Project Manager – Development Division

JS Sullivan Development, LLC JS Sullivan Development, LLC Employer:
San Francisco, CA, USLocation:
Wed, Aug 17 '22Posted on:

Job description

JS Sullivan Development is looking for a well-experienced Project Manager (PM) to join our dynamic in-house Development Team. The position is immediately available and offers opportunities for advancement and career longevity. The work is challenging and engaging for candidates who bring solid skills to the table and have an eye to the future.

The role reports directly to the Managing Principal and will be responsible for the coordination of mixed-use, multifamily housing projects in various stages of the project life-cycle – from feasibility analysis and project concept work, to schematic design through the production of construction documents and construction administration, to marketing and sales performance analysis. At the project level, the PM will interface with in-house teams, and serve as the primary point of contact with Consulting Architectural firms and Project Consultants (Civil, Structural, MEP, Landscape). The PM will provide direct support to the Creative Director on a range of project design-related activities.

This position is full-time, in-office, with COVID-19 Health Safety operations in effect. We offer a competitive salary structure, ample PTO programs, a full benefits package, an annual bonus program, and retirement savings, within a contemporary, diverse, and collaborative office culture.


  • Provide effective engagement with the Creative Director, developing an effective working partnership to achieve desired results for all projects
  • Serve as the primary point of contact with Consulting Architectural firms responsible for production
  • Coordinate with Project Consultants (Civil, Structural, MEP, among others), monitoring the process through the completion of Construction Documents
  • Coordinate daily activities, managing concurrent schedules and deliverables for multiple projects and act as the point person for all communications and activities
  • Establish productive partnerships with in-house Development and Construction teams, maximizing productivity and streamlining processes for efficient project delivery
  • Perform initial code research and code analysis, utilizing critical interpretation skills to protect design objectives and maximize design & budgetary efficiency
  • Supervise junior members of the Design Division staff as needed, providing clear direction and developing specific skill sets required within the Design Division
  • Additional duties as required

Qualifications & Personal Characteristics

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional office experience in Architecture, Real Estate Development, or related industry experience
  • Bachelors and/or Masters's Degree in Architecture, Real Estate Development, Engineering, or related fields of study
  • Professional Licensure within California – or in the process towards CA licensure – is a plus
  • Working knowledge of multifamily housing design, documentation, and detailing from schematics through construction documents
  • Working knowledge of Type V and Type I construction methods
  • Proficient in AutoCAD, PlanGrid, Adobe Creative Suite, and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Working knowledge of California Building Codes, and the Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Knowledge and experience in managing MEP and Structural consultants and related design documentation
  • Strong desire and commitment to design, constructability, and accuracy
  • Excellent graphic, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and technical skills
  • Effective management instincts for fellow team members, consultants, and vendors

JS Sullivan Overview

JS Sullivan Development is a privately operated, entrepreneurial, and highly successful real estate development and construction company specializing in ground-up development of urban infill condominiums in San Francisco. We directly manage every aspect of the development process ranging from acquisition, entitlements, construction, and sales. Our track history of successfully completed projects is recognized by lenders, partners, and industry associates. Each employee has a special place of importance in serving our clients and we take great pride in building a team of dynamic professionals who will thrive in our work culture. The office culture and environment are modern, energetic, engaging, creative, and progressive. We want every employee to have a passion for our mission, to support our clients, and to demonstrate commitment to the Company’s success.


Project Manager is offered as a full-time position with a compensation package that will be commensurate with the skills and experience of the candidate. JS Sullivan Development offers a comprehensive Health Care Benefits package, competitive vacation/PTO accrual, retirement savings with employer matching, and eligibility for our annual bonus program.

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