Project Manager

Northwest Landscape Services - Redmond, WA (30+ days ago)


Monarch Landscape Companies, the fastest growing West Coast commercial landscape company is offering an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to advance their career. We are looking for qualified, driven individuals that at times can work autonomously.

Project Manager
Manage client interaction and expectations surrounding long term planning and high-level value-added services.

Primary Responsibilities
Responsible for client retention, annual increases, and enhancement penetration.
Serve as point-of-contact for high level site and project issues to expeditiously and proactively identify, address, and resolve client needs
Act as liaison between operations and client, ensuring clarity in communication and expectations
Conduct walk-throughs with client and other company representatives as appropriate
Evaluate accounts and develop an effective and on-going landscape asset management plan
Build a strong knowledge base of each client’s business, organization, and objectives
Collaborate with Area Managers to maintain a holistic understanding of client sites
Stay up-to-date on day-to-day site operations and issues to identify trends in need of comprehensive solutions
Create, manage, and control scope of work, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget
Manage all project communication between internal and external clients
Analyze and understand job cost reports and budget variances related to contract projects
Prepare monthly forecast of labor and materials, and accurate job costing of work orders
Meet or exceed annual sales goals
Gather, calculate and compile take off data for use in bid estimates
Accurately prepare bids and landscape designs & renderings, by utilizing field collected data and computer programs, to present to client
Visit jobs in progress to relate actual estimate; review questions or problems that may arise
Add and update project information in CRM software daily
Utilize CRM reports to keep estimate priorities and workload organized
Manage billing process, including communicating change orders, lien releases, progress billing, etc.
Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with vendors and subcontractors, insuring accountability and quality for price
Ensure safety on every project by enforcing safety training and meetings,as well as consistently monitor job sites for potential safety hazards
Constantly promote and encourage adherence to company policies and best practices

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture,Construction/Project Management, or related field; or at least 5 years related work experience
Extensive knowledge of regional plant life

Field Experience

Minimum 3 years of verifiable field experience with project estimating or design-build work
Strong estimation background, with working knowledge of construction/installation & irrigation
Familiar with commercial landscape equipment and their functions
Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Strong customer service skills, with internal and external clients
Effective oral and written communication•Advanced knowledge of scheduling, budgeting, document management,and cost forecasting
Ability to read and interpret constructions plans/drawings
Experience working the commercial property managers, vendors,consultants and architects a plus
Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and perform well under deadlines
Organizational skills
Flexibility
Advanced presentation skills
Intermediate to advanced understanding of SalesForce, Microsoft OfficeSuite, and Project Management Software
Intermediate to advanced experience using design software, including
Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, and ProLandscape