Institute for Building Technology and Safety

  • Functional Project Manager

    Posted Date 10 months ago(10/23/2018 4:10 PM)
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    Disaster Recovery
  • Responsibilities

    This position is part of a Disaster Recovery team. We are not first responders, but when natural disasters strike (e.g.., hurricanes, earthquakes, flood waters, tornados, fires, etc.) our team travels to the disaster area as part of the recovery process to help restore the communities. Our primary focus is working with homeowners in the restoration of their houses and property.


    This position will begin as an “on-call/as-needed” basis, with strong probability of converting to a regular, full-time position with full employee benefits which include (but are not limited to) medical, prescription, dental, vision, FSA, 401k with employer matching, paid holidays, and paid leave.


    We are looking for individuals who are willing, able, and readily available to be a part of this team, who can report for work and travel on short notice to disaster sites and remain engaged in the recovery efforts for varying periods of time. Longer assignments will include rotations for travel back and forth between their home and the disaster sites.


    Position Summary:


    The Functional Manager is responsible to effectively evaluate project and employee performance. This individual works with diverse groups of employees and ensures employee engagement, and develops, implements, and interprets policies, procedures, and processes and evaluates their effectiveness.



    • Analyze daily, monthly, and annual data in order to determine trends, needs, and emergencies.
    • Create "rank and file" performance appraisal program and provide recommendations to management.
    • Provide operational infrastructure support across departments while having a clear understanding of departmental issues and how related areas interact.
    • Prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly KPI scorecards by employee and facility. Develop benchmarking and rankings.
    • Stay abreast of external industry trends and latest advances.
    • Apply research, information gathering, and analytical skills to complex activities and issues.
    • Partner with the training lead to conduct assessments and gap analysis on employee skills and training.
    • Conduct performance appraisal evaluations and recommend coaching and/or discipline.
    • Develop and conduct presentations to management and staff on performance results, by department and facility.
    • Develop and implement Operations performance improvement plans.
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.



    • Master’s Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources, Organizational Development, Industrial/Organizational Psychology or related field preferred.
    • 15+ years of experience in performance/project management.
    • Strong analytical skills.
    • Seasoned relationship-building skills.
    • Experience in talent management, career development and/or performance management programs and industry leading practices.
    • Experience in developing career development and/or performance management programs.
    • Experience in strategic workforce planning.


    • Project Management Professional (PMP), current or former, Required
    • Corporate Performance Management (CPM), Strong Plus


    • Establishing and maintaining effective Communication
    • Goal Setting – long and short term
    • Measuring Employee Performance
    • Giving effective Feedback
    • Coaching and Employee Development
    • Employee Recognition



    IBTS covers travel expenses, i.e., travel, per diem (food and lodging). Where reimbursements are provided, they will be provided directly to the individual and in a timely fashion.


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