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Project Development Manager

Job Description

As a Project Development Manager, you will oversee a team creating innovative solutions that meet customers’ requirements and pertinent codes. This can include but is not limited to, managing a team, creating project-centric solutions, customer project reviews, assisting the sales team in presentations, ensuring deadlines are met, negotiating pricing, and working nights or weekends to complete projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Mentor/train new team members.
  • Create new processes and procedures to improve efficiency.
  • Develop retrofit solutions based on site audit data in conjunction with customer requirements.
  • Negotiate project pricing with vendors.
  • Follow up on projects to assist in closing new business opportunities.
  • Evaluate design ideas based on aesthetics, safety, function, serviceability, and budget.
  • Teach product applications and specifications.
  • Perform interior or exterior site lighting audits.
  • Ensure customer deadlines are met.
  • Participate in customer meetings as needed.


  • High School diploma or GED or college degree in related field.
  • 5+ years’ experience and/or training in the lighting industry.
  • 2+ years’ experience in managing a sales operations team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office required, and Blue Beam REVU preferred.
  • Prior lighting and electrical estimating experience required.
  • Able to read plans and take-off estimator planning.
  • Excellent time management skills, and ability to effectively meet critical deadlines.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multitask while staying organized.
  • Self-directed and Motivated.