Senior Project Manager Education

A national multidisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering , is looking for a Senior Project Architect in Community and Education to join their Sacramento team
  • Salary: US $130,000-140,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 50660

About this role

A national multidisciplinary design firm rooted in architecture and engineering with 11 offices from coast to coast  are looking for a Senior Project Architect to join their Sacramento team. As a Senior Project Manager, you will collaborate with their industry thought leaders in planning, research, sustainability and architectural innovation and should enjoy actively directing project teams and have confidence building long-term strategic relationships with their pubic clients in Northern California.

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborates with Principal in evaluation of project requirements and helps to negotiate an acceptable owner-architect agreement including the fee and time schedule.
  • Demonstrates task-focused mastery of project scope, profitability, schedule and budget. Completes projects on schedule, within budget and with maximum client satisfaction.
  • Negotiates critical issues with top-level architects, engineers and officials of other organizations and firms.
  • Utilizes experience and technical knowledge and monitors quality of the construction documents keeping in mind schedules/budgets and provides coaching/communication as appropriate with team leaders and/or team members who are responsible for work flow/timelines, etc.
  • Develops discipline cost and work-hour budgets for each project and monitors project costs, completion status against budget schedules/timelines.
  • Oversees all correspondence and pertinent documents, making sure they are accurate, signs or obtains signatures and seeks legal counsel as appropriate.
  • Coordinates review and evaluation of contractor bids and works with Principal so that award recommendation can be submitted to owner.
  • Provides day-to-day leadership in the absence of and as delegated by the Principal and/or Practice Group Leader keeping lines of communication open with all office management leaders and assists with preparation of client billings prior to submittal for signature.
  • Collaborates with the Practice Group Leader as requested in the marketing of projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviews.

Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture.
  • Registered architect (preferably in California)
  • 15+ years of professional experience honed on increasingly more complex projects
  • Excellent communication, time management and technical skills
  • Familiarity with LEED accreditation and the Design/Build project delivery method is preferred
  • Experience with the State Fire Marshal and Division of the State Architect is essential
  • Proficiency with Revit,SketchUp,Project Management software and Microsoft Office products

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for a senior project manager who seeks  leadership in a multi-national firm to be a mentor to their  emerging professionals and a role model for their current Project Managers.

Talk to Asal about this position

Bio: After finishing her Master of Architecture degree at Southern California Institute of Architecture (SCI-Arc), Asal moved to Europe where she worked in the design and technology industry both in London and Milan. Returning to Los Angeles in 2017, she worked as an architectural designer with an innovative design-build architecture firm, before joining Bespoke Careers LA as an architectural consultant in June 2019.

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