Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc Senior Project Manager - Real Estate Development & Construction in Gaithersburg, Maryland
Senior Project Manager - Real Estate Development & Construction
Location Gaithersburg, MD
Job Function Real Estate Development
Employment Status Regular, Full-Time
Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE:ARE), an S&P 500 ® company, is an urban office REIT uniquely focused on world-class collaborative life science and technology campuses in AAA innovation cluster locations. Founded in 1994, Alexandria pioneered this niche and has since established a significant market presence in key locations, including Greater Boston, San Francisco, New York City, San Diego, Seattle, Maryland, and Research Triangle Park. Alexandria is known for its high-quality and diverse tenant base. Alexandria has a longstanding and proven track record of developing Class A properties clustered in urban life science and technology campuses that provide its innovative tenants with highly dynamic and collaborative environments that enhance their ability to successfully recruit and retain world-class talent and inspire productivity, efficiency, creativity, and success. For additional information on Alexandria, please visitwww.are.com.
We are seeking a Senior Project Manager – Real Estate Development & Construction to be based in our Gaithersburg, Maryland office. The incumbent shall be an integral part of the Company’s Development and Construction Team and work within a fast-paced, growth oriented environment. The Senior Project Manager – Real Estate Development & Construction will be responsible for carrying out the Company’s Operating Vision. The individual must be committed to assuring project quality, meeting approved budgets and scheduled deadlines, and exceeding the expectations of the Company’s tenants and shareholders. The Senior Project Manager – Real Estate Development & Construction shall be a self-directed and motivated individual capable of resolving complex issues in a timely manner consistent with the Company’s goals and objectives.
The Company is an equal opportunity employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex (including sexual or gender identity), religion, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, age, marital or veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, or medical condition.
Responsibilities & Duties:
Manage the Company’s domestic and international development, build-to-suit, expansion, conversion, capital improvement and tenant improvement projects.
Manage the coordination of design and construction activities to include, but not limited to, architect, contractor and consultant solicitation and selection, design and construction document review, and construction management and administration.
Prepare and provide oversight for the consultant, design and construction contracts and ensure the obligations of such contracts are satisfied.
Develop and manage domestic and international project budgets and schedules. Complete projects in accordance with Company approved budgets and schedules.
Implement, manage and confirm the tenant’s and Company’s obligations as detailed in its lease and work letter agreements for assigned projects.
Communicate and interact with the Company’s tenants, contractors, architects, consultants, and other project team members.
Oversee, manage and direct outsource development and/or construction management consultant services and activities as the project requires.
Manage the successful completion and close-out of construction projects to assure tenant occupancy and rent commencement by required dates.
Manage consultant and contractor payment applications, including review of invoices for conformance with contract documents.
Administer the collection of acceptable certificates of insurance, lien waivers and other required project documents, process consultant and contractor payments, monitor tenant improvement allowance budgets, and maintain project files.
Prepare Project Status and Performance Reports.
Manage the Cash Usage Reports.
Provide general support to other Operating Divisions of the Company, as needed.
Qualifications & Experience:
Minimum ten (10) years of practical working experience in the development, construction or real estate industry related fields with a demonstrated strong project and construction management background. Experience with design and construction of laboratory and laboratory research projects is highly desirable.
Ability and desire to travel as necessary to meet project goals and objectives is a requirement.
Understanding and working experience with construction contract preparation, AIA document forms, construction payment applications, lien waiver review and preparation, certificates of insurance, and other construction related documentation.
Oral and written communications are required with demonstrated interpersonal skills and ability to interact both internally with other Company members, and externally with tenants, contractors, architects, consultants and other project team members.
Computer proficient skills with strong experience in spreadsheet preparation and a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office Products, including Excel and Word.