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RYAN COMPANIES US INC Senior Project Manager, Food and Beverage in DES MOINES, Iowa

Job Description:

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our Food and Beverage team!

Do you bring at least 10+ years of successful project management experience in a design-build environment? Do you enjoy working in a fast, fun, inclusive and collaborative workspace? Do you want the next chapter of your career to be with an industry leader in commercial real estate who brings a fully integrated and creative design-build approach? If this describes you, we encourage you to apply today.

Some things you can expect to do:

  • Negotiate business and legal provisions of construction contracts.
  • Resolve issues with win-win solutions and collaboration.
  • Display natural leadership skills and assure that project responsibilities are carried out promptly and accurately.
  • Develop strategies to win project bids, including preparation of bid documents, negotiating and awarding subcontracts, along with delivering formal sales presentations.
  • Build trusting relationships with potential customers and earn customer satisfaction.
  • Travel as needed for projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Engineering/Management
  • 10+ years of proven experience in the commercial construction industry (industrial, cold storage, or food and beverage experience preferred).
  • Open to travel for projects.

You will really stand out if you:

  • Lead by example, display honesty, integrity, and good judgment while maintaining high standards.
  • Have an advanced knowledge of the design-build construction process including preconstruction, major system evaluations, estimating, scheduling, cost control, design and client management.
  • Are a proven team player and have a strong background of leading project efforts, from programming through turnover with contract values from $10-100M+.
  • Bring strong local relationships with subcontractors, consultants, clients and municipalities.
  • Have design-build project experience in two or more of the following product types: big box industrial and/or warehouse, cold storage, or food and beverage.


  • Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.


The annual base pay is $

119,400 - $149,250. The base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission and/or an incentive program.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Retirement and Savings Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Parenting Benefits
  • Long-term Disability
  • Ryan Foundation - charitable matching funds
  • Paid Time for Volunteer Events

Ryan Companies

is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Ryan Companies US, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. For information about your rights under Equal Employment Opportunity,