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Project Manager

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Hollywood Showroom - Hollywood, FL



About Empire Office

Empire Office is the largest commercial furniture dealer in the world, with over 75 years of experience and more than 400 full-time employees across the country. We are the preeminent Steelcase dealer in the United States and support a list of more than 400 manufacturers. We partner with best-in-class architects, designers, brokers, craftsmen, and manufacturers to deliver proven workspace solutions. With creative and cost-effective results, we address business challenges and activate brands.



Empire Office is currently seeking a Project Manager in our Hollywood, FL office to join our growing team. The function of this position is to provide direct oversight to each Project from beginning stages of budgeting to close out with the client. This position is highly interactive and is responsible for on-site delivery and installation management for all furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FFE) items. This role is responsible for monitoring and communicating with all necessary vendors for each step of a given project to make sure that we meet and exceed the customer’s expectation. 


Key Responsibilities

  • Review all FFE items and coordinate with Client or architects
    • Consisting of Film/Signage/Furniture/Vending/Plants/Accessories/Supplies
  • Review client needs on project-by-project basis
  • Receive project kickoff information
  • Attend kick-off meeting with client team in person as needed, or remotely
  • Attend project meetings, construction meetings and conference calls
  • Establish milestone dates for all vendors
  • Develop preliminary delivery and installation schedule for all FFE Vendors
  • Coordinate field verification of critical demands
  • Coordinate deliveries with General Contractor, trades workers and building management for all FFE vendors (i.e. elevators)
  • Request and assemble installation documents and provide installation books
  • Spot check order and counts
  • Check all incoming deliveries to ensure accuracy of product
  • Coordinate with electrician and data on site
  • Make sure the site is maintained and any excess product is managed appropriately
  • Continually monitor site and the progress of the job
  • Troubleshoot any on site issues
  • Bring back any additional work orders from the field and work with Sales and Operations 
  • Coordinate training with manufacturers on proper use of furniture
  • Prepare punch list and submit verification of the resolution on all items
  • Coordinate and schedule all punch issues for FFE vendors
  • Establish and attend furniture walk through
  • Duties could include helping with placement/staging of accessory items
  • Coordinate with client on final closeout or project

Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum 5 years work experience in facility management, design, or related office furniture experience
  • Technical / professional training or two-year degree
  • Proven organizational and follow through skills
  • Proficient Microsoft Office knowledge (Outlook/Excel/Word)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work hours as needed to support team and meet customer expectations
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills
  • Proficient with mathematical disciplines
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, furniture spec plans or other architectural drawings
  • Ability to analyze problem solve and make decisions following company protocols
  • Ability to travel on as a needed basis