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Project Manager - Mid Level

Gensler Tokyo

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EN: business
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450,207 JPY on average (est)
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

As a Gensler Project Manager, you have a successful track record of managing all phases of projects and will have overall project responsibility for client satisfaction, quality control and financial performance. You will deploy resources to ensure that the work process flows smoothly and act as the primary liaison between the team and client.  This is a great opportunity to join a highly creative, collaborative team while working on trendsetting architectural projects across a variety of industries. 


Work with clients, collaborate with in-house architecture / interior team members, and external partners to lead and manage all phases of project tasks.

  • Communicate with clients and internal and external members
  • Team management
  • Project planning / preparation of various documents
  • Overall project progress management
  • Budget preparation and management
  • Bidding progress management, preparation of bidding guidelines, cost assessment, contract assistance, invoice management
  • Schedule creation and management
  • Task list creation/management, design change management
  • Project proposal preparation, contract and cost negotiation 



  • Project management experience for Architecture and / or Interior Design projects
  • 3 to 10 years of work experience (Consulting industry background is a plus)
  • Business level of English proficiency (At a level that allows you to take charge of overseas projects)
  • Ability to organize and understand clients' business requirements and issues, and make proactive proposals
  • Internal and external team management and communication skills
  • Ability to cope with the situation with the flexibility


  • Experience working overseas
  • Interest in creativity, innovation, and new expressions
  • Interested in taking on challenges in a diverse environment 

Your Design Technology Qualifications


  • Familiarity with the BIM project lifecycle through design, construction and operational phases
  • Understanding of BIM deliverables and terminology in contracts
  • Experience in establishing and managing BIM teams for project design and delivery
  • Good knowledge and experience with collaboration within the BIM context, including cloud-based markups, consultant coordination and clash detection
  • Experience in managing design teams with Revit/Rhino/Grasshopper skills


  • Basic understanding and familiarity with real-time rendering processes, and material creation & management within the context of integrated BIM and parametric workflows
  • Understanding of the capabilities and application of Information Management tools such as Aconex, Asite, Newforma, etc

About the Company

At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.

Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. At our core we embody an entrepreneurial spirit, always looking ahead for new ways to innovate and add to our clients' success. We share the belief that design has the power to transform organizations and change lives; whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building.

Our work reflects an enduring commitment to sustainability, and we believe that a diversity of voices and cultures is one of the most powerful strategic tools for securing lasting competitive advantage.

As the world’s largest design firm, Gensler has a unique obligation and opportunity to focus on sustainability in the built environment. We deepened our commitment to combat the impact on climate change in the built environment when we launched Gensler Cities Climate Challenge (GC3) in 2019. This is our pledge to meet an ambitious goal: the elimination of all greenhouse gases from our work by 2030.

Applications we work with

  • Design Authoring - Revit, Rhino, Autocad, Navisworks 
  • Collaboration - BIM360
  • Computational Design - Grasshopper, Dynamo 
  • Building Performance Simulation - Insight, Sefaira, Diva, Ladybug tools
  • Visualisation – Vray, Enscape, Twinmotion, 3DSMax 
  • Graphics & Productivity - Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experiential – Unreal Engine, Unity
  • Development – C#, Python

Life at Gensler

Gensler Asia-Pacific and Middle East is committed to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion through our Five Strategies. In partnership with our clients, we strive to create a just and equitable future for our communities and our colleagues. We celebrate our diversity and are focused on creating an inclusive workplace environment for all.

As a people-first organization, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From internal design competitions to research grants to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.

We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability and wellness programs. We also offer profit sharing and twice annual bonus opportunities.

As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.