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VP, Senior Healthcare Project Manager
New York, New York

For over 80 years, this dynamic multi-disciplinary firm has been recognized globally for award-winning contributions to the built environment that have elevated human culture while emphasizing design excellence, collaboration, innovation, and sustainability leadership. The firm leverages its diverse resources across multiple markets and global offices to elevate the design of spaces that bring people together. The firm’s market expertise includes Healthcare, Life Sciences, Sports + Entertainment, Education, Civic + Cultural, Residential Mixed-Use, Aviation and Government. Given the firm’s planned growth and success they are seeking to identify a VP, Senior Healthcare Project Manager to play a key role in the NYC Studio and Nationally.

The VP, Senior Healthcare PM is a key leader in the NYC Studio Health Practice, focused on the successful management and delivery of high-profile, complex healthcare projects locally, regionally, and nationally. The Senior Healthcare PM will work closely with the Health Practice leadership, contributing their expertise to elevate the design and delivery of projects that support the changing needs of diverse communities and elevating the delivery of care. They will build and develop long-term client relationships with their ability to navigate and address high-impact decisions across multiple projects including research hospitals, academic medical centers, pediatric facilities, mental health, and cancer care facilities, to name a few. As a mentor to emerging leaders, the Senior Healthcare PM will foster the firm’s emphasis on continual learning, innovation, and collaboration.


  • Acts as primary client relationship owner, building and strengthening connections through a comprehensive understanding of their project mission, goals, policies, needs and progress
  • Manages the execution and delivery of implementation documents through all phases of projects, including post-occupancy evaluation and sharing/harvesting lessons learned and project impact
  • Collaborates on the design process including programming client needs, conceptual and schematic design, design development, document preparation and construction administration
  • Oversees coordination of project team interaction both internally and  all other project participants
  • Oversees application of products and materials appropriate for the project
  • Manages and oversees the project teams in collaboration with other disciplines to establish design solutions that can be technically implemented within the constraints of the project goals, budgets, available time and within local ordinances and codes
  • Leads client presentations and public hearings as needed
  • Holds project teams responsible for detailed code and zoning analysis, performance analysis and deliverables on company standards, best practices, and quality expectations
  • Oversees project meeting management, including scheduling, determining meeting purpose, preparing agendas, and meeting report and maintaining action items log on regular basis
  • Attends on-site visits and field reviews as necessary
  • Manages conflict effectively and encourages a healthy team environment
  • Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the project team, including promoting communication and creating approachability
  • Actively promotes and incorporates the firm’s principles of ‘design excellence’ through the integration of responsible and sustainable design practice with the art of design
  • Manages project financial performance, including invoicing and collections
  • Prepares collaborative work plan for projects, including consultants
  • Determines terms and prepares fee proposals and contracts, coordinating with PIC, legal and other project team leaders, including add service requests
  • Builds, updates, and executes project schedule assuring deliverables are completed on time and aligned with the budgeted labor; recalibrates as necessary
  • Delivers project on defined budget requirements and maintains accountability to project plan and planned utilization rate
  • Negotiates scope and fees on contracts; monitors for changes in scope to initiate additional service letters
  • Participates in marketing interviews


  • Accredited professional degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience
  • Architectural Registration strongly preferred
  • Typically 15+ years of experience
  • Sustainable design accreditation preferred
  • Firsthand and sustained experience in all phases of architectural design and construction
  • Familiarity in the capability and benefits of architectural and performance analytical software such as Revit, AutoCAD, 3D modeling, parametric design and performance analysis software preferred
  • Experience in MS Office Suite, including Microsoft Project and Microsoft Teams preferred
  • Advanced knowledge of sustainability and integrated design guidelines
  • Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems and QA/QC process
  • Advanced knowledge of building codes, constructability, and accessibility guidelines
  • Successful track record with managing a team and performing duties in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
  • Ability to manage team with diplomatic and collaborative leadership style which puts value on relationships and collaboration, both internal and external
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and professional manner both verbally and in writing