Senior Manager, Construction Management

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$114400 to $173140
Company : Segment Desc

Unit Description

We are the Communities we serve!


This account is part of the SodexoMAGIC portfolio of business.


Use your passion for service to create a positive impact and make a difference in the communities we serve!  SodexoMAGIC is a joint Sodexo/ Magic Johnson venture and SodexoMAGIC promises to empower the communities we serve by offering best-in-class food & facilities management solutions, which create a positive impact and make a difference in the lives of our clients and customers.  SodexoMAGIC offers our dedicated service via the following Sodexo segments:  Corporate Services, Hospitals, K-12 Schools, Universities



Sodexo is seeking an experienced Senior Manager, Construction Management to support a global pharmaceutical client and two locations in  Cambridge, Massachusetts & South San Francisco.  As the Senior Manager of Construction, you will be part of a dedicated account team with a responsibility to deliver and grow a large portfolio of projects. An average of $50k-$1.5M capital budget with over 5-15 active projects will be an annual project delivery volume.  Keeping a close relationship with key clients and demonstrating senior leadership experience in a small or medium-sized business, including a proven record of delivering a fast-paced portfolio of facilities projects. Exceptional communication skills and a track record of communicating complex messages to a wider variety of people. Strong commercial acumen, and business skills, with a competitive desire to hit and exceed the corporate financial goal and performance targets. Keen emotional intelligence skills with an ability to empathize with various personality types and mentor all levels of people. MUST have exceptional facilities project management experience. 


Are You the One?
Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Construction Project Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage an active and concurrent pipeline of projects and revolving strategic projects spanning operations management, HR/Recruiting, team engagement/culture, and other functions
  • Become a trusted advisor to our clients, acting as the eyes and ears of the project, demonstrating the ability to think ahead and anticipate the client’s needs to complete projects on time and on budget
  • Regularly monitor client satisfaction levels, consider feedback carefully, and coordinate appropriate action to ensure the client feels heard, supported, and reassured that the project is on track
  • Provide supervision, leadership, mentoring, technical guidance, and coaching to project managers and safety, project managers. Counsel and support employees on career development. Successfully recruit and onboard new employees. Complete annual performance review and oversee any performance-related issues of team members.
  • Manage adherence to a financial plan, fee allocation, and budget. Ensure allocation of proper resources to preserve account profitability. Provide accurate spending forecasts for capital and expense projects.
  • Assemble and manage required teams of consultants and contractors. Negotiate contracts with each team member. Interface with architects, client staff, facility and construction managers, and vendors.
  • Define vendor strategies, evaluate, and make recommendations on the vendor proposals as per specifications from the client.
  • Develop programs, techniques and policies, and procedures for efficient and profitable operations.

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

  • 5+ years of client-facing project management experience required
  • 5+ years of construction management in facilities required
  • 5+ years in a leadership role managing a large team of diverse skillsets required
  • Knowledge of and competency in project management processes, including planning, time management, financial management, quality management, risk management, monitoring, reporting, documenting, and record keeping
  • Proven ability to manage internal and external client expectations related to requirements
  • Strong multi-tasking skills. Able to prioritize job requirements and effectively manage multiple projects in tandem
  • Highly organized, self-directed business style with a strong ability to prioritize
  • Flexible and adaptable with demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Strong ability to use technology to demonstrate and promote programs
  • Must be proficient in the use of MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Proficiency with project management software (MS Project, Smartsheet or similar solution)


  • Ability to lead tasks to successful outcomes
  • Talent for removing barriers through influence, persistence, and boldness
  • Gift for inspiring others to think positively, be creative, and focus on what’s possible
  • Able to remain steady and pragmatic amid trials
  • A high level of personal and professional accountability (“100% accountability, zero excuses”)
  • A strong desire to succeed
  • Stamina to navigate through a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment
  • Positive, energetic, and enthusiastic
  • PMP Certification
  • Experienced Smartsheet user


Please Note: The target compensation for this position is $157,000 annually


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.


Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 150,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 13,000 client sites in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.


The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance.  Sodexo, a long-standing leader in “quality of life solutions” around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin “Magic” Johnson himself click here.

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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