Sr. Project Manager, Digital Construction Works

Bentley Systems in Houston, TX

  • Type: Full Time
  • Compensation: $100,310.00 - 152,530.00 / Year*
position filled
Bentley Systems
About Digital Construction Works:

Digital Construction Works Launch Video

Founded in 2019, Digital Construction Works (DCW) provides digital automation, integration, twinning services, and fit-for-purpose solutions to automate and optimize the construction process from planning to design through to operations. DCW is transforming the construction industry from its legacy document-centric paradigm and simplifying and enabling digital automated workflows and processes, technology integration, and digital twinning services for infrastructure. DCW is a Bentley Systems and Topcon Positioning Group joint venture company.


The role of the Senior Project Manager is to plan and manage large and/or high-risk projects to time and within budget from project start through to project close. He/she is responsible for understanding/managing the user expectations, assembling the project team, assigning individual responsibilities, identifying the required resources and developing the schedule to ensure timely completion of the project. The Senior Project Manager ensures adherence to quality standards and internal Digital Construction Works methodologies.

  • Prepare project scope (how the project will be managed, assumptions, dependencies and constraints), execution plans and costing for services components of all proposals including the necessary MS Project plan if asked to participate in proposal phase.
  • Manage all projects achieving baseline man-hour estimate, excluding contingency, plus approved/agreed EAC changes and are on or ahead of baseline schedule (including approved schedule changes)
  • Define the resources needed to effectively execute the project
  • Ensure proper and regular use and maintenance of the Enterprise Project Management & Professional Services Automation tools and data.
  • Agree project success and acceptance criteria with all involved parties
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using change management procedures.
  • Manage stakeholders through effectively communicating project plans, progress, expectations, risks, assumptions and dependencies in a timely and clear fashion throughout the project.
  • Manage assumptions, dependencies and constraints
  • Identify and manage risks through mitigation and contingency planning
  • Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team, and escalate as required.
  • Ensure that revenue forecasts are updated weekly for all active projects for a rolling 3-month period minimum.
  • Review, manage and approve timesheets, travel requests, and expense reports for project team members. This includes the timely submittal of travel requests, time entries and expense reports for project managers.
  • Provide accurate support for all invoicing, checking the invoices are correct before sending to the user; perform accurate revenue recognition (accruals/release from deferral)
  • Conduct project lessons learned and post appropriate items to the knowledge repository.
  • Achieve appropriate customer satisfaction
  • Act as mentor to project managers and project coordinators
NUMBER OF YEARS OF EXPERIENCE REQUIRED: 5-10 years in project management, preferably with a construction industry background

  • University degree, college diploma in a technical field, or relevant industry experience
  • Certifications in project management, such as the PMP certification, required
  • Construction industry experience preferred especially related to digital experience (4D/5D modelling, AWP, etc)
  • Experience with both fixed price and T&M projects
  • Virtual (home office) based
  • Strong familiarity with project management software, such as MS Project
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
  • Relationship Management: Able to develop rapport with others and recognize their concerns and feelings; build and maintain long-term associations based on trust; help others.
  • Ability to be a strong team player and communicate effectively among a diverse work team in multiple locations. Confident in dealing with technical experts, sales colleagues, engineers, senior management and working in the Technology field.
  • Communication: Able to clearly present information through the spoken or written word; read and interpret complex information; talk with customers or clients at all levels of the organization; listens well.
  • Planning, Prioritizing, and Goal Setting: Able to prepare for emerging customer needs; manage multiple projects; determine project urgency in a meaningful and practical way; use goals to guide actions and create detailed action plans; organize and schedule people and tasks.
  • Travel, including international travel, will be required for the project meetings, reviews, etc. The amount of travel expected is between 20% and 50% per month.
Please note recruitment for DCW opportunities is through the Bentley Systems Talent Management Portal.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Digital Construction Works is an equal opportunity employer and considers for employment all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, disability, protected veteran status, religion, national origin, age or any other protected characteristic.

Search Firm Disclosure:

Please be aware Digital Construction Works is not accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms for this employment opportunity. This includes any phone calls or emails. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at Digital Construction Works via-email, the Internet (including social media) or in any form and/or method for this specific position in the absence of a written recruiting agreement executed by both you and/or your firm and Digital Construction Works will be deemed the sole property of Digital Construction Works and no fee will be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Digital Construction Works.

Nearest Major Market: Houston
Job Segment:
Construction, Engineering

Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task

* Estimated salary

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