The purpose of this position is to provide MEP Building Services Advisory to Projects and Transactions in the region. The Technical Senior Project Manager will be responsible for overseeing MEP services delivery for Google in the region on new capital projects, working with stakeholders to develop standards to improve efficiency, operation, and best practices across the portfolio. The role will ensure that the building services on given Projects are managed in accordance with CBRE and Google project management and stakeholder guidelines, and with Google's business plan and expectations in mind.
The role is based in Sunnyvale respectively working with the Bay Area and Americas Account teams and as applicable variable project delivery teams across the region to support pipeline and active projects from a central Account perspective.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Leadership and hands-on position to assist Google and the CBRE account team deliver against established project programming, governance, and delivery strategy in line with Google's business plan for facility development.
Directly manage a small team of Technical PMs, if applicable. Manage employee's workload, career development, agree objectives and run performance reviews.
Work closely with the various CBRE Program Managers (regional and global) and Google Stakeholders (especially Project Executives, IT [GEN], BOS [Digital Buildings] Security, EHS and Facilities Management and Sustainability) to define objectives and deliver projects that meet business objectives and CBRE KPIs (budget, program, scope definition, quality, satisfaction).
Interface with the Google teams to plan and define the various Project requirements from a technical perspective.
Brief MEP Consultant teams on requirements for due diligence for capital projects proposed by Google and ensure that cross functional teams (transaction management, IT, Security, Facilities, etc.) are included in due diligence and cost estimates.
Review and critique third party building Due Diligence reports, providing advice on Lease requirements to CBRE Transactions Teams.
Provide liaison role between Google Stakeholders (Project Executives, IT [GEN], BOS [Digital Buildings], Security, EHS and Facilities Management and Sustainability), local PM, local MEP consultant, landlord and Transaction teams to ensure Google technical requirements are captured adequately in lease documentation, and Google stakeholders are well informed on buildings prior to Project kick off.
Actively support the deployment of "Digital Building" (Global BOS Programme), including briefing design consultants, project management teams, assist transaction team during negotiation with Landlords, improve governance and processes, ensure regional reporting, contribute to developing/updating design standards in collaboration with Stakeholders (BOS Team, FM, etc.
Contribute to capital planning and annual forecasting based on MEP upgrades required to existing facilities, and scope development for new projects.
Develop/contribute to MEP and Facilities Standards about Google Project Guide and in collaboration with key Google Stakeholders, and manage implementation plans to ensure these are effectively rolled out regionally.
Set and document the design requirements and handover protocols for capital works.
Prepare MEP Project Briefs (based on developed Standards) for variable delivery teams for key projects, and track against these during design and construction.
Peer review third party consultant design and documentation for key projects at milestone Gateways (Concept, Scheme and Detailed Design). Such monitoring shall include review of drawings and specs and periodic review with the various CBRE project teams and consultants to solve any emerging issues in a timely manner. Attend design meetings as required.
Provide technical advice and recommendations to the Project Executives as required.
Support procurement of Design Consultants and specialist contractors on projects (contribute to pre-qualification, RFP documents, tender interviews, evaluation of technical proposals and recommendation report).
Identify areas of potential 'over engineering' and cost savings for PMO to target regionally with Google stakeholders and variable project teams.
Review and carry out through the life of projects (with all project stakeholders) regular Value Engineering reviews to maximize the opportunities to improve design and to realize potential cost savings on the project and into operation.
Create reports and updates for business review to communicate standards, efficiency opportunities or other areas of innovation to support the PMO Platform in technical matters.
Establish project work plans and deadlines. Create persuasive presentations that meet the Project objectives.
Arrange/undertake training of the local teams to ensure their understanding of the processes/ standards/workflows for Google projects.
Oversee compliance to local statutory maintenance, health, safety, and environmental management.
Work closely with local PMO Program Managers and variable Project Managers to ensure clear flow of information and accountability on projects. Track progress of PMO Technical initiatives (e.g., Standards development) against goals, objectives, timelines, and budgets, and generate reports on status.
Undertake risk identification for Technical Services and suggest mitigation measures to facilitate on-time and within budget accomplishment of the various Projects.
Collaborate closely with the regional PJM Account Leadership (EMEA, INDIA, APAC, US) and global leadership, to understand and enforce contractual requirements as per Global Master Services Agreement (MSA) and the various Agreements for the works being undertaken by CBRE for Google.
Contribute to PM-lead Lessons Learned exercises for internal and external resources assigned to the various projects in accordance with CBRE Global PJM-Google Account leadership requests.
Ensure best practice is being implemented on projects from a Technical Services perspective, bringing knowledge related to innovation, sustainability, reporting, handover, maintenance, procurement and/or others as identified.
Actively take part in account wide forum discussions, cross-region knowledge sharing and alignment, and other global initiatives led by the internal Engineering and Digital Building Specialty Group.
Follow up on actions from Client Satisfaction Surveys.
Provides formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area. Approves subordinate's recommendations for staff recruitment, selection, promotion, advancement, corrective action, and termination. Effectively recommends same for direct reports to next level management for review and approval. Plans and monitors appropriate staffing levels and utilization of labor, including overtime. Prepares and delivers performance appraisal for staff. Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies. Leads by example and models behaviors that are consistent with the company's values.
Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team). Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.
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