Design Project Manager Job Description

Design Project Manager Job Description

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Design project manager provides leadership and support the development and implementation of EHS management systems including Fire & Life Safety, occupational safety and environmental compliance programs at the Client sites.

Design Project Manager Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Management of our integrated team of design coordinators, utility coordinators, field inspectors, and project and document controls specialists for each project in the in the administration of the Design-Build Contract
Co-ordinate with vendor shops group
Coordinate fixture, finish, lighting plans with Store Construction/Procurement
Assist Director and VP in preparing presentations of projects for senior management approval
Occasional on-site construction observation
Review all construction documents for consistency and quality standards
Coordinate the work of Consultants for the design development and construction administration (track project budget, process submittals )
Maintain full familiarity with the portfolio of the stores in the assigned region
Provide quantitative analysis and insight into call centre cost and customer experience drivers
Cooperates closely with product managers to assure customer focus and target costing

Design Project Manager Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Design Project Manager

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PMP, PMI, DBIA, LEED, SEP, 9000, CCM, AP, QS, TS

Education for Design Project Manager

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the design project manager job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Interior Design, Construction Management, Design, Education, Technical, Civil Engineering, Project Management, Business

Skills for Design Project Manager

Desired skills for design project manager include:

Building control systems and remote energy management systems
Chilled/condenser water
City Permit requirements
Environmental & Safety regulations and requirements
FMEA and other tools
Fire Codes
Fire Life Safety and Gas Life Safety Systems and requirements

Desired experience for design project manager includes:

2 years minimum as Store Designer
Strong computer rendering skills such as Photoshop, Studio Max, Illustrator and similar
Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Able to be a role model for staff
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or interior design degree
5 years project management experience with a retailer or architectural firm in retail store planning or store design

Design Project Manager Examples


Design Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of design project manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design project manager
  • Assists Senior Manager in planning regular Merch Leadership Team (MLT) meeting logistics, including agenda, space, hotel reservations, and meals
  • Support the M&D Ops team with some administrative needs, including ordering supplies and coordinating team meetings
  • Support M&D VP and team with ad-hoc projects, as needed
  • Conducts site visits and monitors installations to ensure quality performance by the contractor
  • Preparation and implementation of the Project Management Plan
  • Input to procurement planning and assistance with risk assessment, constructability reviews, cost estimating, tendering and procurement
  • Oversight of the Design-Builder’s design, construction and commissioning activities, schedule, quality and safety practices, incident management, risk mitigation and issue management processes on behalf of the Owner, including field inspection
  • Effective management of communications between the Owner and the Design-Builder, and with external stakeholders including municipalities, utility companies and regulatory agencies
  • Proactive issue management, problem solving and decision-making, to maintain progress and support the Owner’s program objectives
  • Coordination of utility relocation work in advance of construction
Qualifications for design project manager
  • Proficiency in the metric system is required
  • Previous experience and/or desire in building a store design infrastructure, including processes, methodologies and tools required to drive effectiveness
  • 3-d and rendering capabilities, hand or computer-generated is a plus
  • Knowledge of LEED practices is a plus
  • Comfortable in managing projects partnering with teams located in different world regions (through photo documentations, conference calls )
  • Familiarity with JIRA and Asana

Design Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of design project manager. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for design project manager
  • Interpretation of the Design-Build Contract, negotiation and dispute resolution
  • Cost management, including certification of payment applications, oversight of the schedule and change management
  • Claims management on behalf of the Owner, including liaison with specialists as needed for analysis and recommendations
  • Participation in testing and commissioning activities, leading to certification for Handover, Substantial Performance and Total Performance of the work on behalf of the Owner
  • Preparation of progress and financial reporting to the Owner and funding authorities
  • Input to “lessons learned” workshops related to technical and contractual issues
  • Finds, pursues and wins long-term, large business opportunities by networking with clients within the municipal industry to develop business relationships
  • Working with providers and care teams in the hospital, clinic and home setting
  • Facilitating ideating new solutions/products/services in partnership with patients, providers, care teams and operations leads
  • Work withsomedirect supervision
Qualifications for design project manager
  • 5 years+ of experience working with large scale projects
  • Provide project management support to leadership team by helping to manage / resolve issues, risks, and re-planning efforts
  • Atlanta based role
  • 3-5 years experience within the apparel industry or in an project management role
  • Extremely detail oriented and thorough, with strong follow-up skills
  • Proficient with software applications, particularly Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Power Point

