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Cushman & Wakefield National Sr. Development Manager, Industrial in New York, New York

Job TitleSr. Development Manager, Industrial
Job Description SummaryCushman & Wakefield seeks a Sr. Development Manager for oversight of several industrial developments across US. The Sr. Development Manager will provide daily management of all project activities from team organization, planning, public approvals, design, construction, commissioning and occupancy. Specific areas of responsibility will include project documentation and reporting, project budget/schedule development and tracking, project team assembly and management, project issues/conflict resolution, risk management and interaction and relationship maintenance with client staff.

The ideal candidate will be a subject matter expert in industrial build-to-suit development, organized, attentive to detail and have demonstrated a high level of performance in managing project budgets, schedules, multiple team members and project stakeholders. The qualified individual must be able to operate in a deadline-sensitive environment and must also possess excellent financial skills and knowledge of the development process, and ground up construction.
Job Description
Contributes to the strategic objectives through application of advanced knowledge, skills and expertise
Contribute to business development through identification of project or client opportunities
Responsibility for performance of people and resources
Demonstrates competence in broad range of varied work activities and operates in complex / non routine environment
Oversee project implementation and execution through completion of construction
Act with fiduciary responsibility to client projects, including complete financial management of project: establish and manage project budgets, maintain monthly forecasts and cash flow analysis, prepare anticipated cost reports and any other reports as required by the client
Provide construction cost/benefit analysis as required
Management of due diligence, programming, design, entitlements, bidding, permitting, procurement, design team selection, schedule creation/management, contractor selection, vendor selection, sustainability and post construction services
Oversee capital improvement programs with design and construction processes at multiple sites through local/account-based resources
Negotiate contracts with selected vendor(s)
Extensive interface with client staff, property owners, local project managers and vendors
Provides leadership and stewardship to client relationships and proactive internal communicate to service line leadership to ensure visibility to potential client requirements and concerns in both current and future engagements
Performance management of all contracted vendors, consultants, etc.
Demonstrate proficiency in the use and application of all PDS technology as required for assigned projects
Identify and address areas of concern regarding potential liabilities and risk (fee, our reputation, errors and omissions, etc.) with Market Lead
Lead relationship manager for a single client, or serves as a key resource to multiple client teams demonstrating acumen and integrity. Maintain relationships with key contractors or vendors.
Provide an appropriate level of on-site supervision to ensure proper performance criteria are being met
Contributes through the overall implementation of strategic direction in the Service Line.
Demonstrates subject matter expertise in the development and completion of various project types.
Provides overall leadership responsibility for people, resources, planning and budgeting within local market, account or sub-region.
Acts as the trusted business advisor and strategic partner by the clients both internally and externally.
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management or related field, Master's Degree Preferred
15+ years' experience of industrial build-to-suit development
Certification Preferred
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and MS Project
Experience in client relations, client management and consulting
Design proficiency with knowledge about the entitlements processes
Excellent project documentation skills
Experienced in creating and updating budgets and schedules
Able to lead a project meeting and has great communication skills
Complex Problem Solving, Functional and Business Strategy
Leads Project Teams
Operates across multiple service lines and/or regions
Leadership/ Management Ability
Financial Accountability
Business Development
Well-rounded knowledge of various product typesCushman & 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.

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, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.