Real Estate Project Manager / Owners Representative

Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers is hiring:

We are currently seeking a Senior Commercial Real Estate Project Manager / Owners Representative who will serve as a point person for commercial real estate projects and will be responsible for the management of individual multi-disciplined projects with ultimate responsibility for seeing projects from inception to completion. Candidate will become an integral part of a cohesive Project Management Team that creates budgets and schedules, oversees the design process, creates, disseminates and oversees the RFP process for vendors, performs construction administration, coordinates FF&E installations, and coordinates moves. This person will be responsible for the overall project performance and will be acting as an advocate for our clients.



  • Assemble and manage a team of professionals for successful project execution, while assuring adherence to established administrative processes and procedures
  • Cultivate and maintain a positive working relationship with all client representatives and service providers operating on the project
  • Lead construction meetings on all projects. Serve as liaison between the client and all other project resources
  • Accurately report and forecast project budgets and schedules
  • Proactively identify, report and mitigate all project risks
  • Adhere to all project management processes that are applicable for each project
  • Accurate forecasting and development of the capital plan
  • Responsible for timely processing of all invoices
  • Consistently meets budget and schedule performance goals
  • Read and understand documents defining projects including leases and abstracts in order to comply with the lease to secure Landlord approvals prior to work and determine responsibility for funding project
  • Competitively bid all vendor services for each project as required or necessary
  • Excel in all phases of Corporate Real Estate Project Management / Owners representative activities; end-to-end project accountability
  • Meet with client prior to each project to define project requirement, identify success factors, develop measurement tools and communicate measurable added value to client ensure contracting process is followed and service levels are met in compliance with agreements
  • Manage project finances for respective capital projects
  • Submit timely Cost and Schedule Change Requests to ensure variance does not exceed current defined threshold
  • Perform construction administration
  • Oversee FF&E procurement and installation
  • Act as an owners rep. throughout the project
  • Act as onsite move manager during client moves



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum of 5 years experience related to all aspects of Design / Construction / Project Management / Owners Representative
  • Knowledge of basic business practices
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills and problem solving ability
  • Strong verbal / written communication and presentation skills
  • Proven record of excellent internal and external customer service
  • Demonstrated skills in all Microsoft Office Suite applications (includes MS Project & Primavera ) as well as Adobe Acrobat



  • Competitive wage
  • Health, vision and dental insurance
  • 401k
  • Paid time off

Please submit resume and cover letter to [email protected]

Stephen Fean
Stephen Fean is the Vice President of Business Development at Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers, a real-estate consulting firm that provides owner’s representation and project management services. More about Watchdog Real Estate Project Managers as well as additional blog posts can be found here.
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