The Hertz Corporation Project Manager Construction in Des Plaines, Illinois

General Responsibilities

PM Responsibilities:

The purpose of this position is to lead individual, multi-disciplined real estate project solutions, with direct accountability for project delivery.

  • Manages all facets of project management (budget, schedule, procurement, quality & risk) for individual real estate projects including planning, design, construction, occupancy and closeout.

  • Demonstrates capability to read, understand and apply standard to moderately complex documents affecting real estate projects, including but not limited to: agreements/contracts, leases, work letters, project charters, surveys and drawings.

  • Interfaces directly with stakeholders to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification.

  • Identifies project delivery resources from pre-qualified lists or through individual project qualification process; conducts standard request for proposals; completes bid analysis.

  • Leads project delivery resources/team providing project guidance and direction to achieve project goals.

  • Implements communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep stakeholders and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.

  • Implements project documentation governance aligned with stakeholder requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated.

  • Tracks progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances. Creates action plans to meet objectives, budget and schedule.

  • Implements change management routines to assess change requests, make recommendations, secure approvals, and issue change orders. Assesses change requests to determine impacts to scope, budget, schedule, quality and risk.

  • Demonstrates ability to identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks.


Mandatory Requirements

PM Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree (BA/BS/BEng/BArch) from College or University in a technical area of study.

  • Minimum four years of related experience and/or training.

  • MP (US and/or Canada) and LEED AP preferred.

PM Skills/Knowledge:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers.

  • Ability to effectively present information.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles.

  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and commissions.

  • Conducts advanced financial analysis.

  • Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents.

  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.

  • Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.

  • Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings.

  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

Preferred Requirements

Hertz is a Drug-Free Workplace. All employment is contingent on successful completion of drug and background screening.

EEO/AA: Females/Minorities/Disabled/Vets

Job ID 140973

# Positions 1

Location US-IL-Des Plaines

Category Facilities and Construction

Division WHQ - Estero - Only