Sodexo Inc. Construction / Project Manager 1 in DEERFIELD, Illinois

Unit Description

A Primier SodexoMagic Account is seeking a Construction Project Management for located in Deerfield, IL.

Make an Immediate Impact.

Sodexo is the North American leader for Quality of Life Services. More than 125,000 Sodexo employees work to improve the quality of daily life for our 9,000 client sites and more than 15 million customers a day in North America. Sodexo partners with clients to help them attain their strategic vision by developing Facility Management service solutions that increase the effectiveness of their people, enhance their business processes and optimize their infrastructure, which deliver tangible outcomes.

Our client portfolio spans multiple markets across the nation including education, corporate services, health care and government services, which means we can offer a career full of variety, challenge and tremendous growth opportunities.

Are You the One?

Our clients depend on your expertise to help them to optimize their business. If you are a Strategic Construction/Facilities Manager with the ability to develop innovative technical solutions while successfully managing key performance indicators to drive strong business results, this may be the opportunity for you!

Key Responsibilities:

Combine your proven leadership and Facilities Management technical expertise to enhance existing (or new) client programs including short and long range planning, construction/renovation projects, preventative and corrective maintenance, and execution of quotes.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Collaborate with engineers, architects etc. to determine the specifications of the project

  • Negotiate contracts with external vendors to reach profitable agreements

  • Obtain permits and licenses from appropriate authorities

  • Determine needed resources (manpower, equipment and materials) from start to finish with attention to budgetary limitations

  • Plan all construction operations and schedule intermediate phases to ensure deadlines will be met

  • Acquire equipment and material and monitor stocks to timely handle inadequacies

  • Hire contractors and other staff and allocate responsibilities

  • Supervise the work of laborers, mechanics etc. and give them guidance when needed

  • Evaluate progress and prepare detailed reports

  • Ensure adherence to all health and safety standards and report issues

  • Requirements

  • strong technical knowledge of the following: mechanical, electrical, plumbing, HVAC, structural, safety systems, architectural, landscape and energy management;

  • demonstrated business and financial acumen with a strong P&L understanding;

  • exceptional customer service, relationship building and communication skills;

  • strong Leadership skills with a focus on staff development and team building;

  • Certified Facilities Manager (CFM) is a plus; and

  • a bachelor’s degree in engineering or related fields is preferred.

Careers in Corporate:

Working for Sodexo at Corporate locations gives you the opportunity to help people perform better by improving their daily life in the workplace – what we call Quality of Life. Quality of Life means an environment of respect for people, for wellness and for greater productivity. Quality of Life means a workplace that creates greater efficiency, satisfaction and productivity. It means a business that understands that the wellness of people has a direct connection to the wellness of the organization’s bottom line.

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and other career growth opportunities, along with the performance of organizations. We believe it is important for our work to be meaningful to all who contribute to it, and we remain faithful to our mission, our core values and the ethical principles that have guided us since 1966. We support these values and help them thrive in each employee.

We strive to make working for Sodexo a genuinely great experience with benefits to promote your professional, personal and financial well-being, and to improve your Quality of Life now and into the future. Our experiences with our over 50 million customers each and every day enable us to develop Quality of Life services that reinforce the well-being of individuals, improving their effectiveness and helping companies and organizations to improve performance … every day.

Apply Now!

Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!

Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Facilities Management positions in Corporate, Schools, Universities, Energy and Resources, Government and Agencies, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States..

Position Summary

Plans, directs and coordinates activities of designated capital projects. Reviews project proposal, establishes work plan and manages contractors to ensure project progresses on schedule and within budget.

Key Duties

  • Construction Management including scheduling and financial management

  • Quality Control and Safety

  • Project Engineering including following specifications, design adaptation by ensure design and specifications meet codes and specification

  • Sub-contractor management

  • Administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, minutes, maintaining documentation and customer liaison

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 77109

Category Facilities

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time