C & W National Corp. Project Manager in Minneapolis, Minnesota

Job TitleProject Manager Job Description SummaryResponsible for managing the design, development, and implementation of Project & Development Services on behalf of the client, using established processes, experience and expertise. Job Description Responsibilities - Create and execute project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements - Successfully initiate, plan, execute and close all project deliverables as committed - Ensure project definition documents are prepared and maintained - Publish project plans and schedules as needed - Ensure the schedules of the various constituencies involved are coordinated, and the multiple sub-project plans are consolidated into one master project schedule for project tracking - Track project timelines and costs - Identify resources needed and assign individual responsibilities - Manage day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope - Identification and resolution of issues - Prepare, publish and communicate project status, including input into the designated tracking systems - Advise corporate management on all perceived risks to the successful completion of the project, and obtain decisions and approval from management on changes to project scope, design, schedule and cost - Coordinate project team meetings - Coordinate and track dependencies for the successful completion of the project - Facilitate dispute resolution - Ensure that appropriate communication occurs regarding all user meetings and consultations with the customer - Communicate regularly with internal and external customers as appropriate in order to ensure the delivery of high quality service and system support Requirements - Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline - Minimum of 5+ years of relevant work experience or any similar combination of education and experience - Certification in PE, AIA, LEED or CMAA preferred - PMP certification or ability to pursue - Ability to prepare and track overall project budgets and schedules - Experience leading and managing numerous facets of multiple projects simultaneously - Familiarity with architectural drawings and furniture and space planning concepts - Strong working knowledge of Project Management software (MS Project, NIKU) - Accounting, IT and/or real estate industry knowledge and accounting/real estate software applications experience ideal - Demonstrated customer/vendor relationship building experience - Excellent verbal/written communication skills - Strong organizational skills - Willing/able to travel - Self-motivated and deadline driven - The qualified candidate will be detail oriented, able to handle multiple projects simultaneously, extremely professional, and customer service oriented 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 provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, nati