Senior Project Manager

Location: New York, NY, USA
Added on: 22 Mar 2024, Job offer expires on: 30 Apr 2024

Cetra Ruddy is seeking a Senior Project Manager in New York City to lead large governmental, cultural, and institutional projects. Working directly with the Principal-in-Charge, you will interface directly with Clients, Collaborators, Senior Officials, and the firm’s Senior Leadership as the primary individual responsible for the project and coordination with teams both inside and outside of CetraRuddy. Success in this role will be measured against a project’s financial, design, and client satisfaction outcomes.

This leadership role will carry through all design phases of projects and will require an individual who can not only develop conceptual ideas, but who can also see those concepts through to their technical documentation.

As a leader in the firm, your impact is expected to carry beyond projects to the firm level, with a demonstrated interest for mentorship and a desire to participate in the ongoing efforts to improve the firm’s process and tools.

You must have strong curiosity and ambition, and be comfortable with leading team members by example, with empathy and clarity.

What You Will Do

  • Participate in all project phases, with a primary focus on design development, construction documents and construction administration.
  • Responsible for preparation of a strategic project plan; coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical; project team assignments; coordination of QAQC reviews; and project communications and documentation to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
  • Serve as the primary liaison contact with clients to complete projects on schedule, within budget, and with maximum client satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with the design team, clients, consultants, contractors, fabricators, regulatory agencies and other vendors to meet overall project objectives.
  • Oversee the production of BIM models and construction drawings.
  • Resolve challenging technical and design issues with the team to produce innovative, technical, constructible solutions.
  • Mentor and provide direction to individual design team members and less experienced project managers

Your Qualifications

  • Professional Architecture Degree. Masters preferred but not necessarily a requirement
  • 12+ years of related experience
  • A minimum of 8 years of project management experience
  • Licensure a plus, but not necessarily a requirement
  • Demonstrated strength of technical knowledge & design sensibility
  • Demonstrated knowledge of 3D modeling & BIM documentation tools, including Revit and the Adobe Suite
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, relationship management, and mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated experience of responsibility for project planning, budgeting, scheduling, quality, and mentoring of multiple project teams in technical delivery concurrently
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant in the culture of the studio

Pay Range: The base salary will be estimated between $115,000 – $140,000 plus bonuses and benefits, contingent on relevant experience


If interested, please apply and upload your resume & portfolio here.

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