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Commercial Project Manager

Company: Suddath Companies
Location: San Jose
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

The Suddath Companies is a multifaceted group of companies that specialize in worldwide corporate employee relocations, household moving, warehouse and logistics management and specialized transportation services.


Manage and coordinate the day-to-day activity in support of our account relationships; manage the furniture and relocation services by developing and refining move grids, develop furniture test fit scenarios, manage file planning and seating assignments, provide vendor coordination and generally manage the entire business relocation process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Receive, review, enter and confirm project and service requests

Manage administrative process for customer set up and establish certificates of insurance

Coordinate walkthroughs and hold planning calls to develop scope and communicate service requirements and client expectations

Work with clients to develop furniture test fit scenarios, seating assignments and file planning

Document scope, timelines and pricing. Generate proposals, establish signed orders for service and obtain client specific purchase orders, tracking numbers and approvals

Produce numbered move plans in AutoCAD and produce computer printed placards and move labels

Coordinate with sales, field project management, operations and customers to plan and implement services

Thoroughly communicate with all parties throughout service delivery

Track timelines and document progress relative to established benchmarks

Document scope changes and oversee change order management process

Collect and consolidate costs and manage the close out process

Job Skills Required:

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Highly customer service oriented

Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as situations and needs change throughout the workday

Ability to multi-task and organize workflow to manage daily responsibilities, meet deadlines and prioritize work

Strong analytical and problem solving skills

Excellent attention to detail and follow through

Ability to work under deadlines and specific time frames

Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers

Ability to demonstrate initiative and to work with minimum supervision


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.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or five to seven years related experience and/or training in office moving and furniture planning; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Math Ability:

Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel and AutoCAD.

Certificates and Licenses:

No certifications needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has supervisory responsibilities with oversight of crews working onsite at customer location.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,

national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Use your current and previous experience to find new opportunities on the road to success. At Suddath, we're committed to helping our employees flourish and reach new heights.

Keywords: Suddath Companies, San Jose , Commercial Project Manager, Executive , San Jose, California

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