Senior Project Manager

at Benihana
Location North Miami Beach
Date Posted May 17, 2021
Category Call Centre / CustomerService
Job Type Not Specified


Description Position at Corporate Position Summary:The Senior Project Manager, under general direction of the Senior Director of Design, Construction and Facilities, is accountable for all new construction projects including new restaurant construction, remodeling, refresh projects, table additions, building expansions and all other assigned design and construction projects or initiatives with the operating company restaurants or new trade areas. Will be responsible for overseeing the design to brand standards, construction of all components, the schedule and all budgeting and reconciliation of all budgets for each project. Key Customers include the Benihana guest, the entire operational team from the General Managers to the VP of Operations, the COO and CEO.Essential Functions and Responsibilities:Manages, and executes the development plan to meet portfolio returnsCommunicates and implements corporate policies andEnsures quality control standards for construction (e.g., cost, timing and site layouts)Monitors and controls the development process by coordinating the efforts of others (e.g., architects, expediters, consultants, contractors, vendors and attorneys, consultants, government agencies).Negotiates terms and conditions of constructionAssembles and presents construction contractWorks with Consultants to secure all requiredOptimizes the site developmentManages personal G & A expenditures relative toAligns goals and objectives with the department, and corporateEmbraces the Team approach between construction and operations among allDevelops and utilizes a network of contractors and other outsideMaintains working relationships and is the construction resource for operators, and other restaurant staff within their assigned area orCultivates and promotes working relationships with other Benihana departments, alliance partners, and other outsideOther duties asSkills/Knowledge:Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to read and interpret documents such as; construction documents, Design guidelines, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals. Ability to add, subtract multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.Excellent Microsoft Suite computer skills required, with and extra emphasis on Excel with an ability to manage numbers, budgets and reporting these items a must. (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook etc.) Ability to use third party web based software, for project and facility management. Service Channel, Blubeam revu experience a plus. Ability to communicate and explain complicated details through the phone or sketches also a plus.Education/Experience:Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or a related field preferred. Minimum of ten (10) years' experience in restaurant operations, construction, facility maintenance or a combination of these areas accepted and preferred. Equivalent combination of education and experience may also be considered.