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Sr. Project Manager

Organization: Little
Date Posted: 1/2/2019
City: Durham
Location: North Carolina
Country: United States
Primary Category: Project Manager
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: > 10 years

Description & Details

Nationally recognized as a “Best Firm to Work For” and one of the nation’s most progressive design firms, Little is seeking a Senior Project Manager for our Workplace Studio in our Durham, NC office located in the American Tobacco Historic District.


The ideal candidate is a strong leader, passionate about great design and looking to significantly enhance the well-being of our clients, the performance of their buildings and the aspirations of our company. The candidate must be highly organized and driven to provide intelligent frameworks for clients to gain the most out of our relationships. That candidate must be able to motivate, inspire, balance and respect team members and respect their work/life integration. They must bring breakthrough thinking to all aspects of the job and pursue our branded Results beyond Architecture.    


The individual selected will be working with clients on projects of varying size and scope and is eager to work with a team dedicated to performing on time and within budget creating highly marketable, award winning projects.  The types of program can cover the full spectrum of commercial office projects – from very large scale Mixed-Use facilities and Corporate Headquarters to small, Speculative Offices. This position will require a leader with a positive attitude, one who communicates exceptionally well and thrives in a highly ambitious and ‘intrapreneurial’ environment.


Responsibilities include:   

  • Cultivation and stewardship of strong client relationships;

  • Management of and participation in the design process;

  • Creation and oversight of internal work plans and schedules;

  • Leadership in the preparation of documents by the design team for obtaining all required state and local permits; execution of subsequent agency reviews;

  • Application of problem solving skills to better collaborate with contractors, designers, consultants, clients and end-users;

  • Administration of construction services and quality control; and

  • Mentorship of junior staff in their development.


    Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture from an accredited university;

  • 15+ years of professional architectural experience with 5+ years’ experience as a Project Manager;

  • Architectural registration, NC preferred;

  • Mixed-Use, commercial office building and workplace project experience a must;

  • Thorough knowledge of architectural design, detailing, codes, and building material characteristics;

  • Broad understanding of industry standards and building codes;

  • Sincere desire to listen and understand the client and various stakeholders’ vision and key factors for project success;

  • LEED accreditation or WELL building certification a plus.

How to Apply / Contact

Our culture is energetic, collaborative and open. We value people who are fun to work with and who have a positive impact on everyone around them.   We are proud to offer outstanding benefits, compensation, and growth opportunities.  To learn more about Little, please visit us at or check out our blog at:  

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