Commercial Account Project Manager

Commercial Account Project Manager Fort Wayne, IN, USA * Independence, OH, USA * Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA * Virtual Req #744 Monday, July 19, 2021

The Project Manager, through rigorous planning, ensures projects and services are performed with the highest quality, and at a profit. The Project Manager effectively pre-plans and communicates with key parties including customers, vendors, agents, and other subcontractors to coordinate labor, material and equipment to ensure the successful execution of projects and services.

The Project Manager plays a critical role in our successful Commercial Moving Operations, defined by the projects ultimate Safety, Quality and Profitability. This position offers excellent opportunities for advancement as well as ongoing training and continuing education.

Functions and Responsibilities

70% - Project Management:

  • Manage all facets of the projects, program, and services to ensure the delivery of the project in terms of timescales and achieving budget
  • Implement communication plan for meetings and written reports/meeting minutes to keep client and project resources informed. Facilitates project meetings.
  • Implements project documentation governance aligned with company and Client requirements. Ensure project data integrity and documentation is accurate, timely and coordinated
  • Ensure all materials, services and necessary equipment is ordered, accurate, and ready when needed to successfully perform the services and execute the projects
  • Track the progress of each project against goals, objectives, approved budgets, approved timelines. Reports status and variances
  • Direct, coordinate, and manage the movement, distribution and storage of parts and materials, which includes but not limited to quoting shipment cost, transit times, and distribution planning, and processing
  • Identify project risks, develop risk mitigation and contingency plans, and implement action plans to reduce or eliminate project risks
  • Ensure the correct parts are identified, labeled, and managed with the correct information
  • Serve as the primary Point-of-Contact for logistical issues
  • Responsible for all health and safety matters related to the project and services

25% - Account Management:

  • Interface with clients to define project requirements. Prepares scope of work, project delivery resource requirements, cost estimate & budget, work plan schedule & milestones, quality control, and risk identification
  • Coordinate and manage a network of agents, suppliers, and subcontractors ensuring all parties deliver services to a high and consistent standard and in accordance with client and service requirements. This includes, but is not limited to coordinating site surveys, ensure requirements are appropriately documented, and the projects are resourced correctly to optimize project timelines and budgets

5% - Other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Preferred Skills

  • Minimum 4 years Project Management experience required, Project Management experience in Commercial Moving is strongly preferred
  • 2+ years Supplier Management experience preferred
  • Transportation & Logistics Management experience is strongly preferred, including international experience
  • Experienced in recruiting, training, onboarding and managing a network of suppliers, agents, and subcontractors
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills, including problem-solving skills
  • Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers
  • Ability to effectively present information
  • Advanced knowledge of financial terms and principles
  • Ability to read and understand architectural drawings is preferred
  • Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices is preferred
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

Education and Certification Requirements

  • High school diploma required
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • PMP, PgMP, CAPM and/or comparable project management certifications preferred but not required

SIRVA Worldwide Relocation and Moving is a global leader in moving and relocation services, offering solutions for mobility programs to companies of every size. With 75 owned locations and more than 1,000 franchised and agent locations in 177 countries, we offer unmatched global breadth supported by localized attention and innovative technology that strikes the right balance of self service and human support. From relocation and household goods to commercial moving and storage, our portfolio of Brands (SIRVA, Team Relocations, Allied, northAmerican, & SMARTBOX) provides the only integrated moving/relocation solution in the industry. By leveraging our global network, we deliver a superior experience that only a "one-stop shop" can provide. We're a team that works globally to provide the best service locally - a company that is everything you need, everywhere you need it. For more information please visit .

SIRVA brings together strong, collaborative people in a dynamic culture of mutual respect, support, and passion for the brand and product. We believe innovation drives winning performance, and we constantly challenge ourselves to be the very best we can in every aspect of our business. You will be surrounded by some of the brightest and most driven people in the industry. At SIRVA, you will be in great company!

At SIRVA, we're committed to cultivating a workplace that reflects the diversity of the global organizations that we serve. We recognize that building an inclusive, engaged company culture results in empowered employees that reflect a wide range of approaches and perspectives. Those perspectives lead to new ideas. New ideas lead to innovation and excellence. Our approach to diversity, equality and inclusion is driven by a commitment to these values and a belief that diversity makes our company stronger.

SIRVA is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, military status, genetic information or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. SIRVA also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

It is also SIRVA's policy to comply with all applicable state and federal laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions. The Federal EEO Law Poster may be found at .

If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability of any part of the employment process, please send an email to Human Resources at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Other details
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Fort Wayne, IN, USA
  • Independence, OH, USA
  • Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA
  • Virtual
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Managers, All Other


High School or Equivalent


4 to 20+ years

Job type

Full time

Salary Range
$40,000.00 - 75,000.00
per Year
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Fort Wayne, IN 46801, US
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