if you have an interest in expanding your passion for making a positive and lasting impact through design, we have a great opportunity for you at HGA. As Senior Project Manager, you will collaborate with our award-winning thought leaders on exciting projects that involves thoughtful planning, research, sustainability and architectural innovation! We are looking for an individual who enjoys actively managing project teams and has confidence building long-term strategic relationships with our growing science and technology practice in San Francisco..At HGA, we are committed to meeting our clients sustainability goals as well as challenging our industry. We aim to develop the expertise and research to push beyond net zero energy to net positive energy; from a neutral effect on health, safety, and resources to a positive one. As the need and desire for sustainability environments grow, so does the focus on high-performance buildings with sound data that we can share back with clients and our design teams.HGA is both team-oriented and employee-friendly, and social activities are integrated into our office culture. As HGA continues to learn how we can enhance an equitable culture, weve reaffirmed how important it is to have a safe environment, one where everyone can bring their best selves to work every day. We offer challenge, recognition and personal visibility with an opportunity to be part of some great projects.
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 appropriateCoordinates review and evaluation of contractor bids and works with Principal so that award recommendation can be submitted to ownerProvides 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 Principal as requested in the marketing of projects including development of proposals and possible participation in client interviewsSets an example for team effort through the spirit of cooperation while directing, organizing and mentoring junior staff.
In addition to advancing HGAs commitment to original design, your position requires excellent communication, time management and technical skills. You will be working closely with Principals, Senior Designers, Project Architects and other Project Managers developing unique and complex design solutions in response to our client's needs and deadlines. Your oversight on projects will enhance existing client relationships and build new ones through excellent design services.QualificationsSuccessful candidates will be a registered architect (preferably in California) with 15+ years of professional experience honed on increasingly more complex projects. You will have demonstrated your skills by working on large-scale and multiple smaller-sized, challenging projects simultaneously. Exceptional interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate clearly with team members and clients is essential. You will leverage the technical skills of your teams to deliver projects on budget and on schedule.Experience with the State Fire Marshal and Division of the State Architect is important, familiarity with LEED accreditation and the Design/Build project delivery method is preferred. Proficiency with Revit, SketchUp and other industry accepted software is desirable. Expertise with Project Management software and Microsoft Office products is necessary.Candidates for this position are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as an essential job function. Candidates must be able to perform all essential job functions, with or without reasonable accommodation.We'd love to hear from you. Please submit your resume and cover letter by clicking on APPLY above.