San Francisco

Interior Design Project Manager

Woods Bagot is a People Architecture company placing human experience at the center of our design process to create and deliver engaging, future-oriented projects that respond to the way people actually use space.

About the role

Woods Bagot is expanding its San Francisco practice and seeking to identify a strong candidate that possesses exceptional Project Management skills, proven leadership, experience on large complex design projects, ability to solve technical issues, work collaboratively with others through the conceptualization of ideas in a highly connected environment. Innovative, creative and well-rounded professional that can design, coordinate and help lead a team in the production of high-quality projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage project scope and schedules to ensure execution and delivery based on executed proposal or contract; notify clients of add-services as appropriate
  • Monitor project performance and take proactive action to ensure projects are meeting or exceeding financial performance objectives
  • Work with resource planning and finance staff to ensure future project resources are maintained throughout the life of the project within Woods Bagot’s platforms such as BST and CRM
  • Provide contract administrative and negotiation support to the principals and senior staff.
  • Develop and manage project schedule and milestones to ensure project is on time.
  • Maintain client communications and contact, in particular for scope of work and obtain necessary client approvals
  • Liaise with accounting for WIP monthly earning reports, contract billings and collections.
  • Conduct team meetings with staff and other key project team members to go over financial, schedule and operational milestones
  • Coordinate with other team members and Woods Bagot Studio Directors to ensure that office wide resources are organized and utilized
  • Review and approve project expenses such as employee time, employee expenses, and project costs including sub-consultants
  • Management of project risk within the parameters established by Woods Bagot
  • Mentor staff to help build well-rounded professional skills and awareness

You will be able to demonstrate

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture or equivalent
  • 5-8+ years of experience in project management or relevant fields in Workplace or Hospitality Design
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver a completed project
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience working with a team

How to apply

Applicants are required to submit a resume and portfolio in a combined PDF document via the Interior Design Project Manager LinkedIn Job Post. Due to LinkedIn file restrictions we recommend including a link to your portfolio. Applications will be treated in the strictest confidence. All personal data collected by the Company will be kept confidential and only used for recruitment purposes. We do not accept unsolicited resumes or names from agencies.

Mandatory requirementsit is an essential requirement that at the time of applying for this position, applicants must have the legal right to work in the United States.

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusiveness. We are Woods Bagot.

Woods Bagot is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.

At Woods Bagot, we are committed to creating an environment where difference is celebrated, valued and respected, practices are equitable, and our people feel like they belong. We accept that none of us is smarter than all of us. We believe building a diverse workforce is the foundation to creativity and innovative design – it is only by working together that we can realise the potential of our people, clients and communities around us. Through our inclusive leadership and our truly global studio network of strategists, experience designers and scientists, you will find your voice and have the support and flexibility required to bring your whole self to work and build an exceptional career.