• 28-Jan-2020 to 28-Feb-2020 (EST)
  • Clearwater, FL, USA
  • Full Time- exempt

PROJECT MANAGER- FFE, Design, Procurement, Construction

Location:                                   Clearwater, FL


REPORTS TO:                        SFD VICE PRESIDENT

STATUS:                                   FULL-TIME (EXEMPT)


Sports Facilities Development LLC ("SFD") is emerging as the global leader in youth and adult sport, fitness, leisure and entertainment management (www.sportadvisory.com). SFM manages the day-to-day operations of world-class, community-focused sports and recreation centers, sports tourism and event-focused destinations, and sports and entertainment complexes with the mission to "improve the health and economic vitality of the communities we serve". SFM affiliated facilities hosted more than 20 million visits last year. Sports Facilities Advisory, LLC ("SFA") is the leading resource for those seeking to plan, fund, manage, and optimize sports, recreation, event and entertainment centers. 



This position will act as conduit between the design team and the project manager/construction team. There are a variety of items to procure, coordinate and manage. This role will be responsible for coordination from site inception and acquisition through facility opening. Your time will be split between in office and travel to different job sites or vendor sites where necessary.



  • Works with the design team to design and implement creative processes
  • Assists the project manager, superintendent and construction leaders in coordinating product procurement
  • Meets with different vendors and identify implementation resources
  • Sets deadlines and manage expectations for construction team and owner
  • Provides FFE (furniture, fixture & equipment) design assistance for space programming, development of bid package, procurement/vendor selection, and installation and coordination with and oversight of architect to ensure scope is covered 
  • Ensures vendors and contractors are accurately performing their contracted duties
  • Closes project out contractually, financially, and with proper documentation and warranties per FFE procurement contract
  • Oversees completion of daily tasks and projects. Providing detailed task lists to external vendors and managing completion dates
  • Coordinates with opening staff, as a liaison between leadership, GC and all related support staff during pre-opening and completion phase
  • Assists with and/or lead bi-weekly meetings with pre-opening team
  • Communicates any success and areas of concerns, communicate time lines, and request for information needs
  • Ensures timelines and deliveries are on track
  • Coordinates with GC and pre-opening team on delivery and installation of other products and services for new facility openings
  • Coordinates with technology and AV teams on delivery and installation of other products and services at new openings. Create daily task lists/punch lists for property management team that is on boarding the new facility
  • Communicates daily concerns with Project Manager and General Contractor
  • Completes punch list for General Contractor and provide daily/weekly updates to leadership
  • Works with PM, development team, and ownership to deliver final product that meets or exceeds standards and financial goals
  • Assists in developing and implementing corporate procedures and systems to improve SFM project management delivery experience
  • Develops good working relationships with suppliers, dealers, and manufacturers
  • Other projects as assigned



  • College degree preferred but not required
  • 5 years construction management experience and/or FFE procurement experience
  • Proven experience in proactively managing contractors and architects
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience working with and/or implementing project management software
  • Detail oriented, organized with the ability to multi-task and work under pressure
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Ability to analyze and problem solve
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Maintain professional appearance and attitude in all settings
  • Experience in client interface and relationship management



  • Willing to travel up to 40% of the time.



  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds waist high.
  • Will be required to sit for extended periods of time operating a computer.
  • Office environment has intermittent noise, normal in nature.
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