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Program Manager

Company: Cushman & Wakefield
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title
Program Manager
Job Description Summary
Provides professional project management experience for program focused initiatives at a client portfolio. Interacts with client representative's organizing reporting cadence and desired data. Aggregates program data to communicate program risks and achieve the goals of the client organization. Monitors and coordinates the execution of the various services and processes relating to client contracted agreements. Works in collaboration with the assigned account manager, building or facility management team, clients, owners, and others.
Job Description

  • Prepares agendas, develops and maintains master program budgets and timelines as required for each project.
  • Aggregates the individual project data into streamlined holistic program view to ensure overall program objectives and client needs are met.
  • Prepares and coordinates project reports and drawing reviews for clients, property/facility management team, and project team (as applicable) at conceptual, schematic, design development and construction phases of program.
  • Facilitates program review meetings to review program project status. Collaborates with core team to develop standards and solutions for implementation.
  • Ensure goals are met in areas including customer satisfaction, safety, quality, and team member performance
  • Analyse program risks.
  • Assists in the selection and contracting process of consultants and construction teams as necessary.
  • Reviews requisitions, change orders and other invoices associated with each project and confers with client and property management on costs and impacts.
  • Observes corporate, building, and client/owner policies and procedures.
  • Reports to immediate supervisor major problems and findings and results achieved with recommendations.
  • Advises and obtains the necessary approvals from the appropriate members of management of potential organizational changes, actions that might require additional commitments, and the need for expenditures in excess of approved budget.
  • Adheres to government laws and regulations and established rulings of government authorities including building codes, safety regulations, etc.
  • Maintains high qualitative and quantitative standards of work performance.
  • Strives constantly to improve skill and work knowledge; keeps up to date in the field of specialization.

    Key Competencies

    Client Focus Communication Proficiency (oral and written) Leadership including team management Multi-Tasking Organizational Skills Technical Proficiency Time Management

    Technical Proficiency Important education
  • B.S. Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Business or related field.
    Important experience
  • Minimum of five (5) years directly related experience in an engineering/construction project accountability role or a minimum of seven (7) years equivalent combination of experience in an advisory and/or engineering supervisory capacity required
  • Hands-on experience with tenant improvement construction projects preferred
  • Project responsibility experience required
  • Technical background
    Additional eligibility qualifications
  • Ability to plan, organize and coordinate multiple projects
  • Ability to read and understand construction specifications and blueprints
  • Excellent client relations, client management, and consultation skills required
  • Excellent administrative ability
  • Software competency: Microsoft Project and Excel


    This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; remain in a stationary position for 85% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction.


    This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive list of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee. Other duties, responsibilities and activities may change or be assigned at any time with or without notice.

    Note: This job description includes the core responsibilities for Cushman & Wakefield. These duties may have slight modifications based on the regional location.

    Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

    In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position at Cushman & Wakefield, email or All inquiries not related to accommodations will go unanswered.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield, St. Louis , Program Manager, Executive , Saint Louis, Missouri

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