Remove all obstacles.
Fosters and maintains a collaborative professional working relationship with the Project Leadership Team
Leads one or more project teams as Project Manager
Assists senior management in developing and validating project scope and fee, budget, and scope of services during the marketing and contract development process
Assists in preparing project presentations. May participate and/or lead client presentations
Consistently provides complete and timely communication of project information to and from clients and project team. Responsible for managing projects using the Deltek Project Management system; completes work plans in Deltek; including identification of project team members, budget, consultants, schedule for completion, fees and costs as well as project change notices or other actions taking place on the assigned project
Prepares and executes consultant contracts
Assists with negotiating fees and contracts
Ensures that budgets have been developed to provide for Quality Management Program through the life of the Project
Incorporates Integrated Sustainable Design solutions into projects
Takes responsibility for fostering a green workplace through sustainable work practices
Fosters a commitment to external and internal client service
Works with the Project Architect to avoid or eliminate conflicts in schedule due to the changes in various projects
Plans, organizes and manages projects. Provides ongoing communication through team meetings/minutes/up-date memos to project team
Communicates with consultants, contractors, sub-consultants and other disciplines to ensure effective communication
Monitors construction administration during the construction phase
Develops and maintains positive relationships with clients and consultants
Responsible for maintaining client relationships throughout the project. Keeps client apprised of project progress on a regular basis. Initiates and maintains contact with other key project individuals for clarification, coordination and negotiation of critical issues.
Responsible for ensuring that the project team consults with client to determine function and spatial requirements and prepares information regarding design, specifications, materials, color, equipment, estimated costs, and construction time. This includes the layout plans of projects and integrates engineering elements into a unified design for client review and approval.
Participates in developing annual business plan for the business unit
Identifies new business opportunities while developing current client relationships. Listens for and seeks out new projects which may exist or are being formulated.
Participates in selected marketing and business development opportunities
Assists in development of fee proposals for marketing proposals
Provides leadership including professional development coaching and mentoring staff
Defines staff requirements for projects as needed or directed. Makes recommendations to senior management for staff promotions/terminations for project team and Architecture discipline. May participate in interviews and recruiting of professional staff.
Strong knowledge of design, trends, construction methodology, material application, and manufacturer-supplier appropriateness
Advanced knowledge of architectural building systems
Thorough understanding of project work plans, schedules, staffing, and budgets
Thorough knowledge of buildingSMART, Building Information Modeling (BIM) and Integrated Project Delivery (IDP)
Advanced knowledge of sustainability, integrated design and LEED guidelines
Ability to manage multiple projects of a complex scope
Proficiency in AutoCAD/Architectural Desktop preferred
Proficiency in Primavera or MS Project preferred
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
Proficiency in 3D Modeling software such as 3D Studio Max and Viz 2006 preferred
Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketchup, and InDesign graphic software preferred
Proficiency in Revit preferred
Proficiency in Deltek Vision and NewForma preferred
Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing
Ability to work in team environment and effectively meet deadlines
Experience with Design-Build project delivery a plus
Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or equivalent in education or experience required. Master’s degree preferred.
10+ years’ experience in architectural practice with management experience in all phases of projects through post-occupancy
Licensed Architect with current registration in your region preferred
NCARB registration preferred
LEED credential required within 6 months of employment
Experience on Healthcare projects preferred, Behavioral Healthcare projects a plus
Experience with Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) preferred