Retail Project Manager

SGPA Architecture and Planning SGPA Architecture and Planning Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Sep 30 '21Posted on:

SGPA Architecture and Planning is a leading architectural design firm with offices in San Diego, San Francisco, and Fresno.  For over 50 years, we’ve become specialists in projects that feature or blend retail, residential, education, senior living, and wellness.  Our practice, committed to enhancing the quality of people’s lives through smart design, is rooted in creative approaches, effective management, and technology.

Our San Francisco office seeks a Project Manager who is seeking long-term career relationships with potential for advancement. Ideal candidates will have 7-10 years of experience with an emphasis in retail, licensure in the state of California.

Candidates should possess the following skills: 

  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to successfully manage multiple projects and Project Team members
  • Extensive understanding of materials and methods of construction
  • Excellent graphic and design capabilities
  • Ability to use or learn industry standard management software including Microsoft Excel, Project and others
  • Ability to manage the preparation of Construction Documents that accurately reflect the design intent
  • Extensive knowledge of building and zoning codes

 Candidate responsibilities include:

  • Develop project objectives, program, scope, budget, schedule and management plan
  • Develop staffing requirements for staff selection and work with the Director of Operations to determine team assignments
  • Develop consultant scope of services, approve consultant team and fees
  • Review scope, budget, schedule, and project team selection with Project Principal
  • Manage project team and monitor performance in order to assure compliance with all project objectives and requirements, including budget and schedule performance (both Client's and SGPA's) and quality assurance
  • Conduct project meetings and reviews with Project Team as required
  • Prepare for and review project regularly with Project Principal and Director of Operations
  • Provide motivation for each member of the project team
  • Provide for all project administration needs
  • Assure project compliance with firm's policies, procedures and objectives
  • Review project status with Project Principal
  • Manage time effectively and meet established utilization budget
  • Develop strong client relationship and seeks opportunities to sell business
  • Develop and maintains a continuing client base sufficient to support both the individual's and the firm's project needs
  • Provide evaluation of project team's performance
  • Mentoring and teaching of the Project Team

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, medical, dental, paid vacation, and flexible spending options. Capable and enthusiastic job performance will be rewarded with opportunity and responsibility. Our unique office schedule of 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday allows you to enjoy longer weekends, as the office closes at 11:30am every Friday. SGPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


To apply, email your resume and portfolio to SGPA Human Resources at No phone calls, please. 

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