Senior Project Manager

Raise Commercial Real Estate

Raise Commercial Real Estate

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 22, 2024

About Raise Commercial Real Estate

Raise is a modern real estate technology and brokerage firm, building innovative products and delivering workplace solutions for global clients. We operate in 5 U.S. cities, with partners globally.
Rather than rely on legacy real estate processes, we’ve built modern technology that enables clients to access the most up-to-date market information instantly, collaborate live with their team, and manage their portfolio — all on one streamlined platform.
And we don’t just help clients secure space faster with the most creative solutions. Our best-in-class project managers and workplace strategists lead the way in designing everything from thoughtful spaces to culture programs, ensuring they have everything they need from the day their doors open, to the day they need to open more doors.
Founded in 2016, Raise has helped hundreds of the most influential and thought-provoking companies, including: Palantir, Leap, Notion, Brex, Y Combinator, and more. Raise investors include Point72 Ventures, Initialized Capital, Founders Fund, Founder Collective, SV Angel, SaaStr, House Fund, Liquid 2 Ventures, Peak State Ventures, and many more. For more information, visit raise.work.

About The Role

We are seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our vibrant team in San Francisco. This role requires an individual who is enthusiastic, fosters effective team leadership, builds cross-functional relationships within the company and is self-directed. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing multiple project teams and multiple construction projects in the San Francisco area and ensuring their successful delivery.

What You'll Do

  • 4-days in our San Francisco office
  • Partner with internal cross-functional teams supporting client initiatives, including Collaboration with the transaction team during site selection and participate in the lease review and lease negotiations.
  • Lead end-to-end management of build-outs for clients including but not limited to selection of vendors, material procurement, interior design, program design, installation, and commissioning and closeout (design, construction, technology, FF&E).
  • Conduct regular project status meetings to align with client on project success and provide status reports to senior management.
  • Sets agendas and leads project meetings.
  • Ensure effective communication with project team members, stakeholders, and clients to ensure timely and accurate project updates.
  • Consistently deliver quality customer service for clients by preparing scope of work, budget, work plan schedule, quality control, and risk identification.
  • Manage project teams, to oversee all aspects of construction project management, including budgeting, scheduling, design, construction, and closeout.
  • Develop project management plans and schedules to ensure timely and cost-effective project delivery.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, identifying and addressing issues as they arise.
  • Develop, update and manage overall project budgets and ensure cost control throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Manage project risks and development of mitigation plans to minimize impact.
  • Establish cost control procedures and forecasting.
  • Full ownership over progress of multiple projects against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines.
  • Lead the stakeholders, including contractors, architects, engineers, and clients to ensure project success and establish project goals.
  • Assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders to determine impacts to the overall project.
  • Responsible for the review of vendor contracts, change orders and monthly invoicing**.**
  • Provide effective leadership to internal project team members, including mentoring, coaching, and guidance.
  • Actively participate in business development and networking opportunities.
  • Develop and execute project proposals.
  • Support projects across the Bay Area and other geographies as required.

What We're Looking For

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, architecture, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience within commercial real estate, with at least 3 years in a construction project management role.
  • Self-motivated with ability to navigate competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Strong leadership and management skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Expert knowledge of design and construction processes, building codes, and regulations.
  • Proven track record in effectively building and managing project budgets and schedules.
  • Understanding of and proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • Approaches projects with a client-oriented service mindset
  • Strong organizational skills and tracking mechanisms
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients, contractors, and other stakeholders.