Project
- Strong working knowledge of Adobe Suite
- Bluebeam knowledge preferred