Project Manager – Aviation

Location: New York, NY, USA
Added on: 31 Mar 2023, Job offer expires on: 30 Sep 2023

Our client’s aviation market is continually pushing the boundaries of traditional airports, carrying out an innovative vision for the future of travel. The firm’s work in aviation is a natural extension of their mission to create unforgettable experiences. Through human-centered design, they’re setting a new standard for the passenger journey and reimagining airports as places people want to be, not have to be. Whether they’re creating the story of a place, a brand or even an entire community, they capture the joy of both the journey and the destination, focusing on every touch point from the doorway to the jetway and back again.

They are looking for a Project Manager – Aviation with 10+ years of experience. Preferred will have an interest in working in a dynamic and collaborative global design environment with an emphasis on communication and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible.


  • Participate in selected marketing and business development opportunities.
  • Develop and maintain client relationships.
  • Prepare fee proposals including work plans identifying scope. Participate in the negotiation of contracts.
  • Manage project budget, work plans, consultants, and schedule. Track fees and costs for conformance to the contract.
  • Participate in the preparation and execution of subcontracts for consultants.
  • Foster and maintain a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team (i.e. Project Designer, Project Architect, and Principal in Charge).
  • Manage day-to-day activities of assigned projects.
  • Foster ongoing communication through team meetings, minutes, and up-date memos to the project team including consultants.
  • Ensure project documentation and contracts are in compliance with Populous standards and policies.
  • Provide leadership including professional development coaching and mentoring staff.
  • Define staff requirements for projects as needed or directed.
  • Contribute to architectural design development, and drawings, in support of overall project goals when requested and directed by the Principal-in-Charge.
  • All other duties and responsibilities as required.


  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written
  • Ability to distill and relay critical information to project leadership and clients
  • Strong relationship-building and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Strong knowledge of design, construction methodology and material application.
  • Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets, with an interest in financial management.
  • Understanding and experience with architectural modeling, advanced project delivery methods, drawing software and drawing production a strong plus.
  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design methodologies and LEED guidelines.
  • Ability to manage multiple small to medium size projects of a complex scope.
  • Proficiency in MS Office tools, particularly Excel, required.
  • Proficiency in Deltek Vision preferred.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture from an accredited program or equivalent in education or experience.
  • 10-15 years of experience in architectural practice with prior management experience in all phases of projects.
  • Project Management experience with aviation a strong plus.
  • Registered Architect with a current license is required.
  • NCARB registration preferred.
  • LEED credentials not required, but a plus.

Base salary will be in the $130-160k range, full benefits and bonus potential. Please contact Dan Cloke,, directly to discuss further.

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