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Regional Design and Construction Manager, Vice President



Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Job Description

Join JPMorgan Chase's dynamic and fast-paced environment as Regional Design and Construction Manager providing thoughtful guidance and support to the Regional D&C, Cluster Heads and location management and Consultants to arrive at well designed and executed progressive work spaces that holistically incorporates JPMC workplace mission and standards, Business operational requirements and Project commercial and program objectives.

As a Regional Design and Construction Manager, Vice President in Global Real Estate, you are proactive, value add stakeholder and contributor to Global D&C Team agenda and objectives. You keep up to date with emerging trends and insights with regards to workplace strategy, design and best practices, including sustainability and green building best practices You deliver a work place environment that is safe, improves efficiency & productivity and enhances staff attraction and retention. You manage incoming and outgoing drawings of the contracted third party vendors and product suppliers, review of test-fits, plans and construction documents, pricing and contribute to the successful implementation of alternative design strategies.

Job responsibilities:

  • Support the D&C project manager(s) in the quality control, designer coordination, etc as required by the project management team
  • Support the development of migration and phasing plans, stack and block plans, test-fits and collection and analysis of data related to the user requirements
  • Support Global Design head and Regional Design Manager to develop in conjunction with external experts and internal stakeholders key workplace design principles and guidelines
    • Support maintenance and publishing of design, materials/finishes, furniture, accessibility guidelines/policies
    • Work with regional management and global design to reflect appropriately valid regional or country practices, regulations
  • Lead the design process in partnership with Regional D&C project management for all APAC projects to achieve the JPM workplace mission and guidelines, commercial objectives, technical & functional requirements, on time and within budget
  • Provide design support and guidance to project management by interfacing with the external design team and specialist consultants (acoustic, lighting, kitchen, etc) to address and communicate design related issues
  • Understand the LOB business model and function to ensure design and planning is align to business objectives
  • Support the Regional GRE Mgt in Stakeholders and Mgt presentations, engagements
  • Evaluate on a regular basis current and proposed workplace strategies, coordinating with internal partners to ensure that workplace solutions address changing business demands and align with workplace design and guidelines
  • Support the development of migration and phasing plans, stack and block plans, test-fits and collection and analysis of data related to the user requirements
  • Support the D&C project managers and sourcing team in the design and specialist consultant procurement process including establishing scope of work, selection panel participation, etc
  • Provide advice to D&C project managers in the selection of finishes, furniture. materials, etc as recommended by design/specialist consultant from a JPM guideline, maintainability and budget perspective
  • Drive Bidding process with Sourcing, D&C Project Managers to meet program
  • Establish database and metrics of actual space utilization, market trends and actively iterate design guidelines to enhance efficiency and design working with key stakeholders
  • Managing design reporting and communication processes; dashboard reporting. Progress reports, etc
  • Assist in defining and managing global interior project space planning metrics

Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Building, Architecture, Engineering or related discipline
  • Successful track record of managing all phases of corporate projects and leading multiple complex projects at the same time
  • Minimum 10 years of direct experience in commercial interior renovation, workplace planning and strong time management programming, building construction, life safety and building codes
  • Experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project) and industry standard project management tools
  • Excellent oral and written presentation skills
  • Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility for projects
  • Ability to provide excellent client services
  • Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills

Preferred qualifications, capabilities and skills:

  • 3 or more years of global corporate real estate and/or financial services experience