Miami, Florida

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**Summary**

The Construction Manager SCS, will provide support all construction and tenant improvement matters as it relates to lease negotiations, design translation, code compliance, and cost tracking. This role reports to the Director of Corporate Real Estate, and will collaborate with RE Portfolio Managers, Environmental, Sales, SCS Operations/Sales and Solutions Engineers throughout the project life cycle beginning with customer RFP issuance through turnover to Ops and project closeout.

Additionally, this position will support the real estate team during lease negotiations with Landlords and will direct design consultants, engage appropriate public officials and liaise with Contractors to ensure our buildings are designed according to our Customer use and functionality requirements. Superior relationship building skills necessary to establish trusted partnerships with suppliers, brokers, public agencies, customers, and internal team members and to ensure timely, coordinated delivery of our building warehouses is critical.

This role is positioned to optimize our SCS real estate portfolio by having a deep understanding of the specialized features and functions that our supply chain customers will require within our warehouses This role will be positioned to understand our customers business and challenges to help introduce real estate solutions and highlight cost saving opportunities.

The ideal candidate has 5+ years of experience in Industrial Real Estate and/or Commercial Construction Project Management. Experience with supply chain management is a plus.

*****Role is REMOTE work from Home*****

**Essential Functions**

**PROJECT MANAGEMENT**

+ Responsible for the management of various projects from commercial buildings, industrial buildings and warehouses. Duties include initial RFP support, market surveys, site selection, budgeting, scheduling, permitting, construction coordination and project closeouts.

**PLANNING AND COST MANAGEMENT:**

+ Support & Drive the End to End Real Estate & Construction Project Management lifecycle.

+ Ability to thoroughly evaluate and perform inspections of prospective warehouses, creating comprehensive reports outlining infrastructure, systems and condition while highlighting potential challenges and advantages as they relate to tenant specific needs and lease terms.

+ Build business case support for all projects, from identifying project goals, required team(s), tasks, and desired impacts.

+ Early identification of technical code construction impacts and how code mandates relates to customers product mix and warehouse requirements

**TIME MANAGEMENT:**

+ Develop and manage due diligence project timelines, workflows, and key business owners.

+ Manage and outline critical project activities and subsequent milestones.

+ Mitigate and resolve risks and issues through project start and completion.

**QUALITY MANAGEMENT**

+ Refine reporting standards and project tracking tools to update teams and drive continual cost savings and improvements.

+ Identify cross-functional impacts and serve as liaison between key business owners and department managers for all projects.

+ Manage and document all processes and successfully transition ownership when required.

+ Refine and implement standards for tenant improvement templates to automatically track project costs and design features.

+ Understanding the “Big Picture” to oversee and manage integration between newly deployed project processes and already existing processes

+ Identify elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims

**Additional Responsibilities**

+ Performs other duties as assigned.

**Skills and Abilities**

+ Strong Project management skills

+ Ability to influence senior management

+ Multitasking and prioritization skills extremely necessary for success in this position

+ Effective negotiation skills

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills

+ Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

+ Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

+ Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices

+ Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

**Qualifications**

+ Bachelor's degree required Architecture, Engineering, Business or Finance

+ Five (5) years or more professional experience in construction management required

**Knowledge**

+ Knowledge of building standards for maintenance shops

+ Knowledge of Construction Safety Management

+ Knowledge of properties and construction in an industrial environment

+ Knowledge of Ryder's core industries would be preferred

**Job Category:** Real Estate & Construction

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