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SAM LLC Senior Project Manager in Elk Grove Village, Illinois

Who We Are

SAM Companies is recognized as the industry’s technology leader in providing geospatial solutions and construction services on a national scale. Our staff encompasses 1,000+ individuals from diverse backgrounds who are deploying the latest industry technology and changing the way data is collected and delivered in our industry.

Your Impact at SAM

A Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple project managers, overseeing large, complex projects, working with Market Leads and senior leadership to increase market share and acting as the subject matter expert for their industry.

  • Establish work plan and staffing requirements for multiple large-scale projects

  • Oversees writing of scope, budget, and QAQC

  • Identify and participate in planning and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency

  • Review performance data (financial, budgets, sales and activity reports) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels

  • Monitor and develop professional staff to maximize their potential

  • Develop RFQs and fee proposals

  • Work with Market Leads and Market Managers to establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the market area

  • Develop and conduct presentations to clients and other critical stakeholders

  • Effectively interface with sub-consultants and as well as other business relationships

  • Provide support to other operational units as needed

  • Represent company interests while in meetings and trade shows as needed

What You Bring to SAM

  • 7+ years of industry related work experience in a professional or management capacity

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline/and or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to clearly define assignments/deliverables to team members

  • Ability to oversee, mentor and motivate a project team

  • Ability to meet or exceed aggressive deadlines while maintaining teamwork and collaboration with others

  • Demonstrated experience in project/phase management for large scale projects

  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage multiple registered surveyors, technicians and field crews to deliver multi-disciplinary projects

  • Demonstrated success in business development, marketing, and networking

  • Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates

  • Professional License preferred

Our Perks

  • Hybrid work schedules for office positions – Work-life balance is on us

  • Company paid premiums for medical, dental, vision, LTD and life insurance (HSA and FSA plans available)

  • Generous paid time off (vacation, sick, holidays and parental leave) – Accrual starts immediately

  • 401(k) program offers 100% employer match up to 4%

  • Employee Assistance Program – Your mental health is our priority

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • No glass ceiling! Truly a place to spread your wings (Ask about our Career Pathing!)

  • Trainings throughout the year – Specialized in-house trainings programs designed to assist you in advancing in your career

  • Office snacks, free food and fun-themed events for employees throughout the year

  • Passion for our Community – You have endless opportunities to volunteer alongside your peers with our Corporate Social Responsibility Program

Our Culture

Our entrepreneurial culture is a key factor in SAM being recognized as a Top Workplace for nine consecutive years, and we make it our mission to ensure every one of our employees learns how to build and manage a business, not just be the subject matter expert on the team. At SAM, our employee’s development is instrumental to our success. Your learning will be supported by specialized in-house training programs and mentoring by the industry’s leading experts, who just happen to be on our staff! We make SAM a GREAT place to work, but it all starts with YOU!

EEO

SAM is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. SAM also participates in the federal E-Verify Program.

  • 7+ years of industry related work experience in a professional or management capacity

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline/and or equivalent experience

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to clearly define assignments/deliverables to team members

  • Ability to oversee, mentor and motivate a project team

  • Ability to meet or exceed aggressive deadlines while maintaining teamwork and collaboration with others

  • Demonstrated experience in project/phase management for large scale projects

  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage multiple registered surveyors, technicians and field crews to deliver multi-disciplinary projects

  • Demonstrated success in business development, marketing, and networking

  • Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates

  • Professional License preferred

A Senior Project Manager is responsible for managing multiple project managers, overseeing large, complex projects, working with Market Leads and senior leadership to increase market share and acting as the subject matter expert for their industry.

  • Establish work plan and staffing requirements for multiple large-scale projects

  • Oversees writing of scope, budget, and QAQC

  • Identify and participate in planning and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency

  • Review performance data (financial, budgets, sales and activity reports) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels

  • Monitor and develop professional staff to maximize their potential

  • Develop RFQs and fee proposals

  • Work with Market Leads and Market Managers to establish plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the market area

  • Develop and conduct presentations to clients and other critical stakeholders

  • Effectively interface with sub-consultants and as well as other business relationships

  • Provide support to other operational units as needed

  • Represent company interests while in meetings and trade shows as needed

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