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Senior Project Manager - Contract Administration

Award-winning design firm is seeking a Senior Architectural Project Manager to oversee office-wide contract preparation and provide project management services on selected large-scale projects
  • Salary: US $120,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Los Angeles
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 48370

About this role


Award-winning design firm is seeking a Senior Architectural Project Manager to oversee office-wide contract preparation and provide project management services on selected large-scale projects. This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Architect with a legal mind to take on an executive role with a high-profile design firm. Must be a flexible thinker and excellent communicator who is ready to take initiative and be willing to have a hand in several sides of the business. 

Key Responsibilities

    - Contracts

  • Oversee and direct office-wide contract preparation, negotiation and administration
  • Communicate with legal counsel related to contracts and dispute resolution
  • Coordinate with CFO and accounting to properly record all legal documents

    - Project Management 

  • Work as the Project Manager on assigned projects
  • Prepare project contracts and participate in direct negotiation with clients and consultants on proposed contracts
  • Quality control review of deliverables
  • Provide financial oversight, including staffing, preparing budgets, schedules and invoices, as well as maintaining all project documentation required for the CFO and accounting teams
  • Oversee the organizational requirements of highly complex projects

    - Coordination with Business Development and Marketing Teams

  • Report new business that arises through daily activities 
  • Attend events and presentations
  • Prepare selected proposals for high-profile projects

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum 15 years of project management experience in a senior level role, with a focus on contract preparation
  • Professional degree in Architecture from an accredited program
  • Architecture license required
  • Previous experience in large-scale, Type I, mixed use projects, both in the US and abroad
  • Experience in managing full service projects
  • Experience in managing Revit based projects
  • Must be design-oriented and comfortable interfacing with the firm's design team
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel and MS Project

Benefits

  • This firm pays your entire premium for medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Generous paid vacation days and 7-9 public holidays
  • 401(k) program with employer matching!
  • FSA Plan
  • Life and AD&D Plan
  • And more!
Talk to Lily about this position

Bio: Lily joined Bespoke Careers in July 2018 as a consultant on the architecture team after working in the landscape architecture profession for five years. She worked in a range of landscape firms, including Melendrez (now RELM), Pamela Burton & Co., and Christine London Ltd. Lily studied Art:Semiotics at Brown University in Rhode Island, and then moved back to Southern California to get her Masters of Landscape Architecture at the University of Southern California (USC). She is also the Mentoring Director of the Association for Women in Architecture + Design (AWA+D) in Los Angeles.

+1 (213) 436 0909
lily.b@bespokecareers.com

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