Design Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of design project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design project manager
  • Technical discussions of the RFQ and quotation with the customer
  • Support sales force in quotation development
  • Coordinate internal and external resources to meet milestones
  • Project budget and cost tracking
  • Establish and track project time schedules
  • Schedule and attend meetings with customer to review progress as needed to assure customer satisfaction
  • Responsibility for the technical data transfer and tracking
  • Direct technical customer contact throughout the order processing
  • Transfer of the customer Purchase Order requirements to the design and manufacturing process
  • Design review with the customer
Qualifications for design project manager
  • Must have 10+ years of experience in Store Planning/Layout with at least 5+ years of managerial experience
  • Ability to interpret executive direction for store interiors and ensure that all expectations/timelines are met
  • The job requires autonomous decision making
  • You will be confident acting as a mentor to developing engineers, promoting their technical and professional development
  • Project management in Design-Build delivery of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities/campuses required
  • Bachelor of Architecture, Interior Architecture, Interior Design or foreign equivalent

Design Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of design project manager. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for design project manager
  • Draft the request for the designer
  • Check delivered graphics for errors
  • Work with producers to address any necessary revisions
  • Sponsor graphics require additional management since they don't fall within the typical on-air graphic format
  • Ensure designers understand the look/feel of each show and how that relates to the overall network brands
  • Maintain an ever-evolving queue of graphics projects, continuously flexing when necessary
  • You have the technical responsibility for developing the thermal design in the turbine project
  • Manages the design, development and delivery support of on-line course content, specifically, the creation of interactive and multimedia components, and other support materials consistent with established design and development processes to ensure flexibility and reusability
  • Participates in strategic planning and formulation of technology directions, initiatives within scope of expertise to provide ideas, guidance and delivery of plans and policies
  • Develops and/or maintains on-line web-based resources such as tutorials, reference material, design standards, content resources, templates, and tools for instructional development
Qualifications for design project manager
  • Experience with the design and construction of roadway and transit infrastructure, including civil and drainage works, bridges, stations, electrical and ITS systems, and utilities
  • Certification as a Professional Engineer (P.Eng.) in the Province of Ontario or Certified Engineering Technologist (CET)
  • Comprehensive knowledge of current design and construction principles combined with knowledge of construction management practices, including familiarity with construction law, contract administration and claims management
  • Demonstrated experience with design standards and engineering, regulatory approval processes, construction engineering, construction contract development and enforcement, construction safety and quality control processes, and construction documentation
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Human Rights Code and Related Orders including disability accommodation and accessibility requirements pertaining to passengers and employees
  • Sound knowledge of construction legislation and regulations including the Construction Lien Act, Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations, Ontario Building Code, and local trades as applicable to the construction industry

Design Project Manager Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a design project manager. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for design project manager
  • Independent project managing, taking into account the customer's wishes, internal objectives with regard to deadlines, costs and quality
  • Management of interdisciplinary project teams (design, purchasing, engineering)
  • Verification of product requirements and preparation of product specifications together with the project team
  • Support by the offering process of design projects
  • Proactively seek information, clarification and business and product knowledge
  • Understands and executes to the Creative Brief
  • Be a solution provider
  • Drive improvements in health and safety performance, ensuring effective practice is promulgated to staff and partners who carry out tasks on behalf of the business
  • Responsibility for a sub-programme / a portfolio of highways infrastructure projects at any given stage of the project lifecycle
  • Provide management and leadership to a team of Project Managers that will report directly to you
Qualifications for design project manager
  • A Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline such as Engineering, or the equivalent combined with at least 15 years of management experience in construction, preferably in a design-build environment
  • Comprehensive knowledge of business administration, fiscal and human resources policies and legislation/regulations regarding safety, employment, human rights
  • Ability to prepare and interpret complex reports, recognize problems and define and evaluate solutions
  • Demonstrated negotiation and mediation skills for the successful resolution of complex construction and engineering claims
  • A valid driver’s license for the Province of Ontario
  • A minimum of 10 years in related field and at least 7 years of project management experience required

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