Project Manager
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CannonDesign

1,001-5,000 employees

Integrated design firm enhancing human life
Company Overview
CannonDesign stands out as a leading integrated design firm, employing over 1,000 creative thinkers dedicated to addressing complex societal challenges through their unique Living-Centered Design approach. This approach focuses on the intricate interdependencies between people, businesses, communities, society, and the environment, aiming to improve human life. The firm's commitment to equity in education, accessible healthcare, and inclusive communities, alongside its continuous exploration of new ideas, has earned it recognition as one of the world's most forward-thinking companies.
Consulting
Social Impact
Education

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

$2.7M

Founded

1945

Headquarters

New York, New York

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

0%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

5%
Locations
Baltimore, MD, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
Management
Marketing
CategoriesNew
Business & Strategy
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or related degree required
  • Minimum 10 years of related experience
  • Licensure or registration in the United States preferred
  • LEED accreditation preferred
  • Must have the ability to be client facing with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong business acumen, technical knowledge, coordination skills and the ability to build a rapport with the project team and client is essential
  • Familiarity with Revit, Microsoft Office, MS Project, Deltek Vision, Bluebeam as well as other data management software is required
  • We are relentless in our pursuit of client adoration (not simply satisfaction). Consistent delivery of the best service is what we are about
  • We are committed to ensuring our practice is equitable for all employees, representative of the communities around us - and focused on the future of design. We advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts through the leadership of our DEI Council, Employee Resource Groups and other community advocacy initiatives
  • We're about communication and transparency here. If you want to talk to someone about an idea you have, or a challenge that needs addressing, we're ready for you
Responsibilities
  • Lead, develop and nurture a successful partnering relationship with our clients which will lead to future opportunities for CannonDesign
  • Develop and maintain positive client relations throughout the life of the project. Communicate design, construction, and other issues to clients in a clear and compelling way
  • Develop a Partnering relationship with the client early in an engagement to establish shared expectations and provide clarity on how we will work together, the involvement of key stakeholders, and the timing of key decisions
  • Ensure appropriate client and internal communication including written project documentation. Play a lead role in key meetings and presentations
  • Participate in Business Development activity and partner with Marketing and Office Leadership as needed to help grow top line
  • Understand our contractual obligations to the client and the project to ensure that the team delivers on expectations for our scope of work and required services. Work proactively with the client to identify and obtain approvals for additions to scope of work or services prior to undertaking the work. Proactively communicate with and influence clients to approve and process payables for our services
  • Lead project teams, in conjunction with the client leadership, to develop project goals and work plans, and achieve quality, budget, schedule, innovation and profitability objectives
  • Facilitate the development, evolution and management of the work plan, budget, and schedule. Preferred tools include MS Project and Deltek Project Planning
  • Manage design and documentation process and implementation of the design during the construction process
  • Accountable to maintain the project record, includes but not limited to capture and documenting key decisions and records within the CannonDesign standard file structure
  • Accountable for Risk mitigation and Compliance
  • Accountable for developing a risk management plan and managing project Risks
  • Collaborate effectively with all team members. Generate and support a positive team environment: participation, empowerment, and accomplishment
  • Implement CannonDesign Method using process expectations, best practices, reference standards, tools, templates, and technology to achieve competitive advantage, superior service delivery and quality, and enhanced team productivity and profitability
  • Manage and coordinate workload of team and provide leadership of team activities. Communicate client objectives to team members in a clear and compelling way. Provide constructive feedback and mentoring to team members. Identify and share lessons learned with teams
  • Be a proactive resource to project teams in their decision-making processes and in the development of technically sound and innovative planning and design solutions
  • Meet with project team members on a regular basis to monitor work in progress and to assure that the firm's best practice standards and procedures are being implemented
  • Responsible for ensuring that all statutory requirements for the project are achieved
  • Accountable for the QA/QC process. Monitor the technical quality of the projects. Enforce the application of QA/QC process standards and requirements. Additionally, be an active participant in the QAQC process
  • Coordinate with the Project Architect and the Quality leader in planning the work
  • Participate in negotiating the contract with other project leadership, the Business Practice Leader and Legal Team
  • Perform other duties as assigned