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Sr. Construction Manager, West , Physical Retail

Amazon

Our mission: To be Earth's most customer-centric company.

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Job summary
Join us as we re-create the future of retail. Innovation is part of our DNA! Our goal is to be Earth’s most customer-centric company and we are just getting started. We are looking for people who want to join an ambitious and driven team that continues to push the state of the art and improve the daily lives of customers.

Amazon is seeking a Sr. Construction Manager who will manage various retail construction and renovation/remodel projects across the country. This Virtual based position will be part of an exciting, fast moving and growing business team. The right person for this job will be an entrepreneurial self-starter with dedication to seeing projects through to the end. The Sr. Construction Manager works cross-functionally with a diverse group of stakeholders, managing new store projects from initial deal negotiation, to site analysis, through construction and ultimately handing off to our Operations/Launch team.

Our ideal candidate is super detail-oriented, well respected in the industry and able to work back from our customer needs. This person is a self-starter and a creative, critical thinker with an intense curiosity. You must have a professional demeanor with the ability to communicate effectively with business partners at every level and be able to work independently in a collaborative, creative, ever-changing and ambiguous environment. The right person for this position will take ownership of their work, display a great deal of initiation, and possess sound judgment, a great business acumen and a sense of humor. If you thrive in an ever-changing environment, then we want to talk to you.

Key job responsibilities
-Work with technical and non-technical business owners/partners to overcome obstacles and deliver results
-Manage multiple retail/renovation projects and effectively influence, negotiate, and communicate with internal and external business partners including landlords, real estate managers, architects & engineers, store design team members, contractors and vendors
-Evaluate site feasibility including customer, delivery access and general prototype program requirements
-Create construction estimates for capital requests, and other planning efforts. Create and track project budgets from initial site evaluation through project close out
-Responsible for approval of developer/landlord building envelope delivery and schedule
-Review and approve building plans. Clarify drawings and scope between landlord shell drawings and tenant plans
-Establish effective relationships along with an understanding of municipalities permit process and schedules.
-Lead weekly meetings to keep all partners aligned on scope, schedule, permitting and budget.
-Responsible for on-site supervision during the construction process to include management of General Contractors, and Owner vendors.
-Deliver projects on time and on budget.
-Participate in the design development process to collaborate and value engineer construction methods to reduce time and cost.
-Manage change order negotiations and contract compliance.
-Ensure contractor compliance safety/OSHA requirements are met on all sites to minimize risk.

*Travel throughout North America approximately 50%

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

-BA/BS degree from accredited university
-10+ years of experience in retail construction management demonstrating progressive responsibility and growth within the construction/facilities industry
-Have strong project management experience and preconstruction/construction experience
-General knowledge of Building Codes
-Proficient in MS Excel and MS Project
-Experience developing and managing budgets, schedules as well as experience negotiating scope of work with Landlord teams
-Ability to conduct financial business case analysis / translate information into useful formats and draw conclusions
-Experience in negotiating commercial contracts (master agreements / work-orders)
-Familiarity with business process documentation and improvement
-Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads
-Able to work with technical and non-technical business owners/partners to overcome obstacles and deliver results
-Provide business decision support and participate/lead special projects
-Strong organizational skills
-Self-motivated, able to work both independently and collaboratively within a team as projects dictate
-Able to travel up to or beyond 50% based on project work load

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

-Creative, critical thinker with advanced analytical skills
-Ability to work within an ambiguous environment and manage change
-Familiarity with business process documentation and improvement
-Provide business decision support and participate/lead special projects
-Self-motivated, able to work both independently and collaboratively within a team and cross-functionally as projects dictate
-Familiarity with business process documentation and improvement
-Experience with senior-level presentations
-Construction Management, Real Estate Development or similar education focus
-Experience with Smartsheet, Sales Force, Procore and similar real estate, project and portfolio management tools

Amazon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Amazon is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status. For individuals with disabilities who would like to request an accommodation, please visit https://www.amazon.jobs/en/disability/us.

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