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Project Manager

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Job Summary:

The Project Manager (PM) is the single point of contact for all aspects of assigned furniture projects, from the inception of the project to final closeout and invoicing. Plans, coordinates, schedules and oversees all elements of a project, ensuring performance quality, customer satisfaction, and on budget projects. PM is also the primary integrator for the various business segments involved in a project. Confer with management, production, or marketing staff to discuss project specifications or procedures. Assess project feasibility by analyzing technology, resource needs, and market demand. The PM is the main gatekeeper of the project and begins the project lifecycle from the “go live” meeting to the “closing” meeting. They need to manage the cost of the project and report on the budgeted project cost vs Actual.  Not just labor.

Job Functions:

Customer/Account Servicing:

  • Conducts sales calls with Sales Representative as needed; participates in developing and delivering team-based presentations for new products and solutions.
  • Provides single point of contact for the customer
  • Directs, reviews and or approves project design changes when necessary

 Project Planning, Coordination, and Management:

  • Manage the cost of the project and report on the budgeted project cost vs Actual.  Not just labor.
  • Meet with key stakeholders after project to do an Opportunity Post Mortem of the Project.  This will include Budget vs Actual analysis; Open Punchlist items, etc
  • Handle all earlier coordination of project including site prep and review, and field
  • Establishes overall project scope and manages dealer/manufacturer team to ensure a coordinated effort.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, or contracts and presents and explains proposals, reports, and findings to the clients
  • Review, recommend or approve contracts or cost estimates.
  • Develop or implement policies, standards, or procedures for engineering and technical work
  • Consult or negotiate with clients to prepare project specifications
  • Develops a work plan, schedule, and logistics based on overall project parameters, project schedule, scope, budget and customer’s goals.
  • Reviews project site plans and product specifications.
  • Assists in establishing fees and developing a quote for product and services.
  • Provides technical consultation to customer and customer’s team.
  • Coordinates with Client and 3rd party firms such as A&D, electrical, cabling, building management, etc.

Project Administration:

  • Maintains detailed project documentation, including key project decisions, customer project requests, and revisions.
  • Creates and provides timely formal written communications throughout the project to customer, dealer and project team.
  • Manages accurate and detailed record keeping including order detail, sign-offs schedules, communications, etc.

Project Implementation:

  • Assists in the preparation of the furniture and services quote, the development of the proposal and the presentation to the client.
  • Reviews technical services’ plan and specifications for accuracy, completeness and correct product application.
  • Manages the change order process.

Order management:

  • Follows through on all aspects of order entry in accordance with established company procedures, including updates on order management and the addition of small or singular items.
  • Tracks order to completion; maintains accurate and standardized order records.
  • Interfaces with manufacturers to establish shipping schedules and special instructions.
  • Reviews ship dates to ensure project timelines are met.

Installation /implementation:

  • Surveys site to determine site readiness.
  • Meets with Lead Foreman to ensure accurate handoff.
  • Be on site as crews begin implementation; stays in touch to ensure timelines are being met and the plan is being executed.

Closeout:

  • Walks project and develops punch list; is responsible for punch list resolution.
  • Management of moderate to large scale projects with an emphasis on cost-effectiveness, accuracy and customer satisfaction
  • Experience validating project labor pricing and troubleshooting product installation challenges in the field
  • Possesses strong product knowledge and basic technical knowledge, including applicable building codes, correct product application, custom applications, and product, electrical and cabling.
  • Able to analyze, plan, schedule and implement project installation
  • Able to produce takeoffs, specification, and order ready documentation
  • Has a strong knowledge of all aspects of furniture management, including order preparation and management, installation and furniture project administration.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills including documentation and file management

Qualifications:

  • Management of moderate to large scale projects with an emphasis on cost-effectiveness, accuracy and customer satisfaction
  • Experience validating project labor pricing and troubleshooting product installation challenges in the field
  • Possesses strong product knowledge and basic technical knowledge, including applicable building codes, correct product application, custom applications, and product, electrical and cabling.
  • Able to analyze, plan, schedule and implement project installation
  • Able to produce takeoffs, specification, and order ready documentation
  • Has a strong knowledge of all aspects of furniture management, including order preparation and management, installation and furniture project administration.
  • Possesses strong organizational skills including documentation and file management.

Education & Experience:

  • A. /B.S. degree in Design or Engineer preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years of project management or design experience within a furniture dealership environment

About Our Company:

Corporate Interiors is a customer-focused organization specializing in workplace environments. From our foundation in 1985, our shape, progression, and prosperity have been formed by listening to the marketplace and understanding the strategic direction of the clients we serve.

 

Corporate Interiors is widely recognized as the largest re-manufacturer of office furniture in the Philadelphia Region.  The Company partners with clients to provide inspirational workplace environments.  This encompasses an extensive collection of workspace furniture solutions; architectural solutions; custom millwork; flooring; audiovisual integrations; comprehensive in-house design and project management capabilities; and manufacturer of eco-friendly new furniture.

 

CI is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. CI does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

Interested candidates should forward their resume to hr@corporate-interiors.com for consideration. Please clearly identify the position for which you are applying in the subject line of the email. Please include your salary requirements.

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