Phoenix House Project Manager - Temporary Position in Brooklyn, New York

At Phoenix House, change is something we embrace every day as part of our values to deliver exceptional care. Phoenix House provides individualized, holistic drug and alcohol addiction treatment, with a legacy spanning nearly 50 years. We are passionate about healing individuals, families and communities challenged by substance use disorders and related mental health conditions. Phoenix House supports the mission through a holistic approach that focuses on the distinct mental, physical, and social needs of every person; innovation of best-in-class and evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery programs; and, the promotion of greater understanding of addiction. Our devoted staff are committed to treating the whole person—and come from all fields.

We operate personalized, strength-based, gender-responsive programs while living the values and being accountable for our commitments. Being introspective and becoming part of the solution is integral to every interaction and person we touch. As ‘One Phoenix House’ we believe in having fun along the way – embracing ‘progress not perfection’ as our journey continues.

This position reports to the Director, Facilities New York Region and is responsible to manage and coordinate activities of design consultants, construction management consultants and construction contractors. The Project manager will beresponsible for the day to day administration of Phoenix House capital planning activities, project design and development, and construction activity for major capital and minor capital expense projects, including remodel, relocation, and new construction. TheCapital Programs Management Departmentensures that Phoenix House plans, designs and builds capital projects that are functional, sustainable, well designed, and cost effective.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION/CREDENTIALS:

  • Bachelor's Degree inArchitecture or Engineering plus a minimum of five (5) years of relevant experience in architecture, engineering, and/or construction project management

  • EXPERIENCE

  • Must possess demonstrated, strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to identify issues and take initiative to effectively resolve.Ability to work in and foster a strong team environment with minimal supervision.

  • Must possess proven leadership, judgment, effective verbal, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to motivate people.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of successful project management practices on capital projects. Detailed knowledge of project management techniques for capital projects, including scope control, cost estimating, cost reporting and schedule preparation.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of scheduling and estimating for construction trades (all disciplines).

  • Proficient computer skills (Windows environment - Microsoft Office, AutoCad), strong business administration skills (i.e.; report and letter writing, time management).

  • Possession of a valid New York State Drivers license.

Phoenix House conducts as needed, job-related background checks, fingerprints, drug testing, physical exams, medical exams, TB testing, verification of employment history and/or reference checks prior to employment.

Phoenix House is an Equal Opportunity Employer providing equality of opportunity to all who are protected against discrimination by law, regulation or executive order, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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