Jennifer

Perrault

Sr. Project Manager

AG15-Dowling-Huoy-Jen-7524-uncropped

  • Experienced Facilities and Administrative professional. Strong strategic-planning and vendor negotiation skills.
  • Accomplished background in all levels of project management from planning and budgeting, to establishing vendor relations and identifying and resolving processing issues.
  • Experience in Management and Customer Service.
  • Known for having a strong attention to detail and successfully managing multiple projects to meet deadlines

Experience

Dowling Houy LLC., 2015 to Present

Project & Relocation Manager

  • Provide project leadership for commercial, design, construction, and expansion and renovation projects ensuring all projects are completed on time and within budget. Organize and chair project team meetings, report the project status to the client and maintain detailed project documentation.
  • Direct multifunctional teams including service providers, technical support and furniture installers through the life of the project.
  • Space planning for corporate office space. Program space allocations for various projects and requests including multiple building and phased building restack relocations of more than 900 employees.
  • Review, approve and coordinate internal and inter-office moves of equipment, furniture and contents for all corporate staff.
  • Manage corporate furniture requests, including vendor coordination and project schedules.
  • Meet diverse project deliverables and budgets, ranging from research laboratories, bio-techs, and financial firms, varying in size from 2,000 to 200,000 square feet of relocation space. Manage multiple projects for variousclientsincludingcreationofbudgetsandschedules andmanagingcommunicationforbothlargeand small assignments.
  • ManageonboardingprocessforSpaceResponsibleforupdatingcrossfunctionalteamsandSenior Management with occupancyreporting.

INVENTIV HEALTH, Burlington, MA, 2013-2015

Global Real Estate & Facilities Associate

Oversaw facilities staff and services,aswellasallcontractorsforfacilitiesrenovationandconstructionprojects.Managed vendors, supervisedbuildingmaintenance,vendor agreementsandcontractorsacrossmultiplepropertiesandassets.Transactionmanagementforofficeleases including; lease terms, presentation of lease terms to business stake holders, working closely with Senior Real Estate Manager to ensure critical dates are met. Collaborated with finance, legal, and project / property management teams to support office relocations,expansionsandclosings.WorkedcloselywithOfficeManagers,PropertyandProjectManagerson specificissues,includingbutnotlimitedtolandlord/tenantdisputes,propertydevelopment/renovations,and lease surrender obligations. Managed Global Real Estate portfolio master list tracking capacity, headcount and leaseterms.

  • Negotiated new Facilities Management contract resulting in annual savings of $250K.
  • Developed and managed SharePoint site for Real Estate & Facilities, implemented space planning and move management software resulting in more accurate rent allocation and improved space utilization.
  • Opened employee food market in HQ serving over 600 employees. Eliminated subsidy of $30K annually, improved food choices for employees, implemented healthy options loyalty program.
  • Developed corporate standard for security equipment installations.

RANDSTAD PROFESSIONALS, Woburn, MA, 2009-2013

Senior Manager Facilities & Real Estate Administration

Oversaw facilities staff and services for the mailroom, copy room, reception, and break room. Selected, procured and facilitated the installation of office furniture. Provided transaction support on office leases. Maintained Real Estate database with lease terms, capacity and space plans. Managed office renovations and relocations, including traveling to job site to supervise vendors. Reviewed and approved all office supply purchases. Directed administrative staff on inventory management.

Developed & Implemented: occupancy, furniture and move plans to relocate 300 plus employees into new 80,000 square foot corporate headquarters; bulk mail program, reducing out bound postage costs by 44%; newpolicyandprocedureresultingin40%improvedresponsetimefromITSupportteam;newofficesupply purchasing policy resulting in improved expenditure tracking and decreased cost of 20%annually.

Negotiated: national contract resulting in annual savings of 40% on office supplies, moved field offices to national water and coffee program improving service and lowering costs by 23% annually; discovered a contract clause on a data service plan saving the company $110,000, lowered telecommunications equipment expenditure costs 9% by negotiating sale of usedequipment.

EDUCATION

Coursework towards BA in Science, Business Management Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI

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