Project Manager-Team Lead

Pleasanton, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jan 31 '19Posted on:

We are in search of an organized and pro-active Project Manager/Team Lead to join our Tenant Landlord studio in our Pleasanton, CA studio. This individual will manage a team 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:

  • Generate work plans, fee proposals and project schedules in response to RFP’s and other opportunities
  • Develop and execute contracts between NELSON and its outside consultants and clients for services
  • Monitor project schedules and budgets as determined by the client
  • Oversee and participate in the design and project delivery process           
  • Ensure that design reviews occur at the designated stages of projects
  • Enhance the work and careers of NELSON teammates through continuous training, support and mentoring
  • Determine project staffing assignments by identifying the skill sets required to execute specific tasks.
  • Establish both quantitative and qualitative goals and objectives for each project.
  • Effectively manage team members to maintain positive interaction, while ensuring the highest product quality, meeting client expectations within the approved fee budget, project budget and project schedule
  • Responsible for leading and coordinating efforts of work done by design team
  • Responsible for communication with external stakeholders
  • Participate in local management meetings to review all projects status and provide recommendations for corrective actions when appropriate.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Interior Design
  • Minimum of 8 years’ industry experience
  • Prior experience communicating with tenants while acting as an agent for the owner/broker
  • Ability to facilitate quick turnaround times for test fits and space plans
  • AutoCAD skills required. Revit skills highly desired

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 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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