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Kimley-Horn Senior Project Manager - Development Services (Kansas City, MO) in Kansas City, Missouri


Senior Project Manager - Development Services, Kansas City, MO

At Kimley-Horn, we do things differently. People, clients, and employees are at the forefront of who we are. Our commitment to quality is only as good as the people behind it. We take pride in how our employee retention, robust benefits package, and company values have led to Kimley-Horn’s placement on the Fortune “100 Best Companies to Work” list for 13 years!

We have an opportunity for a motivated Senior Practice Leader to join our Development Services team in Kansas City, MO. The successful candidate will lead a practice specializing in Commercial, Mixed-use, Industrial and multi-family development services. This individual will have an entrepreneurial spirit and create a vision for growth for a Development Services practice while growing their own projects, clients and team around them.

This position leads business development efforts, manages relationships with key clients, and oversees all project tasks while mentoring the growth of younger staff. The successful candidate will have a great deal of autonomy to lead, direct, and grow their business.

Practice Builders are encouraged to pursue opportunities that fuel their professional passion and contribute to firmwide success. Our system for rewards is designed to recognize staff as they move along a path to success. Bonuses, promotions, path to ownership recognition, and other forms of advancement are performance based, because as a firm we focus on results.

Contact Chris Ricker at to learn more.

Leadership responsibilities include:

  • Lead a Land Development team while building and managing relationships with key clients.

  • Operate with integrity and sound business principles.

  • Provide practice vision, business planning and strategy, establishing goals, building and maintaining positive client relationships.

  • Open communication with partners and team, along with growing and directing a Land Development practice.

  • Manage projects profitably, transition work to qualified staff, grow and mentor staff, help recruit, and be a positive role model.

Management responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Meeting or exceeding client expectations.

  • Identifying and tracking leads.

  • Making presentations, writing proposals and scopes of work.

  • Establishing budgets, ensuring quality and timeliness of deliverables, and supervising the execution of work.

  • Accounting, administrative, marketing, recruiting, IT and production support will be provided.

With success, this individual will enjoy the rewards of an impressive bonus program with the potential to advance to ownership.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering is preferred, or equivalent experience in site design, surveying, landscape architecture or land planning

  • Extensive client contacts and relationships with local or national architects, developers, land use attorneys, planners and/or land owners as well as local jurisdictional staff.

  • At least 10 years of experience growing and leading a commercial, mixed-use, industrial, multi-family land development practice in the Kansas City metro market.

  • Business development and marketing experience including; writing proposals, scopes of work, and budgeting for projected work.

  • Ability to effectively communicate positively at all levels of the organization.

  • Ability to manage and mentor staff, and direct resources effectively in a positive manner.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage land development projects profitably.

At Kimley-Horn, one of the nation's premier planning and design consultants, our professionals are experts in many disciplines yet share one passion: making our clients successful.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work for Kimley-Horn in the U.S. without employer sponsorship. We do not typically sponsor H1-B or any other work visa petitions at this time.




  • Bachelors or better in Landscape Architecture

  • Bachelors or better in Civil Engineering

Licenses & Certifications


  • Amer Instit Cert Planners

  • Prof Landscape Architect

  • Professional Engineer

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)