Full Job Description
DLR Group is an integrated design firm. Our brand promise is the elevate the human experience through design. As we grow our Texas region, we are searching for great team members. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.
Our Design team has an opening for a Project Manager to join our team in Chicago or Minneapolis.
Location: Chicago, IL or Minneapolis, MN
As a Project Manager at DLR Group you will be responsible for leading projects on budget and schedule while delivering design excellence. As part of our integrated design teams you create buildings that elevate the human experience through design.
You'll provide hands-on supervision to architectural, engineering and design staff during all phases of the project as well as partner with vendors and consultants as needed. Additionally, you will occasionally interview in front of clients to win work.
The successful candidate will:
Be able to handle complex projects of the largest magnitude.
Develop project Work Plans (schedule, budget, cartoon set) for project success.
Be responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
Serve as primary liaison contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction.
Actively manage client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.
Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts on the most complex projects.
Provides oversight and monitoring of work of less experienced project managers
At least 10 years of experience leading and working on projects.
Knowledge of Microsoft Project for project scheduling, and Excel for budgeting and fee proposals.
Must have a collaborative management style and strong people skills.
Must have good communication and public speaking skills to participate in interviews and client presentations.
Must be willing to travel as projects or tasks require.
Must be eligible to work in the United States without need for work visa or residency sponsorship.
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering or Interior Design from an accredited program.
Five years project management experience.
Some knowledge and use of Revit and AutoCAD.
DLR Group is an integrated design firm delivering architecture, engineering, interiors, planning, and building optimization for new construction, renovation, and adaptive reuse. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group is 100 percent employee-owned and fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the China Accord and the AIA 2030 Commitment.
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We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.