Senior Project Manager

Who we’re looking for: We’re looking for a highly organized, highly communicative and creative urban planner, with a strong background in project management to help lead projects from inception to completion. The ideal candidate will be passionate about issues of transportation and public space, be based in or willing to relocate to Miami, and have experience contributing to or leading effective community planning and/or engagement initiatives in socially and economically diverse neighborhoods.

Role Overview

  • Serve as the primary project contact and project manager on behalf of Street Plans and primary project partners
  • Lead regular project communications with all project partners and stakeholders, including community groups, local businesses, residents, City departments/agencies
  • Develop and maintain project schedule and all associated deliverables
  • Develop and maintain project budgets
  • Direct production of project deliverables as needed
  • Lead and/or support digital and in-person, on-site engagement activities
  • Conduct physical design survey and analysis activities 
  • Collaborate with other Street Plans design staff and client teams to develop physical design, policy, and project implementation plans
  • Contribute to the firm’s marketing and communication efforts as time permits

Experience 

  • Min. 5-10+ years experience managing transportation or urban design projects
  • Undergraduate or graduate degree in urban planning, design, architecture, environmental, social work, and/or urban policy is a big plus but not required – we are looking for the right person not the right academic credential!
  • Experience supporting senior leadership and urban designers in the development of planning and physical design initiatives

Competencies  

  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills 
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Self-motivated and self-directed
  • Quantitative and Qualitative analysis capabilities
  • Good judgement, can work quickly, and is persistent but cordial 
  • Knowledgeable in issues of human-centered transportation, public space, architecture, and urban design
  • Spanish language proficiency a plus, but not required

Technical Skills

  • Fluency with Google Workspace (Google drive, gmail, sheets, docs etc.)
  • Fluency with schedule tracking software (Microsoft Projects or similar)
  • Familiarity with planning and executing transportation projects from inception to completion.
  • Plan graphic and graphic design software Adobe Creative Suite (Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), Auto-Cad, Rhino, ARC-GIS, and Sketch-Up skills are a big, big plus but are not required

Salary and Benefits

  • $80,000 – $120,000 / yr
  • IRA match
  • Healthcare stipend
  • Monthly transportation stipend
  • Annual bonus (amount depends on company and personal performance)
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Paid maternity / paternity leave
  • Flexible and relaxed work environment