Project Manager
Cushman & Wakefield

New Orleans, Louisiana

Posted in Health and Safety

Job Info

Job Title
Project Manager
Job Description Summary

Job Description


Provides professional project management experience to designated projects and assignments at a client site, campus, and facilities. Interacts with client representatives onsite, receives direction and coordinates with the property or facility management team. Monitors and coordinates the execution of the various services and processes relating to client contracted agreements for project management and tenant improvements. Works in collaboration with the assigned account manager, building or facility management team, clients, owners and others.

Essential functions and responsibilities

Prepare agendas, develop and maintain master project budgets and timelines as required for each project and project phase to ensure overall project objectives and client needs are met. Keep building management apprised of progress at all times

Prepare and coordinate project reports and drawing reviews for clients, property/facility management team, and project team (as applicable) at conceptual, schematic, design development and construction phases of project

Assist in the selection, contracting process and oversight of consultants and construction teams as necessary for each project

Review requisitions, change orders and other invoices associated with the project and confer with client and property management on costs and impacts

Support the marketing of services to clients as requested

Adhere to corporate, building, and client policies and procedures

Cooperate with other building/facility personnel to achieve goals and objectives as to quality, service, cost and profit

Report to immediate supervisor major problems and findings and results achieved with recommendations

Advise and obtain the necessary approvals from the appropriate members of management of potential organizational changes, actions that might require additional commitments, and the need for expenditures in excess of approved budget

Adhere to government laws and regulations and established rulings of government authorities, including building codes, safety regulations, etc.

Maintain high qualitative and quantitative standards of work performance

Strive constantly to improve skill and work knowledge; keep up to date in the field of specialization

Key Competencies

Client Focus Communication Proficiency (oral and written) Relationship Management Leadership Multi-Tasking Technical Proficiency Consultation Organization Skills Time Management

Important education

B.S. Degree in Engineering, Architecture

Important experience

Minimum of 5 years directly related experience in an engineering/construction project accountability role

Minimum of 5 years project management experience required

Minimum of 3 years of supervisory experience in a project management capacity especially experience in leading, motivating, and developing employees

Hands-on experience with tenant improvement construction projects preferred

Ability to read and understand construction specifications and blueprints

Strong proficiency with MS Office Suite (MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint)


This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

"Note: This position requires compliance with our COVID related protocols, which may also include client-specific requirements. This might include, but not limited to, either providing documentation of full vaccination as per CDC guidelines or agreeing to regular COVID testing."


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for up to 90% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.

Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

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