Real Estate Technology Manager

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January 7, 2020
New York, New York
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As an integral part of the Project Management Office, the Technology Construction Project Manager role in the Information Technology department will lead multiple project lifecycles for the Firm’s most strategic Office Move and Real Estate programs and project deliverables across all technology areas. This position involves collaboration with all interdepartmental teams and team leadership and requires a nimble approach to multiple initiatives with simultaneous delivery expectations.


  • 5+ years recent experience providing hands-on Technology Construction project management, matrix managing both internal staff and external vendor contract teams
  • 5+ years as Project Management for Real Estate technology, including designing and building out new offices and moving office locations, office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation with aggressive delivery goals
  • 5+ years hands on experience directing and managing wired and wireless construction or project builds
  • Demonstrated attention to quality construction practices and ensuring timely close out and delivery of the project schedule
  • Prior use of JIRA software for project and task management is a plus
  • Understanding the project scope and capabilities and sourcing appropriate local vendors
  • Strong time management and construction quality and safety experience
  • Exceptional composition, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Multi-tasker with ability to successfully manage numerous projects and tasks concurrently
  • Solution-oriented with strong leadership skills and a passion for excellence
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a Computer Science or related field
  • Prior industry experience in Professional Services/Management Consulting, Construction or Law firms a plus


  • Conduct on-site real estate/construction site assessments for requirements gathering at beginning of a project
  • Perform on-site hands-on office technology build-outs including LAN/IDF room build and desktop installations
  • Directly responsible for the overall success of IT construction projects. Must have the ability to forecast construction start and completion dates, understand dependencies and identify issues that will cause delays. Candidate will report issues or challenges to the supervisor and propose solutions to keep projects on track
  • Design and implementation services for wide area network/carriers, Wi-Fi, LAN, data center, electric, low voltage cabling, A/V, video conferencing, desktops, printers/copiers, IDF closet buildouts, voice/phones, HVAC, office space/furniture, office security, hoteling, and other technology related construction activities
  • Collaborate with vendors working in the new space, including architects, security, low voltage, cabling, hoteling, furniture installers, and property management
  • Coordinate and/or perform technical aspects of building out new offices or moving office locations, including office connectivity, networking, hardware procurement and installation of servers, desktops, phones and printers
  • Create third party RFPs, Statements of Work, while adhering to in-house standards for product/vendor evaluation and selection
  • Cross team management with other departments and entities will be needed to ensure the timely build schedule
  • Provide on-site report to office personnel during and after the move
  • Maintain a safe environment and ensure all safety standards are met
  • Approximately 60-70% domestic travel required

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