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Director of Project Management

Company: South Water Signs LLC
Location: Elmhurst
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

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An International Brand Implementation Company that specializes in turnkey projects headquartered in Elmhurst, IL is seeking a Director of Project Management to oversee and manage projects from concept initiation through design, planning, manufacturing, and construction completion in the field. This is an outstanding and challenging opportunity with a growing company that services Fortune 500 clients and facilities nationwide. Our company specializes in providing the highest quality project management services to its clients for large-scale, custom signage projects across all industries, E.g. banking, retail, health, air travel, entertainment, hospitality, etc. Our culture is one that emphasizes the importance of meeting customer expectations through effective communication, adaptability, and innovation. Utilizing the principles and methods prescribed by the Project Management Institute (PMI), a Director at our company must possess strength in their communication, organization, and leadership skills.


Experience: - BA/BS degree or equivalent experience (8 yrs. +); - Project Management experience in one or more of the following industries: o Signage o Construction o Manufacturing o Architecture/Design We are looking for a good fit with a high-performing team of project managers.

Required Skills:

--- Develops and directs project management operations and strategic planning to meet

organizational goals.

--- Provides overall strategic governance for projects by establishing standards, processes and

tools used for effective project delivery.

--- Can assess results for all projects.

--- Responds to escalated project issues that may impede project delivery and coordinates solutions.

--- Monitors and analyzes project metrics to identify weaknesses and to propose operational improvements and cost savings for future projects.

--- Is capable of working with multiple stakeholders within one project (GC, owner, architect, designer, subcontractors, etc.).

--- Sets priorities both within a project and among multiple projects or project tasks.

--- Proficient in performing a large project decomposition - divide and subdivide the project into smaller manageable parts and ability to communicate effectively with the customer.

--- Develops and maintains processes and procedures with newly implemented ERP system.

--- Creates schedules with project managers with multiple correlated tasks, milestones, and hard due dates.

--- Solution-driven decision-making skills, even when faced with uncertainty.

--- Excellent communication skills required - Must be proficient in MS Office Suite.

--- Ability to organize, assemble, and manage aggregate project data; to write reports, business correspondence, and effectively present information to a group of internal and external project stakeholders.

--- Procurement/Contracting Experience.

--- Project scheduling software proficiency (e.g., Job Scope; Smartsheet)

--- Able to read and interpret Blueprints.

--- PMP-certification a plus.

May require up to 10% travel

Our company offers a competitive starting salary and an excellent benefits plan.

Keywords: South Water Signs LLC, Elmhurst , Director of Project Management, Executive , Elmhurst, Illinois

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