Commercial Furnishings Project Manager- NY/ NJ

Major commercial furnishings dealership is seeking an experienced Project Manger to collaborate with Senior Project Management to accomplish the job functions and responsibilities of their role.

The function of this position is to be involved with the oversight to each job from start to finish.  This position is highly interactive and is responsible for onsite delivery and installation management, as well as monitoring and communicating each step of a given project to make sure that we meet and exceed the customer’s expectation of Delivering Perfect.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Review client needs
  • Receive project information
  • Attend kick-off meeting with client team
  • Discuss policies and procedures
  • Attend project meetings, construction meetings and conference calls
  • Establish milestone dates for order entry
  • Develop preliminary delivery and installation schedule and submit to Operations for approval
  • Provide sales team approved schedule for order entry
  • Coordinate field verification for critical demands
  • Review with Sales Team and Design prior to order entry
  • Coordinate chalking of floors
  • Coordinate deliveries with General Contractor, trades workers and building management (i.e. elevators)
  • Review ADR’s and adjust accordingly
  • Request and assemble installation documents and provide installation books
  • Spot check order and counts
  • Check all incoming deliveries to ensure accuracy of product
  • Coordinate with electrician and data on site
  • Make sure the site is maintained and any excess product is managed appropriately
  • Continually monitor site and the progress of the job
  • Troubleshoot any on site issues
  • Bring back any additional work orders from the field and work with Sales and Operations (installation, new product, O/T, differential, detention of trailers, etc.)
  • Coordinate touch up
  • Coordinate training with manufacturers on proper use of furniture
  • Prepare punch list and submit verification of the resolution on all items
  • Establish and attend furniture walk through
  • PM Completion at end of punch list could possibly coincide with day 2

Qualifications/Competencies:

  • 1-3 years work experience in facility management, design or related office furniture experience
  • Technical/professional training or two-year degrees
  • Proven organizational and follow through skills
  • Microsoft Office knowledge (Outlook/Excel/Word)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work hours as needed to support team and meet customer expectations
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with mathematical disciplines
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, furniture spec plans or other architectural drawings
  • Ability to analyze problem solve and make decisions following company protocols
  • Moderate travel required