Junior Project Manager Job Description

junior project manager job description includes a detailed overview of the key requirements, duties, responsibilities, and skills for this role.

Last update : July 14, 2023

Junior Project Manager Job Description

A junior project manager is someone who is a new professional who oversees projects with the help of a senior project manager.

A senior project manager usually has at least 3–4 years of experience under his belt.

Job Brief:

We’re looking for a Junior Project Manager to lead our team in developing innovative solutions to complex problems. The successful candidate will have a track record of successful project management in a fast-paced environment, as well as the ability to think outside the box to come up with creative solutions. If you are a motivated self-starter with a passion for problem-solving, we want to hear from you!

Junior Project Manager Duties:

  • Coordinate all phases of project from inception through code compliance
  • Maintain relationships with vendors, subcontractors, and client representatives
  • Assist in developing and presenting schedules and budgets
  • Coordinate with subcontractors on all phases of the project
  • Assist with project planning, budgeting, and scheduling
  • Liaise with engineers and architects
  • Track subcontractor and vendor performance
  • Establish relationships with clients and learn their expectations
  • Use new insights to make improvements to future specifications and plans
  • Proactively mitigate and manage recurring construction issues
  • Maintain current knowledge and safety standards

Junior Project Manager Responsibilities:

  • Under the direct supervision and management of the Construction Manager, coordinate and direct all activities of assigned projects, including interfacing with consultants, subcontractors, and vendors, and managing project timelines, work flow, budgets and personnel
  • Manage project schedules, track work progress, and report on project status on a weekly and monthly basis, including reporting back on contract milestones and value engineering recommendations
  • Coordinate with legal and safety departments to coordinate completion of required safety inspections
  • Manage inventory, materials, and subcontractor materials
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Assist Construction Manager with conflict resolution
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Education:

Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, business administration, or related field
  • 3+ years experience in project management
  • Knowledge of contract and project management processes and methodologies; proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Strong communication, leadership, and collaboration skills; the ability to easily handle

At Company Name, we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We’re committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive team, and encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, and ages. We also welcome applications from veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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