The Role

You will be working with various project teams to deliver projects on-standard, on-brand, on-time, and on-budget. This role will require you to service our clients, work with various partners, and manage the project’s resources in order to deliver the best placemaking work we can create.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Being the primary liaison between SHCO and the Client for all ongoing projects to ensure that briefs are met to standards and expectations

  • Managing project timelines, budgets, and internal resources from conceptualisation to execution in order to smoothly deliver a project

  • Leading production management which includes necessary liaison with authorities, contractors and partners. This covers application of licences, preparing and briefing specifications, sourcing and negotiating quotations, overseeing quality and progress, etc.

  • Preparing documentation and reports related to proposals and projects including presentations, approvals, and production. (eg: work in progress report, sign-off documents, admin report, meeting minutes, post event report, etc.)

  • Building strong working relationships with clients, partners, and collaborators to nurture win-win partnerships as we co-create and deliver projects with and for our stakeholders

  • Assisting Directors to ensure that projects retain the SHCO placemaking ethos, is aligned with the studio’s strategic direction, and is managed efficiently

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has 1-2 years experience in project management (eg: events management, arts management, production management, construction management)

  • Pays great attention to detail, is highly organised, and has excellent time management

  • Has the tenacity to face challenges, never take ‘No’ for an answer, and sees inevitable problems as opportunities for innovation and creativity

  • Is independent and resourceful with a knack to making things happen through creative (and sometimes unorthodox) solutions

  • Is a good negotiator and communicator who can balance the different needs of a project to achieve a win-win for SHCO and its partners

  • Has strong communication and interpersonal skills with a love for working with people

  • Is a thinker who is quick, strategic, and able to perform under stress

While related diploma or degree in Arts & Events Management, Architecture & Urban Studies, or related fields are NOT a pre-requisite, we would prefer someone who has an understanding and experience in these fields. Those without the necessary experience or qualifications will still be considered if applicant is able to communicate why they fit the role.

What kind of person fits in the Shophouse & Co team?

 The SHCO team member is someone who:

  • Is a culturally aware person with interest and knowledge in cities, architecture, communities, music, arts, design, and creative placemaking programmes in Singapore and the region

  • Enjoys unpacking and navigating the complexity of urban issues and contexts that placemaking work entails

  • Has a great sense of initiative, positive attitude, and a desire to be a part of and contribute to the community

  • Is naturally curious, independent, and resourceful in finding answers to the unknown

  • Is resilient when faced with challenges, and considers limitations as opportunities for innovation

  • Has an eye for detail, is highly organized and has good time management

  • Has strong communication and interpersonal skills, and a love for working with people across all age groups, social backgrounds, abilities, and profiles

How to apply

Sounds like we’re a good fit?

  • Please send an email to with the title “Project Manager”.

  • Send in your CV with materials or links that showcase your past projects. Please include notes stating your specific role, and other roles/collaborators that you worked with.