• Project Development Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1/11/2019 6:39 PM)
    Project Management/Program Management
  • Overview

    At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 20 and with over 30 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!


    In this role, you will be a member our rapidly growing Program & Project Management team. The PM team's standard is to 'manage each project like we own it'. We are unique in that we provide in-house cost management and project scheduling along with program and project management, in a fully integrated package. With client needs and ethics put above all else, coupled with our inherent competitive advantages, it’s no wonder why we've achieved such immense success. 


    Our firm is currently looking for a dedicated Project Development Manager located in the Los Angeles area. This is a great opportunity to be part of one of the largest school bond programs in the country.




    • Plans and coordinates the execution of pre-construction activities associated with the preparation for the building of new schools and modernization projects.

    • Responsible for the scope, schedule and budget and overall success of multiple new and modernization school projects.

    • Resolves complex planning, design and construction project-related issues, disputes and disagreements.

    • Develops, assigns and monitors performance of Assistant Facility Development Managers (AFDM), Design Managers (DM) and Design professionals relative to assigned projects.

    • Reports on project budget, schedule and issues. Provides information and analysis of project issues to Departmental, Branch and Board representatives.

    • Reviews status and overall planning, design and construction project progress relative to submittal schedules. Reviews project through all development phases, and assesses status, progress and potential.

    • Coordinates with representatives from various utility and government agencies to obtain timely action on successive phases of project completion.

    • Assists project team staff with A/E contracts, bid and contract planning.

    • Reviews and verifies Design Professional contract scope, fees and applications for payment and performs overall fiscal management of multiple projects.

    • Provides functional direction over areas of responsibility including project schedules, cost control, dispute resolution, contract administration and quality control.

    • Coordinates project activities, requirements and schedules with other District organizational branches and departments such as the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Design and A/E Technical Support, Project Execution, Facilities Contract Administration, Inspection Unit, Maintenance and Operations, local Educational Service Centers and site personnel.

    • Develops and recommends internal policies and procedures.


    • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management is required
    • Ten years' of experience managing the planning, design, construction and coordination of capital projects

    • Five years' of the above experience in educational facility construction or public works projects

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience with scoping and planning of new construction and/or modernization projects

    • Experience with the Division of the State Architect (DSA) construction/design processes

    • Experience with LEED and/or Collaborative for High Performing Schools (CHPS) projects

    • Experience with the development of major facilities (CEQA, agency approvals, coordination with City and County agencies)

    • Experience with both project delivery and procurement methods for public projects

    • Experience with community engagement processes and strong communication skills, both oral and written

    • Experience utilizing Building Information Modeling (BIM) 

    • Experience in Formal Construction Partnering

    • A valid California Architect license issued by the California Architects Board or Professional Engineer license issued by the California Board for Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists

    • A valid Construction Manager (CCM) credential issued by the Construction Manager Certification Institute (CMCI)


    CUMMING offers a comprehensive benefits package as well as competitive compensation and bonus structure.





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    CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


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