Assistant Project Manager - Large Implementation

Newark, DE 19716

Posted: 06/14/2019 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Construction General Job Number: real_street-1981 Pay Rate: 33.65-40.87

Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.

We currently have a great assignment for an Assistant Project Manager- Large Implementation with one of our top clients.  As an Assistant Project Manager- Large Implementation, you will be supporting our client, a highly-regarded program management firm focused on large-scale educational construction projects.  This position will sit at a current project site in Newark, DE.  This is a long-term employment opportunity. 

Job Responsibilities

The primary responsibility of the Assistant Project Manager- Large Implementation will be to provide management support for a project team so that it can successfully execute program management (PM) assignments for one or more of the following client types: colleges and universities, K-12 public schools, independent and charter schools, arenas, stadiums or community recreation.  The Assistant Project Manager- Large Implementation will assist a Project Manager on larger implementation and take full-management responsibility for smaller to medium-scaled implementation assignments of over $10MM in total project costs, to include the following:

  • Responsible for deliverables with pre-development and implementation assignments including cost estimating, construction monitoring, constructability reviews, budget reconciliation, project documentation, design management, A&E selection management, public approvals and permitting, schedule compliance and commissioning activities
  • Support Project Manager or Senior Project Manager with the management of multiple assignments within a large-scale program, serving as the client’s “trusted advisor” focused on achievement of project goals for schedule, budget and quality, and providing critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice
  • Develop client deliverables including written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules and programs, etc. that are tailored to meet client’s desired outcomes and scope requirements
  • Coordinate and direct the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal and external (JV partners, sub-consultants, architects and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives
  • Perform quality control activities to ensure that deliverables are error-free and delivered on time
  • Participate in staff training and development opportunities and actively cultivate a knowledge base in a range of practices and methodologies for relevant industry markets (Venues+Municipal and Education)
  • Participate in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance and prospective client tracking or follow-up

Job Requirements

Specific qualifications for the Assistant Project Manager- Large Implementation role include the following:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Construction Management, Economics, Finance, Urban Planning, Real Estate Management or related field
  • 3-5 years of full-time planning, implementation or related experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Suite applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; strong group facilitation, project management and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and productively in a fast-paced work environment 
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes the following:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

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