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Project Manager – Brooklyn

Job Summary

Reporting to Uhuru’s Project Director, the Project Manager ensures all projects are completed on time and within budget, while consistently exceeding company standards and client expectations. The ideal candidate will have significant experience in professional production environment, is highly organized and is a natural leader. This is a full time Brooklyn-based position.

Job Description

• Provide project cost estimate to account manager
• Provide technical assistance and guidance to client from estimate through to delivery
• Assemble and coordinate Project Team• Facilitate the definition of project’s scope and goals
• Break project scope down into clear deliverables
• Develop full scale project plans
• Ensure that proper supply chains are being used to ensure projects stay on budget
• Keep team up to date on project developments
• Ensure Quality Control is carried out at key moments in the project timeline
• Ensure that the projects resource requirements are made clear with enough notice to keep project on schedule
• Allocate resources to projects and ensure that those resources are in fact working on meeting design and production deadlines
• Keep track of budget for each project / ensure change orders are issued
• Book external labor or ensure that it happen through a Production Manager
• Liaise with logistics manager to schedule delivery
• Maintain list of outside resources for both design and production
• Conduct audit at the end of each project to ensure margins were met
• Provide service and assistance in case of problems post delivery

Skills and Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree with high marks in a relevant field
• 5-7 Years experience in a relevant manufacturing field
• 2+ Years leadership position in a professional production environment

Contact Information

To apply for this position please submit your resume, cover letter highlighting relevant work experience, portfolio or photos of your recent work and 3 professional references to dodes@uhurudesign.com with the email subject “Jobs-project manager”. Resumes without the aforementioned will not be considered. Pay is competitive and will reflect your experience.

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