Project Manager

SGPA Architecture and Planning
Location: San Francisco, CA, USA
Added on: 5 Jul 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Nov 2023

Project Manager  (San Francisco)

SGPA Architecture and Planning is a leading architectural firm with offices in San Diego and San Francisco. For over 50 years, we’ve become specialists in a variety of project types, including master planning, retail, mixed-use, multifamily residential, senior living, education, and wellness.  At SGPA, we enrich life through design by creating memorable places that promote human connection and well-being. Through collaboration, building on our expertise, and empowering our employees, we strive to find thoughtful design solutions that meet our clients’ goals and bring new vitality to our neighborhoods and communities.

Our San Francisco office is searching for a Project Manager with 8+ years of experience, who is seeking long-term career relationships with potential for advancement. Minimum requirements for this position include the following:

  • 8+ years of experience in prior similar role
  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture or similar degree
  • Architectural Licensure preferred but not required
  • Excellent organizational capabilities
  • Professional communication skills, both written and spoken
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple projects and Project Team members
  • Extensive understanding of materials and methods of construction
  • Experience in preparation of proposals, scopes, schedules, and project budgets
  • Familiarity with MS Office, Bluebeam, project management software, Zoom, etc.
  • Ability to manage the preparation of Construction Documents that accurately reflect the design intent
  • Extensive knowledge of building and zoning codes
  • Experience in project management of multifamily residential, mixed-use, retail, senior living, education, and / or healthcare, including portfolio examples


The person in this position will support, lead, and enhance the efforts of the firm’s production team. Responsibilities include assisting with project management activities such as:

  • Work under the collaborative direction of Senior Associates, Design Director, and Project Principals
  • Serve as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.
  • Develop staffing requirements for projects and work with the Director of Operations to determine team assignments.
  • Develop consultant scope of services, approve consultant team and fees.
  • Review scope, budget, schedule, and project team selection with Project Principal.
  • Manage and mentor project team and maintain quality assurance.
  • Conduct project meetings and reviews with Project Team as required.
  • Prepare for and review project regularly with Project Principal and Director of Operations.
  • Provide motivation for each member of the project team.
  • Assure project compliance with firm’s policies, procedures and objectives.
  • Manage time effectively and meet established utilization budget.
  • Develop strong client relationship and seek opportunities to sell business.
  • Provide evaluation of project team’s performance.


Our Office Culture

We are proud to support our teams work-life balance by offering flexible and remote work hours. Our unique office schedule of 7:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday allows you to enjoy longer weekends, as the office closes at 11:30am every Friday.  SGPA values the mental and physical health of our teams and discourages staff from working over 40 hours a week.


Professional Development

SGPA offers a Mentorship Program, an Associates Program, SGPA Academy, and ARE Study Groups to promote staff growth and professional development. SGPA recognizes the contributions of our current and future leaders through appointment to the Associates Program. Associates who perform successfully can grow to Senior Associate, Associate Principal, and Principal. The purpose of the Associate’ program is to lead the charge for the betterment and growth within SGPA. Associates are expected to continually drive change, inspire new ideas, and improve processes within the firm.


Additional Benefits of joining our team

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including 401k, medical, dental, paid vacation, group life insurance, paid family leave, disability, flexible spending options and annual holiday time off.  Capable and enthusiastic job performance will be rewarded with opportunity and responsibility.


SGPA Hires for Careers not Projects:

SGPA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and recognizes that our talented team members are our best resource.  We value diversity in backgrounds and in experiences to cultivate a team that can achieve our mission of Enriching Life Through Design.  We fully support the career growth and professional goals of our team, and our preference is always to promote from within. Leadership opportunities are available on an equitable performance basis and firm leadership are dedicated to cultivating talent through mentorship, training, and hands on experience.

Please submit cover letter, resume, and web link to your portfolio (less than 10MB total) in PDF format to SGPA Human Resources at  Salary Range for this position is $95,000 – $115,000.  For more information or other career opportunities, please visit No phone calls, please.

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