Project Manager

Gensler

711 Louisiana Street
Suite 300
Houston, TX 77002

Contact

paula_garcia@gensler.com

Description

Project Manager

Gensler is a leading architecture, design and planning firm, with 3500+ staff in 44 locations around the world. Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability and the belief that design is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage.
Gensler’s Houston office is seeking a Project Manager.

Responsibilities
•Manage all phases of projects, including project set-up, programming, design, and construction administration.
•Establish and maintain ongoing, productive client relationships.
•Create and communicate clear and attainable project objectives and project requirements.
•Manage project scheduling, staffing/productivity, budgets, and set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and consultants.
•Track financial performance of projects.
•Prepare project proposals, negotiate contracts and fees, and coordinate bidding process.
•Ensure projects conform to contract.
•Experience with recruiting, mentoring and coaching talent. Highly organized and responsive.

Qualifications
•10+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as a project manager on various project types
•Currently involved in a leadership position within the firm.
•Must have a Professional degree (Masters or Bachelor) in Architecture or Interior Design from an accredited program. Licensure is a plus.
•Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
•Must have the ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships
•Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and style
•Experience with the entire project lifecycle, through post-occupancy
•Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams
•Proven fiscal accountability and responsibility on various project types
•Strong abilities in managing fees, schedules and staffing
•Knowledge of building codes and structures
•Extensive knowledge of architectural principles/practices
•Understanding of technical regulations and related code compliance
•Experience in design/planning standards and FF&E procurement principles
•Computer skills required: Microsoft Word and Excel and AutoCAD. Revit, Spexx, and Adobe Suite all a plus.