• VP, Project Manager, Las Vegas

    Job Locations US-NV-Las Vegas
    Requisition ID
    18-9419
    Division
    Corporate Development/Strategy
    Functional Area
    Management
  • Overview

    The Madison Square Garden Company (MSG) is a world leader in live sports and entertainment with a portfolio of legendary sports teams, exclusive entertainment productions and celebrated venues.  MSG Sports owns and operates some of the most widely recognized sports franchises: the New York Knicks (NBA), the New York Rangers (NHL) and the New York Liberty (WNBA), along with two development league teams -- the Westchester Knicks (NBADL) and the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).  MSG Sports also presents a broad array of world-class sporting events, including: professional boxing, college basketball, tennis, bull riding and e-gaming events.  MSG Entertainment features exclusive, original productions that include the Radio City Christmas Spectacular and New York Spectacular Starring The Radio City Rockettes.  MSG Entertainment also presents or hosts a wide variety of live entertainment offerings, including concerts, family shows and special events, in the Company’s diverse collection of iconic venues. These venues are: New York’s Madison Square Garden, The Theater at Madison Square Garden, Radio City Music Hall and Beacon Theatre; the Forum in Inglewood, California; The Chicago Theatre; and the Wang Theatre in Boston, MA.  More information is available at www.themadisonsquaregardencompany.com.

    Specific Functions/Activities Summary

    ** THIS POSITION WILL BE BASED IN LAS VEGAS, NEVADA**   

    • Lead all aspects of the Las Vegas project and team from inception to close out.
    • Build and foster relationships with client representatives, architects, engineers, and sub-contractors to establish project requirements, budget, specifications and schedules.
    • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget and with value-added results.
    • Creating, maintaining and distributing project documentation, meeting minutes and deliverables on a timely basis.
    • Issue, scope and risk assessment and management
    • Effective and frequent communication to project sponsors, resources and management around project status, budget, scope and timeline
    • Proactively seeking opportunities for continuous improvement in overall project management approach
    • Use influence and insights to help the business achieve its goals and to make appropriate use of Technology resources
    • Work with other department leaders to define, prioritize, and develop projects and programs.
    • Utilize value engineering and sustainable design concepts to improve results for our clients.
    • Negotiate and administer contract and subcontract agreements.
    • Provide leadership in risk evaluation, contract negotiations, fee and pricing decisions.
    • Ensure that all protocols are implemented to create a safe project environment.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree and minimum 10-15 years’ experience
    • Minimum 10 years of direct project management experience in ground-up construction
    • Demonstrated expertise in planning, budgeting and project management.
    • Ability to collaborate, build relationships and influence individuals at all levels in a matrix-management environment (as well as external vendors and service providers) to ensure that segregation and overlapping roles are identified and coordinated
    • Seasoned professional able to work calmly under pressure and/or challenging conditions
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; proficiency with construction and financial computer applications.
    • Thorough knowledge of construction cost, scheduling, estimating, purchasing and engineering principles and techniques, as well as accounting principles
    • Excellent negotiation and conflict resolution skills with the ability to individually negotiate change orders with clients and/or subcontractors.
    • Ability to read, understand and interpret contract documents, drawings, specifications, scopes of work and project schedules.
    • A positive attitude and desire to deliver exceptional results for our clients.

    Education

    Candidates who have completed 60 credits of college-level coursework (representing 2 years), or have shown similar self-development through certifications, trade school coursework, etc. are preferred.

    Educational requirements may differ from job to job based on the role.

    EEO Statement

    At MSG we value diversity and are looking for extraordinary employees of all backgrounds! MSG is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, citizenship, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, MSG complies with all applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in all locations.

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