Senior Project Manager – Higher Education Construction

Miami, Florida

Posted: 1/6/22
Deadline: 1/31/22
Salary: Typical salary range for this position is $160,000 to $170,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

About This Organization

At Anser Advisory, we strive and succeed by creating smart, dynamic and professionally skilled teams to deliver extraordinary projects for our clients. You will work on interesting projects which will expand your expertise and hone your technical skills through the ability to access the most advanced technology on the market. Your successful impact will help us obtain our goal of being the nationwide go-to professional services provider. Anser provides our clients with advisory, compliance, program and project construction management services at the highest level of dedication.

Our relationships are on our credibility to deliver on our commitments, with unbeatable service levels to our clients which has resulted in our rapid growth, nationwide.

We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because it makes our firm stronger. Each of us contributes to our inclusive environment in the way we act, our level of commitment, encouragement to others to share their ideas, and our everyday, outstanding teamwork to support our clients. We also support professional for our staff and celebrate their accomplishments.

Simply put, our firm is better…because of the people we work with.

Job Duties

Duties & Responsibilities:

• Perform program management for all assigned projects to self and to direct reports, including scope, budget, contracts and schedule, which have been established during the planning phase of capital projects.

• Supervise and lead assigned project management staff.

• Assist clients in developing a prioritized strategy for implementing their capital plans.

• Supervise and lead those project management services associated with all capital improvements including, but not limited to, project budgeting, procurement of professional and construction services and all construction activities.

• Assumes full accountability for the team’s adherence to the procedures/protocol for administration of contract documentation, this includes: funding documentation, certificate of insurance documentation, review of draft documents required for approval by the Board of Trustees, review of contracts for contractors and architects/engineers, etc. Responsible for the quality and accuracy of all contract documents associated with their projects and their teams projects as well as training and coaching their staff to have similar oversight and attention to detail on the projects.

• Ensure all projects are compliant with all federal, state and University rules and regulations affecting contract administration and procurement of professional services and materials and labor for new construction, remodeling, renovation and minor repairs.

• Accountable for completing all assigned capital construction projects as well as all the direct reports projects on time and on budget.

• Lead negotiations with construction vendors to ensure best value for the institutions.

• Take corrective actions and make decisions as necessary to improve performance of projects.

• Plans organize, directs, coordinates and reviews project management activities with regard to design and construction of local bond measures, state matching funds, construction and modernization projects and reports performance of College Project Management team and the Program Management Office (PMO).

• Resolves complex, construction project-related issues, disputes, and disagreements

• Follow and successfully execute the program Quality Management System

• Review and develop contract documents in coordination with others

• Identify risk and create risk mitigation plans successfully

• Documents and reports all project data accurately and in a timely manner

• Create and present project and college data clearly to multiple stakeholder groups

• Successfully manage and execute the design and/or construction of multiple projects simultaneously, ranging in construction value and complexity from $2 Million to $60 Million each.

• Manage and coordinate the planning and design phase of projects with all stakeholders

• Evaluate, assess, process and manage change order and professional services requests in a timely manner

• Tracks all project status and provides management reports relative to overall program relative to construction project delivery schedules

• Tracks status and provides management reports relative to scheduling cost control, staffing and other related construction contract requirements

• Reviews and inspects construction site offices to assess the performance of construction teams and adherence to legal requirements

• Reviews recommended actions in resolving disputes relative to construction projects

• Directs and assists in outreach efforts to provide information about college projects.

• Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

• 10 years’ minimum experience in management of construction projects.

• Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management.

Preferred Qualifications:

• 2 years’ experience in Educational Facility Construction preferred

• Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM)

• Knowledge of all parts of the project life cycle, to include programming, design and closeout

• Experience in multiple delivery methods and experience with using a web-based project management system such as Smartsheet, Procore, e-builder and PMWeb.

• Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification

• A valid registration as an Architect or Professional Engineer in Florida

• A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)


Typical salary range for this position is $160,000 to $170,000 and is commensurate with experience relative to the position.

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