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New Projects Team Leader
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Job Location: Chicago, IL

Job #: 8732
Title: New Projects Team Leader
Job Location: Chicago, Illinois - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $55,000.00 - $65,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Employer Will Recruit From: Local
Commutable to Downtown Chicago
Relocation Paid?: NO


New Projects Team Leader

$55-65K + bonus


The Strategic Response Team Lead oversees a team at two Chicago locations including the management of resources and the distribution of project work. This team supports RFPs for New Business Development Sales, Real Estate, Architectural & Design Sales and Account leaders. The Lead will assist with RFPs and product specification with designers, as needed, to ensure our potential customers are provided with excellent service.


Team Management

Directs and manages team task assignments

Conducts evaluation and review of team

Distributes and assigns project work for team in conjunction with design manager

Manages team resources and evaluates design schedules

Trains new associates on the RFP process and specific RFP & design skills when required

Provides consultation to team

Evaluates IT requirements for team

Assigns double checks, renderings to team

Monitors scheduling of vendor presentations to team

Tracks and investigates errors for team members

Schedules team meetings to review and evaluate schedules

Project Design (when needed for an RFP)

Work with the A & D sales and design team when requested to participate in RFP preparation

Concept design including space planning, workstation development

Provide pricing for systems, ancillary and alternate furniture selections as requested

Gather pricing from vendors and images from websites for PowerPoint presentation

Assemble document with RFP solutions using standard design template

Stay within time frame to meet requested due date

Value engineer alternates as needed

Ability to lead projects from inception through order entry

Attend client presentations including job tours

Site visit may include programming, field measure confirmation, electrical verification, architectural conditions, inventory, creation of CAD plan

Fabric and finish selection

Project Communication/Coordination:

Communicate design progress with sales person

Provide pricing and specifications to sales person

Discuss project phasing with project manager

Determine communication needed with A & D firms or clients with sales person

Email communication with vendors for pricing and product information



4 Year Bachelors Degree in Interior Design

Minimum of 5 years corporate design experience

Proficient in AutoCAD 2017

Proficient creating specifications in CAP 20/20 Worksheet

Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet tight deadlines

Commitment to providing the highest level of design service

Ability to multitask and prioritize efficiently

Detail-oriented with problem-solving abilities

Self-motivated, proactive, and ability to work with little to no supervision

Positive, efficient team player with good leadership skills

Communication skills to interact effectively with individuals at various levels of an organization both within and outside the company

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