Senior Project Manager - CHI

Chicago, United States
Delivery – Delivery
Permanent Full Time
Who We Are

Unispace is a global architecture, planning and design firm with integrated project delivery capabilities. We seamlessly unite strategy, design, delivery and project management to ensure an exceptional client experience. Our culture is open, collaborative, and built on talent and experience that spans the globe. We enable our teams to provide diverse, fresh perspectives and to be courageous in challenging conventions of the way we work, live and learn. 

What You’ll Do: 

Ensure projects meet financial targets 

Use in depth understanding of project specification elements including drawings, specifications constructability, and time requirements and costs to achieve project goals 

Ensure thorough understanding of project terms through design and construction process 

Execute project delivery strategy 

Maintain accurate and up-to-date project financials and schedule reports 

Ensure risk and liability insurance in place 

Instigate billing and follow up payments 

Manage subcontractors, including monitoring, understanding and addressing any subcontractor risk 

Provide and ensure effective client communication 

Be part of a team when presenting to clients 

Manage simultaneous projects – from office and site visits 

Control documentation quality 

Adhere to health and safety 

Manage programs/schedules 


The Experience, Skills and Knowledge You Bring:

10+ years of experience as a Project Manager/Project Engineer on construction projects 

Minimum of 7 years of experience working on TI projects with full range of subcontractors 

Proven ability to lead successful teams 

Experience in construction planning, estimating, budgeting and forecasting 

Experience in commercial interior office fit outs 

Experience with ground up or core and shell construction a plus 

Experience managing and coordinating subcontractor trades 

Knowledgeable of Building code 

Knowledgeable of health & safety standards 

Proven success with pitching projects 

Proficient in the use of: 

Microsoft Project 

Construction Project Management software, preferably Vista 

 Your Education/Certifications 

BA in Construction Management or equivalent degree is preferred 

LEED certification is a plus 


Who You Are: 

Strong client-facing skills 

Committed to client excellence 

Passionate about the efficiencies of the workplace design process 

A strong collaborator 

A proactive, flexible, problem solving, self-starter 

Highly organized, deadline driven and able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously 

Focused on results 

Someone who really enjoys a fast-paced environment 

Ability to travel 

What We Will Offer

You’ll gain exposure to the design and construction industry in an agile and collaborative global firm. This is a great opportunity to work within a friendly, design-oriented, and creative culture while growing your career.

Sound like you? Don’t wait, send us your resume!