Aimco is seeking an Executive Assistant in the Construction Department in our Bethesda, Maryland Regional Office. This role would formally be known as a Contracts Administrator for our Construction Team.
The Contract Administrator will assist Aimco’s Capital Repair/Capital Improvement (CR/CI) teams in the upkeep of Aimco properties. Contract Administrator will be responsible for many aspects of the redevelopment process including:
Acting as the Owner’s Contract Manager overseeing and monitoring project contracting
Accounting and invoice / payment activities to insure they are completed within prescribed schedules and budgets, in compliance with Aimco policies and procedures, and in accordance with federal, state, and local regulations.
The Contract Administrator must demonstrate sound business sense, technical knowledge, leadership, organizational ability, time management, communication skill, and professional client service technique.
In addition to the Contract Administrator duties, this role will support the Vice President of Construction Services in an administrative capacity, to include schedule and travel management, expense reconciliation and other duties as assigned.
Job Duties and Responsibilities
Prepares, reviews, and administers contractual proposals relating to construction, redevelopment, and renovation projects.
Subject matter expert on all contract administration functions within the project life-cycle.
Develops the audit standards process for contract organization including the maintenance of contract files and the contract preparation process.
Audits files and processes in the field for compliance of standards for achievement of cost and schedule objectives.
Actively engages Aimco Directors of Construction, operations’ teams, general contractors and subcontractors / vendors on assigned projects.
Effectively communicate and coordinate Aimco vendor and CR/CI invoicing and payment policies and compliance with general contractors, subcontractor/vendor personnel.
Coordinate resources to achieve project goals.
Special projects as assigned.
In addition, this individual will be responsible for working within a cross functional internal team including business partners from our Development and Operations teams.
Key Success Factors:
Successful track record in working with an integrated team for successful project delivery.
Collaborative, professional approach to building positive relationships across the organization.
Proactive communication with internal and external business partners at all levels and the ability to manage through influence when needed.
Ability to multitask and appropriately prioritize projects and tasks.
Confident communicator with the level of engagement necessary to influence internal and external construction and business unit leaders.
At least 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
Previous construction project accounting and administration experience is highly desirable.