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Senior Architectural Project Manager
CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur Charlotte, NC

Senior Architectural Project Manager

CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur
Charlotte, NC
  • $104,000 to $157,000 Yearly
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Life Insurance , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description


The Sr. Architectural Project Manager serves as a people and project leader, overseeing multiple projects and participating in marketing pursuits to ensure advantageous outcomes for both CPL and our clients.  Reporting to a Principal, you participate in business development efforts to support increasing revenues, maximizing profitability by establishing and nurturing beneficial partnerships. You estimate fees, determine scopes of work, provide assistance throughout the proposal development and writing process and manage contracts for some of our most intricate projects. You manage others and are integral to the development of junior team members.  In this position you are independent and manage highly complex, moderate to large size projects, and in particular, be able to take a project from “won” assisting the principal through contracting with owner and consultants, developing fee and work plans and kicking project off as the team lead through public engagement, programming, and schematic efforts


  • Thorough understanding of current trends and areas of growth within the architectural industry  
  • Deep expertise in your design specialty 
  • Ability to foster a creative design environment 
  • Strong communication skills, (both written and verbal) 
  • Ability to work across a wide range of areas within the building design environment 
  • Deep knowledge of industry standards and building codes 
  • An ability to collaborate productively with multidisciplinary team members, consultant groups and stakeholders on a variety of concurrent projects  
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit, Bluebeam, the Microsoft Office Suite. The Adobe Creative Suite and SketchUp skills preferred but not required.
  • You earned a BS (and/or MS) in your field of expertise and at least twelve (12) years of architecture experience, with a track record of developing proactive designs for a broad range of project types   
  • Professional licensure (RA) is preferred  
  • LEED and/or WELL accreditation are preferred, but not required 


  • Oversee all aspects of assigned projects, including leading a team and coordinating with internal/external design team members, specialty consultants, clients, construction managers, contractors and governing agencies 
  • Lead the preparation of documents by the design team for obtaining required local and state permits 
  • Suggest new ideas and processes, continuing to learn more about the latest industry developments as they pertain to a given market sector  
  • Interpret, create and/or redefine CPL’s standards 
  • Work to build and enhance client relationships  
  • Oversee the management of internal finances, including billing, invoice generation and asset/resource allocation 
  • Serve as the daily contact for key internal and external project personnel, ensuring the resolution of project-related issues  
  • Lead and supervise the development of clear and complete drawings and specifications 
  • Plan, organize and regulate workload assignments as needed 
  • Prepare coordinated design and construction documents to obtain governing agency permits and procure competitive bids from contractors for public works projects 
  • Supervisory requirements, including recruitment and retention of talent including: 
    • Engage and foster the growth of CPL team members. Provide encouragement and regular feedback; and serve as a mentor/example for all levels of the team. 
    • Manage/oversee career conversations with your team on an established schedule (annual career conversations, regular check-ins, and the development of career plans for each team member) 
    • Develop future leaders within the organization (train your replacement) 
    • Engage, motivate, and lead internal and external stakeholders to develop strategies and plans to move the organization in the desired direction.  
    • Influence people through effective communication   
    • Promote justice, diversity and fairness in the organization 


  • Collaborates 
  • Communicates Effectively 
  • Customer Focused 
  • Financial Acumen 
  • Instills Trust 

WHAT WE OFFER:  CPL cares about your future with us! That’s why we offer the following benefits to you and your family:  

  • Internal Mobility & Career Advancement  
  • Healthcare for you and your family including spouse coverage: Medical, Dental, Vision & Prescription insurances. Single Plans with 100% paid premium 
  • Flexible Time Off + 8 Holidays a year 
  • Retirement Savings Plan - Contribution from CPL to grow your retirement funds. 
  • Tuition Assistance: You may be eligible for continuing education assistance. 
  • Student Loan Assistance Program: CPL will contribute up to a maximum of $100 a month for 5 years ($6,000 total) towards student loan debt.  
  • Licensure Assistance 
  • Long-Term Disability Insurance Company/team member premium sharing 
  • Flexible Spending Account $5,000 dependent childcare annually paid 100% by team member pre-taxes.  
  • FREE Life Insurance and AD+D Insurance  
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability Insurance 

WHAT DOES LOOK LIKE WORKING HERE?  We believe that building a strong community is about establishing a prevailing sense of fellowship among our team members, friends, and neighbors. 

  • Collaboration – working with others towards the best solution, placing great emphasis on the collective wisdom of our internal teams. 
  • Family – celebrating others’ successes, genuinely caring about the happiness and well-being of our team members and recognizing their own families as extensions of the CPL family. 
  • Fun – not taking oneself too seriously, fully understanding that fun at work is conducive to productivity. 
  • Inspiration – contributing to an uplifting workplace that facilitates growth and success by maintaining a positive, upbeat attitude. 
  • Integrity – doing what is ethically right and providing reliable follow-through on commitments. 
  • Ingenuity – seeking new opportunities and consistently identifying unexpected and practical ways to solve problems. 

The rate for this position generally ranges between $104K- 157K annually. This range is a good faith estimate provided pursuant to the New York Pay Transparency Law. It is based on what a successful New York applicant might be paid and assumes that the successful candidate will be in New York or perform the position from New York. Similar positions located outside of New York will not necessarily receive the same compensation. Actual pay rates may vary from the range, as permitted by New York Equal Pay Transparency Law. Compensation offers will be based on various factors, including operational needs, individual education, qualifications and experience, work location and comparison to employees already in the role, as well as other considerations permitted by law. A potential new employee's pay history will not be used in compensation decisions.

CPL does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiting professionals or agencies, nor do we accept resumes from any source that does not reference a specific, open position. CPL will not be responsible for any fees arising from the use of resumes submitted by recruiting professionals or agencies that do not have a current placement fee agreement with CPL. All initial communication with recruiting professionals or agencies must go through our Talent Acquisition Team.


CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur

Charlotte, NC
28210 USA



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20 days ago

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CPL Architects Engineers Landscape Arch & Sur job posting for a Senior Architectural Project Manager in Charlotte, NC with a salary of $104,000 to $157,000 Yearly with a map of Charlotte location.