Commercial Project Manager Job at Confidential, Chicago, IL

  • Confidential
  • Chicago, IL

Job Description

Responsibilities The project manager is the individual responsible for managing a project and has ultimate responsibility for the performance of the project. The project manager plans, directs, coordinates or budgets, usually through an estimator and foremen, activities concerned with the construction. The project manager is responsible to plan construction projects and oversee their progress along the way in a timely and cost-effective manner. In this position, you will be responsible to : Champion safety on your projects and be a safety leader Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation. Review the project in-depth to understand scope, schedule, costs and deliverables Review the project plans and specifications, scheduling, possible cost savings measures and potential construction problems Create a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities Create, monitor and update project schedules and milestones to meet Customer and contractual requirements Set up files to ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured Properly document project activities Act as primary liaison with Client and other contacts to facilitate project activities Oversee and direct construction projects from start to completion Be responsible for monitoring the progress of construction projects, ensuring productivity and that it complies with safety, quality and contractual requirements Coordinate and direct construction work and subcontractors Meet contractual conditions of performance Review the work progress on a regular basis Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones Negotiate terms of agreements, draft contracts and obtain permits and licenses, if necessary Negotiate contracts with contractors, vendors, and any other necessary person(s) Facilitate team and customer meetings; resolve and /or escalate issues in a timely fashion Be responsible for the financial planning, budgeting, managing, tracking and success of a project. Review and approve all purchases and subcontractor pay applications ; Track and report costs and expenses; Ensure timely and accurate invoicing and monitor receivables for project; Analyze project revenue and profitability Analyze, manage and mitigate risks Manage and administer all aspects of the project during and throughout the construction phase including contractual, planning and budget management. Provide strong leadership and guidance to field and site superintendents Develop and maintain positive working relationship with the Customer, the project team and others to ensure overall customer satisfaction and project success Coordinate and obtain necessary licenses, permits, etc. required for construction Review design documents for constructability, conflicts and completeness Manage Submittal and Request for Information (RFI) process, log and track Lead and manage various project teams including superintendents, project coordinators, project engineers, subcontractors and others to ensure all work is completed without accident or incident, on time, with quality, within budget and in accordance with contractual agreements Manage and monitor project scope to ensure that all the work required, and only the work required, is completed successfully Prepare and submit regular progress reports and cost reports, such as weekly Open Issues report to Customer and Work In Progress Report to supervisor Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards Monitor cash flow projections and report actual cash flow and variance to senior management on a regular basis (monthly/bimonthly) Open jobs and create change orders; revise job costs in accounting system with approved changes Competencies The Project Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following: Behave Ethically: Understand ethical behavior and business practices, and ensure that own behavior and the behavior of others is consistent with these standards and aligns with the values of the organization. Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques. Creativity/Innovation: Develop new and unique ways to improve operations of the organization and to create new opportunities. Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness. Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the project and the organization. Possess the ability to plan and see the “big picture” and act to achieve it Make Decisions: Assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the project and the organization. Organize: Set priorities, develop a work schedule, monitor progress towards goals, and track details/data/information/activities. Plan: Determine strategies to move the project forward, set goals, create and implement action plans, and evaluate the process and results. Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem. Competency in conflict and crisis management: Ability to work effectively despite pressure encountered during work process Requirements Knowledge of project management Supervisory responsibility and human resources management skills Experience in construction management: Knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods, construction details and relevant rules, regulations, safety and quality standards BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field Key Attributes Proficiency in the use of computers and especially with Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); Must be able to multi-task; prioritize; and work with minimal supervision, have strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills to ensure all established deadlines are achieved Familiarity with construction management software packages such as Primavera, Accubid and Blue Beam Ability to read & interpret construction drawings #J-18808-Ljbffr

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