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CRESA Living Forward Project Manager

  • Location: United States, Illinois, Chicago

Plante Moran Cresa (PMC), affiliate entity of Plante & Moran, PLLC (PM) provides fully integrated Program Management/Owners Representation and Real Estate Services exclusively to corporations and institutional organizations.

Plante Moran Living Forward (PMLF), an industry specific vertical within Plante Moran Cresa, provides unbiased, value-driven senior living consulting. We bring financial and market feasibility, site selection, operations consulting, and construction advisory services under a single point of contact to help senior living providers stay competitive, grow, and provide quality care.

Your role.

Your work will include, but not be limited to:

  • Enhance relationships with existing clients
  • Participate in preparing and submitting proposals for new work; develop, distribute and coordinate RFQ’s and RFP’s
  • Responsible for monitoring multiple projects of varying scope and scale simultaneously to ensure budgetary and scheduling requirements are adhered to and comply with stated objectives
  • Attend, and lead a meetings with the Client, Architect and Constructors
  • Prepare and make presentations to clients as requested for projects in progress
  • Ensure implementation and compliance of PMC and PMLF policies and procedures on projects
  • Effectively interact and communicate with all levels of PMLF / PMC management, staff and support staff
  • Effectively interact and communicate with all levels of Client staff
  • Manage design professional throughout the design phase of the project
  • Manage the project team throughout the construction phase on the project
  • Coordinating the bid/award phase, reviewing bids and making contract award recommendations
  • Assist the Owner in modifying contract templates and negotiating contract terms
  • Assist with business development opportunities
  • Managing/monitoring budgets and cash flows and schedules
  • Assisting in the development of phasing schedules and bid packaging strategies

The qualifications.

  • Engineering Degree, Architecture Degree or Construction Management Degree from an accredited college or university
  • 5+ years building, design and construction experience in the following areas: project management, architect/planner and construction field
  • Experience working for an Owner’s Facility Team or as a consultant is preferred.
  • Construction cost estimating experience is desirable
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Project and/or Primavera Scheduling Software; Familiarity with BIM
  • Qualified individuals must either reside in or near the greater Chicagoland area or be willing to relocate to the area for this opportunity
  • Frequent travel throughout the region, with approximately 20-50% overnight travel
  • Experience working with senior living providers is preferred but not required

Our difference.
We are a nationally recognized public accounting, consulting, and wealth management firm, consistently ranked as one of FORTUNE magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work For,” and “20 Best Workplaces in Consulting & Professional Services.” At Plante Moran, we live by the Golden Rule, fostering a relatively “jerk-free” culture with the lowest staff turnover rate in the industry. Our supportive network of well-rounded professionals is excited to catapult your growth and help pave your pathway to professional excellence.

Apply now. Experience our difference.

This is an exempt position, so you may have to work hours that exceed the standard 40-hour work week.

Plante Moran is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Interested applicants must submit their resume for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship, with the exception of candidates that are bilingual in Japanese and English. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and become the property of Plante Moran.   

The specific statements above are not intended to be all-inclusive.