Houston, Texas

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Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Project Manager, Acquisitions will manage multiple projects and teams for the acquisitions for our Quick Turns vertical. This critical role is accountable for the overall success of a project and helps cultivate future opportunities by maintaining a high level of quality, safety and customer loyalty.

Essential Duties:

  • Act as the project manager for assigned projects and work to complete those projects on time, to specifications, and to closure with accuracy and efficiency.
  • Build and maintain relationships with matrix partners to understand the business needs, ensuring alignment on objectives and ongoing buy-in across all project activities.
  • Define project success criteria and communicate to team throughout project life cycle.
  • Identify all stakeholders, both direct and indirect, and determine level of involvement needed for project success.
  • Formulate and continually re-assess the appropriate project management approach and resourcing mix across internal and external partners to ensure all project tasks are successfully completed.
  • Create and manage project plans, including timelines and milestones, and effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders.
  • Ensure appropriate change management activities, including communication plans, are defined and included in all projects.
  • Proactively manage and communicate ongoing changes in project scope, identify potential risks and drive project issues through to resolution.
  • Facilitate meetings, develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of various policies and procedures effecting the operations of the department.
  • Conduct risk assessments, report identified risks to management and provide recommendations for risk mitigation.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong supervisory and leadership skills.
  • Strong change and project management skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of the organization and associates.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate.
  • Ability to relate to, influence, coach associates at all levels of the organization.
  • High-level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Proven ability to diagnose problems using strategic thinking skills as well as identify and drive appropriate solutions.
  • A self-directed leader who has a demonstrated ability to produce results and work towards project completion independently.

Education & Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in Business Administration, or related field required; Masters degree preferred.
  • 5-10 years of project management experience required, preferably in multi-family Construction.
  • CAPM or PMP certification preferred.
  • Experience with Salesforce, Oracle, and/or Workday is preferred.
  • Experience in high growth environments including hourly/field associates in multi-states preferred.
  • Experience leading mergers and acquisitions preferred.
  • Experience in full cycle project management, from case development design to final delivery.

Physical Requirements:

  • Sedentary work that primarily involves sitting/standing while and working on a computer.
  • Ability to travel up to 50%

We provide the following comprehensive, flexible benefits to our full-time associates and eligible family members. 

  • Health coverage for you and your family through medical, dental, vision plans, and Pet insurance plan options
  • Tax advantages through healthcare savings and flexible spending accounts
  • Financial protection through disability, life, accidental death & dismemberment, and business travel insurance
  • 401k plan with a generous company matching contribution
  • Generous paid time off program in which benefits increase along with your tenure with the company
  • Support of continued education through tuition reimbursement
  • Associate and family assistance program
  • Associate discount programs
  • Referral bonus program
  • Rewards and recognition program 

Base Salary: $110,000-125,000

Valet Living is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values the strength diversity brings to the workplace. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Houston, Texas

As a Tampa Bay Times Top Workplace, Valet Living has been setting the standard for doorstep collection and recycling since 1995. Approaching one million apartment homes serviced across more than 35 states, Valet Living has grown to become not just the only national provider of doorstep collection and recycling services, but also the only nationally-recognized full-service amenities provider to the multifamily industry. In addition to doorstep collection, Valet Living’s turns, maintenance and pet station solutions make life easier for both property managers and residents, while improving property values. Valet Living is a portfolio company of the Private Equity Group of Ares Management, L.P. (NYSE: ARES) and Harvest Partners, LP.

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