Job title : Architecture Project Manager

Job Number : 83422
Division : Engineering

Job Description:


Client, provides a complete range of architectural and interior design services - from master plans, feasibility and due diligence studies, program analysis, site selection and comprehensive design through construction administration services for office buildings, mixed-use, corporate interiors, multi-family housing and higher education projects in both urban and suburban settings.

Client is currently searching for an experienced Project Manager to add to their dynamic team. This person will be responsible for communicating and ensuring all client and project goals are achieved within the parameters and in coordination with the project budget, the professional service fees and the schedule.

Role and Responsibilities:
Has full responsibility for managing all aspects of multiple small to midsized projects.
Prepares strategic plans for project success.
Responsible for the coordination of all projects efforts, administrative and technical, to assure the most efficient and cost effective execution of assigned projects.
Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client’s satisfaction.
Actively manages client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.
Estimates fees, determines scope of work, and prepares proposals and contracts.
Maintains internal and external communication with staff, clients, consultants and other project team members, ensuring tasks are clear and that deadlines and budgets are communicated clearly and consistently.
Creates and executes project work plans and revises plans to meet changing requirements.
Provides clear direction to team members, including in-house staff and consultants.
Responsible for the profitability of their projects by successfully overseeing the completion of all work related to the scope of services within the proposed schedule and professional fee.
The PM has a full understanding of billing procedures and ensures timely and accurate invoicing, in coordination with the consultants and Client’s accounting department.
Define and manage the scope of services for additional services.
Manages all aspects of a project and reviews deliverables prepared by others for intent and accuracy before delivering to client.
Applies the firm’s methodology and enforces project standards and quality assurance procedures, adjusts project schedule as required to respond to changes in client expectations.
Proactively initiates, documents and maintains correspondence with clients in order to secure authorization to proceed on various project phases.
Responsible for adhering to the design intent through project completion and for the accuracy of all project documentation
Responsible for the accuracy of all project documentation; is adept at using REVIT for developing project documentation.
Implement and maintains a design conscious culture; involving the Project Architect and Project Principal in the establishment of design direction.
Maintains a working understanding of how to analyze project profitability, revenue, bill rates and utilization rate.
Ensures standards are adhered to on all projects under their management.
Defines and manages the scope of services for additional services.

Qualification Requirements:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential task satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Demonstrated working understanding of how to analyze project profitability, revenue, bill rates and utilization rate.
Full understanding of billing procedures and timely and accurate invoicing, in coordination with the consultants and the accounting department.
Has working knowledge of consultant (structural, civil, M.E.P., etc.) documents and ability to coordinate with consultant drawings.
Has full understanding of the codes and zoning laws affecting the design and documentation of the projects under their management.
Resolves issues and problems that arise during construction.
Has a solid track record of adding design value to projects and of seeking input from others to raise the quality of design on projects.
Skilled at improving the consistency and quality of design evolution and securing design quality as the process continues.
Articulates ideas well in both verbal and written communication.
Responsible for ensuring that standards are adhered to on all projects under their management.
Has ease and full ability to present project information to clients and lead project meetings and conference calls with multiple parties.
Has knowledge to review and approve shop drawings, review ongoing process of the work and complete punch lists as well as resolves issues and problems that arise during construction.
Bachelor’s degree in architecture from an accredited program plus eight years of experience.
Registered architect required.