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Design Manager, Hospitality Spaces

Sunnyvale, CA 94086
JOB SUMMARY  

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions for clients, with direct accountability for project delivery. 

This particular role focuses on the design and delivery of Restaurant and Dining Areas for one of our global clients.

Characteristics of responsible projects:
Complexity: Medium
Risk: Medium
Projects Duration: Midterm (weeks to months)
Value: Typically < $2 Million USD

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Support the Regional Food Design Manager on development and design projects;Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout. 

Support the management of the different work streams which need to simultaneously occur in order to bring the food venues to life. These work streams include, but are not limited to, space planning, concept development, menu development, design development, project turnover, change and opening processes.

Guide the design and development teams on how to best create engaging and exciting food spaces in order to deliver unique experiences for our users including collecting and sharing best practices across multiple projects concurrently.

Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, 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, 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 request for proposals; completes bid analysis; 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.

Implements 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 project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.

Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team. Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.

Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS  

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.

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  

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

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

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

COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.

FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis.

REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents. Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  

Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

PREFERRED SKILLS 
BA/BS degree in Project Management or Design (Architecture/Interior) 
Professional project management work with a focus on architecture, design, or construction related fields.
Experience within food service or retail operations and flow either through direct experience or professional design work.

Skilled in the visual, written and verbal communication of design issues with capability to think outside the box and bring creative, non-standard, and innovative solutions to the table.
Ability to work in a collaborative and fast-paced environment with a great degree of self motivation and initiative.
Proven vision, leadership and strategic skills to prioritize evolving initiatives in a fast-paced environment; able to turn ideas and capabilities into effective initiatives that engage users.
Detail oriented with ability to think, plan, and execute on multiple projects in different phases simultaneously with little direct supervision.
Understanding of permitting process, construction terminology and building systems, and overall project sequence and timing.
Experience with food service operations and flow either through direct experience or professional design work.

SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.

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Posted: 2019-10-22 Expires: 2019-11-21

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