Associate Project Manager

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Skiptown is on a mission to make the lives of pets and their people easier, and even more fun, through a fully integrated pet services platform. A dog social club, Skiptown is the first tech-enabled, premium pet services ecosystem offering first class fun for pups and people. Our 24,000 sq ft flagship location in South End offers dog daycare, boarding and a social bar – and will soon expand to include retail, veterinary, grooming, training and transportation service.

Overview:
We are looking for a Associate Project Manager to join us in revolutionizing the pet industry.

About you:
You are an expert organizer and see all of the details that go into the bigger picture. You make an impact and add value, always. You are a self starter who excels at research, documentation and driving projects forward to completion.

Responsibilities:
• Support the Skiptown expansion process across all new markets
• Track construction progress on new sites; participating in construction meetings and reviewing products and materials to ensure alignment with standards set
• Outfit new Skiptown sites with equipment and facility features planned
• Participate in zoning and site specific research for new Skiptown sites
• Research and provide input and alternatives for building materials, products and equipment
• Set up new facility vendor/maintenance accounts
• Provide onsite supervision for facility function during launch period and train new management on facility specifics
• Track all executed contracts and vendor agreements for facilities
• Manage all projects to budget while proactively identifying potential overruns and seeking available savings
• Engage new vendors and maintain vendor contact sheet to support Skiptown CLT facility
• Coordinate maintenance schedules and work with local Operations Manager to schedule needed repairs and services
• Maintain equipment/asset list for all facilities and aid in resolving equipment issues with local Operations Manager(s)

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Qualifications:
Required
• 2+ years of experience in a project management related role
• Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
• Master research skills – you are good at comparing and contrasting options and you’re extremely thorough
• Experience using project management software
• Proven ability to manage multiple projects at once
• Experience managing projects to a budget
Preferred
• Experience with ground up construction
• “Handy-person” skills (you know your way around a tool box)
• Experience managing multiple facilities at various stages of completion (fully open and under construction)

More info:
• This role is based in Charlotte, NC
• Skiptown offers a competitive compensation package, including medical, dental, and vision benefits
• Dog-friendly office!
• Free dog daycare
• Unlimited vacation policy
• PURPLE swag