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Construction Project Manager

Job Title
Construction Project Manager
Job ID
27681642
Location
Oak Brook,  IL 60181
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Description
Hiffman National is an award-winning USA Top Workplace, and it’s because we seek out and hire bright, fun, and motivated people – perhaps someone just like you! Accountability, Collaboration, Innovation, and Integrity form the cornerstones of our management style, which has rewarded us not only with a decade of top workplace awards but also allowed us to hire and grow team members that support the trajectory of the company. It is because of our people that we are now one of the largest privately-owned commercial real estate services companies in the country. Hiffman now supports over 250 employees and their families in 28 states, delivering best-in-class transaction and property management services to a renowned list of tenants and property owners.

We are currently seeking a Construction Project Manager ready to take the next step in their career and eager to grow as a part of our national expansion. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a willingness to learn, be eager to work as a team player, and be excited to support construction projects in our ever-growing Project Services Portfolio. 

If you are someone who just doesn’t give up easily, has strong analytical abilities, and can perform well under pressure by adapting to provide alternative solutions and outcomes, we would love to hear from you!

What sets us apart.
  • Culture: We believe in getting to know each other. Whether it’s mentorship opportunities, leadership events, outreach programs, or collaborative committees, our goal is to provide an open door for new ideas and development across the organization.
  • Balance: We believe in creating an environment that helps maximize how you work best. From hybrid work schedules and open seating options to flexible start times, our goal is to provide the tools to help you navigate life as it happens.
  • Impact: We believe in making a positive impact through work and community outreach. Whether your interest is charitable, environmental, or celebrational, we aim to show how diverse interests bring us together.

What we offer.
  • Impressive Benefits Package – Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Short/Long Term Disability, Pre-Tax Flexible Spending FSA and DFSA, Employee Assistance Program, Wellness Program, Market Place Perks at Work
  • Generous Company Paid Holidays, Paid Time-Off, Company Paid Flex Day, Summer Hours, Flexible Start Times, Hybrid Work Schedules
  • Volunteerism and Community Engagement opportunities with paid time to participate in volunteer activities
  • Career-related Education Reimbursement Program, Professional Development Enrichment

What your day looks like.
  • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy, and closeout.
  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to agreements/contracts, leases, RFPs, project charters, surveys, and drawings.
  • Interfaces directly with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.
  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis; recommends resources to clients.
  • Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.
  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed.
  • Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.
  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget, and schedule.
  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure client approvals, and issue change orders and assess change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality, and risk.
  • Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.
  • 30-40% Travel required.

What sets you apart.
  • Minimum 5-8 years of related experience and/or training
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including but not limited to strong organizational and analytical skills, ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable, and courteous service to customers while effectively presenting information to clients and management.
  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles, including estimation, percentages, discounts, and commissions.
  • Computer proficiency required, including Microsoft Suite
  • Procore and AutoCAD experience preferred

Hiffman National: Client-focused, People-centered.

Hiffman National is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging, in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all employment practices within our organization, including hiring, recruiting, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, leave of absence, compensation, benefits, training, and apprenticeship. Hiffman National makes hiring decisions based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs at the time.
 

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