Senior Manager, Construction Management

Location US-TX-HOUSTON | US-TX-Houston
System ID
Employment Status
Posted Range
$105100 to $158730
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

Do you enjoy a high energy, fast paced environment?


Sodexo Energy and Resources is seeking a Senior Construction Project Manager to work in a large, national energy account.    This position will exclusively support projects and project managers in our national portfolio of work for a single client.  of the U.S. This candidate will be in Houston, Texas. 


Are You the One?

We are looking for someone with broad experience managing large to small value projects that are often complex in terms of delivery. This position requires a skilled client relationship manager and team builder. The Senior Construction Project Manager works with Vice President and other managers to manage a portfolio of work using established tools, processes and standards. For larger projects this may include actual execution of the project and will also involve pre-construction planning with stakeholders, designers, consultants, clients and other project team members. They will develop assignments, timetables and responsibilities for team members for the duration of the project. Organizes and directs construction personnel and ensures that materials and equipment resources are delivered on time. Interacts with planning commissions and governing bodies. Coordinates costing estimation, contract negotiation and remodeling activities.   Manages professional employees and/or supervisors or supervises large, complex technical or business support or production operations team(s). Is accountable for the performance and results of a team within own discipline or function. Adapts plans and priorities to address resource and operational challenges. Decisions are guided by policies, procedures and business plans. Provides technical guidance to employees, colleagues and the client.   


Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides support and guidance to a team of project managers.
  • Develops project schedules and executes according to plan for assigned projects.
  • Communicates positive and realistic expectations to the project team and client.
  • Holds self and others accountable for meeting key project metrics.
  • Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and / or scheduling changes.
  • Contributes to cost estimates, prepares proposals and negotiates final settlement price and customer acceptance.
  • Reviews, interprets and acts within contract Terms and Conditions.
  • Analyzes financial reporting systems and project schedules to pro-actively address potential problems.
  • Effectively communicates project progress, issues and financial status to management as required.
  • Manages risks and establishes project recovery plans when required.  Resolves disputes with minimal need for escalation.
  • Negotiates, prepares and issues subcontracts.
  • Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and ADP standards.
  • Oversees project construction for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques.
  • Manages the selection, ordering, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects assigned.
  • Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with consultants, prime contractors and subcontractors. 
  • Attends and leads job progress meetings as required. 
  • Ensures subcontractors understand expectations of the project.
  • Coordinates with his or her director for allocation of resources needed to meet project objectives.
  • Ensures any engineering and commissioning performed by the field team is in accordance with established standards.
  • Develops cost estimates and sub-contractor scope documents and solicitations for bids. 

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field 
  • General Contractor or other licensure/credentialing is a plus
  • Firm understanding and experiencer with project control systems and tools.
  • Construction/project management experience with new construction, renovations, infrastructure renewals.
  • Construction experience in food service, healthcare and university environments is a plus.
  • OSHA 30 preferred.
  • Experience developing and managing safety programs.
  • Construction/project management working in projects that are adjacent to concurrent operations is preferred.
  • Experience managing MEP projects is a plus. 
  • Experience coordinating project activities between contractors, stakeholders, consultants and associated project teams and groups is a must.
  • Experience in dealing with a large and diverse number of challenges, requiring knowledge of many different disciplines.
  • Demonstrated high level of verbal and written communication skills is a must.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-
  • technical audience.
  • Proficient in Project Management software, and financial accounting systems.
  • Advanced working knowledge of project scheduling and documentation techniques and processes.
  • Extremely Strong Personal Computer working capabilities in MS Office (excel, word, power point, Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment).
  • Experience with scheduling and estimating is a plus.
  • Experience with project forecasting is a must.
  • Ability to effectively communicate up and down the spectrum. 


Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K, and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.


Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Health Care, and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Facilities Management jobs.


Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring, and career growth opportunities.

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Basic Management Experience - 5 years
Basic Management Experience - 5 years supervisory experience in construction or engineering related field

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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