Advisor, Project Management

Start Date



Boston, MA


We are currently looking for a Project Manager to be based at the corporate headquarters of a large international client in Boston area. This position will report to the Cresa Sr. Project Manager and will be working directly with local client stakeholders, ultimately being responsible for the success of each project. The Project Manager role manages or assists on multiple commercial construction projects, focusing on everyday project needs such as budgeting, scheduling, assembling project teams, attending meetings, providing coordination on projects, and conducting move/relocation management, among other tasks.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

The responsibilities of the Project Manager include, but are not

  • Execution of various construction projects and assignments at the clients’ facilities in Massachusetts
  • Lead and manage one or more concurrent construction projects from start to finish - on time and on budget
  • Ability to manage budgets in from $250K up to $20M
  • Build strong, trusting client relationships and bring the right people together to come up with innovative ideas and solutions
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the project management process and roles of each team member, including the architects, engineers, and other consultants, and manage all these dynamics
  • Ensure that project requirements and activities are coordinated and communicated with Client’s Operations. Sprinkler Shutdowns, electrical shutdowns as work that is schedule off hours
  • Work closely with Client’s EH&S on all projects to ensure contractor training, and safety certificates are up to date
  • Manage the process and ensure the clients’ goals and objectives are being addressed and met within the financial and schedule parameters for multiple stakeholders. Identify, assess, and mitigate issues related to scheduling, logistics, sequencing, cost, quality, and progress as well as negotiating claims and change orders
  • Review and evaluate project related materials such as project descriptions, drawings and specifications, budgets, schedules, contracts, and proposals for services prepared by others, as well as review construction documents on a regular basis for conformance to project goals, value engineering and constructability
  • Oversee bidding process and contract negotiations. Ensure company's contract policies are followed
  • Develop project related documents such as monthly reports, budgets, schedules, monthly reforecasts, and project cashflow management
  • Oversee and manage GC, Architects and Engineers with respect to deliverables, performance, and project commitments.
  • Track submittals, change orders and RFI’s as they relate to the project. File all documents in BIM
  • Review payment requisitions, payment applications and invoices for accuracy and confirm work completed on the project
  • Meet quarterly spend forecast and manage capital expenditures over multiple fiscal years
  • Experience with Smart-Sheets and Autodesk BIM is a plus, as well as be familiar with MS Office
  • Manage the Client’s stakeholders on the project as it relates to Security, IT, and Audio Visual. Partner with Client’s leads to make sure project timelines and deliverables are coordinated into the overall project schedule
  • Conduct project walkthroughs to monitor construction in progress, complete project punchlist and verify work in place
  • Complete project close out process. Finalize all payments, collect all project As-Builts, issue final lien waivers, collect all testing and balancing reports and obtain all final inspections from the building department

Skills & Attributes

  • Exceptional organizational and problem-solving skills required
  • Excellent analytical, communication, collaboration, and management skills required
  • Ability to work on multiple projects cross collaboratively and with varying deadlines
  • Ability to prepare estimates and track budgets
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact with the internal project team, clients, and construction community
  • Must be process-oriented and self-motivated, with the ability to establish goals and objectives
  • Ability to work well under pressure and adhere to deadlines
  • Must possess a "client first" mindset

Experience & Education

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution; degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering, or Construction Management, or Real Estate
  • Three or more years of project management (or similar) experience with demonstrated ability to handle multiple projects, numerous deadlines, and conflicting priorities,
  • Advanced knowledge of construction, architecture, and commercial real estate industries
  • Familiarity with architectural drawings; furniture, fixtures, and equipment; design and space planning concepts; construction costs and schedules
  • Proficient with the use of Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat, Smartsheet, and Bluebeam
  • CCM, PMP, and/or LEED AP preferred.


Cresa is committed to developing and maintaining a diverse workforce. Cresa strongly believes in equal opportunity extended to all individuals in all aspects of the employment relationship without regard to race, color, religion, belief, creed, age, sex, pregnancy or maternity (including childbirth and related conditions), family responsibility (e.g. child care, elder care), nationality, ethnic or national origin or ancestry, citizenship, marital status, civil partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, transgender status, veteran’s status, genetic information, political view or status as a qualified individual with a disability, protected leave status or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable law.