Tailored Brands, Inc.’s purpose is to help our customers love how they look. We accomplish this by providing a personal, convenient, one-of-a-kind shopping experience with compelling products and world-class service. We help fulfill this mission by providing our employees with an engaging and inclusive workplace focused on teamwork, growth and respect.
GENERAL SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for managing multiple retail projects from deal
approval through project close-out. Additionally this position is responsible for managing multiple professional service providers. As Owner’s Representative, this position has cost, schedule, and quality responsibilities including: on budget project delivery, schedule optimization, document management and control, forecasting/risk analysis, and cost and schedule reporting.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Responsible for managing cost, schedule, and quality delivery of construction projects through close-out for assigned projects.
• Responsible for permit and bid management as well as negotiations including change orders and landlord charge-backs.
• Individually manages 25-35 projects annually with an average of eight to ten under construction at one time.
• Responsible for managing multiple associated professionals and internal business partners.
• Provides project coverage for other P.M.’s/team members during their absences from office.
PROJECT MANAGEMENT RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs project management for assigned projects including the following duties by project phase:
• Establishes cost and schedule upon deal approval. Ensures construction exhibit clearly delineates scope of work. Assigns resources to project to ensure successful completion.
Design Development through Bid Documents:
• Project hand-off from Store Design: Reviews schematic design concepts for thoroughness, code compliance and conformity to department design standards. Partners with Store Design to accept preliminary package with modifications as necessary to accommodate actual surveyed conditions. Verifies completeness of survey package and responsible for obtaining additional information as necessary.
• Consultant Management: Establishes consultant team of architects and engineers. Develops scope of work and fee proposals. Determines consultant drawing schedules including deadlines and deliverables. Manages consultants to ensure adherence to applicable codes and ADA requirements, thoroughness of drawings and conformity to design standards.
• Distributes comments to consultants to ensure corrections are included with no effect to schedule.
• Lease Reviews: Prepares thorough tenant criteria and lease reviews. Proactively communicates with the Legal and Real Estate Departments as necessary to inform them of design or construction issues involving significant cost or scheduling ramifications. Reviews executed lease exhibits as required to identify responsible parties for construction issues. Negotiates with landlords and developers to resolve design issues and construction lease exhibit concerns
• Pre-order of Long-Lead Items: Determines pre-order requirements (e.g. elevators), coordinates drawings and specifications issue to qualified bidders in order to maintain project schedule.
• Drawing Approvals: Obtains required landlord approvals. Communicates with building/planning departments to resolve code problems.
• Invoice Approvals: Reviews and approves progress and final payment requests from architectural and engineering consultants. Verifies satisfactory progress to date and adherence to contractual agreements.
• Schedule Management: Effectively and independently resolves scheduling conflicts that arise during the drawing and construction phases. Is responsible for making sure the schedules for all assigned projects are met.
Bid Review through Store Opening:
• Bid Approval: Receives preliminary bid documents from general contractor, evaluates based on project specifics and on historical construction cost data.
• Change Order Negotiation and Approval: Reviews requests for information involving site conditions and partners with general contractor and other business partners to determine the most efficient solution that is practical for the business. Negotiates cost of necessary change orders and returns approval of preliminary change order proposals, with changes as necessary, within 24 hours of receipt.
• Construction Quality Control: Performs the construction management for assigned projects. Proactively identifies and addresses construction issues before they become major problems. Monitors construction progress to ensure a high level of construction quality, and evaluates completion status and adherence to department design standards through telephone and email communication, photographs and periodic site visits when necessary.
• Project Cost Tracking: Maintains cost, scope and schedule updates for the weekly Future Homes Report on assigned projects.
• Punchlist Walk-through: Travels to project site and performs thorough evaluation of construction quality. Ensures all punchlist items are completed.
• Landlord Chargebacks: Proactively seeks landlord reimbursement for costs incurred, during the duration of the project, which are landlord responsibility.
• Project Archiving: After final payment, purges project file of unnecessary material in preparation for archiving of project documents. Archive project files.
Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
• Familiarity with Microsoft applications.
• Strong technical and project management skills based on architectural or construction industry experience. Excellent working knowledge of office, technical and construction procedures and company’s policies. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Possesses a high level of experience with retail tenant improvements, multiple project management, specifications, construction administration, detailing, building codes and consultant coordination.
• Demonstrates a thorough understanding of the different phases of architectural drawings, construction sequencing of trades, phased construction and engineering coordination.
• Possesses excellent problem solving ability. Proposes realistic and cost effective solutions in a timely manner.
• Resolves design and construction issues promptly.
• Possesses proven influencing skills.
Minimum Education Level:
Architectural or Construction Management degree; or related experience
Experience Required: 3+ years
Ability to operate a computer.
Ability to travel 25-40% of the time.
Work Locations: 02098B Corporate Office 6100 Stevenson Blvd Fremont 94538-2453
Job: Store Operations
Organization: Tailored Shared Services
Shift: Day Job