Senior Project Manager - High-End Residential

DBI/David Brown International DBI/David Brown International Employer:
Austin, TX, USLocation:
Tue, Dec 7 '21Posted on:

With over 20 years of experience specializing in high-end, custom residential and club design, DBI’s new client provides first class architectural and interior design services on our project. The firm is based in Austin, Texas and our projects offer unique opportunities for creative design, often on challenging site locations. Connections to nature, abundant natural light, and respect for the land and its character are hallmarks of our brand.

Our client is hiring a Senior Project Manager. The right candidate will bring an understanding of collaboration across the firm, the clients, and the vendors. They must be task oriented and be skilled at overseeing day to day project development and delivery. The successful candidate will manage multiple residential projects on a daily basis, provide oversight and coordination of the project team to ensure task completion, and ensure that our high standards of service are consistently delivered.

Key strengths of the ideal candidate: communication, organization, planning, creative problem solving, confidence.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Uphold the firm’s commitment to providing world class service
  • Oversee client communications and develop strong relationship with clients
  • Develop and manage the day to day project work plan from programming/conceptual design through construction; take action to mitigate deviations from the plan
  • Ensure that project tasks are being completed and documented properly; develop and track action items until completed
  • Organize and lead client meetings
  • Manage project budget and schedule
  • Develop and issue regular status reports to clients
  • Manage multiple projects concurrently
  • Lead project teams and ensure the team is communicating effectively and efficiently; create and foster strong teamwork & project team culture
  • Identify opportunities for performance improvement
  • Assist in developing and managing fees
  • Mentor and manage team members in areas such as time management and effective project communication
  • Seek self-development through feedback, new knowledge and opportunities for personal growth, career learning and development

Minimum Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
  • 8+ years of project management experience, preferably in high end residential architecture
  • Licensed Architect in the State of Texas preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Excellent professionalism and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills - capability to work well under pressure and with minimal supervision, juggle and prioritize multiple projects, and adjust work accordingly, often against tight deadlines. Must be able to maintain a great attitude under pressure. Must have sound judgement
  • Ability to make decisions related to project delivery
  • Ability to resolve conflicts diplomatically
  • Ability to anticipate problems and initiate mitigation measures
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD and REVIT
  • Sound understanding of the design and documentation process
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs such as Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Working knowledge of residential detailing, building materials, codes and construction
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