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Job Title: Design & Construction Cost Manager - Data Centers
Company Name: CBRE
Location: Charlotte, NC
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 07/08/2020
Expire Date: 07/18/2020
Job Categories: Accounting/Auditing, Computers, Software, Construction, Mining and Trades, Finance/Economics, Financial Services, Information Technology, Executive Management, Research & Development
Job Description
Design & Construction Cost Manager - Data Centers
JOB SUMMARY: 
 

As the "Design & Construction Cost Manager - Data Centers" at this fast-paced, high-tech office constructing mega-scale facilities, you will act as an Owner’s Representative to provide implementation and rollout of cost management tools to support our confidential technology client.


Overview:
  • Provide end-to-end support to Senior Cost Management and Project Controls teams. Assist multiple sites to effectively implement proprietary cost control management tools and collaborate with Owner’s Representatives.
  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team of project controls, scheduling, cost, accounting, document controls, as well as interface with Owner/Client Operations team, and vendors. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively collaborate, manage change, think analytically, and demonstrate leadership skills. Troubleshoot and resolve complex administrative problems.
 
Job Responsibilities:
  • Assist with development of training plans and materials to upskill target groups in owners cost management coding structure.
  • Modify existing training plans to comply with a GCV approach due to travel requirements.
  • Assist in integration of owners cost control system coding alignment to enterprise systems and tools using technology solutions.
  • Assist with administration of cross functional meeting routines with Scheduling, Project Management tool developers, Accounting and project management teams and the Project Controls group. Comply with Client’s Commercial Operations processes, utilizing templates and submission procedures.
  • Assist with development of Owners cost management code control structure.
  • Utilize Owner’s program management processes, software, systems, and tracking tools. 
  • Schedule, organize, and attend meetings and video conferences with Client, Project Management Team, and General Contractor; coordinate with personnel as needed. Develop agendas, take minutes, track action items.
  • Manage construction-related tasks as assigned. 
  • 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 cost teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.


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 architecture, engineering, construction management or business.
  • 3 - 5 years of experience in a construction software, engineering, or project management environment.
  • Not required but having some data center infrastructure projects experience is preferred. Experience in mission critical data centers is a strong plus.
  • Proficiency in Google Docs, Sheets, and Calendar, as well as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Calendar). Advanced experience with creating presentations (Google Preso and Microsoft PowerPoint) and scheduling Hangouts video conferencing. Experience in databases and collaboration portals (Microsoft SharePoint and Excel, Google Sheets).
  • Advanced proficiency in Autodesk products a plus.
  • Proficiency in Tableau and Google Data Studio a plus.
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety policies and procedures, support the company’s HSE management system, and enforce HSE policies, procedures, and objectives.
  • Must be a self-starter; able to work independently with minimal supervision to meet deadlines, and also to work as part of a team and matrix organization, including remote team members.
  • Adept at taking responsibility for multiple assignments, able to triage conflicting priorities. Action-oriented with excellent organization skills and demonstrated ability to multi-task.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability to work on a highly professional level with Client, internal team members, and external partners.
  • Positive attitude, tenacity to resolve issues, and a bias for action.
 

CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

RICS (Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) or CIOB (Chartered Institute of Building) accreditation 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 general 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  

Advanced skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Working knowledge in MS Project is helpful. Knowledge with estimating software such as OST preferred. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge of leases, contracts, and construction practices preferred.

 

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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Company Name: CBRE
Website:https://cbre.taleo.net/careersection/exm/jobdetail.ftl?job=20013853&lang=en&src=JB-13820
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