Project Manager

US-CA-San Francisco
Job ID
2018-1361
Category
Sales
Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

Project Manager

 

Overview/Position Summary

Functions as the primary contact for projects by managing moderate to large-scale projects from beginning to completion, with an emphasis on cost effectiveness and customer service.  Works to ensure smooth workflow and completion of project, while interfacing with internal departments, clients, and other professionals.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Act as main point of contact for the customer for all project communications during the project process.
  • Develop work plan, schedules, and logistics, and organize deliveries based on overall project parameters, project schedule and scope, and customer goals.
  • Serve as single point of contact and coordinate with all third party firms (Architecture & Design firms, contractors, cabling vendors, building managers, electricians, and other trades, client’s facility managers, and IT groups, movers, etc).
  • Maintain detailed project documentation of key project decisions and customer/project requests/revisions.
  • Provide timely and formal written communication throughout projects and disseminate all critical information to clients and project teams.
  • As needed, review plans and specifications for accuracy, completeness, and correctness, and correct product application prior to order placement.
  • Plan and supervise product delivery and installation, including performance of work, installation administration, and timeliness of task completion.
  • Conduct final walk through with required parties, develop and resolve open issues/punch list, and complete project close out documentation.
  • Assist in establishing fees and producing professional, accurate quotations that protect the profit margin. Manages project hours to budgeted hours to ensure project profitability.
  • Manage project hours to ensure profitability.

 

Qualifications:

 

Education/Experience

Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university, 2-5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination or education and experience. 

 

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

  • Knowledge of interior construction, interior design, moves and relocations, truck, furniture manufacturing and shipping, building management and current workplace issues.
  • Knowledge of all aspects of contract furniture management, including; account management, project management, order preparation and management, installation, relocations, storage management and contract furniture administration.
  • General understanding of furniture product utilization, including architectural integration with the ability to manage small to medium projects.
  • Very good product and technical knowledge, including applicable building codes, correct product applications, custom applications and pricing, price estimating and solicitation, and electricity and cabling requirements.
  • Ability to read blueprints, conduct field verifications, site measurements and furniture/site surveys.
  • Very good project estimation and budget management skills
  • Must be extremely organized, with good time management skills and the ability to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Must be able to analyze and problem solve, even with significant ambiguity.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint), Microsoft Project and PlanGrid or similar.

 

Physical Requirements

  • Seeing, color perception, hearing/listening, clear speech, hand and finger dexterity, and ability to move distances within and between warehouses/offices, ability to get to project sites.

Working Environment

Regularly works with others face to face, over the phone and through email. Generally, works in an office environment with moderate noise.  Nature of work may require working off hours and significant time spent (50%) out of the office.  Periodically works outside and may work around moving objects, dust and dirt.

 

Job Status - Exempt

 

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