Landlord Services Project Manager

Notable firm with multiple LA locations is seeking a PM to join the DTLA office to manage a small, high volume, Landlord Services team.
  • Salary: US $80000-110,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 49401

About this role

Innovative design firm that focuses on designing impactful and functional environments with a high volume of referral and repeat clientele is seeking an experienced PM to manage a team of 4-8 people. This department has approximately 40-50 billable items per month centric to 6-10 concurrent accounts.  

Key responsibilities: 

  • Fiscal Management: managing projects within budget and fee
  • Administration: responsible to update and maintain weekly and monthly reports to demonstrate project status: Fee forecast, Workload Forecast, Weekly staffing reports. Contribute to AR/Collections efforts as needed. Responsible to produce and/or supervise the production of all contract documentation within the portfolio of work according to firm protocols and timelines
  • Management: Manage and monitor workflow and work process for assigned team. Provide coaching and mentoring as much as possible in order to develop and advance staff.
  • Customer Service: Strive to provide consistent and excellent customer service to foster relationships and drive repeat business.


  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of architectural and interior planning, design and construction. Knowledgeable of relevant design practice and materials, and capable of preparing schematic layouts, overseeing preparation of bid and construction documents, and construction administration.
  • Detailed knowledge of construction costs and capable of preparing analytic spreadsheet(s) of cost comparisons.
  • Capable of developing complex feasibility studies, programming, and space requirement analysis.
  • Detailed understanding of all types of BOMA calculation concepts.
  • Capable of developing space requirement analysis for all assigned projects.
  • Knowledgeable of relevant codes including IBC, ADA, Title 24 and of relevant building department jurisdictions and practices. Knowledge of relevant AIA documents.
  • Must analyze and process job billing for all projects managed, as required by the company. Management of overall project costs and professional design fees.
  • Capable of developing schematic space plans based on programming requirements.
  • Capable of developing design concepts for architectural treatments, detailing, lighting, materials, and furnishings.
  • Adept at client interaction and presentation.
  • Capable of developing schematic design budgets.
  • Capable of developing a set of working drawings without supervision or oversight.
  • Working knowledge in industry-standard word processing (MS Word), spreadsheet (MS Excel), presentation (MS PowerPoint), image editing (PhotoShop or equal), scheduling (MS Project), page layout (Illustrator or equal), e-mail (Outlook), web browser (IE or equal), and file formatting (Acrobat) programs, as well as a working knowledge of AutoCAD Architectural Desktop sufficient to communicate ideas and direct staff.
  • Capable of preparing and/or coordinating presentation materials including computer-generated, hand-drawn and photographic images. Knowledgeable of capabilities and materials of printing, graphic, and reprographic service providers.
  • Adept at preparing Contracts, Proposals and Work Authorizations, and of identifying assumptions, exclusions, and supplemental/additional services throughout the project.
  • Capable of black-line hand sketching sufficient to communicate design concepts and intent.
  • Knowledgeable of relevant lighting design practice, and capable of preparing schematic lighting layouts, overseeing preparation of lighting construction documents and administration.
  • Responsible for obtaining and negotiating consultant contracts and the overall project coordination with those consultants.
  • Proactively works with staff, either individually or in-groups, to provide positive atmosphere for learning and professional growth.
  • Maintain active database information related to projects.
  • Active participation in staff reviews and formal evaluation.

A minimum of 10 years experience (technical/supervisory) in the interiors/architectural field along with basic knowledge of LEED/Sustainability design concepts and certification process highly desirable. 

    Talk to Robert about this position

    Bio: Robert’s career includes studio management, marketing, business development, HR and contract administration with design firms in New York and LA; he utilises his broad industry network and passion for people to make connections throughout the A&D industry.

    +1 (213) 436 0909

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