Architectural Project Manager - Mixed-Use - NORR


NORR / Chicago, IL / Website


NORR is an employee-owned global architecture and engineering firm. Our multi-disciplinary team of 700 professionals is active in 14 market sectors across Canada, the US, UK and UAE. We believe the ultimate success of any project is driven by people. It involves a team of highly passionate and skilled designers working towards a unified goal, drawing on the integrated thinking of colleagues, partners and clients. Our collaborative approach results in design solutions and programs that are holistic and make our clients successful. With an 80-year history, we continue to build on our deep experience to advance design through technology, sustainable practices and the pursuit of excellence.


NORR’s Hospitality team dreams big. Whether collaborating with a major hotel brand for the design of a cutting-edge new millennial-focused hotel concept or designing a custom boutique hotel in an urban setting, we bring the highest level of design standards and blend this with specific local requirements to successfully deliver high-quality solutions customized for specific sites.

For more information on the types of hospitality projects we have been involved in please go to

We are currently seeking a Project Manager to plan and manage projects within our Hospitality Studio to ensure that all contractual commitments are met on time and within budget. As a Project Manager, you will use your interpersonal and leadership skills and must have an understanding of project financials to determine the necessary resources required for successful project execution. In addition, you will provide leadership to a multi-disciplined team, monitor project performance, and forecast revenue.

Duties and Responsibilities:
-Negotiate, develop, monitor, and control the scope of deliverables, work plans, schedules, and budgets for all project stages
-Develop a detailed work plan for all architectural and engineering disciplines, allocate hours to the work plan, and monitor project progress
-Lead an integrated team of architects and engineers in the quality assurance and quality control procedures for all deliverables, specifically the construction drawings and specifications
-Maintain a good understanding of the project scope and when changes to the scope occur, negotiate solutions to ensure outcomes meet client expectations and contractual obligations
-Coordinate with contractor, sub-consultants, or relevant building authorities to address and document issues with constructability or owner concerns
-Act as the primary liaison with the client, contractor, and project team and ensure close client relationships are maintained


Required Skills:
-Architectural or engineering systems design and presentation, M&E and structural building systems, permit and building code
-Registered with a relevant professional association is an asset
-Experience in strategic development, business development, project management, and client management is required
-Possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills, flexibility, and resourcefulness
-A strong understanding of project accounting is required in order to monitor project performance and forecast revenue

Required Experience:
8-10 years of project work experience
Experience in hospitality is required, experience in residential and commercial as well is an asset.


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