Project Manager
WFH Flexible San Francisco, CA Project Management
Job Type

Based in San Francisco, CRI is a top tier commercial furnishings consultancy focused on excellence in workplace strategy and design. The Project Manager provides overall project management for on-going corporate accounts (as required) as well as short- and long-term projects from inception to final close out. The role oversees, manages and coordinates all aspects of a project, from product specification, design consultation, budget management, and installation logistics and close-out. The role is responsible for managing the internal project team, coordinating and oversee all tasks and critical dates, customer and third-party relations, budget and deadline requirements and ultimately customer satisfaction.


Summary of Responsibilities:

  • Primary contact for all project related communications
  • Work in tandem with Account Manager or Account Executive to set customer/project expectations and build customer relationships
  • Analyze, plan, schedule and implement project requirements
  • Establish overall project scope and lead internal project team to ensure a coordinated effort including directing, and often participating in the design and specification process, overseeing pricing and order entry, developing project timelines, and advanced micro schedules, coordinating onsite installations and punch list resolution
  • Conduct team meetings to ensure all team members understand their role and work requirements
  • Manage the project budget to include tracking actual vs. projected pricing, order revisions, changes to scope and change orders
  • Manage the project schedule to ensure product is ordered, delivered and installed on time
  • Consult with architects, designers, manufacturers, contractors, sub-contractors and end-users to assist with programming, clarify furniture specifications and technical questions, and resolve issues as they arise
  • Attend project/construction meetings as required
  • Manage accurate and detailed record keeping, including budgets, pricing summaries, project notes, changes/revisions, and customer approvals
  • Manage all final project close-out requirements
  • Act as a CRI brand ambassador in all internal and external interactions
  • Other projects/tasks as assigned

Desired Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field or 4+ years of Project Management experience
  • Self-starting, solutions-oriented, energetic, analytical, strategic, creative and results-oriented with a strong background in project management
  • Exceptional organizational, administrative and communication skills
  • Knowledge of contract furniture industry or passionate about furniture/interior design, preferred
  • Working knowledge of construction projects, furniture relocation and installation, trucking, installation labor, furniture manufacturing and shipping, building management and current workplace issues and trends
  • Demonstrate professionalism, integrity, and sound judgment in the performance of business transactions, and commitment to providing an exceptional client experience
  • Able to work effectively in a high pressure, deadline-intensive environment
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to interact effectively with people both within and outside the company
  • Must be detailed, organized, flexible and service oriented with the ability to multi-task, problem solve and prioritize effectively to meet deadlines
  • Working knowledge of PC and Microsoft Office software, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Adobe PDF. Knowledge of MS Project and CAP 2020 is preferred
  • Transportation is required, as time at client sites in the greater bay area may be required