Construction Project Manager – Real Estate

San Francisco, CA, USA  
 Salary:  Based on Experience


Job Summary

Do you want to be part of the in-house team helping one of the biggest technology companies in the world deliver their vision?  Turner & Townsend are engaged to support our client with many complex projects, responsible for managing large-scale ground-up, corporate interiors and tenant improvement construction projects for our high-profile clients in the San Francisco bay area.


We are seeking the ideal Construction Project Manager to act as the day-to-day interface with the client and drive this project to achieve an excellent outcome. You have a chance to be a key player in our technological future, as part of a team of innovative professionals shaping our built environment.


Are you up for a new challenge by working in a new location?


Turner & Townsend’s vision is to expand our global footprint. The US is currently our biggest growth market, however we have opportunities across the globe. So wherever you are, if you are the right candidate, we want to hear from you. Turner & Townsend offers generous relocation packages for the right candidate.


Why it’s great to work for Turner & Townsend


At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.


Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 130 countries worldwide.


Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver.  As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.


Who are you?


You are a Construction Project Manager with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience working on large-scale ground-up, corporate interiors and/or tenant improvements construction projects.

Job Objectives

  • Preparing Project Management reports for all asset classes related to real estate throughout US.
  • Interfacing with the client and other consultants, at all project stages.
  • Financial management – Ensuring prompt client invoicing and utilizing financial system in order to monitor a project’s financial status.
  • Project planning, including producing the detailed project plan.
  • Leading and facilitating the overall cross-functional project team.
  • Monitoring and applying performance management techniques.
  • Managing the change control process.
  • Managing the flow of project information between the team and the client, through regular meetings and written communications.
  • Preparing formal project budget progress and other reports.
  • Quality Control – Ensuring compliance with quality standards.
  • Assisting in research related to construction market conditions throughout US, including analysis of official published data.
  • Assisting in developing new business opportunities with existing and new Turner & Townsend clients.
  • Working to construct proposals for new work or variations for existing projects.
  • Identifying opportunities to improve Project Management procedures, templates and products referring ideas to the appropriate line manager.
  • Knowledge management – Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is inputted into internal databases and shared.
  • Process improvement – Identifying and acting upon ways to improve internal systems and processes referring ides to the appropriate line manager.
  • Identifying ways in which project management products and services can be improved and referring ideas to the appropriate line manager.
  • Identifying and ensuring that the appropriate line manager is aware of quality, safety, health and environment issues.
  • Establishing effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilized throughout project.
  • Assist with candidate interviews relevant to skillset and input into resource management.
  • General line management responsibilities (where appropriate) are effectively discharged.


You will be the type of person who:


  • Is smart, a quick learner and confident in their cognitive ability.
  • Knows their subject matter and can apply it / work independently.
  • Is proactive and focused on continuous improvement, including providing well-thought out solutions.
  • Is professional, yet friendly.
  • Is able to manage difficult stakeholders.
  • Is confident both as a team member and a team leader.
  • Has excellent interpersonal skills and great communication – both in person and via technology!
  • Delivers quality work products and has pride in what they do.

Skills Required

Your qualifications and experience:


  • Advising at a strategic level at the project conception stage, including providing advice on the different approaches that can be adopted in order to successfully achieve the client’s overall objectives.
  • Projects are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time.
  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and cross-functional team members.
  • Work as an effective team member within the context of delivering a specific commission.
  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, are identified.
  • Key information and data is effectively shared and appropriately retained.




  • A minimum of 5 years relevant experience and the ability to be highly effective in a client facing role.
  • College degree.
  • Membership in relevant professional organizations preferred.
  • Experienced managing multiple stakeholders and work stream managers.
  • Experienced managing commercial real estate, data center, high-tech, healthcare, and/or manufacturing construction projects is preferred.
  • Experience working in the US, California Bay Area preferred.



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