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Project Manager

Company: NLS, MTS, Signature
Location: Kent
Posted on: January 23, 2023

Job Description:

NORTHWEST LANDSCAPE SERVICES Monarch Landscape Companies is a family of successful landscape brands in five states across the central and western United States. We are a values-based learning organization committed to being the best place to work as a landscape professional. At Monarch Landscape Companies, your achievements determine your rewards, your abilities define your success, and your professionalism leads to autonomy. We're currently offering an excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to advance their career. We are seeking a self-motivated, energetic people-person who loves driving sales and meeting goals. The Project Manager will manage client interaction and expectations surrounding long term planning and high-level value-added services. Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for client retention, annual increases, and enhancement penetration
  • Accurately prepare bids, by utilizing field collected data and computer programs, to present to client
  • Meet or exceed annual sales goals
  • Serve as point-of-contact for high level site and project issues to expeditiously and proactively identify, address, and resolve client needs
  • Act as liaison between operations and client, ensuring clarity in communication and expectations
  • Conduct walk-throughs with client and other company representatives as appropriate
  • Evaluate accounts and develop an effective and on-going landscape asset management plan
  • Build a strong knowledge base of each client's business, organization, and objectives
  • Collaborate with Area Managers to maintain a holistic understanding of client sites
  • Stay up-to-date on day-to-day site operations and issues to identify trends in need of comprehensive solutions
  • Create, manage, and control scope of work, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Manage all project communication between internal and external clients
  • Analyze and understand job cost reports and budget variances related to contract projects
  • Prepare monthly forecast of labor and materials, and accurate job costing of work orders
  • Gather, calculate and compile take off data for use in bid estimates
  • Visit jobs in progress to relate actual estimate; review questions or problems that may arise
  • Utilize CRM reports to keep estimate priorities and workload organized
  • Manage billing process, including communicating change orders, lien releases, progress billing, etc.
  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with vendors and subcontractors, insuring accountability and quality for price
  • Ensure safety on every project by enforcing safety training and meetings, as well as consistently monitor job sites for potential safety hazards
  • Constantly promote and encourage adherence to company policies and best practices Supervisory Responsibilities
    • This position may have supervisory responsibilities Education
      • Bachelor's degree in Landscape Architecture or Horticulture, Construction/Project Management, or related field; or at least 5 years related work experience
      • At least 5 years of experience in the commercial landscape industry preferred
      • Knowledge of regional plant life Field Experience
        • Minimum 3 years of field experience with project estimating or design-build work preferred
        • Strong estimation background, with working knowledge of construction/installation & irrigation preferred
        • Familiar with commercial landscape equipment and their functions Other Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
          • High aptitude for driving sales
          • Strong customer service skills, with internal and external clients
          • Effective oral and written communication
          • Advanced knowledge of scheduling, budgeting, document management, and cost forecasting
          • Ability to read and interpret constructions plans/drawings
          • Experience working the commercial property managers, vendors, consultants and architects a plus
          • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and perform well under deadlines
          • Organizational skills
          • Flexibility
          • Advanced presentation skills
          • Intermediate to advanced understanding of Microsoft OfficeSuite, and Project Management Software
          • Experience using design software, including Photoshop, Adobe Creative Suite, AutoCAD, and ProLandscape preferred Total Rewards At Monarch, we strive to deliver a Total Rewards package that will attract, engage, and retain top talent. Elements of our Total Rewards package include competitive base pay and variable compensation opportunities. Monarch also provides eligible employees with an array of additional benefits, including:
            • The opportunity to enroll in a variety of healthcare benefit programs, including medical, dental, and vision plan options; flexible spending accounts; retirement savings plans; term life/ad&d; and a number of supplemental insurances
            • Company Provided Life/AD&D
            • Employee Assistance Program
            • 7 Paid Holidays
            • 3 Days Paid Bereavement
            • 5 Days Paid Jury Duty
            • Employee Equity Program
            • Paid Time Off Starting at 2 weeks per year
            • 1% - 2% commission paid on ancillary gross margin sales
            • Sick Pay in accordance with applicable state or local ordinance
            • Take Home Vehicle
            • On-Demand Pay Through A Partnership with DailyPay
            • Referral Bonuses Programs
            • Gym Membership and Mobile Carrier Discounts
            • Education Assistance
            • Best-in-Class Learning Management System
            • Career Advancement Opportunities The specific programs and options available to any given employee may vary depending on eligibility factors such as position, tenure, geographic location, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements. Please note that the salary information shown below is provided in compliance with state specific laws. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations, and therefore may be different in other locations or operating divisions. Pay range: $70,000 - $100,000 Monarch Landscaping, WA is an E-Verify participating employer Monarch Landscaping, WA is an On Demand Daily Pay employer

Keywords: NLS, MTS, Signature, Kent , Project Manager, Executive , Kent, Washington

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