IA Interior Architects is presently seeking a full-time Senior Project Manager in the Silicon Valley office, passionate and interested in working on exciting and unique projects with many high profile clients! In this position, working with the Managing Director, you will be responsible for planning, coordinating and administering projects from start to finish.
Specific responsibilities include:
Manages overall client relationship from initial assessment of client needs, through design concept presentations and final delivery of project. Ensure positive relationships resulting in additional business or referred work.
Manages major projects and/or multiple small projects to completion, including work performed by internal and external resources.
Coordinates engineering work to ensure compliance with design concept.
Coordinates project teams to ensure timely completion of documents.
Works with design and technical teams to shape and understand the design concepts. Present and gains approval of concepts to the client.
Establishes and ensures adherence to set budget. Immediately informs Project Director and/or client of any potential variances to the budget and makes appropriate modifications.
Manages collections for assigned projects. Immediately informs Regional Finance Director if there is an issue with timely collections. Discusses untimely payments with client to secure commitment to pay.
Identifies and pursues new business opportunities with existing and potential clients. Participates in marketing strategy sessions and presentations
Assign tasks, oversee work and provide feedback to staff assigned to project. Develops skills of staff for future projects. May accomplish tasks by directing efforts of other Project Managers.
Education and Work Experience
Bachelor's degree in architecture or interior design; equivalent experience may be substituted.
Extensive knowledge of the commercial interior architecture and/or design industry.
Widespread knowledge of materials, furnishings and construction methods related to interior design.
Broad knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA requirements.
Proven ability to write and negotiate contracts for services, consultants and contractors.
Demonstrated ability to solve contract and administration issues within the established design context.
Comprehensive knowledge of design principles and aesthetics.
Intermediate MS Office application skills.
Intermediate skills using a project management software application, MS Project preferred.
Proven Revit skills.
Proficient verbal and written communication skills.
Advanced presentation and graphic communication skills.
Proven ability to communicate effectively with diverse audiences.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage diverse responsibilities within allotted time and/or budget.
Proven ability to manage all project phases.
Intermediate supervisory, leadership and team building skills.
Proven ability to meet deadlines without compromising design intent or internal relationships.
Working knowledge of budget preparation and the proven ability to manage projects within budgetary constraints.
For the majority of the time the Senior Project Manager will be sitting in an office with limited physical requirements. This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach. On occasion individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys. The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.
Interior Architects, Inc. (IA) provides equal opportunity in all aspects of recruitment and employment to all persons without regard to their race, color, creed, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marital status, nationality, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, uniformed service member and to promote the full realization of equal employment opportunities.
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About IA Interior Architects, Inc.
IA Interior Architects translates client goals, brand and culture into powerful environments built around people, processes, technologies and business drivers. Our clients in diverse markets worldwide require high-performance, visually compelling and sustainable environments to move their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, integrate technology and drive efficiencies. As architects, designers, workplace strategists and environmental specialists in the largest global architecture firm concentrating exclusively on interiors, we help clients articulate and align their business strategies and core values with the dynamic use of space.