Senior Project Manager

Austin, TX
Gensler
gensler.com

Gensler is a global architecture and design firm grounded in the belief that design strategy optimizes business performance and human potential. Our 5,000+ practitioners networked across 45+ offices use global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. Whether we are refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district, or designing a super tall building, we strive to make the everyday places people occupy more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.

Your Role

As a Gensler Senior Project Manager, you have a successful track record of managing all phases of architecture projects and will have overall project responsibility for client satisfaction, quality control and financial performance. You will deploy resources to ensure that the work process flows smoothly and act as the primary liaison between the team and client.  This is a great opportunity to join a highly creative, collaborative team while working on trendsetting architectural projects across a variety of industries.

What You Will Do

  • Implement one or more client projects through the leadership of project teams; Provide leadership to client and team by communicating project objectives, contract scope, terms, and schedule
  • Manage scheduling, budgets, staffing, and project set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and contractors
  • Prepare project proposals and negotiate contracts and fees; bid projects to multiple general contractors
  • Track and manage financial performance of project for success (e.g., work plan, schedule, fees, change orders, billings and collections)
  • Manage project lifecycle; estimating, bidding, project kick-off, weekly coordination, punch list, turnover, opening, and project close-out

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field
  • 15+ years of related project management experience on a range of architecture projects
  • Professional license or certification preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Experience negotiating project scope, fees, managing project financial performance, and ensuring fiscal responsibility for projects
  • Experience with the full project lifecycle, through post-occupancy
  • Knowledge of building codes, standards and building structures
  • Basic technical understanding of architectural design, interior and furniture design
  • Experience with project management software, such as MS Project, a plus
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and Revit

Life at Gensler

At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions and hackathons, to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our teams’ diverse interests.

We encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership and twice annual bonus opportunities. 

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes.   We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future. 

Apply here:
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