Sr. Consultant - Real Estate Project Delivery

Kimberly-Clark Corporation Neenah, WI
Sr. Consultant - Real Estate Project Delivery

Job Description

Sr. Consultant - Real Estate Project Delivery - Roswell, GA

Facilities Management Jobs/Roswell, GA jobs at Kimberly-Clark

Sr. Consultant - Real Estate Project Delivery

The Project Delivery Manager role within the Global Real Estate and Facilities Management (REFM) organization, is accountable for the successful, end-to-end delivery of projects within Kimberly-Clark's real estate portfolio of office, warehouse and manufacturing locations. Typical examples of real estate projects include establishing new locations, relocation/expansion/contraction/exit of existing locations, renovations/restacks, and capital infrastructure projects. The Project Delivery Manager will lead a matrixed cross-functional team of subject matter experts, both internal and external, in order to develop and implement the best real estate solution to meet a project's stated requirements. The Project Delivery Manager should have general knowledge of all aspects of real estate projects: space planning/ workplace design, transaction management, design/construction, change management, and handover to FM operations.

The position reports to the Sr. Manager, Project Delivery, and works in collaboration with Global REFM leadership, REFM team members, external service provider/partners and K-C business units, to deliver the best possible outcomes for all stakeholders.

Global REFM provides global services for the total life-cycle management of real estate assets, including real estate transaction management, portfolio management, project delivery, lease administration, and facilities management. Global REFM is responsible for providing safe, sustainable workplace environments, developing and executing innovative, cost effective solutions that deliver enterprise value, and providing customer-facing services that align with enterprise goals and meet business needs.

Position Accountabilities

* Manage large, complex, global, multi-function projects involving a combination of workplace design, transaction management, construction management, facilities management and IT activities.

* Manage a program of smaller REFM single-service line projects in an assigned portfolio of projects

* Serve as the primary point of contact and escalation point for the project client(s) related to the project

* Identify project issues, developng solutions and contingency plans; escalate as necessary

* Work closely with the REFM Business Partners to understand the needs of the K-C business units, and facilitate the development of the best possible solution to the meet the needs.

* Facilitate project kickoff/planning sessions to thoroughly document project scope and create an overall project schedule using MS Project.

* Facilitate regular project control meetings to assess progress, maintain the project schedule and record/follow-up on action items and issues as required.

* Should be familiar with project management techniques such as the Critical Path Method of analysis, risk management, and project budgeting

* Creates, maintains, and distributes routine project reporting including status reports, both team level and executive level.

* Consistently deploy REFM's project delivery process on all assigned projects to ensure projects are delivered safely and in compliance with K-C's corporate financial instructions (CFI).

* Monitor project resource levels assigned to the project to ensure sufficient capacity and expertise. Escalate concerns to REFM leadership for resolution.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's or Master's degree in Real Estate, Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or related discipline; MBA preferred and other real estate certification desirable

* 8-10 years experience in a large company setting (preferably Fortune 500) with focus on real estate related disciplines (project management, architecture, planning, transaction management, facilities management, real estate development)

* Experience in delivering projects globally, recognizing cultural differences and styles, while operating in an effective and respectful manner

* Demonstrated analytical skills and ability to think strategically, drawing conclusions and identifying opportunities/trends/issues from complex data

* Effective financial analysis skills, with proficiency in understanding and ability to communicate key financial management metrics and create/analyze real estate financial models

* Strong influencing, collaboration and communication skills to interact effectively with all levels within and outside the enterprise, including the ability to develop and conduct presentations for K-C senior leadership

* Effective planning, organizational, and project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and effectively interface with various project teams

* Strong customer service focus, with emphasis on identifying opportunities and solutions to meet customer need

* Ability to use sound judgment and work independently in challenging situations with minimal supervision, while maintaining corporate standards

* Working knowledge of both office and industrial asset types, industry-related technology, with proficiency in Microsoft Office applications

20 - 25% travel anticipated

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 175 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people - nearly a quarter of the world's population - trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries. With more than 140 years of history of innovation, we believe in recruiting the best people and empowering them do their best work. If fresh thinking and a passion to win inspire you, come Unleash Your Power at Kimberly-Clark.

Kimberly-Clark is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

The statements above are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. Statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities and skills required for this position.

This position may require a post-offer/pre-hire Physical Abilities Test (PAT) to confirm that individuals are able to perform the essential functions of the job.

K-C requires that an employee have authorization to work in the country in which the role is based. In the event an applicant does not have current work authorization, K-C will determine, in its sole discretion, whether to sponsor an individual for work authorization. However, based on immigration requirements, not all roles are suitable for sponsorship. This position is subject to drug and alcohol testing, including pre-employment testing.

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Global VISA and Relocation Specifications:This role is available for local candidates already authorized to work in the role's country only. K-C will not provide relocation support for this role.

Primary LocationUSA-GA-Atlanta-Roswell

Additional LocationsUSA-WI-Neenah

Worker TypeEmployee

Worker Sub-TypeRegular

Time TypeFull time