Project Manager


Denver, Colorado Remote While we have a hybrid work environment, this position will at times require to be in-person at the office and/or with clients.

Full time

$81-121k (annually)

Project Manager

Feb 11

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Cuningham, an award-winning architecture firm with 6 offices nationally, is seeking a Project Manager for our Denver office to focus on projects in our Grow Studio. At Cuningham, we strive for excellence by aligning the skills, talents, and energies of a diverse group of people. Our team approach creates an energizing and empowering work culture where dynamic, self-motivated individuals thrive in pursuit of the same goal: great design.  

The Project Manager will play a key role in continuing to expand our business through project leadership and client management.  As the primary point of contact, the Project Manager shall be responsible for coordination of the project between Cuningham and its Clients. The Project Manager will also be responsible for coordinating the efforts of their project teams, both internally and with consulting disciplines. Commonly performed tasks include define deliverables, schedule, and fees during the proposal phase; develop and update project staffing plans and project schedules; monitor employee planned versus actual time and performance; administer Owner and Consultant contracts; support studio leadership with staffing decisions.

What you will do

  • Lead and manage projects, teams, and budgets.
  • Develop and update project staffing plans and project schedules.
  • Develop and define deliverables, schedules, and fees.
  • Motivate and manage cross-office project teams.
  • Monitor employee planned versus actual time and performance.
  • Plan and facilitate/delegate internal and external communications.
  • Responsible for day-to-day client relations and assisting project leadership and Principals-In-Charge.
  • Administer Owner and Consultant contracts.
  • Submit to and review with clients matters pertaining to budget and scope of services.
  • Support Studio Leaders with staffing decisions and revenue projections.
  • Support pursuit of new work.

What we look for

  • Minimum of five years of experience managing medium to large scale projects within a design firm, with a minimum of 10 total years of experience in the AEC industry. Prior experience with K-12 and Higher Education projects preferred.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and the design team.
  • Demonstrated success leading and inspiring management, technical and design staff.
  • Experience with fee creation and management.
  • Experience with contract development and administration.
  • Experience with project scheduling and staff management.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Project management software proficiency (e.g. Office 365, Miro) Deltek Vantagepoint proficiency preferred.
  • Project document software proficiency (e.g. Revit, Bluebeam) preferred
  • Per the requirements of our clients, this position requires full vaccination against COVID-19.

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