Project Procurement Manager
An interior design project manager oversees various administrative aspects of an interior design project. Your specific duties are to plan the timeline, consult with your client to determine their budget and goals for the space, and put together a team to decorate the client's home or business. As an interior product design manager, you need to have strong managerial skills and an excellent understanding of interior design, style, and decor.
You should also have close connections with various vendors, such as furniture retailers, artisans, florists, and artists.ResponsibilitiesProcurement through means of agreeing to terms and negotiating pricing for all purchased goods and services, following order through from time of purchase to final installationOn site vendor and contractor meetings and coordinationProvide project team coordination for finish plans, specifications, and material selections required for constructionWork collaboratively with team of consulting architects, engineering consultants, furniture dealers, product reps, contractors, fabricators, specification writers, and regulatory agencies to meet overall project objectives.
Participate in the construction administration of projects and review of submittals and finish samples. Assist in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordinationResponsible for managing complex tasks on medium to large size projects.Plans, organizes, and directs the work throughout the life of the project to successfully deliver the project to the client.
Keeps the Lead Designer and Creative Director informed of progress on project expectations, deadlines, and deliverables and understands the limits of the decision-making responsibilities of the role and respects the boundaries of the Principal in Charge’s responsibilities.Leads the client and project team to assure that the project design meets the client budget, schedule, program, and design intent.Assists in the negotiation and development of project agreements.Develops and manages project budget, schedule, and overall work plan to realize target financial performance.Assures that Project Management Framework tasks are timely completed and properly documented.
Leads project coordination and owner/site meetings with internal team members and/or external consultants, owner and contractor and sub-contractors.Manages and tracks change orders, applications for payment by contractors and other contractual modifications impacting budget and schedule.Works with Creative Director in determining project staffing needs and recommending personnel.Directs client invoicing and effectively manages collections.
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