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Senior Project Manager

posted November 28, 2018

Heritage Hotels and Resorts
Albuquerque, NM
506595 l

About This Job

Qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, with preferred course work in construction management, project management, architecture, engineering, development or equivalent and related work experience
  • 10+ years of experience, including 3 to 5 years of personnel management experience
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite. Knowledge of Adobe Pro, Bluebeam and any project management and scheduling software
  • Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task and lead multiple projects with varying timelines
  • Technical knowledge of construction projects a plus
  • General knowledge of construction principles and practices
  • Knowledge and experience in furniture, fixtures, and equipment purchasing, supplier management and negotiation a plus
  • Strong background in budget and timeline preparation and administration
  • Self-motivated, ability to work well with a team
  • Possess high level of integrity
  • Demonstrate strong analytical, leadership, and communication skills


  • Direct, manage, supervise and coordinate all Design and Development activities
  • Provide highly responsible analysis and support to the Vice President of Real Estate and CEO
  • Manage the day to day operations of the Design and Development Department; plan, direct and coordinate work plans; assign projects and areas of responsibility; review and evaluate work methods and procedures; meet with staff to identify and resolve problems
  • Manage and participate in the development and implementation of goals, objectives, operating procedures, policies and priorities for Design and Development Department
  • Monitor and evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommend appropriate service and staffing levels; manage work load, identify opportunities for improvement, direct and implement change
  • Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures.
  • Serve as the liaison for the Department with other departments, hotel staff, consultants, and government officials; negotiate and resolve sensitive and controversial issues
  • Engage in public speaking to company leadership meetings, neighborhood associations, City Council meetings, County Commission meetings, and other organizations
  • Develop and maintain complex budgets with input from other departments
  • Prepare requests for proposals from consultants; procure, review and negotiate consultant contracts
  • Manage consultants to ensure design progresses according to established timelines
  • Facilitate meetings or communications with CEO, VP, Operations to obtain Owner decisions and input
  • Have the ability to foresee entitlement, constructability, or scheduling issues and take action or make recommendations to mitigate
  • Develop and maintain project timelines
  • Report to VP and CEO as to project status, risks, and open items on a regular basis
  • Solicit general contractors, subcontractors, installers, etc., as needed, based on project demands, negotiate said contracts and manage throughout the development process
  • Coordinate with key hotel staff/operations on project progress, start and end dates, and how to best coordinate with hotel business to minimize disruption
  • Coordinate and communicate with marketing to ensure marketing initiatives are synchronized with development
  • Act as main point of contact for all project billings with the review and approval of all invoices
  • Ensure construction meets project specifications, quality standards
  • Manage project documentation/communications: change orders, RFIs, close-out
  • Coordinate project turnover to operations team
  • Assist with sourcing/procurement of Owner furnished items as needed
  • Travel to project sites as needed

About This Employer

Heritage Hotels and Resorts

201 3rd Street NW, Suite 1500
Albuquerque, NM 87102

(505) 836-6700

Management Company

About Us

Heritage Hotels & Resorts, Inc. offers guests an authentic Southwestern experience in New Mexico’s best tourist destinations. Each of our hotels and resorts in New Mexico celebrates the rich, multi-cultural heritage of the Southwestern United States, drawing from our unique blend of Native American, Mexican, Spanish and American Western cultural and historical influences. Through our architecture, interior design, original artwork, landscaping, entertainment, and cuisine, Heritage Hotels & Resorts provides guests with an authentic, cultural experience in Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos and Las Cruces.

Many of our New Mexico hotels feature historically significant pieces of art, are pet friendly and offer the best family vacation destinations in the country. We’re extremely proud of our heritage and the way in which our New Mexico resorts and hotels offer lodging options for guests.