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Senior Project Manager



Job Description:

The Senior Project Manager is responsible for working directly with the client, governing agencies, tenants (when applicable), all consultants, and other team members to deliver complete, coordinated, code compliant quality architecture projects on time and within budget.

This position will tactfully manage the balance between design and technical solutions to achieve project deliverables within budget and schedule expectations, and satisfy the design and client program requirements. This role will exercise effective time management and awareness of impact on the project budget and will conduct work within a Minneapolis-based architecture studio environment.

  • Join an informal and entrepreneurial design firm with a diverse variety of projects in multiple locations
  • Immediate potential to rapidly become an Associate in the firm, which is accompanied by increased compensation
  • A direct-hire position with very competitive salary and full benefit package

What You Will Do:

  • Lead projects and teams, sometimes multiple projects
  • Ensure that the project conforms to the contractual agreement the firm has made with the client and ensure company quality standards and code requirements
  • Manage and oversee the progression of projects in various phases
  • Attend client meetings with appropriate team and consultants as required by contract scope
  • Ensure projects conform to standard of care and quality
  • Review contract drawings and specifications for completeness, accuracy, and coordination
  • Confirm that corrections and clarifications are made, when required
  • Control project profitability and liability exposure
  • Ensure staff is effectively & efficiently utilizing time
  • Direct, lead, and mentor staff to ensure professional development
  • Determine amount and type of staff to execute the projects
  • Function as the main point of management contact with the client and city agencies
  • Review project billings and update studio projections regularly
  • Participate in writing proposals as needed
  • Create and monitor project schedules

Background Profile:

  • Accredited Architectural degree
  • Licensed Architect preferred
  • 10+ years of progressive architecture experience, and 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Advanced understanding of building codes, including national and state local codes
  • Experience with affordable housing, senior living, renovation and historic preservation projects
  • Knowledge of various product types, code requirements, and construction practices and how to apply, detail, and specify them


Minneapolis, MN

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