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Project Manager

  • Location:

    New Jersey, North America

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$175000.00 - US$225000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -042022-76710_1652110977

  • Published:


  • Expiry date:


Project Manager

Commercial Interior Construction


Oversight and management of project teams delivering commercial construction projects, integrating all disciplines as the primary point of contact. This role is based in NJ and will require regional travel.


  • Responsible for multiple, concurrent projects, managing internal and external resources
  • Develop and manage detailed project budgets from conception through project closeout.
  • Develop project schedules, incorporating all aspects of the project, including pre-lease/due diligence, design phase, construction phase, FF&E installations, relocation and other related tasks
  • Prepare Requests for Proposal (RFP) packages for vendors and consultants, manage bid leveling and provide recommendations to client for awards of contracts
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Coordinate and oversee design process in accordance with the approved schedule
  • Provide value engineering and project strategy to keep the project within budget
  • Plan, organize and direct activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structures, facilities and systems
  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods
  • Provide frequent reporting to the client keeping them informed of overall project issues including budget and schedule status
  • Maintain relationship with primary client contact, ensuring expectations are continuously met and maintained
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints and construction problems
  • Track critical path items to ensure timely project completion and adjust project strategy when needed to ensure compliance with project schedule
  • Review and approve monthly subcontractor and vendor requisitions
  • Prepare and submit closeout documentation to owner


  • 10+ years commercial construction experience and 5-10 years as a Senior Project Manager
  • Capable of managing multiple projects simultaneously varying in size, value, and complexity
  • Led multiple pre-construction team efforts concurrently, managing project buyout and procurement.
  • Subcontractor bid leveling, negotiation, and selection
  • Estimating and budget production, change order review and management
  • Proficient in estimating software and financial management platforms:
    • SmartSheet, Excel, Plangrid, Planswift