Project Manager – Interior Design – San Francisco, CA, US | Works

At SOM, we are a collective committed to shaping a better future for our customers, our communities and our planet. We aspire to create the most enduring and impactful work through creative, interdisciplinary teams with all the resources and diversity of a global company. We value those who are passionate about excellence, innovation, integrity, inclusiveness and collaboration. Together we can achieve great things.

Success at SOM means

  • Ideas: We believe in a meritocracy of ideas. We count on everyone to actively contribute to the discourse within the firm.

  • Knowledge: We believe that expertise is the result of lifelong learning. We are not meant to know everything, but rather to passionately seek answers, develop new skills and deepen our knowledge.

  • Product: We strive for excellence in concept, quality and delivery of our work.

  • Individual: We value individuals who bring the highest standards of professionalism and personal integrity to the way they work. Each person can develop and contribute their wealth of attributes, skills and knowledge to support the overall health of the business.

  • Team: We appreciate the power of cross-disciplinary integration. A positive team culture in which everyone collaborates openly towards common goals is essential.

  • Firm: We have a history of making transformative contributions to the profession and to our communities. We are constantly innovating and trying to bring new approaches, solutions and processes to our work.

Job Responsibilities

  • Leads the Interiors project team through close collaboration with SOM partners and project management to achieve design, technical and financial success.

  • Prepares, with management input, quality agreements with clients, including letters of intent, memorandums of understanding and professional service agreements. Executes additional service agreements and obtains phased authorization.

  • Collaborates with the leadership team to prepare, publish and manage compliance plans to align project objectives including budget, deliverables and schedule.

  • Administers internal control procedures with the project accountant, including billing, collections, percent complete, expense management, and year-end activities. Analyzes project reports and proactively manages the profitability of a project.

  • Actively participates in project design, technical discussions and decision making.

  • Actively communicates by chairing weekly meetings, posting meeting minutes, and maintaining accurate project records and sharing project information and correspondence.

  • Help manage owner/client relationship and expectations to enable SOM and team to work effectively, efficiently and collaboratively.

  • Participates in new business and marketing efforts, including responding to marketing inquiries and maintaining corporate relationships.

  • Initiates, monitors and maintains the project schedule and work plan, including schedule of meetings and presentations.

  • Actively engages in project risk management through close collaboration with SOM leadership and the legal group.

Management Responsibilities

  • Inspires and leads others by example, participates in the mentoring and training of staff, clearly defines expectations and responsibilities of team members, holds others accountable and delegates as appropriate, based on ability and time. recognized potential of team members.

  • Develops and/or manages, in collaboration with team members, a clear and coherent work plan to achieve the project budget, deliverables and schedule.

  • Actively participates in internal and external professional development opportunities.

  • Contributes to the implementation of sustainable strategies in all project assignments and the associated development of staff knowledge.

  • Contributes to the development of standards, policies and procedures.

Minimum qualifications

  • Completion of a five- or six-year degree program in interior design or architecture;

  • 8+ years of indoor experience or equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.

  • General understanding of sustainable strategies and principles, including knowledge of LEED or other green building rating systems.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead project teams and manage project schedule, budget and schedule.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Understands and is proficient in Revit, AutoCAD, Rhino, parametric and rendering software and other graphics software.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office/Project, Adobe Suite.

  • Familiarity with Deltek Vision, Salesforce.

  • LEED accreditation preferred.

SOM offers opportunities to work on transformation projects, competitive salaries, health insurance, wellness, retirement and financial plans and other work/life plans.

At SOM, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We believe that an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our company and our community, while enriching and challenging our own design thinking. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Visit this page to learn more about SOM’s employment policy and how to apply offline: www.som.com/employment_opportu…

To learn more about SOM: www.som.com

If you are interested in the position of Project Manager – Interior Design, please apply here: https://som.wd5.myworkdayjobs….


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