Project Manager

  • Full Time
  • Seattle WA
  • Posted 1 month ago

We are in search of a Project Manager who thrives in a fast paced, creative environment to organize, execute, and coordinate all aspects of the project – manage the team, budget, schedule, scope, and project quality. Must be able to manage and deliver multiple projects concurrently and successfully.

The HEWITT Project Manager will:

-Plan for project success, and be responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical
-Serve as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of services to completion and to the firm’s standards and client’s satisfaction
-Actively manage client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and -Documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments
-Estimate fees, determine scope of services, and prepare proposals and agreements
-The successful candidate will be an analytical and intuitive individual with refined soft skills, will take initiative and incur responsibility for the project(s), and demonstrate a passion for clear communication and organization. In this role, you will represent the studio and firm in a professional, positive, and thoughtful way.

RELATIONSHIPS
-Work closely with Principal(s) in charge of the project
-Coordinates with Director of Practice about contracts, employee assignments to project team, and conformance to labor budget
-Delegates and coordinates project responsibilities among team members efficiently and effectively
-Mentors less experienced staff and critiques work as part of on-the-job training

RESPONSIBILITIES
-Actively participates in RFP / Interview process
-Maintains client relationships
-Represents the firm well with clients and consultants
-Initiates and maintains contracts with client and consultants
-Initiates, develops, and coordinates design concepts appropriate to the project
-Defines roles and responsibilities for team
-Builds consensus through an environment of teamwork
-Establishes a project work plan: staffing, budget, schedule
-Establishes project fees
-Manages project progress, profitability, and project multiplier
-Manages all communication: in-house team including Principal-in-Charge, owner, consultants
-Determines the constructability of design alternatives and determine those alternatives most appropriate for project constraints
-Exhibits flexibility and creativity in overcoming design obstacles and problem solving
-Establishes project documentation plan
-Coordinates / provides technical assistance in preparation of construction documents
-Monitors scope and client changes to identify additional services
-Responsible for quality of project work
-Mitigates risk for the firm
-Sets sustainable design vision for the project
-Coordinates site reviews and overall construction process as needed
-Documents and shares lessons learned
-Actively participate in networking activities within the design industry and professional organizations

PREFERRED QUALIFCATIONS
-B.Arch. or M.Arch. or equivalent degree
-Registered architect preferred
-Strong design, management, and delivery skills
-Evident team leadership ability and demanding of themselves
-Proficiency with MS Office, Revit, Outlook, Newforma, Deltek Vantagepoint and project planning software and rendering programs
-Knowledge of BIM Revit that allows for efficient and effective management and staffing of project(s)
-Must have experience in guiding projects through the local regulatory / permitting process
-Demonstrates flexibility, creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in anticipating and solving architectural issues
-Strong persuasion and negotiation skills are critical to this role
-Excellent listener and clear communicator
-Ability to remain calm under pressure and be a reassuring influence on the team
-The ability to multitask
-Strong planning and organizational skills
-Excellent communication skills, detail-oriented and customer service skills
-US citizen or hold a US work visa

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