Project Manager, Construction Administration

Recruiter
Tory Burch
Location
Jersey City, NJ, United States
Posted
18 Jun 2021
Closes
28 Oct 2021
Ref
R0006384-1
Function
Administration
Level
Manager
JOB SUMMARY

This individual is responsible for the execution and tracking of approved Tory Burch operated projects from inception through project closeout. Role will lead contract review, processing and filing documents, monitoring all phases of project accounting (pre, during and post project), maintaining master project files, processing and tracking purchase orders and utilities accounts. Will also be required to communicate regularly with internal business partners.

Key Interactions: Store Planning / Landlords / General Contractors and Sub-contractors / Retail Operations / Finance / Real Estate

JOB DESCRIPTION

CONSTRUCTION ADMINISTRATION

Responsible for overseeing the project management and execution of the construction process to successfully complete new store and remodel projects including taking lead on initiating, planning, estimating, resourcing, scheduling and budgeting.

Responsibilities include:
  • Conduct site evaluations/survey visits of new store locations as required
  • Review and incorporate Landlord requirements and lease agreements
  • Review architectural drawings prior to permit submission and bidding to ensure accurate and up to date design specifications
  • Prepare preliminary construction budgets based on project and lease requirements, and keep track of ongoing costs
  • Co-ordinate project bid process, review, qualify and awarding of contracts, assist in proposal development and contract negotiations
  • Manage coordination of SBO items, through interfacing with proprietary vendors/contractors, directing work from technical, professional, or administrative areas
  • Quality review and assurance: Monitor construction progress via multiple site visits during the course of project timeline, anticipate potential problems, identify conflicts, take corrective action, resolve issues and escalate when necessaryInterface with the Design, Real Estate, Store Operations, IT, LP and field leadership teams in the store development process
  • Oversee and coordinate turnover process, including all punch list responsibility, ensuring all items complete
  • Facilitate close out of project paperwork, receipt of any Tenant Allowance within target timelines
  • Manage and continuously improve the value engineering process
  • Partner with Office Services Team and Store Maintenance to execute projects at the offices and stores that are consistent with brand and most updated store design
  • Manage change order process


EDUCATION & PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture or related area
  • Minimum of 8 years retail construction management experience in high end/luxury retail
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Strong sense of urgency
  • High level written and oral communication skills mandatory
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Knowledge of lease process and documentation
  • High level understanding of Construction process and Mechanical systems
  • Market knowledge of construction trade and variables
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, working in high volume capacity
  • Solid decision making skills based on changing conditions
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Travel required


Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Tory Burch LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's age, race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) or sexual orientation, gender expression, military status, marital status, genetic predisposition or carrier status, disability or membership in any other protected class under applicable law. Likewise, we will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring, Ordinance No. 184652. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records for employment.

Disability Accommodation

Tory Burch is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job or to perform your job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. If you require assistance or an accommodation with the hiring process, please contact talent@toryburch.com .

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