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Senior Manager, Pre-Construction

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Position Summary:

Seeking a solid Commercial Sr. Pre-Construction Project Manager to join our team. This position will report to the Director of Construction Management and will oversee all aspects of the assigned land-based projects. This person will oversee the entire development phases for the assigned island project.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Manages negotiation contracts, subcontracts, change orders, and purchase orders.
  • Holds external vendors / contractors responsible for delays and cost overruns from the project schedule.
  • Oversees and coordinates the takeoffs, budgeting, scheduling, and bidding efforts.
  • Implements and coordinates Quality Control practices and procedures for all of the assigned land-based projects.
  • Leads RCI's involvement in the community to build strategic relationships and to embrace local communities.
  • Creates, leads, fosters, and enhances architect, contractor, subcontractor and vendor relations for multi-million-dollar projects.
  • Directs and manages a broad range of activities associated with pre-design, design, pre-construction, budgeting, schedule, construction, and closeout.
  • Is ultimately responsible for the complete project delivery, on time, at the company’s quality standards and on budget. In managing the delivery of projects, the Sr. Manager Pre-Construction aligns team objectives, business processes, vendor management strategies, and cross-group collaboration efforts with the Private Destination project delivery strategy.
  • Develop and maintain cost controls for specific programs, interprets and analyzes reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Manages the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) program.
  • Generate efforts to analyze risk and define schedule related issues, including analysis of long lead materials or equipment which may impact project schedule & forecast variance.
  • Responsible and will manage and develop a team of Project Managers.
  • Audit the risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee, and pricing decisions for his/her particular programs.
  • Manages and overlook change management processes, by updating logs, routing source documents to vendors, obtaining pricing, developing estimates and proposals. Facilitates decision-making to drive solutions, schedules, and manage change as required.
  • Attend scheduled weekly progress meetings and other internal project/program meetings, and track progress and risks, as necessary.
  • Construction document management including submittal review, RFI’s, change orders, and invoicing.
  • Constructability reviews of civil, structural, electrical, and mechanical designs associated with the construction of new projects.
  • Concurrently managing multiple projects including new developments and capital improvement projects associated with investments.
  • Record and report key construction metrics to team members and management.
  • This position will be based in Miami.
  • Over 25% travel



  • Bachelor’s degree required; construction management, engineering, architecture or similar (preferred)
  • 8 + years of experience leading construction projects as a commercial Project Manager
  • Experience with commercial projects (retail, restaurant, hospitality).
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organizational skills, ability to self-direct, strong background in mission critical projects, engineering, controls, operational requirements, and an emphasis on project/construction management.


Knowledge & Skills:

  • Demonstrate high standard of persona, accountability and integrity. Mentor staff to the same high standards.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel), Primavera P6, MS Project, Procore, AutoDesk or similar project management software.
  • PMP preferred


We know there's a lot to consider. As you go through the application process, our recruiters will be glad to provide guidance, and more relevant details to answer any additional questions. Thank you again for your interest in Royal Caribbean Group. We'll hope to see you onboard soon!


It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Royal Caribbean Group and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.



Nearest Major Market: Miami

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