Job type full-time
Full job description
Smithgroup is an award-winning, multinational integrated design firm with a team of 1,200 experts across 15 offices in the u.sAnd chinaWe employ research, data, advanced technologies and design thinking to help clients solve their greatest challengesOur specialists develop beautiful, sustainable, future-focused solutions for healthcare providers, science and technology organizations, higher education and cultural institutions, urban environments, diverse workplaces, mixed-use and waterfront developments, and parks and open spacesWe are deeply committed to our promise to design a better future - for our clients, communities and employeesAre you ready to help us get there?
The madison or milwaukee office of smithgroup is looking for a project manager/project architect to join our team.
Working with us, you will:
Manage one or more projects by negotiating project scope, fees, job production and quality, fee management and collection, monitoring project accounts as well as establishing and executing project work plansManage whole or portions of large-sized projects.
Develop and manage positive client relationships and work as the client`s advocate by identifying and balancing client expectations within the context of contractual obligations, corporate goals, and client satisfaction.
Communicate with all project participants, internal staff, consultants, clients, owners, contractors and jurisdictions in an effective and collaborative manner.
Develop and define project schedule to meet contractual obligations and to match team size and skillEstablish and update project staffing requirements, on an ongoing basis, consistent with contractual obligations.
Provide technical and administrative supervision of the multi-disciplinary project staff assuring the technical, administrative and schedule targets are met within the framework of corporate policy and in accordance with applicable professional and corporate standardsTake responsibility for overall client satisfaction, service, quality and financial performance.
Manage project communiques, delivery and deliverables to ensure the highest quality of documentation and professionalism.
Participate in business development efforts through learning/understanding the local client market, participating in professional organizations and supporting proposal development and interviews.
An ideal candidate has:
A bachelor`s degree in architecture or equivalent.
Minimum 10 years of progressive professional experience leading medium to large-scale projects.
Leed ap and architectural registration/licensure preferredExperience and ability are major contributors in leiu of professional registration/licensure.
Demonstrated effectiveness in working in a multi-disciplinary team setting, collaborating, mentoring and client satisfaction.
Thorough knowledge of the entire project delivery process and ability to lead design efforts through all project stages, including leadership with the client, contractors, and internal team.
Proficiency in the microsoft office suite, revit, autocad, and adobe creative cloud suiteExperience using deltek vision for financial management, reporting and resource planning preferred.
Smithgroup offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefit package, including 401(k) and continuing educational reimbursementWe offer 3 weeks of paid time off within the first year of employment, with the option of purchasing additional time off, and pay for eight federal holidaysWe also promote a healthy work/life balance for our staff which includes an alternative work schedule that provides employees with an additional 15 days off per year (usually fridays), as well as hybrid work options that give our team the flexibility to work within our vibrant office culture or remotely, as needed.
Job type: full-time
Work location: multiple locations