Harvard Allston Land Company (HALC), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Harvard University, is charged with the development of thirty-six (36) acres in Harvard's Enterprise Research Campus (ERC) in Allston Massachusetts, which includes fourteen (14) acres of Planned Development Area No. 115 approved by the City of Boston in 2018. HALC, together with its development partner, is currently pursuing permitting approvals to develop roughly 900,000 square feet of new hotel, residential and office/lab space on the first seven (7) acres of the ERC known as Phase A. Subsequent development to follow.
To support this development, HALC through its Construction Manager, constructs the enabling infrastructure, including, but not limited to a roadway network supporting local transportation requirements and building out utilities systems to provide access and distributions of water, sewer, drain, gas, electric, telephone and data infrastructure to the buildings.
The Project Manager (PM) will manage assigned aspects of the enabling infrastructure process for the ERC, including direct coordination with consultants.
The PM will report to the HALC Director of Infrastructure.
The PM is responsible for reporting to the HALC Director of Infrastructure and coordinating with the Owner's Project Manager (OPM) consultant with the management of the entire scope of the project delivery process including, but not limited to:
managing the maintenance of a Total Project Cost (TPC) budget, and supporting HALC's leadership through any revisions or internal approvals
establishing and managing a total project schedule
managing the design process and construction implementation
managing the construction process through final signoffs, punch lists and financial closeout
The PM may have to supervise assistant project managers, co-ops/interns and/or project clerks and on-site inspectors. This role will directly interface with other adjacent University projects.
The PM will coordinate with Harvard Public Affairs & Communications (HPAC) and construction mitigation officers/consultants on construction-related impacts to the general public, residential, academic, commercial stakeholders, and all relevant regulatory authorities.
The PM facilitates and tracks communications throughout the project and communicates clearly issues affecting the project program, budget, scope, timeline or delivery.
The PM works with consultants to ensure project quality control and helps to manage contracts for all contractors, design/engineering consultants, site surveys, owner testing and additional specialty consulting as necessary as related to assigned components of the project.
The PM will assist in collecting information to support internal evaluations of various feasibility studies, environmental certifications, special projects and performs miscellaneous other duties as assigned.
The PM participates in an environment that fosters teamwork, excellence, respect, accountability and diverse perspectives.
The PM actively participates as a member of HALC's professional team and Harvard University's internal community of design and construction professionals, mentoring other professionals, and contributing knowledge and experience for the University's greater good.
The Director of Infrastructure and PM, together with the HALC Director of Finance and Operations, the OPM and Consultants, are responsible for maintaining the project scope within the approved budget and schedule.
manages project working teams by tracking their responsibilities and progress.
assists with analyzing projects, identifying risks and forming risk mitigation strategies.
communicates with stakeholders, including team members and clients.
reviews proposed change orders, and reviews payments for recommendation to appropriate signing authority.
monitors projects, recommending cost-effective strategies and preparing regular monthly and quarterly reports.
PM coordinates, together with other members of the overall HALC team, submissions and technical reviews of submissions to jurisdictional authorities for permitting.
The PM manages the process to ensure compliance by the design and construction teams with all regulations for the authorities having jurisdiction.
When necessary, the PM assists with managing the inspections necessary by any/all authorities having jurisdiction.
Minimum of seven years managing design and construction of infrastructure projects, advanced education may count towards years of experience.
Bachelor of Science degree with a concentration in civil engineering, environmental engineering, construction management or related field required.
Additional Qualifications and Skills
Registered Professional Engineer (P.E.) preferred.
Must have excellent time management, communication and presentation skills.
Broad technical knowledge of construction and building systems. Ability to read and correctly interpret design and construction documents and blueprints, geotechnical reports, and real estate/building-related legal documents.
Ability to interpret and effectively manage design and construction contracts.
Ability to assist in effectively managing the development and maintenance of project budgets, cash flow projections and schedules.
Experience with achieving sustainability, resiliency and environmental goals.
Familiarity with City, State, and Federal codes, ordinances and regulatory compliance.
Established ability to lead through influence and informed perspectives.
Established skills in leading a team which builds alignment and trust, including flexibility and creativity in finding mutually-agreeable solutions within project constraints, and resolving confrontational issues as they arise.
Established ability to manage expectations of multiple key stakeholders with competing needs and interests.
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and to serving the needs of a diverse organization.
Participate and contribute towards efforts that foster teamwork, excellence, respect, and accountability.
Harvard University supports a hybrid workplace model which will actively support some remote work. Please note hybrid workers must reside in a state where Harvard is registered to do business (CA, CT, GA, IL, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, RI, VA, VT, and WA).
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Salary Grade: 058
Union: 00 - Non Union, Exempt or Temporary
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