Full Job Description
Facility Optimization Solutions of CannonDesign has an exciting opportunity for a Program Manager to join growing practice in support of a key client in Chicago, IL. If your skills and experience are a match for the position described below, we'd love to hear from you!
ABOUT OUR FIRM
Facility Optimization Solutions LLC., a wholly owned subsidiary of CannonDesign (a.k.a. FOS of CannonDesign) is ranked the number one provider for Facility Management Services by an A/E firm. They serve ongoing client needs of capital planning, strategic planning and infrastructure investment solutions, providing the primary services of facility condition assessments, ADA compliance, risk assessments, preventative maintenance planning, asset tagging, and job order contracting (JOC) software and program management. Project scopes range from providing solutions for a single existing facility to hundreds of existing facilities across the country.
ABOUT THE ROLE
The ideal candidate will lead a hands-on training program to ensure all staff members are trained and assist in the interpretation of our project cost database, resolve related issues and manage revisions. You will facilitate program meetings and seminars while developing our project cost database for senior management and oversee the performance of the program.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Execute a hands-on training program including a comprehensive training/reference manual with sample work orders, flow charts, and forms.
Conduct all required training courses to ensure staff is trained on our proprietary web hosted software, project cost database and technical specifications.
Aid in the interpretation of our project cost database, resolve project cost database issues, and manage revisions to our project cost database.
Facilitate program meetings and information seminars
Prepare and conduct orientation briefings for client departments and other interested parties.
Attend Contracting Entity meetings and conferences.
Coordinate the job order contracting (JOC) program with various departments including local, state, and federal agencies.
Organize and manage conferences to communicate general operating and organizational concepts.
Monitor and manage the performance of the program including identifying and consulting on major program issues, conduct annual on-site reviews of the program, prepare program evaluations, conduct periodic reviews of the concepts, performance and effectiveness of the program.
Develop documentation and statistics regarding elements of the concept execution for senior management review and evaluation.
ABOUT YOUR QUALIFICATIONS
5+ years of construction procurement, construction management, or general contracting related experience involving supervision of Tenant Improvement /Renovation projects.
Prior experience working in a client facing Superintendent or Project Manager role, a plus.
High School Diploma required; an Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, or a related field preferred.
Job Order Contracting experience and comprehensive understanding of various public procurement and project delivery methods is preferred, but not required.
Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Self-motivated and ability to work well independently in a fast-paced environment.
Knowledge of the A/E/C industry is a definite PLUS!
ABOUT WORKING HERE
We are a highly collaborative and interdisciplinary group of building specialists and experts.
All of work is team-based solutions group. Generally, teams focus on one project at a time from start to completion.
We are open to new ideas and foster an open culture of communication to develop new solutions.
We encourage growth within the practice and offer multiple paths for advancement.
We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about.
We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us.
We advocate for equity, diversity and inclusion efforts.
We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you.
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As a condition of employment, all employees are expected to complete mandatory training, including compliance training, within required time frames and adhere to our internal policies and our Code of Conduct.
Facility Optimization Solutions LLC. and CannonDesign recognize the value of diversity in our workforce. We are committed to equal opportunity. We consider all qualified employment applicants without regard to race, religion, color, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, partnership status, protected veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law. Individuals who hold legal work authorization applicable to employment at CannonDesign in the United States will be considered without regard to citizenship/alienage.