Architectural Program Manager

  • Full Time
  • Seattle, WA
  • Posted 3 days ago
  • Jan 27, 2022


Architectural Program Manager for implementation of a $1.7 teaching hospital capital program in Seattle.   The Architectural Program Manager will streamline the process and align our services with the client’s unique requirements. Primary responsibilities will include performing technical reviews of design documents and other submittals for acute care facility projects where the design must be coordinated with engineering other disciplines. The Architectural Program Manager is required to be a licensed Registered Architect (RA) in Washington and be LEED accredited, with a minimum of 10 years of experience.  In addition, the preferred individual needs to be a marketing-oriented leader to build our team who understands program management.


Lead architectural and engineering disciplines as a program manager working with the Project Director;
Prepare and maintain detailed schedule of activities to accomplish program objectives;
Implement and adhere to program procedures, assistance in overseeing the development and review of project scope of work, proposal review, ensuring contract compliance;
Review design documents and specifications with a depth of knowledge in conducting a comprehensive review that studies constructability and compliance to design parameters;
Facilitate program meetings and informational seminars;
Prepare and conduct orientation briefings for stakeholders and other interested parties;  Attend Contracting Entity meetings and conferences;
Coordinate with Program Director for the overall program with various stakeholders including local, state, and federal agencies;
Organize and manage conferences to communicate general operating and organizational concepts;
Monitor and manage the performance of the program including identifying and consulting on major program issues, conduct on-site reviews of the program, prepare program evaluations, conduct periodic reviews of the concepts, performance, and effectiveness of the program;
Develop documentation and statistics regarding elements of overall execution for senior management review and evaluation;
Communicate with the client and internal team members to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget;
Initiate communication with client, contractors, designers acting as an ambassador for our firm;
Assist in organizing, outreaching and hosting contractor/designer outreach events to inform, educate and excite the contracting community;
Have the desire and drive to listen to clients, listen to their problems and concerns and provide advice to assist in their pain points;

What we’ll love about you:

You understand and appreciate the values of self-discipline and motivation to work independently, but also working collaboratively with your team;
You understand the nuances of working with city/state/federal agencies and can easily adapt to the different jurisdictions and bureaucracies;
You have high level analytical skills and problem-solving capabilities, are teachable, humble, responsible, and take ownership of your work;
You excel at successfully managing multiple deadlines and deliverables including projects in development and in the field.

What you’ll love about us: 

Competitive benefits package;
Generous paid time off policy;
Flexible work schedules, including a hybrid work from office/work from home model;
An inclusive work environment that encourages employees to demonstrate their strengths and passions in achieving personal and organizational goals;
Coaching with leadership that enables professional growth for future career pathing;
The opportunity to work for a growing team with proven success

Required skills and experience:

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field preferred, but not required;
5+ years of contract administration, municipal solicitations, construction procurement, field construction management, or general contracting related experience involving supervision of Tenant Improvement/Renovation projects (in addition to 10+ architectural experience);
Extensive knowledge and experience in public construction operations, pricing, and contracting, including scope development and estimating/price proposal development;
Prior experience working in a client-facing Project Manager role a plus;
Comprehensive understanding of various public procurement and project delivery methods is preferred;
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills in addition to skills in the Microsoft suite, specifically Word and Excel, ability to generate custom documents and reports;
Self-motivated and ability to work well in independently in a strict deadline-oriented environment.