Tuesday , February 27 2024

Starbucks Employment – Project Manager Construction

Website Starbucks

Job Description:

This job contributes to Starbucks success by providing planning, project management and financial oversight in new store or renovation construction projects while maintaining the highest standards of excellence in delivering the Starbucks experience in our stores. Manages the construction process so that projects are completed on time and under budget. Models and acts in accordance with Starbucks guiding principles.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversees and maintains relationships with external professionals and consultants. Oversees contractor and vendor performance during construction phase through site visits and report review. Maintains relationships with jurisdictions and planning commissions to ensure seamless store openings.
  • Manages the construction phase of the development process. Prepares possession of tenant spaces according to company guidelines. Monitors general contractor and vendor performance during construction build-out phase. Maintains established construction schedules to allow store to open on time. Oversees ordering and tracking of materials and equipment. Visits job as dictated by project and business needs and per company guidelines to perform due diligence and monitor quality. Addresses concerns and maintains consistent follow-up on any outstanding issues.
  • Manages the permitting and approval phase of the development process and ensures all proper approvals have been received prior to initiated possession or construction phase.
  • Oversees bidding process and contract negotiations. Ensures company’s contract policies are followed. Maintains and monitors active General Contractor (GC) pool for adequate number, quality of workmanship and service level.
  • Works with other departments to improve processes and tools in support of capital renovations, capital initiative execution, and maintenance of existing stores.
  • Develops and manages budgets consistent with timeline requirements for new store development or renovation projects. Develops scope of work consistent with operation needs and budget allowances. Oversees region scheduling, bid negotiations and consultant relationships.
  • Supports Store Development and Operations goals by participating and contributing in planning and strategy meetings for the market. Plans and manages construction processes and practices to ensure that programs are aligned with company business goals and objectives.
  • Manages and monitors project schedules within budget guidelines, progress and costs to ensure projects are completed on time and effectively. Maintains, adjusts and updates project plans as needed. Consolidates, communicates and manages all issues and risks affecting the project. Communicates project status to project participants and stakeholders accurately and on time.
  • Prepares, communicates and educates client groups and team on changes in policies and practices within the organization. Supports regional store development team by providing technical and function training to all members. Supports development efforts by working closely with other departments to determine more effective processes and tools.

Job Requirements:

  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently in a demanding, fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to manage others
  • Business analysis skills, with the ability to see implications and provide consultative solutions and recommendations
  • Ability to adapt quickly in a rapidly-changing environment
  • Knowledge of construction systems
  • Ability to negotiate
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex projects for national retail or restaurant industry
  • Strong project management skills

Qualification & Experience:

  • Project management with experience managing multiple projects at different phases simultaneously (5 years)
  • Budgeting and planning (4 years)
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Progressive experience managing a construction team in a multi-unit retail or restaurant environment (6 years)
  • 5 or more years of experience in a role bidding and negotiating for construction projects
  • Financial analysis (1 year)
  • Construction management (6 years)
  • Bidding and negotiations (5 years)
  • 5 or more years of experience in a role performing project management job functions for construction projects
  • 5 or more years of experience in a construction role working with a cross-functional team on 15 or more concurrent projects or units in a retail or restaurant environment (QSR)

Job Details:

Company: Starbucks

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Vancouver, BC, CA

Application Deadline: N/A

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