Project Manager

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Looking for qualified candidates Full Time / Staging Concepts Location - Minneapolis, MN

The Project Manager is responsible for successfully managing projects in accordance with established budget, quality and schedule goals. The Project Manager serves as the principal decision maker and must coordinate between all stakeholders on the project, both internally and externally.

Project Managers must have a thorough understanding of both the manufacturing and construction processes and the ability to work on a multiple tasks concurrently. Project Managers must possess well-developed interpersonal skills, as the ability to deal with a wide variety of personalities in multiple roles is critical. A thorough understanding of General Business practice, Building Codes, Engineering Principles is equally as important.

Primary Responsibilities

Project Planning

  • Develop and maintain project plan based primarily on scope, schedules and budgets.
  • Coordinates a cross-discipline team of designers, engineers, procurement managers, fabricators and installers to collaborate on the execution of work which meets the customer’s requirements.
  • Coordinate with project team to determine potential value engineering opportunities for the project.
  • Provide strategic direction to the team to mitigate risk and maximize potential profit.
  • Generate detailed bid packages for vendors and award subcontracts to qualified vendors based on selected project requirements.

Project Execution

  • Monitor progress (budget v. production) against established milestones maintaining schedule and performance standards of all parties.
  • Manage internal and external project communication to keep stakeholders engaged and informed throughout the life of the project.
  • Develop project logs containing all relevant conversation and documentation throughout execution of project.

Project Evaluation

  • Generate, publish and present detailed project costing and forecasting reports based on compiled data from the company’s ERP system.
  • Complete all specified closeout requirements to ensure prompt release of final payment.

General

  • Compose change orders requests based on project costs and Contract documents.
  • Produce estimates for Sales and Estimating staff to establish costs for project proposals.
  • Maintain and grow existing customer relationships with an emphasis on developing Staging Concepts future business opportunities with General Contractors and architects.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or closely related degree
  • 3+ years of experience working in commercial construction or technical theater
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office, Word and Excel
  • Able to develop risk analysis to identify and mitigate project financial and schedule risks
  • Proven ability to meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Advanced time management, scheduling, estimating and financial analytical skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25% within North America

Preferred Qualifications

  • PMP certification