Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County Project Manager (Full Time) – Construction

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017 - 5:00pm
Job Location: 
Oakland County
Employer Name: 
Habitat for Humanity of Oakland County
Contact Name: 
Scott Milliken
Contact E-Mail: 

Job Title:

Project Manager (Full Time) – Construction

Reports to: Director of Operations


The project manager is responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control, while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The project manager responsibilities span a broad spectrum, covering all the areas of project management such as - Project Planning, Cost Management, Time Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, and Safety Management.
• Charting out the project objectives and plans, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
• Bringing about optimum utilization of resources- labor, materials and equipment, and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
• Implementation of various operations through proper coordination.
• Development of effective communications among the various participants.
• Oversee the construction projects from start to finish.
• Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
• Coordinate with the contractors and vendors to ensure the build schedule is on task and goals are met.
• Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking expenses and minimizing exposure and risk in the project.
• Ensure that construction activities move according to predetermined schedule.
• Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when need arises.
• Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
• Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the construction liaisons, architects, engineers, and sub-contractors.
• Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with the construction team.
• Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
• Continuous inspection of construction sites.
• Ensure project documents are complete.
• Review the finish project prepared by the team before passing onto owner.

Knowledge and Skills Required:
• A four-year Bachelor's degree in construction management, business management, engineering, or architecture preferred. A Residential Builders’ License and / or a postgraduate degree in construction management are an added advantage.
• Minimum 5 years of experience in construction projects.
• Excellent communication skills.
Qualitative and Other Attributes Required:
• Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
• Good customer service and goodwill building ability.
• Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams.
• Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
• Capacity to handle pressure.
• Strong focus on quality.
Habitat Oakland County provides a progressive work environment, a skilled and mission driven team, a highly regarded volunteer program and brand to ensure the success of a project manager.
This position description may change from time to time in support of the Habitat mission.
To apply, please e-mail your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Scott Milliken at smilliken@habitatoakland.org