TBG is seeking a highly capable and value-aligned Senior Project Manager with an ambition to be in a principal role to join our team. We are looking for a competent manager with experience successfully completing a wide range of complex project types and sizes; the ability to positively mentor junior staff; an advanced level of technical expertise; and a commitment to providing excellent client service. The Senior Project Manager will collaborate with staff, consultants, team partners, and clients to ensure that projects are executed true to TBG’s core values, and completed on schedule, within budget, and consistent with the client’s design aspirations. The successful candidate will be on TBG’s leadership team, so effective leadership abilities are required for both project management and contribution to the success of the firm as a whole. Accompanying the core values, we are looking for the following leadership qualities – humility, discipline, passion, and accountability for self and team, and dedication to assisting others in reaching their full potential.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Embrace and model TBG core values!
Eager to grow and contribute to TBG’s success
Manage multiple projects and teams at once
Develop/maintain project scope, work plans, schedule, and budget to reflect the goals and priorities of the client and TBG core values
Assist with contract development and administer contract duties
Ensure design, technical, and financial quality assurance are performed at each phase of your projects
Provide support to accounting in your project billing as needed
Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget – immediately identify potential fee deficiencies in your projects and additional scope of work and fee for approval by client prior to performing the work
Write responses to RFP/Qs and negotiate scope, schedule and fees
Lead/manage your project teams including the client, TBG staff and consultants
Provide updates on project progress, concerns and financial status to your TBG teams on a regular basis
Provide mentoring to the junior staff team members to encourage independent thinking and growth
Organize internal design charrettes and lessons-learned opportunities for the firm
Ensure your projects meet TBG standards for design, CADD, construction administration, graphics, etc.
Participate on the leadership team and effectively contribute to business management and development
Represent the firm by fostering professional relationships
Set an example of integrity through humble, professional, supportive and ethical behavior
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Architecture
Minimum of 15 years of previous professional experience in the field of Architecture with progressive responsibilities
Minimum 10 years of experience in a leadership role(s)
Currently licensed to practice architecture – if not licensed in Oregon, successful candidate will be required to become licensed in Oregon within 8 months of hire
Proficiency in writing specifications
Proficiency with MS Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
Proficiency in AutoCAD
Familiarity with Revit
20 years of previous professional experience in the field of Architecture
Experience designing and executing a minimum of 5 complex projects over $5 million as a project manager (with the exception of single-family residences)
Experience in responding to RFP/Qs and interviewing
LEED Accredited Professional
Proficiency in Revit
Experience with business management, development, and marketing
Effective written and verbal communication skills – clear and accountable communication with clients, colleagues, contractors, consultants, jurisdictions, and other team partners
Knowledge of sustainability tools and systems (such as LEED, Living Building Challenge, Passive House, etc.)
Telecommuting is encouraged during COVID and TBG is willing to consider telecommuting post-COVID.
Please send a letter of interest, resume and work samples or a link to your online portfolio by e-mail to: Kristen Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org. TBG’s website is currently under construction so please contact Kristen to receive additional information on the firm.
Telecommuting is allowed.
About TBG Architects + Planners
TBG Architects + Planners is a reputable studio-sized architecture and planning firm located in downtown Eugene, Oregon. Established in 1949, TBG has a rich history of a service-centered practice with established relationships. We have a diverse portfolio including project types such as medical, commercial, institutional, religious, adaptive reuse and urban design. Our devoted and talented team works in an open and collaborative studio setting in which all members are valued and encouraged to achieve their greatest personal and collective potential. TBG has three deeply ingrained core values that guide our firm’s culture, business strategies and team’s actions.
We are dedicated to creating inclusive partnerships to achieve common goals with better outcomes.
We value and recognize each contribution.
We take ownership and commit to finding solutions.
We work hard in a healthy work environment and then go home.
We commit to serving our clients, communities, and planet.
We make decisions that will last longer than we will.
We make honesty and transparency the foundation of our actions.
We engage everyone with humility and respect.
We embrace change, learning and growth as individuals and a team.