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Sr. Project Manager, Real Estate & Corporate Services

REQ: REQ-135278 Project Management

Panasonic Corporate
  • Newark, NJ, United States
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Panasonic – Sr. Project Manager, Real Estate & Corporate Services

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What You'll Get to Do:

Project Management:

The role will be mainly responsible to oversee all aspects of any real estate and facility management projects relating to the planning, design, construction, move, decommissioning, restoration efforts of any Panasonic location in the region

  • Review all proposed plans and construction documents to identify possible value engineering and cost reduction opportunities

  • Manages cross-functional relationships and communications across the Company to ensure real estate projects include end-to-end business support and buy-in

  • Performed scheduled financial and operational analysis and reporting to illustrate controls over the actual, planned and proposed spend of capital during the entire cyle of a project

  • Identify and partner with select vendors to perform outsourced services for an assigned project

  • Responsible for the full cyle of any RFP processes of vendor selections for third-party project managers, architects, MEPs, general contractors, movers and others.

  • Carry out plan and spec analysis to provide clear, trackable and coordinated interpretations of the design and drawings for construction

  • Plan, manage and coordinate minor workspace modifications and construction activities in the region and ensure they follow various corporate standards and guidelines

  • Organize project meetings with consultants and internal partners to ensure all projects are properly coordinated and communicated to all internal groups as required

  • Ensure timely validation of all invoices and strict adherence to payment terms to all vendors

General Operations Supports:

From time to time, the Sr Project Manager will be asked to provide direct supports to the following areas:

  • Direct involvement in the review, discussion and negotiations of lease transactions as they pertain to leasehold improvements, work letters and others.

  • Support transaction team members with developing high level project programming, schedules, budgets and site tours

  • Prepare presentation materials for internal project approvals as well as stakeholder meetings

  • Mentor team members to provide oversight, tactical input, expertise, risk mitigation, quality control, best practices and training as they relate to project management

  • Perform additional assignments and responsibilities as directed by Supervisor

What You'll Bring:

Education and Experience: 

  • 7-10+ years of relevant work experiences in Real Estate, Planning, Project Management and Construction

  • Licensing or Certifications for Real Estate Project Manager preferred

  • Bachelors and University Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Real Estate, Business, Construction, Technical, and Project Management

  • Experience overseeing work of architects, engineers, contractors and all other vendors of real estate projects

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, project management and planning skills

  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, including analysis, interpretation and reasoning

  • Self-motivated with attention to detail, accuracy, documentation and follow-through

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization as well as external clients, Landlord, Developers

  • Experience in budget development and management skills

  • Experience in lease review, administration and related analytics

  • Experience negotiating with landlords and other 3rd party service providers

  • Proficient in Excel and reporting tools for data compilation and aggregation

  • Proficient in preparing PowerPoint presentation

  • Proven analytical skills to evaluate trends and implement programs to improve performance and business productivity.

  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet tight reporting schedule 

  • Bachelors degree required; Masters degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, Real Estate, Business, Construction, Technical, and Project Management, related major a plus

  • List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, LEED, PE, AIA, SR/WA, PMI, FCC, FAA, MRICS, CAPM


  • Demonstrated ability to succeed and deliver results in matrixed organizations.

  • Collaborate with RE and CS team members and other internal functions such as Legal, HR, Security, Information Technology, and third-party suppliers to develop and drive real estate projects

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills, analytical capabilities, and creative thinking

  • Must be resourceful, take initiative, and work with minimum supervision

  • Strong work ethic

  • Committed to delivering the highest quality work product; strong attention to detail

  • Proactive; self-motivated and goal oriented

  • Ability to effectively prioritize and handle multiple tasks 

  • Superior interpersonal, communication, process and project skills.

  • Ability to apply strategic thinking to tactical execution.

  • Adaptable - open to change


  • Extensive written and verbal communications required to interface with all levels of internal and external stakeholders on a daily basis

  • Effectively manage expectations both within Corporate Services and with our internal and external business partners

Other Requirements: 

  • This position may require Travel.

What We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Comprehensive benefits
  • Pet Insurance
  • Paid Parental Care Leave
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Educational Assistance
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Volunteer time Off
  • Casual Dress Code
  • Total Well Being Program

Panasonic is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by law or company policy. All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. Pre-employment drug testing is required for safety sensitive positions or as may otherwise be required by contract or law. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the U.S. Thank you for your interest in Panasonic Corporation of North America.


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REQ: REQ-135278 Project Management

  • Newark, NJ, United States
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