Mid-Level Project Manager

Seattle, WA, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 4 '18Posted on:

We are in search of an organized and enthusiastic Mid-Level Project Manager to join the Global Solutions Studio in our Seattle, WA office location. This individual will manage several teams handling multiple projects of varying size and scope, expand current client engagements, and encourage the expansion of service offerings by other NELSON teams. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Consult with client to determine project scope, requirements and timeline
  • Generate work plans, fee proposals and project schedules in response to client’s request
  • Develop and execute contracts between NELSON, its outside consultants and the client for services requested
  • Establish both quantitative and qualitative goals and objectives for each project
  • Finalize, communicate and monitor project scope, schedules, work plans and budgets to the team as detailed in the agreement  
  • Lead and coordinate the project team’s work effort and foster a collaborative work environment        
  • Provide direction, technical advice and guidance for the development of the project including the construction documents, coordination with consultants and the timely delivery of services
  • Review the documents for appropriateness, accuracy and adherence to client expectations, NELSON standards, building codes, and ADA recommendations
  • Routinely monitor project financial reporting data including AR reporting, discuss problem resolutions as appropriate with Studio Director and take corrective action as agreed upon
  • Enhance the work and careers of NELSON teammates through continuous training, support and mentoring. Participate in professional development reviews and encourage lessons learned discussions
  • Effectively manage team members to maintain positive interactions, while ensuring the highest product quality and meeting client expectations within the approved fee, project budget and project schedule
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with teammates, internal and external consultants, contractors and approval agencies
  • Develop, maintain and grow relationships with existing clients and pro-actively identify new and/or additional opportunities as they arise
  • Meet with Studio Director periodically to review all project matters and provide recommendations for corrective actions and/or future adjustments to processes as appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • 6-10 years of relevant industry experience with 3 years prior experience as a project manager on a range of project types including Workplace services
  • Must be a team player and self-starter with the ability to lead, inspire, manage and mentor multiple project teams
  • Hands-on experience in every phase of the architectural process from programming through project close-out
  • Thorough understanding of the architectural design, drawing development, contract documentation and construction process including a working knowledge of building codes and regulations
  • Proven ability to develop, maintain and be accountable for project fees and schedules
  • Strong internal and external relationship management skills including ability to maintain and grow existing client relationships
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills including MS Office Suite is required
  • Working knowledge of Deltek Vision is desirable
  • AutoCAD skills are required. Revit skills are highly desired
  • LEED AP certification is a plus 

NELSON is part of a global architecture, design, engineering, and consulting services organization with over 1000 Teammates in over 20 locations around the world and a strong experience in a broad range of industries. NELSON is ranked in the top 10 of Interior Design Magazine’s “100 Design Giants” list. NELSON is also ranked in the top 3 firms specializing in workplace interior design. For more information, visit

We offer competitive wages based on skills and experience, as well as an excellent benefits package, including: Paid Time Off, medical, dental, 401K, pre-tax Flexible Spending Accounts, and more. NELSON will cover the cost for an out-of-state relocation. NELSON is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you have read this and feel this may be the career opportunity for you, please apply by clicking the link. Due to the large volume of candidates, only qualified applicants will be contacted. No phone calls or agencies please.


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