Rhode Island

The Owner’s Project Manager is a key position responsible for the active management of design, construction, and closeout phases of commercial and/or educational building projects primarily in the Providence, RI region.  Preference will be given to those candidates with school or municipality experience.

Essential Functions
Candidates must be knowledgeable in the building design and construction process. This position will require strong management capabilities and the ability to work on site with clients on a regular basis. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Management of projects through all phases (Design, Construction, and Close-out)
  • Management of projects to completion, on-time, within budget, and within scope of work
  • Developing contracts and managing negotiations
  • Production of reports, summaries, and briefings using Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • The ability to communicate effectively in writing and orally 
  • The ability to lead several projects simultaneously
  • Financial control and oversight of projects; including assisting in development of total project budget


  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • 7+ years of experience required in the building design / construction, architecture, and/or engineering field 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage various tasks, schedules, and deliverables 
  • Enthusiasm to promote and drive implementation of projects
  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving skills, planning and organizing, decision-making
  • Excellent communication skills, influencing and leading, facilitation and team work capabilities 
  • Experience in Educational Buildings strongly preferred
  • Experience with Move management and FF&E, preferred
  • Certified PE and/or RA, preferred

Note: please attach a list of projects, if available.

Colliers International | Project Management has been a leading provider of professional management support services to clients for nearly two decades.  We have partnered with institutions and organizations to create buildings that work and operate efficiently. We empower clients to get the facilities they need and the buildings they envision by delivering technical, analytical, and managerial support. In every engagement, our approach is proactive, pragmatic, and intensely collaborative.

Our team comprises virtually all the skill sets and professional backgrounds an organization might need to supplement its own capabilities and ensure the success of its building related endeavors. We are looking for leaders to join our dedicated team of professionals.  We offer comprehensive benefits and a competitive compensation plan.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  If you have a disability and need special accommodation to access our offices, please call Human Resources at 860-395-0055 x185 for assistance.







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