Design Collaborative is seeking a full-time, experienced Project Manager with a passion to improve people’s worlds. Our Project Managers are responsible for drawing upon the resources and expertise necessary to deliver a timely, profitable, and technically excellent project. With a collaborative team-focused approach, the Project Manager plays a critical role within Design Collaborative.
As the primary contact with the client, the Project Manager plays a key role in Business Development, including pre?proposal contacts, proposal preparation and presentations, client maintenance, and support for the firm’s public relations efforts. Strong customer relations, organization, and communications skills are essential in this role.
Additionally, the Project Manager schedules and manages project personnel assignments and assists the Studio Manager in the continued growth and development of his/her team members. The ideal Project Manager can prioritize and manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment. Preferred market experience includes civic, financial, healthcare, higher-ed, multi-family, or workplace.
Business Development / Client Relations
Manages the project process from marketing proposals through post construction client relations
Project fee development, projections tracking, and invoicing
Personnel Resource Scheduling
Salary will be commensurate with education, credentials, and experience. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin.
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or equivalent experience in a construction related industry
5 years’ experience with an Architectural firm or experience within the Construction industry
2 Years’ experience as a project manager on commercial or large scale residential construction projects
Experience with project scheduling and planning
Experience with client relationship management
Ability to develop and motivate team members
Ability to manage multiple projects and multiple project teams
Working knowledge and understanding of Revit and BIM
Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
Strong organizational and time management skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proven success developing creative solutions, problem solving, and critical decision making
Experienced client relationship management skills
About Design Collaborative
At Design Collaborative, we strive to redefine architecture and engineering for a changing world. We're architects, engineers, interior designers, and graphic designers - an expert group of problem solvers who value teamwork, guidance, and originality. Since we were founded in 1992, we have been located in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana, focusing on the higher education, healthcare, and corporate markets across the nation. We work best with clients that value relationships as much as buildings, and our goal is to make life better for the people who live, work, play, learn, heal, or worship inside those buildings.