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Project Manager- Hotels

posted February 5, 2020

Schulte Hospitality Group
Louisville, KY
624194 l

About This Job

The Project Manager has full responsibility for the delivery of each hotel development from initial budgeting through completion of the final constructed or renovated space.


  • Work with our acquisitions team to develop cost models and review proposed lease details for targeted restaurant locations.
  • Work with our design team to manage the design process to deliver brand approved designs within project budget constraints.
  • Develop and maintain project delivery schedules meeting project delivery requirements.
  • Develop initial cost estimates and maintain accurate cost tracking and reporting through project completion including anticipated cost report updates, pay application processing and change order management.
  • Manage the bid and award process for each restaurant development based on final approved designs.
  • Coordinate with our internal FF&E purchasing department to maintain budget targets and achieve required delivery schedules.
  • Travel to restaurant development locations as required to guide job progress and monitor the General Contractor or Subcontractor work deliveries.
  • Manage projects to completion including punch list completion and coordination with our Operations teams for a seamless transition process.


  • Construction or Engineering related degree preferred
  • A minimum of 5 years' experience in the management of fast casual, fast food or full service restaurant buildout projects as a Project Manager including full involvement in purchasing and negotiating contract awards and material purchases.
  • Alternatively, experience with proto-type buildouts, hospitality construction or retail developments requiring on-site management of subcontactor work crews will be considered.


  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Well-developed business writing skills
  • Multi-task orientation with strong problem resolution capabilities
  • Cost estimating and budget develop experience.
  • Ability to produce and update construction schedules
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Project, Excel and Word
  • Ability to read and analyze MEP, ID, and Architectural drawings.
  • Strong contract and cost management skills
  • Ability to manage a General Contractor's on-site work product to maintain schedule and high quality levels.

Job Competencies:

  • Commitment to Task: Demonstrates dependability and shows a sense of urgency about getting results; willing to commit the hours it takes to get the job completed; takes responsibility for actions and achieves results; overcomes obstacles.
  • Communication Skills: Presents ideas, concepts, and information effectively and clearly through the spoken word; actively listens; communicates comfortably with various audiences; responds effectively to questions.
  • Flexibility: Adapts and changes course of action when appropriate; effectively transitions from task to task; deals well with unresolved situations, frequent change, delays, or unexpected events; maintains objectives amidst shifting priorities.
  • Initiative: Takes action proactively; addresses issues or opportunities without supervision; focuses on desired results and accomplishments; demonstrates clear purpose, enthusiasm, and a "can-do" attitude.
  • Managing Execution: Manages multiple projects and effectively prioritizes tasks, responsibilities, and goals; uses goals to guide actions and creates detailed action plans; organizes and schedules people and tasks; utilizes resources effectively to meet goals.
  • Teamwork: Works cooperatively with others to accomplish business goals and objectives; asks others for their ideas and opinions; supports team's decisions; contributes to the team's efforts.



About This Employer

Schulte Hospitality Group

2000 High Wickham Place
Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40245

(502) 489-3737

Corporate Office


Schulte Hospitality Group was formed by several generations of experienced and quality innkeepers who had a passion for the business and the drive and fortitude sought by many owners. We have assembled an experienced team with talents encompassing all aspects of hospitality that has meant measured success for our clients, loyalty and pride from our employees and recognition in the industry.



We strongly believe that all of our hotels must be active in their local communities. Our team members participate in various community projects and with charitable organizations, organized at both the property and corporate levels. At the corporate office, we support several organizations that help those in need in order to build a better community.


Saving energy is not just a cost-saving function at Schulte Hospitality Group; we believe that it is also our responsibility. As a company, we evaluate various methods to reduce energy consumption, and make a strong effort to use renewable and sustainable resources.


At Schulte Hospitality we believe that it is the people that are our biggest asset. The special service touches that make our hotels unique and stand out above the competition are only provided by a caring and engaged staff.

At our hotels we provide competitive benefits along with an atmosphere designed to encourage and promote a career path within the company.