Project Manager/Owner's Representative

The Position:
The position is to be the Owner’s Representative acting as a liaison between the Owner and all other entities involved with a number of development projects. The Owner’s Representative will coordinate all aspects of the development from Entitlements through finished Construction. The Owner’s Rep will work in coordinating the job and the project team of architects, engineers, consultants, contractors, vendors, financers and other professionals through the process of planning, design and construction of new buildings from the ground up, tenant improvements, strategic real estate planning, and facilities assignments. Most importantly this position is to making sure that every decision is made in the Owner’s best interest and work is completed in a timely manner.

The Company:
We are JMF Development , a youthful but established and cutting edge Development and Property Management Company. We are located in downtown Los Angeles, and nestled within the beautiful and historic Pershing Building at Pershing Square. Our development ranges from rehabbing of existing buildings to ground-up new developments, as well as creating mixed used hospitality/restaurant spaces. We create, imagine, fund and control the process of development from beginning to end.

The ideal candidate must have experience managing project teams successfully through both the design/pre-construction and construction process and must be able to coordinate the financing, project budget and schedule. The position requires previous experience working as an Owner’s Representative or Project Manager representing the interests of the Owner.

Specific duties will include, but not limited to:

  • Assist in selecting the design team and lead the collaboration towards a common goal
  • Involved in every aspect of the process and spearheads the flow ofinformation among Architects, Designers, Engineers, Planners, Consultants, Contractors, Vendors, Property Managers, Sales Staff, Lenders, Governmental Authorities and the Client
  • Assist in Entitlement process
  • Coordination with Government Authorities and obtaining/expediting permits.
  • Cost estimating and value engineering
  • Oversee and coordinate all construction activities with a General Contractor, procurement, material lead times, approvals, permits, inspections, logistics, and turnover to the end-user
  • Work with Owner in obtaining Financing and coordinating with Financing Companies


  • Bachelors in any of the following fields: Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, Urban Planning or Business Management
  • 5 years of experience in project managing
  • A demonstrated knowledge and understanding of project management, construction documentation and sequencing as well as a building/occupancy laws and requirements. This position requires interaction with various professionals and government officials. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required.
  • Experience with public approval processes related to real estate and development including Entitlements and Zoning.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Experience in a variety of projects and with all phases of design and construction
  • Auto CAD proficiency a plus
  • Ability to manage and be in control of multiple projects at once and execute tasks from start to finish
  • Ability to budget and manage project costs

Job Type: Full-time


  • Project Management: 3 years (Required)


  • Bachelor's (Required)
JMF Development
Los Angeles, CA 90013, US
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