Construction Project Manager

Herman Miller | Holland, MI

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Posted Date 2/12/2020
Description You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Places Project Manager at Herman Miller and make both.

About this Opportunity
As a Places Project Manager, you'll manage projects within our global facilities portfolio. You will collaborate with the Business, Creative, Marketing, and Merchandising and Retail Teams. You'll lead and deliver global construction, interiors, and installation projects across our expanding global family of brands. This position reports to the Senior Project Manager, Architecture and Development and will lead the development and delivery of new locations and the refreshment of existing locations. You'll act as the key interface for our business partners in relation to the built environment, ensuring that locations meet expectations experientially, on time and on budget.


What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Ensure the proper financial reporting of facility assets.
  • Establish annual budgets collectively and by site to deliver equity and optimal facility performance.
  • Identify, leverage, and monitor vendor services to achieve efficiencies in cost, quality, and consistency.
  • Lead the development of key methodologies and processes using appropriate tools to ensure the efficient delivery of the physical space.
  • Lead the project team from strategic development through every day as it relates to architecture and construction.
  • Manage workflow throughout the organization by effectively influencing decisions and conversations inside and outside of the Global Real Estate, Architecture, and Development group.
  • Monitor and coordinate accounting activities as appropriate and prepare reports for the Senior Manager, Architecture and Development.
  • Negotiate terms, execute, and administer vendor construction contracts in accordance with corporate goals, budget constraints, and program expectations.
  • Oversee project management for facilities construction, development, refresh, and redesign with respect to budgets, facilities, technology, equipment, and other related issues.
  • Prepare and manage accurate budgets and schedules and deliver accordingly.
  • Lead, guide, and manage members of the project team to successful implementation, as well as planning for ongoing physical delivery.
  • Work with internal business partners and verticals to establish project budgets, manage project activities within budgets, and report results to business.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.
Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
  • A Bachelor's degree in a related field, or an equivalent professional acumen in project management or construction management.
  • Eight to ten of relevant experience, including successful project management experience.
  • Facility management experience (preferred).
  • Proficient project management skills.
  • The ability to be deadline-oriented and influence internal and external partners to meet key due dates using solid negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  • Financial literacy and business acumen.
  • An ability to develop and manage project budgets.
  • A demonstrated high level of organizational, written, verbal, and interpersonal skills to communicate information, ideas, procedures, and processes in a logical sequence and at a level appropriate to the audience, resulting in effective working relationships.
  • Knowledge of construction principles and processes.
  • Electrical and telecommunications knowledge in conjunction with the integration of furniture systems.
  • The ability to be a detail-oriented, self-directed team player who is skilled at integrating work across all functions.
  • A strong proficiency in Microsoft Project, Excel, and Word.
  • Proficiency in Express, AutoCAD Lite, CAFM, and Connects.
  • The ability to travel 40 percent of the time, including global travel.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.

Who We Are
At Herman Miller, our unique culture represents the collective attitudes, ideas, and experiences of the people who work here. We focus on protecting the environment, impacting our communities, exceeding the expectations of our customers through high quality products, and championing diversity in all areas of the business, and together we are on a journey toward a better world. We support the well-being of our employees in and outside of work by providing a variety of opportunities including award-winning work-life integration resources, development programs, complex health and wellness offerings, and much more.

Herman Miller is a globally recognized provider of furnishings and related technologies and services. Headquartered in West Michigan, we have relied on innovative design for over 100 years to solve problems for people wherever they work, live, learn, and heal.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Job Type
Full time

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