As a Gensler Design Manager, you will leverage your attention to detail and interpersonal skills to deliver exceptional client projects on time and on budget.
Grow your project management experience while working on trendsetting projects across industries. A focus for the role will be building client relationships and driving business opportunities.
What You Will Do
Implementing one or more projects through the management of project teams
Managing all phases of projects, including project set-up, programming, design, and construction administration
Establishing and maintaining ongoing, productive client relationships
Managing project scheduling, staffing / productivity, budgets, project set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and consultants
Tracking the financial performance of projects
Preparing project proposal, negotiating fees and contracts for projects
Coordinating bidding process
Ensure projects conform to contract
Creating and communicating clear and attainable project objectives and project requirements
And any other related responsibility as assigned
8+ years of related experience, including demonstrated success as a project manager on various project types
Professional degree (Masters or Bachelor) in Architecture / Interior Design from an accredited program; Licensure is a plus
Strong leadership, organization, communication and relationship management skills
Ability to maintain existing client relationships and build new client relationships and develop a network
Ability to handle difficult situations with tact, grace and style
Experience leading, managing and mentoring multiple project teams
Experience with recruiting, mentoring and coaching talent. Highly organized and responsive
Strong abilities in managing fees, schedules and staffing
Extensive knowledge of design principles / practices, technical regulations, building code, standards and building structures
Strong client communication skills
Bilingual in English, Mandarin or Cantonese
Computer skills required : Microsoft Word and Excel and AutoCAD. Revit, Spexx, and Adobe Suite all a plus
Please include work samples along with your resume and cover letter.
Life at Gensler
At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to Well-being Week, our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.
We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical insurance, social insurance, paid holidays, and paid time off.
We also offer profit sharing, and twice annual bonus opportunities.
As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees.
We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.
We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us . We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.