Construction Project Manager (Independent Contractor)

Location: Marina del Rey, CA

Department: James Perse Enterprises, Inc.

Type: Contracted

Min. Experience: Experienced




The role will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Deliver quality projects on time and within budget.
  • Manage all phases of new store and facility construction and build out projects; including project kick-off, scheduling, timeline adherence and management, design, construction administration, budget creation and execution, vendor negotiation, and internal and external coordination with subcontractors, vendors, and project consultants.
  • Lead project team meetings and oversee all project communications, including RFIs, submittals, invoices, change orders, punch lists, pay applications and construction-related documentation.
  • Develop and maintain all project logs and tracking tools - flow charts, checklists, and templates.
  • Work closely with the design team to communicate and ensure that the design intent is carried throughout the project.
  • Review and assist in the preparation of Contracts for construction, and ensure adherence to contractual obligations throughout the duration of a project.
  • Manage, review and assist in preparation of Bid Package for each project.
  • Establish and maintain project cost tracker as well as close partnership with finance to manage project costs and payments.
  • Evaluate internal project management processes and provide upward feedback.


  • At least 4 years of experience managing construction projects, from initial programming through construction completion.
  • Experience in luxury construction preferred.
  • Retail and Hospitality construction experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of detailing and high-quality construction.
  • Proven track record of bringing construction projects in on time and within budget.
  • Must have experience doing extensive takeoffs.
  • Proficient in estimating, scheduling, quality control, progress reports, progress billing, design review and coordination, cost reporting, and proposal preparation.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Excel and Adobe Suite.
  • Proficient in Autocad software, Procore and estimation software.


  • Ability to organize, plan and manage multiple activities to accomplish desired results.
  • Ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Ability to effectively make sound decisions under tight deadlines.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and work through construction issues for unknown aspects of a project and come up with creative solutions.
  • Strong technical aptitude and analytic skills.
  • Act in a manner of integrity that shows support for the company, its values, and the employees, while maintaining a constant focus on meeting/exceeding requirements and expectations.
  • Bilingual Spanish/English speaking and writing preferred.


James Perse Enterprises, Inc. has successfully introduced its unique take on the Southern California lifestyle to the world. With visionary focus, Perse has expanded the company to include James Perse Standard, James Perse Los Angeles, James Perse Home and James Perse Malibu, each line defined by premium fabrics and Perse's signature designs. James Perse Enterprises, Inc. enters its second decade with the perfect basis for continued global expansion - absolute dedication to its swiftly growing, intensely loyal clientele. At James Perse Enterprises, Inc. we set superior standards for our products and our employees. We seek talented people with diverse backgrounds and experiences who would be assets to our brand. We are seeking responsible, committed, and highly energetic retail professionals with a developed sense of contemporary style and exceptional customer service.

* Please note: this is an Independent Contractor Consultant opportunity. 

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