68865- Associate Director, Architecture and Construction - KPMG

November 12, 2017

KPMG

Montvale, New Jersey
http://kpmg.com

The fastest growing Big Four professional services firm in the U.S., KPMG is known for being a great place to work and build a career. We provide audit, tax and advisory services for organizations in today’s most important industries. Our growth is driven by delivering real results for our clients. It’s also enabled by our culture, which encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence and supports our communities. With qualities like those, it’s no wonder we’re consistently ranked among the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine, Consulting Magazine, Working Mother Magazine, Diversity Inc. and others. If you’re as passionate about your future as we are, join our team.

KPMG is currently seeking an Associate Director, to join our Real Estate and Facilities Organization.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and oversee firm’s office relocation, renovation and construction projects from start through completion
  • Establish procedures to effectively oversee and implement firm’s space standards, architectural, furniture and construction standards to provide the most cost effective solutions
  • Oversee and manage outside national professionals including architects, engineers, and specialty consultants throughout the design and construction process, as well as strategically manage the firm’s national security, furniture, lighting and carpet vendors
  • Administer general contractor selection process, prepare contracts for management review and oversee the general contractor during construction
  • Develop and monitor total project budgets and report results to management
  • Liaise with national leaders to review leases and identify issues that may impact successful implementation of projects

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of twelve years of progressive architecture and construction experience, preferably in a professional services firm or similar environment
  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited college or university
  • Supervisory experience with the ability to direct divergent team members with different agendas and interests
  • Strong knowledge of architectural and engineering practices, construction practices and industry, furniture and furniture systems
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Ability to travel up to 30% of the time

 

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, sex/gender, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability,  physical or mental handicap unrelated to ability, pregnancy, veteran status, unfavorable discharge from military service, genetic information, or other legally protected status.  KPMG maintains a drug-free workplace. KPMG will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state or federal law (including San Francisco Ordinance number 131192). No phone calls or agencies please.