November 9, 2016

Project Manager, posted 11/8/2016

Project Manager Job Description

Project Manager Job Purpose: Accomplishes project objectives by planning and evaluating project activities. Leads a team to design, plan, contract and construct new and remodel food service projects. Works to implement efficient practices that span a project from design to completion.

Reports to: Owner

Project Manager Job Duties:

• Be accountable for project results along with salesperson; participate in the formation of the final bid and any adjustments

• Upon bid acceptance, take responsibility for managing the project from initiation to closure, communicating regularly with salesperson

• Prepare and manage project charter outlining scope, goals, detailed deliverables, resources, budget and timing

• Provide a project schedule to identify when each task will be performed and by whom

• Complete work breakdown structure to estimate effort required for each task

• Determine if external consultants or contractors will be required on the team to complete the project plan. If required, recruit and manage consultants and outside resources

• Clearly communicate expectations to the customer, internal and external stakeholders on the project

• Work with customer, manufacturer, warehouse, designer, installer and all stakeholders to complete project objectives

• Act as a mediator between customer stakeholders and all internal and external team members supporting the project

• Work as liaison between the architect, customer owner/lead, designers and construction team to facilitate communication, decision-making and problem solving

• Proactively anticipate issues and take initiative to prevent delays and problems; resolve issues promptly

• Effectively manage project scope by ensuring any changes to scope are documented and approved with project change request forms

• Track and report on project milestones and provide status reports to customer and team members

• Lead, coach and motivate project team members—internal and external—on a proactive basis

• Complete a post-evaluation of each project to determine how well results were achieved. Include the customer and all team members, including salesperson, to determine improvements; share learning with other project managers; implementing change for next project..

Job Requirements & Skills:

 Familiarity with project management in a construction setting

 Experience working in a team-oriented environment

 Rapidly adapt and respond to changes in environment and priorities

 Excellent communication, leadership, problem solving and analytical skills

 Ability to elicit cooperation from internal resources throughout the company as well as outside contractors

Contact info:

Pam Hines – HR Director
Smith & Greene Co.