Senior Associate Level Manager

Shigeru Ban Architects Shigeru Ban Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Wed, May 30 '18Posted on:

Shigeru Ban Architects is a growing, critically-acclaimed global practice with offices based in Tokyo, Paris and New York. 


The position we are seeking to fill is in the New York Office. We seek a Senior Level Associate Manager with a minimum of 20 years of experience to work under the Principal and with the Managing Partner and Senior Staff in developing the office.


  • Interface with firm Principal(s)
  • Contribute to Office Priorities and Direction
  • Assist with Firm Leadership and Staff Roles and Structure
  • Manage and Develop New Project Opportunities with focus on Cultural Projects
  • Manage Requests for Proposals
  • Hire New Staff
  • Establish and Manage in-house Project Teams (including project profitability)
  • Assume Individual Project Manager Role for Large / Complex Projects
  • Assemble Consultant Teams
  • Implement Quality Control Process
  • Act as Senior Client Contact
  • Oversee Design Contracts
  • Establish Project Schedules
  • Apply US Building Codes


  • Leadership Role in Firm Nationally or Internationally Recognized for Design Excellence
  • Minimum of 6 years Cultural and Institutional Project Experience
  • Experience with Houses, Housing, Museums and Performing Arts Projects
  • Experience with projects over 100,000 sf completed in the United States
  • Able to advance Innovative Projects requiring Non-Standard Trade Collaboration
  • Ability to Manage Alternative Measures or Non-Standard Agency Approvals
  • Proficiency in Technical Detailing and Building Performance
  • Excellent Interpersonal and Written Communication Skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Architecture
  • Business Development Experience

If Interested:

  • Please email:
  • Include ‘SENIOR ASSOCIATE LEVEL MANAGER_[Applicant’s Last Name]’ in the subject line of the email.
  • Send letter, resume, references and work samples, in a single PDF (Max 8MB). Web links will not be considered.
  • Please include salary requirements and availability.
  • Please respond only if you meet the above requirements and all requested information is provided.  Please do not e-mail or call the office as we are unable to respond to inquiries due to the number of applications received.
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