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Senior Project Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

IA Interior Architects is looking for talent!


We are actively searching for a full-time Senior Project Manager in the Boston studio. Our incredible team works diligently & closely with our clients to realize goals, ideas, brand and culture into powerful, engaging workplaces. IA’s diverse, global client roster requires high-performance, inventive, visually compelling, adaptable and sustainable solutions moving their enterprise forward, support their culture, engage their staff, and integrate ever-changing technology. 

Our team members are creative-thinkers, experts, collaborative, passionate and professional.  Joining our team requires equally passionate thought leaders, conceptual thinkers with a willingness to experiment, learn and teach our clients, consultants, and employees…all while having fun and a love of workplace interiors. 

This role assumes full responsibility for procuring, planning, staffing, coordinating, and administering projects. As a “seller-doer” your specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Identifying and pursuing new business opportunities with existing and potential clients;

  • Attending interviews and helping secure work for the office;

  • Coordinating with our Contracts Administrator to write and issue proposals/contracts

  • Creating work-plans/scopes of work for potential projects including establishing the team, fees and schedules;

  • Managing profitability, staff utilization, and working with our internal Finance Team, invoicing and collections for assigned projects;

  • Working collaboratively with the Managing Director(s) and Finance Manager to keep them apprised of any issues with project profitability, staffing and accounts receivable;

  • Managing a variety of project sizes/types to completion, including coordinating work performed internally and externally by other consultants ensuring compliance with the design concept and client needs;

  • Establishing and managing the project team, budget, and schedule to ensure meeting agreed upon milestones/deadlines, and timely completion of the project;

  • Working with the entire project team to deliver the design concept of the project including presenting design concepts, development and coordinating all aspects of project delivery including client approval, coordination with all consultants, general contractors, furniture vendors, and developers, brokers, and broker project managers;

  • As required, coordinating internally to deliver project work across geographies including involvement of our internal service lines – environmental graphics, lighting and workplace strategy;

  • Monitor the contract and adjust accordingly based on client requested or other additional services required;

  • Establishing and ensuring adherence to set budget and project schedule;

  • Tracking staffing including coordination with other Project/Design Managers to assign tasks, oversee productivity, work product and provide feedback/mentoring to staff assigned to your projects;

  • Be an active part of the continued growth of the Dallas office looking for and implementing ways of improving our productivity, profitability and culture;

  • Managing the client relationship from inception for the duration of the project resulting in additional business/referred work.



  • Graduate of an accredited architecture design;

  • 12+ years of experience managing projects;

  • Licensure and/or accreditation in your discipline – AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ, LEED, WELL, etc.

  • Preference for Interior Architecture (Workplace) focus, but not required;

  • A proven history of robust client relationship skills, leadership, and design/delivery management.



  • Proven ability to write and negotiate contracts for design and delivery services and consultants;

  • Proven ability to solve contract and administration issues within the established project context;

  • Extensive knowledge of construction documentation, materials/construction methods related to interior architecture;

  • Extensive knowledge of building systems, codes and ADA/TAS requirements;

  • Expert MS Office Suite skills;

  • Intermediate Revit skills or knowledge of how to use the tool to build teams and deliver work;

  • Intermediate Adobe Creative Suite skills;

  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills;

  • Advanced presentation and communication skills including a proven ability to communicate effectively with clients, brokers, other project managers and staff including continual mentorship and leadership through a combination of direct authority and subject matter expertise.


  • Working Conditions

    For the majority of the time the Project Manager will be sitting in a studio with limited physical requirements.  This may require individuals to bend, stretch, twist and reach.  On occasion individuals will be required to visit a client site to perform site verifications and field surveys.  The position is not subject to occupational and safety risks.

    IA Interior Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran




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Posted: 2021-11-24 Expires: 2022-01-08

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