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Construction and Design Project Manager

Requisition ID: 2019-9327

Category: Marketing


Elmhurst, IL


Job Summary:

The condition, maintenance and continuous improvement of our collision repair facilities provides the foundation for our customer and team member experience. The Construction & Design Project Manager oversees all project management activities related to updating and re-branding over 600+ Boyd Group Collision Repair Facilities throughout the United States and Canada. This position is responsible for the ongoing development and implementation of a consistent brand look and feel for Boyd brands throughout all of our locations.


Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Cross Functional Team Management
    • Partner with leaders from all levels of the organization, as well as external vendors, to plan and complete facility related projects
    • Support corporate activities for successfully executing acquisitions, remodels, new store openings or store closings
    • Liaison with shop operations for design, development and construction projects 
  • Project Management
    • Oversee development of project design with feedback from cross functional departments, construction partner and outside vendors 
    • Lead effective team meetings on a weekly basis to monitor project lists, issues and timelines
    • Lead, organize and coordinate the day-to-day details for projects to update new sites, acquisitions and existing facilities
    • Reviews plans, construction bid documents and specifications for major and minor capital improvement projects and for alteration and renovation projects. 
    • Work with individual shops to minimize disruption to everyday business during projects
  • Vendor Management
    • Main point of contact for multiple vendors including furniture, flooring, signage, etc.
    • Procure services of contractors and various service providers 
    • Purchase furniture, equipment and various supplies (weighing of different options, price comparisons) 
  • Branding, Signage & Facility Standards
    • Develop construction documents for contractors/vendors
    • Evaluate, update and implement Facility Brand Standards on an ongoing basis 
    • Inspect drawings, documents, and construction activities to ensure compliance with specifications and standards. 
    • Implement and monitor compliance of shop maintenance related policies and procedures
  • Budgeting & Financial Responsibilities
    • Plan budgets, control expenses and forecast project costs 
    • Review, validate and approve invoices, construction pay applications, amendments or change order proposals 
    • Assist with budgetary requests, analysis and reporting as needed (i.e. monthly and quarterly) 
    • Develop and maintain master project budgets and timelines as required for each project and project phase 
  • Reporting & Tracking
    • Submit weekly project status updates to management team
    • Lead strategic planning process and guidelines for updating existing facilities 
    • Manage projects to be completed in a timely manner and within established budget guidelines
    • Recommend continuous procedure improvement practices 
  • Marketing Team Member
    • Support our culture to ‘WOW every customer and be the best’ among peers, through collaborating with team members, and suppliers 
    • Participate in Marketing Team meetings and contribute to annual planning process


Position Requirements (Education, Qualifications, Experience):

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferably in Construction/Facility Management, Engineering or relevant field)
  • 7-10+ years similar experience
  • Exhibit project management experience that exhibits the ability to track, drive and report on the status of multiple projects 
  • Ability to work in both corporate and off-site environments
  • Demonstrate proficiency in developing and implementing facility plans
  • Experience creating and managing budgets, particularly capital budgets 
  • Ability to handle sensitive documents and information with discretion and diplomacy 
  • Examples of analyzing and executing financial trade-offs which may or may not involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity
  • History of working collaboratively and communicate successfully with all levels of internal and external contacts
  • Effectively plan and organize projects impacting the work of others
  • High attention to detail with the capability to manage multiple ongoing activities
  • Willing to travel at up to 30% of time
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and Powerpoint; Google suite (gmail, google drive, etc)a plus

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