Sr. Project Manager-Commercial Office Interior Design Construction - Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

November 12, 2017
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Cushman & Wakefield Ltd.

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job Summary

Responsible for executing a project or group of projects conceptualized by a preliminary requirement or work order to its successful conclusion; defining the goals of these concepts in terms of scope, time and cost. Also focused on managing the design, permitting, and construction of the project through the use of established processes, experience, and expertise and manage/supervise other members of the Project & Development Services team.



  • Monitor and review the workload of one or more PDS Managers
  • Develop, review, and approve plans for completing project deliverables
  • Manage day-to-day client interaction and expectations
  • Prepare and/or review project contracts
  • Play critical leadership, coordination, and communication role with all stakeholders
  • Regularly monitor the progress of all sites by completing site visits
  • Ensure the project plan, scope, work structure, schedule, and budget are maintained by all involved parties (e.g. consultants, engineers, architects, vendors, etc.)
  • Create and evaluate project schedules
  • Develop project budgets; monitor and ensure budgets are met
  • Track savings opportunities and cost avoidance for client documentation
  • Oversee document preparation and completion (e.g. contracts, close-outs, punch lists, etc.)
  • Create and evaluate project reporting; provide timely and accurate project status reporting to internal and external parties
  • Continually seek and capitalize upon opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and deepen client relationships
  • Assist with new business pursuits



  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related discipline
  • 7+ years of project or construction management experience or any similar combination of education and experience
  • Certification in PE, AIA, LEED, or CMAA preferred
  • PMP certification or ability to pursue
  • Specialization in an industry vertical (e.g. law firms, mission critical, government, health care, etc.)
  • Solid understanding of the construction industry, terminology, codes, documentation, and design disciplines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Proficiency with project management tools (e.g. Microsoft Project)
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD
  • Willing/able to travel
  • Strong organization with proven leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to perform duties under deadline pressure in a fast-paced, high volume environment
  • Detail oriented and thorough
  • Proven record of providing excellent internal and external customer service
    Excellent oral and written communication skills, including presentation skills


Physical Requirements

  • Involves work of a general office nature; typically includes extended periods of sitting and/or operation of a computer for up to 8 hours a day
  • May involve periods of standing, such as operating at a copier/fax/scanner
  • Regularly required to talk, hear, and use hands and fingers to write and type
  • Ability to speak clearly so others can understand you
  • Ability to read and understand information and ideas presented orally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate information and ideas in writing and orally so others will understand
  • Regularly required to utilize vision abilities, allowing reading of printed material, graphics, and computer displays

Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmat​ive​ Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.