Senior Project Manager, Project Management Services

Denham Wolf is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic building industry professional for the role of Senior Project Manager.

The firm’s Project Management Services group leads design and construction projects on behalf of our clients and manages these projects through planning, funding and financing, design, permitting and approvals, bidding, construction, closeout, and occupancy.

The Senior Project Manager will work closely with other members of the Project Management Services group to serve a range of nonprofit clients, typically acting as a client’s primary point of contact. Specific responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager include:

  • Develop a strategy for undertaking assigned projects including identifying scope of work, team requirements, potential risks, and overall project approach.
  • Lead the selection of project teams including preparing and administering RFPs, bid leveling, and overseeing the award process.
  • Monitor the work of project team members, including supporting their adherence to government requirements and other certifications/standards, and acting as liaison between project team members, vendors, the client, and Denham Wolf.
  • Prepare project budgets, and subsequently track and coordinate the financial performance of projects. Responsibilities include supporting the administration and reporting processes related to project funding and financing, among others.
  • Develop project schedules, and subsequently track and coordinate those schedules.
  • Oversight of furniture, fixture, and equipment procurement and installations.
  • Oversight of project close-out process.
  • Other responsibilities in support of Denham Wolf’s clients and firm-wide marketing efforts.

The role of Senior Project Manager is full-time, New York-based, and includes both in-person and remote components. The position reports to the Director of Project Management Services.


Ideal candidates for the position of Senior Project Manager will possess the following experience and characteristics:

  • A relevant graduate degree is preferred (preferably in building sciences, architecture, engineering, or real estate); an undergraduate degree is required.
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in the commercial real estate and/or AEC industries.
  • Excellent technical skills related to the oversight of design and construction projects.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including persuasive writing and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently manage multiple projects and effectively prioritize tasks under tight deadlines.
  • An aptitude for creative problem solving and consensus-building.
  • Professional experience with New York City nonprofits and/or government agencies, including financing strategies and public sector funding, is preferred.


Compensation is salary-based and commensurate with experience. Performance bonuses are available, subject to meeting and exceeding defined performance metrics. Denham Wolf offers a comprehensive benefits package, including an educational stipend that may be put toward real estate education.

Denham Wolf has been an equal opportunity employer since its founding, fostering an open-minded workplace that embraces different viewpoints and ideas. Today, Denham Wolf invests in talent that shares a commitment to justice, equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


To apply, please email a resume and cover letter to with the job title of “Senior Project Manager” in the subject line. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. Initial screenings will begin on May 23rd; Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled.