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Title: Senior Construction Projects Manager, Full Time
Location: FDL Tribal Center
Supervisor: Tribal Programs Executive Director & Tribal Enterprises Executive Director
Closing Date: April 10, 2023
Rate of Pay: $96,013.50 to $132,500.25 per year


General Summary:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing a number of mid-level employees within the company. As a key player in the management department, you will ensure that all assigned tasks are completed on a regular basis and that all company rules and regulations are enforced.

Position Responsibilities:

  • As an owner representative, this position will work closely with Reservation Business Committee, Executive Directors, and other division directors to achieve productivity goals, increase revenue, and contribute to the company's overall success.
  • Lead and assist in development of projects and programs that will establish quality objectives.
  • Manage teams through all phases of cycle development, including analysis, project design and development, testing periods, installation and final delivery.
  • Oversee a department and team of project managers, including budget management, scheduling and risk analysis.
  • Interface directly with applicable parties to clearly define project requirements and expectations.
  • Create a work plan that includes a schedule, milestones, control and risk factors.
  • Identify complex risks, lead reviews, create risk mitigation and implement action plans.
  • Manage multiple projects individually and as a team, all simultaneously.
  • Protect confidential and sensitive information.
  • Enhance company and department reputation by accepting ownership, exploring new possibilities and adding value to the organization.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of business strategies, goals and missions.
  • Collaborate with executive-level managers, and provide relevant feedback regarding the performance of individual employees and the department.
  • Meet with financial and accounting heads to establish periodic revenue goals and implement strategies on a regular basis.
  • Review files from Human Resources and choose candidates that can actively contribute to company projects.
  • Discusses quality of assignments with employees, and highlight areas that need improvement in the future.
  • Ensure that employees have a supportive and dynamic workspace and the resources they need to provide excellent service to clients and outside vendors.
  • Resolve client and vendor complaints in a timely and respectful fashion, and ensure that the company maintains a positive image and provides unrivaled services.
  • Responsible for creating quarterly and annual reports using a variety of statistics, written data, and employee evaluations, and present the findings to Executive Directors and Reservation Business Committee.
  • Participates in the recruitment and interview process for prospective employees.
  • Must travel to multiple work locations throughout the day.
  • Appropriate work attire is required.
  • Must attend all mandatory department trainings.
  • Ensures confidentiality for financial records and all records for employees and/or clients.
  • Recognizes that each employee is a representative of the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and is responsible for demonstrating courtesy, respect, and sensitivity to the needs of all others, including visitors and co-workers.
  • Represents the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa and the department in a positive and professional manner in the community.
  • Required to maintain proper attendance including reporting to work on time in accordance with applicable policies.
  • Maintains a clean and organized work area.
  • Due to changes and modifications in the job from time to time, employees are required to be flexible and assume other responsibilities assigned by management as deemed necessary.

Physical Requirements:

  • Walking, standing, sitting, bending, stooping, lifting, crawling, climbing, reaching, kneeling and balancing above ground are required.
  • Subject to inside and outside environmental conditions, including work in adverse weather conditions.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or Project Management, Masters preferred; or 10 years’ experience in construction project management, or a combination of education and experience is required.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is required; if not certified at the time of hire must become certified within 1 year. Must maintain certification for the duration of employment.
  • Ten years of management or supervisor experience is required.
  • Knowledge of computer applications to include word processing, databases and/or data entry, spreadsheets and Microsoft Outlook is required.
  • Knowledge American Institute of Architects is required.
  • Must be capable of working in a fast-paced, enthusiastic corporate environment.
  • Experience in designing and managing entire projects is required.
  • Knowledge American Institute of Architects is required.
  • Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects and priorities.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing professionally is required.
  • Knowledge of Tribal operations, regulations and ordinance is preferred.
  • Ability to work independently and establish priorities is required.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is required.
  • Ability to establish professional and harmonious working relationships on all projects and with all parties involved.
  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing in accordance with the Fond du Lac Reservation’s Personnel Policies.
  • Subject to pre-employment and annual background checks.
  • Subject to immunization review and submitted proof of required vaccinations.
  • Travel is required.



Application Link

APPLY TO: Fond du Lac Human Resources
1720 Big Lake Road
Cloquet, MN 55720


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