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PROJECT MANAGER



Category

Engineering

Tracking Code

464-310

Job Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Developing detailed scope of work documents and RFP’s for Construction Materials Testing Projects
  • Preparing cost proposals based upon established unit rates and/or soliciting cost proposals from vendors
  • Monitoring execution of safety plan and performance of work performed by internal staff and resources, and external vendors; conducting project safety inspections
  • Monitoring the financial cycle, including bidding and proposals, purchase orders, and review/approval of vendor invoices
  • Monitoring the project budget, project financial tracking and reporting, and project close-out
  • Utilizing software tools and MS office documents for project meetings across multiple departments and business functions
  • Managing the inspection and acceptance work performed by vendors and company resources, including the quality of services, equipment and materials, engineering documents, and other required project deliverables
  • Planning and implementing all project staff, vendors, and resources in accordance with the established project schedule
  • Maintaining current and accurate historical records and plans
  • Performing work in compliance with the contract requirements, scope, and pricing
  • Responsible for reviewing and tracking cost budgets for medium to large scale purchases for various projects
  • Negotiate pricing, terms and conditions of sale and warranties of goods and products with key vendors for process improvement related projects. Research pricing and products, analyze and recommend appropriate purchases
  • Manage meeting schedules, agendas, notifications, minutes and follow-ups for project management teams
  • Administratively maintain the Project Management systems including setting up new users, running customized reports, and monitoring project schedules
  • Assist managers in the preparation of detailed project work plans and schedules using automated project-planning tools
  • Prepare meeting arrangements, agendas, notifications, mailings, and follow-up
  • Develop and lead project teams to successful project implementation
  • Prepare or administer various reports, surveys, data analysis and management presentations including, but not limited to: financial impact analysis, vendor profiles, vendor performance, project plans
  • Escalate problems and issues as they arise; engage appropriate business partners as needed
  • Ensure appropriate record keeping of project changes and compliance related activities
  • Accountable for follow-up checks on corrective actions when issues occur
  • Participate in various special projects as needed
  • Comply with policies, procedures, security requirements and government regulations

Required Skills

  • KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
  • Knowledge of federal and state laws and regulations that govern the construction industry
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with tact, friendliness and patience both verbally and in writing with personnel at all levels throughout the organization
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, including MS Project, and/or ability to learn computerized project management systems
  • Intermediate to advanced spreadsheet capability in Excel
  • Strong organization and administrative skills. Experienced in budgeting and reporting
  • Competent in math, project management, time management skills
  • Ability to analyze issues and develop and deploy solutions
  • Ability to multi-task, adjust to shifting priorities, demands and timelines
  • Willingness to take the initiative, suggest improvements and solutions to problems or issues
  • Able to work for the needs of the entire organization in a team-orientated environment
  • Demonstrated ability to evaluate, negotiate, and implement strategic business projects
  • Ability to effectively operate within diverse and cross functional groups
  • Ability to form and maintain professional business relationships with all team partners

Required Experience

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2-5 years of project management experience that includes vendor management preferably in a role related to construction activities with facilities/infrastructure projects or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job
  • Experience developing strategy, negotiating project schedules and structuring agreements required
  • Possess a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail

 

LICENSURES, CERTIFICATIONS, AND REGISTRATIONS

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification or training is a plus, or equivalent project management training
  • Valid Georgia Driver’s License and maintain a Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) that meets company policy standards

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Requires the ability to exert light physical effort including, but not limited to, lifting, carrying, pushing and/or pulling, etc. of objects and materials of light weight (generally 25 pounds and less)
  • May involve extended periods of time in seated position up to 75% of the workday at a keyboard or workstation
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of job related machines and/or Office Equipment
  • Ability to stand at least 25% of workday

 

CORE COMPENTENCIES:

  • ADAPTABILITY/FLEXIBILITY: Adapts to change, is open to new ideas, takes on new responsibilities, handles pressure, adjusts plans to meet changing needs.
  • COMMUNICATION: Communicates well both verbally and in writing, creates accurate and punctual reports, delivers presentations, shares information and ideas with others, has good listening skills.
  • CREATIVITY/INNOVATION: Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, takes risks, supports change, encourages innovation, solves problems creatively.
  • CUSTOMER FOCUS: Builds customer confidence by handling questions, complaints, and service problems politely and efficiently, is committed to increasing customer satisfaction, sets achievable customer expectations, assumes responsibility for solving customer problems, ensures commitments to customers are met, solicits opinions and ideas from customers, responds to internal & external customers in a timely fashion, understands company products and services, maintains pleasant and professional image.
  • PLANNING: Develops realistic plans, sets goals, aligns plans with company goals, plans for and manages resources, creates contingency plans, coordinates/cooperates with others.
  • PROBLEM SOLVING/ANALYSIS: Breaks down problems into smaller components, understands underlying issues, can simplify and process complex issues, understands the difference between critical details and unimportant facts.
  • QUALITY: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, is committed to excellence, looks for improvements continuously, monitors quality levels, finds root cause of quality problems, owns/acts on quality problems.
  • TEAMWORK: Meets all team deadlines and responsibilities, listens to others and values opinions, helps team leader to meet goals, welcomes newcomers and promotes a team atmosphere.
  • INITIATIVE: Tackles problems and takes independent action, seeks out new responsibilities, acts on opportunities, generates new ideas, practices self-development.
  • INTEGRITY/ETHICS: Deals with others in a straightforward and honest manner, is accountable for actions, maintains confidentiality, supports company values, conveys good news and bad.

CORPORATE ENVIRONMENTAL RISK MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. is a Certified Drug-Free Workplace and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer that does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, and/or disability. C.E.R.M. will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the U.S. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background, credit check, and drug screen.

 

Job Location

1990 Lakeside Parkway - Suite 300, Tucker, Georgia

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

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