Infrastructure Project Lead-Senior Vice President-Design & Construction
Location: Irving, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 22517150
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Citi Realty Services – Global Operations – Design & Construction – Infrastructure Project Lead - SVP
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CRS – Global Operations – Design & Construction – Infrastructure Project Lead - SVP
Infrastructure Project Lead will have the responsibility for strategically managing a project portfolio of ~$50 million in infrastructure capital projects per year. Reporting into the NAM head of Office Construction, this role will be accountable for design and construction services at ~10 sites totaling ~600,000 square feet of raised floor space. While concentrated in North America, the position will provide project delivery for sites across the globe.
Act as liaison between leadership and asset, transactions, and technology teams.
Manage relationship with outsourced service provider teams to monitor KPIs and corrective actions.
Proactively assess workload and address with external service providers to right size.
Manage large team of outside consultants and vendors.
Assist in the development of real estate strategies with key stakeholders. Translate strategic requirements into practicable designs.
Coordinate capital planning activities with internal asset managers and cost managers.
Identify, define, and manage project pipeline with asset managers.
Release projects to third party providers in time to deliver projects in line with commitments and maintain a steady workflow.
Orchestrate and drive the successful and timely design of infrastructure construction projects in collaboration with the technology stakeholders to bank standards for critical facilities.
Develop specific client requirements and establish clear and verifiable expectations. Identify and manage Stakeholder’s needs. Coordinate project requirements and implementation between internal partners (IT, Security, AV etc.).
Work collaboratively with team to develop comprehensive project plans based on approved funding.
Understand the dependencies and inter-relationships of the tasks to ensure success.
Develop RFPs for outside consultant, construction, and other outsourced vendor services.
Analyze bids, interview bidders, and evaluate qualifications.
Work with governmental and nongovernmental jurisdictional authorities for permitting design approval and construction implementation.
Manage implementation of projects, including identification and mitigation of risks and issues.
Ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget while being conducted safely, efficiently and with minimal impact to the business.
Ensure that punch lists and project closeouts are handled in a timely fashion, according to bank policy.
Lead the development of the scope of work and creation of detailed project schedules.
Monitor actual schedule and costs against the project estimates. Report significant variances and develop corrective action plans.
Review and approve all project payments with support from cost management group. Ensure that compliance rules are fulfilled, and project records are complete.
Communicate effectively with staff and management on status, issues, risks, goals, and objectives.
Report on performance to management including highlighting issues, mitigation plans and progress.
Promote a culture of transparency, innovation, and improvement in the project delivery process.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience in business; Master’s Degree Preferred
10-15 years’ experience in the construction and project management industry during which you applied a structured approach (methodology) to project planning, estimating, monitoring, and reporting through the full project lifecycle, from initiation through closure.
Direct experience managing infrastructure projects is highly desired, ground-up experience a plus.