Christy Webber Landscapes

Chicago, IL

Project Manager

$70,000-$142,500 / YEAR

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, other duties may be assigned.

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  • Plan, schedule, and implement the tasks of multiple field crews for landscape construction projects. These activities must result in compliance with contract specifications, budgets, and client expectations.
  • Conduct pre-construction meetings with property owner, operations manager, field staff and subcontractors.
  • Understand the client and design expectations and inform Field Supervisors about the project requirements as well as oversee field operations in conjunction with Field Supervisor.
  • Effectively communicate progress on landscape projects to company management, sales, design, and field staff.
  • Keep staff apprised of invoicing schedule for landscape projects and manage billing to reflect actual job progress and monitor collections.
  • Ensure that all extras are documented, approved by project owner, and billed accordingly.
  • Analyze designs and complete take-offs for estimating purposes.
  • Coordinate and track subcontractor work. Effectively and expeditiously process change orders.
  • Create and maintain job files
  • Coordinate scheduling of materials and labor.
  • Comply with all company policies/procedures and safety requirements.
  • Build a customer base with new and existing clients, identifying prospective customers and serving as the initial contact to determine viability and desirability of a targeted account.
  • Present proposals to customers and negotiate customer contract in conjunction with operations staff.
  • Actively educate and sell other company services to customers and build relationships that will foster referrals.
  • Participate in property walk-through, noting needs and communicating relevant services and prices. Prepare estimates, proposals, and presentations.
  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies aimed at attracting projects that the Company likes to do. Assist in writing and editing communication pieces.
  • Foster strong relationships with new and existing clients, responding to client concerns timely.
  • Maintain or improve relationships with contractors, landscape architects and other prominent figures.
  • Serve as the customer liaison and advocate between managers and field team members.
  • Conduct final walkthrough with client to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Follow up with clients after job is completed. Monitor call backs and warranty work.
  • Always present a professional attitude and appearance.

·         Develop and capture new business.

·         Adheres to Christy Webber Landscapes customer service standards to ensure excellent customer service and maximize overall client satisfaction.

Job Requirements
  • Manage project resources across multiple projects or project phases
  • Present project information to project team
  • Communicate project status to project team
  • Resolve project issues and manage project risks
  • Manage project budget and project resource allocation
  • Manage project timelines using accepted project management methodology
  • Serve as project lead on projects with multiple project management staff
  • Meet project objectives while managing project hours
  • Validating project budget against estimated project costs
  • Manage project artifacts for the project
  • Prepare project plans, manage and track project execution activities for project teams
  • Achieve project objectives across the project portfolio
  • Monitor project execution/performance, project reporting and project resource allocations
  • Create project briefs and project schedules
  • Support defined project plans and project goals
  • Updating internal project management system
  • Complete project deliverables in accordance with project plan
  • Lead the project team to ensure project objectives