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We're seeking a Senior Capital Program Manager to be responsible for the planning, management and implementation of a portfolio of KS' redevelopment and/or major repairs/capital improvement projects (MRCIP) each year, including the development of portfolio strategies to leverage resources and create economies of scale, as well as individual project management plans/strategies, budgets, scopes of work, business cases, schedules and spending projections.

We are looking for someone with 10 years of experience as a Construction Project Manager, Engineer, Architect, or Designer within the institutional, commercial or office, high-rise space. Other desired experience includes cradle-to-grave experience from planning and budgeting to permitting and construction; a strong understanding of project financials and scheduling; and a good understanding of the local construction industry and how things are done within the Hawaiʻi market.

The following qualifications are required:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Planning, Construction Management or closely related field.
  • Current and Valid Driver's License.
  • Familiarity with trends, supply/demand, and issues affecting construction and the real estate market.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Bluebeam/Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office Suite, including MS Project and MS Power BI.
  • Experience in building construction and strong demonstrated experience with commercial tenant improvement construction projects.
  • Directly related experience in the regulatory approval processes, capital improvements, major repairs and development, including aspects of planning, design, project and construction management. The ability to understand building and infrastructure systems, estimate construction costs, project sequencing and timing is essential.

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Kamehameha Schools is a private educational trust founded in 1884 by Ke Ali‘i Bernice Pauahi Bishop. As the last royal descendant of the Kamehameha line, she dedicated her assets to improving the conditions of Native Hawaiians. Pauahi’s vision of ho‘ōla lāhui — revitalizing a people — drives us to help shape a thriving and vibrant future for Native Hawaiians.

As an educational institution, students are at the center of all we do. Kamehameha Schools offers a dynamic, innovative, and collaborative work environment for individuals who embrace culture and diversity, are growth minded, and understand that pilina — relationship building — both internal and external are critical to our success. We are deeply committed to strengthening Hawaiian identity throughout our organization and finding the right people for the right roles, who bring talent and passion to our mission.

With the support of over 2,500 regular and temporary staff, Kamehameha Schools believes in enabling our students to grow into culturally engaged local and global servant leaders of their communities.

Kamehameha Schools’ current workforce is comprised of full- and part-time, on-call, and seasonal employees who work in various positions at locations across Hawai‘i pae ‘āina (group of islands), including three K-12 campuses, 30 preschools, and other regional and support offices. Download our brochure to learn more about the type of positions offered and how to apply.

Kamehameha Schools’ greatest priority is to provide a safe learning and working environment for our haumāna and staff. In order to create a strong culture of safety, we expect all employees, with steadfast determination, to exemplify KS’ core values of:

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.

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