Project Manager Job in CBRE Chicago, IL

Full Time

Website CBRE

This Job Listing is about CBRE in Chicago, IL 2022

About the job


The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for Life Science clients, in facilities such as surgical suites, MRI Suites, vivarium, wet/dry labs, and research facilities. The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating with Capital Planning Associates, developing project scope, schedule and budget, managing design and construction, and serving as the project lead with relevant internal and external stakeholders.


* Serve as an agent of the Owner leading all phases of construction projects including planning, scheduling, budgeting, design, construction, owner test fits, and regulatory interaction with the support of internal Facilities Team, User Groups, Owner’s Corporate Real Estate and Construction Managers, and business stakeholders
* Develops request for proposals, issues LOIs, negotiates terms and conditions, contract development, and awards project work.
* Evaluates and administers contract documents to outside construction contractors, including approval for payment applications to the Owner.
* Orders furniture, equipment and other Owner furnished materials for the construction project.
* Utilizes broad industry experience to improve and/or introduce new business practices, policies and procedures necessary to achieve organizational goals.
* Takes initiative regarding risk management/mitigation and contingency planning with budget, scope, schedule, communications, or other matters as necessary to prevent negative impacts to the projects
* Capable of leading highly complex projects from inception through execution, and close-out
* Serves as a mentor to less experienced team members

Desired Skills and Experience


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Facilities Management, Construction Management or equivalent education and experience
* Minimum of 4 years of experience in project management, construction management, or facilities management
* Preferred experience in design/construction management for large/small vivarium, BSL-2, BSL-3, MRI suites, surgical suites, and wet-lab research space
* Proven ability to build teams, integrate into existing teams, and lead projects of varying complexity. Demonstrated success delivering projects on-time, within budget, and with the standard of care and quality expected of similar industry professionals.
* Effective communicator and leader of internal/external project team members such as stakeholders, building owners, managers, architects, engineers, contractors, and authorities having jurisdiction
* Ability to manage multiple projects during different phases
* Experience with software MS Excel, MS Word, MS Project, PowerPoint, AutoCAD, Revit, & BlueBeam


PMP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

Company: CBRE

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Mid-Senior level 

Job Location: Chicago, IL

Application Deadline: N/A

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