Project Manager


Education & Qualifications

  • Construction and/or FF&E Experience. Minimum 5 years
  • Ideally professionally qualified in one of the following: project management, procurement management, construction management.

Key Experience & Knowledge

Essential

  • Project Management-hospitality and commercial experience. Minimum 5 years.
  • Experience with General Contractors and Vendor Management.
  • Experience in Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment (FF&E) industry.
  • Financial management - budgeting, cost tracking, invoice review.
  • Understanding of furnishings industry.
  • Understanding of Contract and Job scope
  • Enforcement of vendor contractual obligations.
  • Ability to control costs
  • MS Office Suite and Windows
  • Management of hiring/firing decision on jobsite
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Ability to design Guestroom Matrixes
  • Administrative - Ability to track and report item status from design development through procurement, shipping, delivery and installation.
  • Quality control-review of specifications, mock-ups and prototypes. Punch listing.
  • Project close-out-inventory reconciliation and financial close-out.

Desirable

  • Creativity and flexibility in responding and working with Project Team, General Contractors and Clients.
  • Ability to develop alternatives that are cost effective.
  • Ability to ensure high quality results that meet and balance the needs of the Client and the Project.
  • Understanding of the furnishings procurement/installation process and ability to make sound cost/schedule trade-offs.
  • Effectiveness of coordination with Project management teams, Construction manager and other outside consultants.
  • Analytical ability as evidenced among other things by the preparation of budgets, contracts with vendors and general problem solving.
  • Ability to earn Project Team’s and clients’ confidence and respect.
  • Responsiveness to preparing internal reports and client presentations.
  • Team spirit and willingness to get involved to assist other project teams within the department.
  • Presence in meetings and overall quality of verbal communication.

Key Behavioral Competencies

The following attitudes and behaviors are essential:

  • Analytical Thinking – Solutions orientated thinking, including analyzing causes, linkages and effects, and which encompasses a whole project or commission
  • Judgment and Integrity – Determining the right course of action, often at project or commission level, with some degree of decision making latitude
  • Passion, Drive and Decisiveness – Passionate about own success and the success of Focused Logistics, Inc in equal measure combined with a decisive approach which maintains focus even in difficult circumstances in order to achieve standards of excellence
  • Working Together – Building strong two-way relationships and taking a team leadership role of potentially large, multi-disciplinary, cross-boundary teams
  • Customer Focus – Building a strong relationship with the client and gaining an excellent understanding of its business so as to enable the project or commission to contribute towards the client achieving its organizational objectives
  • Delivering High Performance – Delivering, either through self or others, all of the elements that make up a project or commission, on time and to a high standard
  • Communicating and Influencing – Communicating in a highly confident manner, both internally and externally, often on a 1 to many basis
  • Team Building – Ability to focus diverse personalities on the project goals


If you are interested in applying for this position, please contact us.