Project Manager - Strategic Planning Team

$68,000 - $80,000

About the Job

$68,000 - $80,000
MAP Strategies, LLC is seeking a candidate with an architecture, civil/structural engineering, or construction management background to join our team in the Strategic Planning department. This position requires the background and skills to understand and organize medium to large architectural projects through complex compliance processes within the City of Chicago and jurisdictions as needed across the United States. A successful applicant will thrive in a dynamic environment and is interested in learning all aspects of entitlement and compliance on commercial real estate, architecture, and infrastructure projects. This position is an opportunity for growth within an expanding company in the architecture and real estate industry.

Applicant Requirements

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in permit expediting for real estate and construction projects
  • Accredited Bachelor's Degree in architecture, civil/structural engineering, construction management, or real estate
Job Requirements
  • Ability to read and interpret construction drawings
  • Demonstrated project management abilities
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Fast and precise written communication
  • Creative problem solver
  • Client-facing communicator
  • Develop understanding of compliance processes and apply strategy to improve project timeline
  • Facilitate and anticipate future outcomes to achieve desired project results for clients
  • Propensity and desire to learn building and zoning codes
Desired Experience
  • Interaction with City of Chicago rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Presentation to clients, client management
  • Simultaneous management of multiple projects
  • Production of drawings for entitlement or permit
Software Proficiency
  • Bluebeam
  • Adobe Acrobat Pro
  • CRM and project management software is desired (Salesforce, Smartsheet)
  • Word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation apps (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
  • Salary range of $68,000 - $80,000 commensurate with experience of the applicant
  • Full benefits 401K, Healthcare, Life Insurance, Performance Based Bonus Structure

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About the Company

MAPS is an architectural management firm that streamlines the entitlement and permitting process of construction and development projects and creates financial and schedule efficiencies for our clients and our communities. The Strategic Planning department works in close coordination with our Code Consulting and Accessibility team members to reduce time and costs associated with the permitting process.
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