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Seeking a Project Manager, Retail Construction

learn more / apply here: https://www.imcenters.com/careers-at-imc/?p=job%2Fo2FDhfwl

Your Experience. Our VisionInternational Market Centers is in search of Team Members to be a part of a revolutionary enterprise that brings unprecedented unity, stability and opportunity to the furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. The IMC Team strives to create exceptional and enduring value for our customers by creating innovative and sustainable business platforms for the home, gift and apparel industries. Through passionate dedication to customer service, ongoing commitment to quality and excellence, combined with a focus on constant improvement, we facilitate frictionless commerce between wholesale buyers and sellers in the industries we serve.

What You’ll Do

Do you have a passion for design and construction and enjoy putting your creativity to work for projects? Are you an experienced project manager who has a wide range of construction and remodeling experience from start to finish? If you can think on your feet, communicate well with others, and complete projects within budget and in a timely manner, then this career opportunity is for you!

You will be responsible for leading projects, while enforcing corporate processes and controls.  He/she will for managing and coordinating construction projects designated by Senior Construction Manager / Vice President of Development and Construction, which will consist of a mixture of tenant projects and capital improvement projects. This position is an owner’s representative position that will work closely with owner’s leasing agents and tenants. 

Your construction management responsibilities include the coordination and completion of projects on time within budget and within scope.  Oversee all aspects of projects. Set deadlines, assign responsibilities, monitor and summarize progress of project.  Prepare reports for Senior Construction Manager / V.P. of Development and Construction and Executive Leadership Team Members regarding status of projects.

  •  Provide professional leadership for IMC projects in High Point, NC.
  •  Enforce corporate processes and controls, while constantly reviewing for suggested improvements.
  •  Works with / Manages industry professionals to complete the design / construction program. Architects, Engineers, General Contractors, Subcontractors, Consultants, etc.
  •  Provides pre-construction support and planning by verifying user requirements, determining constructability, and developing schedules for all projects assigned.
  •  Assist SCM / VP in developing budgets, analyze cost benefits and completes capital request for all projects assigned.
  •  Prepares overall project schedule and conducts weekly progress meetings to ensure materials and work in place are tracking satisfactorily.
  •  Assist with securing project approvals from the City of High Point and other government regulatory authorities.
  •  Prepares bid invitation packages, solicits bids, responds to bid inquiries and issues addenda as required.
  •  Evaluates contractor bids to ensure bids include the correct scope of work, schedule requirements, unit prices and other project specific criteria and submits to Senior Construction Manager / V.P. of Development and Construction for final approval.
  •  Reviews contracts and purchase orders and prepares original documents for Senior Construction Manager / V.P of Development and Construction prior to execution.
  •  Reviews and responds to Request for Information.
  •  Reviews all submittals and shop drawings with Senior Construction Manager / V.P. of Development and Construction for compliance to project documents.
  •  Evaluates change order request and negotiates contract cost adjustments and submits to Senior Construction Manager / V.P. of Development and Construction for final approval, if applicable.
  •  Reviews invoices for accuracy and recommends for payment.
  •  Ensures lien waivers, city approvals and certifications are attached to payment request.
  •  Performs on-site inspections of work in progress for quality assurance, problem resolution, design compliance and adherence to schedule.
  •  Prepares and executes punch lists.
  •  Conducts final inspections of work in place.
  •  Coordinates and reviews final as-built drawings, certificates of occupancy, equipment and systems start-up documentation, warranties and operations and maintenance manuals.
  •  Manages the maintenance and updates of digital leasing layouts and completed building as-builts.
  •  Coordinates work performed by contracted resources with appropriate IMC personnel to ensure communication of activities and avoid conflicts with daily business activities.
  •  Maintains project records including plans, contracts, specifications, correspondence, schedules, expenditures and budgets in a consistent and easily accessible manner.
  •  Maintains regular verbal and written correspondence with the project team, including but not limited to the architect, engineer, general contractor, and IMC personnel.
  •  Resolves problems as they occur and communicates adjustments to schedules and budgets accordingly.
  • Annual salary ~$75-85K with an additional 5% annual bonus target.

Our goals are very straightforward:

  •  Building an Exceptional Company
  •  Winning as a TEAM
  •  Holding each other accountable
  •  Sharing one standard: “The Best”
  •  Relentlessly executing on our Company strategy
  •  Delivering on our commitments
  •  Enjoying the journey

Your job, every job, is essential to attaining these goals. We expect you to:

  •  Treat others with respect
  •  Work hard, work smart and be dedicated to winning through teamwork
  •  Support and hold each other accountable
  •  Share your positive team spirit
  •  Provide exceptional service to our customers
  •  Always act with integrity and honesty


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and / or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


Undergraduate degree from four-year accredited College or University in engineering, building science, interior design or architecture is preferred.  Minimum of four years’ construction project management experience with either a general contractor or as owner’s representative.  Experience with tenant improvement projects ranging from $20,000 - $1,000,000 + is preferred 

Why you’ll love working at IMC

Our Team Members are our most critical asset. The foundation for our success is built on teamwork, talent, creativity, hard work and dedication. Together, we truly have a transformational opportunity to positively impact the industries in which we work. We are pleased to offer a wide array of comprehensive benefit programs and services that you would expect to see at a great company like IMC including competitive medical, dental, vision, EAP, FSA and 401k Retirement Match to name just a few. There are also a few differentiators like unlimited PTO, paid parental leave, BYOD (cell phone compensation), tuition reimbursement, Workplace Rewards providing discounts to a wide variety of consumer products and services, a “seed” grant of at least $1,000 annually into your Value HSA Plan, and considerably more!

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: IMC is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

International Market Centers (IMC) serves as the center of commerce for the wholesale furniture, gift, home decor and apparel industries. With more than 20 million square feet of premium wholesale showroom space in High Point, N.C., Las Vegas and Atlanta, IMC has more than 60 years of relationships and experience creating scalable business platforms for wholesale commerce. With the launch of the Juniper™ suite of digital sales and marketing solutions and B2B ecommerce marketplace, IMC now provides the only omnichannel platform that seamlessly connects physical and digital wholesale commerce for the industries we serve.

For more information, visit www.imcenters.com. IMC is a Blackstone and Fireside Investments portfolio company.

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