Senior Construction Project Manager (Pharmaceutical)-Travel

at CBRE in Springfield, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Senior Construction Project Manager (Pharmaceutical)-Travel Required

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Branchburg – New Jersey – United States of America, Durham – North Carolina – United States of America, Indianapolis – Indiana – United States of America, Remote – US – Remote – US – United States of America

About the role

The purpose of this position is to coordinate individual, multi-discipline real estate project solutions for a pharmaceutical client, with direct accountability for project delivery. This person can work remotely but will need to travel to client sites up to 50-75%.

Much of the work is in regulated areas such as laboratories, environmentally-controlled areas, and production areas thus the candidate should be familiar with pharmaceutical good manufacturing practices (GMP) including commissioning processes.

The work will include civil, infrastructure, structural, and interior projects in administrative, laboratories, production, and warehouse areas, regulated and non-regulated environments, and plant utility areas!

What you’ll do

Manages all facets of project management (Pre-project safety and risk analysis, budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual projects located in various campuses areas including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout.

Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to complex documents affecting projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.

Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, cash flow, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.

Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard to complex request for proposals; completes bid analysis; leads evaluation interviews, recommends resources to clients.

Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.

Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.

Implement project documentation governance aligned with company and client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.

Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.

Demonstrates ability to identify complex project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

Other duties as assigned.

What you’ll need

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 (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study. Minimum five years of related experience and/or training.

Prior experience in the Pharma or health care industry preferred but not necessary as a condition for consideration.

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

The minimum pay for this position is $110,000.00 annually and the maximum pay for this position is $140,000.00. The compensation that is offered to a successful candidate will depend on the candidate’s skills, qualifications,and experience. Successful candidates will also be eligible for a discretionary bonus based on CBRE’s applicable benefit program.

CBRE is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We have a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law. We also provide reasonable accommodations, as needed, throughout the job application process. If you have a disability that inhibits your ability to apply for a position through our online application process, you may contact us via email at or via telephone at +1 866 225 3099 (U.S.) and +1 866 388 4346 (Canada).

NOTE: Some, but not all, of our positions may have an additional requirement to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing. If you have questions about the requirement(s) for this position, please inform your Recruiter.

CBRE, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer (Women/Minorities/Persons with Disabilities/US Veterans)

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Job Posting: JC244354789

Posted On: Jul 24, 2023

Updated On: Oct 19, 2023

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