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Posted: Monday, February 20, 2017 9:23 PM

Requisition Number: SS:10058
Area of Interest: Store Development
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Shared Services
Position Type: Full:time
Our Company
Founded in 1956, Williams:Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high:quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams:Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams:Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully:designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. Weve seen some big changes since our first brick:and:mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasnt changed is our passion for high:quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, were a multi:brand, multi:channel, global enterprise supported by state:of:the:art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing : and were always looking for new energy and ideas.
Job Summary:
We are looking for an expeienced and creative Construction Project Manager to manage the development of assigned projects from Real Estate transmittal through completion including estimating, bidding, scheduling, procurement, construction management, punch list, and project close out.
Position Responsibilities:
* Review design and location criteria with deal maker and design architects.
* Establish construction budgets and schedules, based on design and deal criteria.
* Manage work letter negotiations with landlords and review lease exhibits.
* Monitor landlord work as defined by the lease.
* Value:engineer current specifications and identify potential cost savings
* Maintain brand construction cost estimating template.
* Complete cost forecasts against approved budget at each project milestone to ensure project is tracking on budget.
* Conduct plan check of preliminary, permit, bid drawings and all revisions for completeness and accuracy.
* Solicit, review and qualify general contractor bids for assigned projects.
* Negotiate contracts with general contractors and assist purchasing manager with vendors.
* Oversee all owner provided deliveries and installation including stockroom shelving and sales area fixture installation.
* Conduct frequent construction site visits to evaluate progress and construction practices and quality.
* Lead weekly calls associated with assigned projects from job start to completion.
* Review and approve all contracts, change orders and invoices for assigned projects.
* Review weekly status report from architects, design team, vendors and reports issued internally.
* Conduct punch list of stores. Communicate and resolve issues impacting store turnover and opening. Coordinate and follows up on all punchlist items through completion and R and M handoff.
* Assists Repairs and maintenance with overview of potential maintenance issues and warranty issues.
* May manage one or more external project management consultants.
* Travels at least 30 of the time.
* Eight (8) years construction experience :: management of 20 projects per year.
* Five (5) years minimum as retail construction project manager
* Bachelors degree preferably in construction management or architecture.
* Ability to travel 30:60 of the time and work independently.
* Microsoft Windows knowledge.
* Budget management of 25M per year.
* Strong written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong negotiation skills.
* Ability to be creative while working with the design team to execute projects on budget and schedule but also to the high level of design that WSI stands for.


• Location: San Francisco

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