Construction and Design Manager - FIN001079
Come Join US Cellular- Located right off the blue line in Chicago/ Rosemont, US Cellular offers a dynamic workplace, competitive salaries including bonuses, a very casual atmosphere and lucrative benefits including a 401K AND pension. There's a reason the Chicago Tribune has voted US Cellular as a "Chicago Top Employer" 4 years in a row. Work life balance is paramount here and embracing diversity and inclusion is part of our DNA. Our core values, entrepreneurial spirit and collaborative nature empower our associates to do remarkable things. We invite you to be a part of our nearly 6,000 employees making a difference every day.
Plans, manages, and coordinates the process for new stores, redesigning, relocating, remodeling, and upgrading existing retail stores, kiosks and agent locations. Ensures all systems (information, telephone, security, etc.), permanent fixtures, facilities and exterior building signage are constructed, installed and operational according to U.S. Cellular® company standards. Acts as a regional project and reporting liaison and for leadership and support teams.
Manages the development of store construction designs, design process and for store build projects.
Responsible for project initiation, expense tracking, project budget management.
Project Manager overseeing the prioritization and coordination of store construction and upgrades with the local market facilities managers and sales teams and providing cost estimates for budgeting purposes.
Coordinate with local management and Real Estate department to ensure minimal disruption of retail operations during any fixture upgrades, rollouts programs or relocations.
Provide regular progress reports of all assigned projects.
Work closely with the Marketing, Real Estate and Facilities Planning Departments to ensure all construction and installation of facilities/systems are completed as scheduled and operate as specified.
Manages escalation and resolution procedures for unplanned construction delays and conflicts.
Supports and manages project teams on small to medium scale multi store projects.
Managing capital programs from $100K to $600K.
Provide ongoing support for maintenance and replacement of existing store fixtures, etc.
Bachelor's degree required. (Architecture, Building Construction Technology or Civil Engineering preferred)
2-4 years business experience required, preferably in retail project management and/or retail store design/construction and merchandising.
Strong project management and organizational skills required.
Project management software experience, preferred.
Understanding of commercial building materials and mechanical systems, preferred
Excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
Excellent PC literacy skills with Microsoft Office Products required.
AutoCAD experience, preferred.
25 to 40% travel is anticipated
Job : Finance
Location(s) : Illinois-CHICAGO_IL
U.S. Cellular® is an EEO employer and gives consideration to qualified applicants without regard to race/color/age/religion/sex/sexual orientation/gender identity/national origin/disability/veteran status, pregnancy or genetic information.