Junior Project Manager | Development | London

About Us

At WeWork we provide inspiring and flexible workplace solutions to help businesses – small, medium, or large – thrive in more than 150 cities globally. The future of work is happening right now, and we are leading this moment. United by a common purpose, here we will empower tomorrow’s world at work. Join us on our journey as we give our members the freedom and support to push boundaries in their industries, and work to redefine our own.

 About The Opportunity

We are looking for a Junior Project Manager. In this role, you will: Play a crucial part in the development stages of multiple complex projects where you will be supporting the Territory Directors and Project Managers in the coordination of design deliverables in partnership with the Design Studio. As the project shifts into construction, you will support the Senior Project Manager to ensure the design intent is met and the end product is of the highest quality. For lower complex projects you will be responsible to oversee and execute the project from concept to completion including design deliverables, budget, quality and schedule management.
 

  • Collaborative Project Coordination: Act as a liaison between Territory Directors, Project Managers, and the Design Studio to facilitate the coordination of design deliverables throughout the development stages of multiple projects. 

  • Design Oversight: Ensure that design intent is maintained and translated effectively into construction plans, leading the coordination of external consultants (Architect of Record (AOR) and Engineer of Record (EOR)) to produce comprehensive and coordinated construction document sets which adhere to local building codes, ADA, zoning, and any other applicable jurisdictional requirements.

  • Project Management:: Take ownership of low complexity projects from conception to completion, overseeing all aspects including design deliverables, budget management, and scheduling. Lead internal and external team meetings as needed, providing clear, concise and actionable agendas and communication.

  • Substantial involvement of Budget and Schedule Management: Maintain a meticulous approach to budgetary control and scheduling, ensuring that projects remain on track and within defined financial parameters ensuring spend remains within budget and collections are billed for in a timely manner.

  • Risk Mitigation: Identify and proactively address potential risks and challenges throughout the project lifecycle, implementing appropriate mitigation strategies to safeguard project success.

  • Stakeholder Communication: Foster open communication channels with internal and external stakeholders, providing regular timely updates on project progress and addressing any concerns or queries promptly and professionally.

  • Quality Assurance: Uphold rigorous quality standards across all project deliverables, conducting regular reviews and inspections to ensure compliance with organizational objectives and industry best practices. Ensure all design scope and deliverables comply with design standards, and that scope aligns with project budget.

  • Presales Support: Project Management Support including production / oversight of Design Deliverables for Configured Member Projects throughout the pre-sales process.

  • FF&E Management: Lead  the FF&E procurement and staging phases of the project including Requisition and Purchase Order Management.

  • Support Project Managers with Day to Day administrative tasks

  • Support Cost Estimating with appropriate design documentation during the pre-construction and bidding process

  • Onboarding and Training of external partners 

About You

Does the below sound like you? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Architecture, Engineering, or Interior Design from an Accredited University

  • 4-6+ years relevant experience in project management, design, construction, or operation in high quality commercial or hospitality projects. Mixed-use residential, cultural, and institutional experience also will be considered

  • In depth knowledge of Construction industry best practices, building & accessibility Codes. Thorough knowledge of building materials and construction details

  • Proficient in the following programs:, All things Google, Bluebeam Revu, Smartsheets (Or similar programming tools) 

  • (Preferred) Proficient in the following programs: MS Office 

About WeWork 

Being a WeWork employee is more than just a job. We believe the magic of work is sparked by the passion you bring, the places you go, the people you meet and the purpose you follow. And it starts here. Here you will brush shoulders with those who dare to dream and do. Here you will be welcomed by a diverse community that embraces and inspires you—because together we can achieve more. Here we challenge ideas and explore new ways of getting things done. Whether you are part of our Employee Community Groups, or part of a global project, we ask you to bring your open-minded attitude and collaborative spirit. In return, you will be part of a team where your unique perspectives are celebrated. 

WeWork is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil status, pregnancy (or pregnancy-related conditions), gender identity or expression, transgender status or gender reassignment, race, color, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, age, physical or mental disability, genetic information (including genetic testing and characteristics), military or veteran status, or any other grounds or characteristic that is protected under the law. 

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