Martha Schwartz Partners (MSP) is seeking a new Professional Operations Manager / Studio Director for its innovative and fast-growing landscape architecture studio in New York City. MSP currently is working on a number of commercial, mixed-use and park projects and is looking for a talented and experienced professional to join their leadership team. This is a great opportunity to work directly with the Senior Partner and Design Director in managing and directing the teams while on-boarding many exciting new projects.
Floor Management: Team of project managers and designers, and client relationships
Upholding Office Protocols
Contract Negotiation and Pricing
Contract Management and Administration
Responsible for soliciting proposals from Consultants, Preparing Client Proposals, and Managing Project Budgets
Staff Management / Time-sheets
US / UK / China Work Projections
Workload Projections Staffing
Participate in Response to Incoming RFPs / Generation of Fee Proposals
Coordination with Financial Management Team to Include In-House Budgets / Invoices / Billing Projections / Accounts Receivables
Assistance with Business Development
Run Weekly Team Meetings
Mentorship of Staff
The ideal candidate should be a highly motivated, energetic and experienced senior project manager adept to managing several project teams and building client relationships. This is an award-winning and well-established international practice, offering a competitive benefits package with plenty of opportunity for leadership and career advancement.
Key Skills & Experience
Bachelor or Master Degree in Landscape Architecture or Architecture (Preferred)
At least 10 years of professional experience in a landscape architecture firm or similar environment with project and team management responsibilities
Experienced in QA/QC process alongside construction documentation and administration
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experienced in reviewing shop drawings and construction administration of projects
Proficiency in industry software standards (Office, Adobe Suite, AutoCAD, etc.)
Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a dynamic team in a fast-paced and rigorous environment
Interested candidates should please send a cover letter and CV to careers (at) msp (dot) world.
MSP is unable to respond to everyone, please do not contact the office by telephone to inquire. No agencies please. MSP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Martha Schwartz Partners
Situated at the intersection of landscape, art and urbanism, Martha Schwartz Partners is committed to the design of urban landscapes and the public realm as the foundation for sustainable cities that are healthy across all aspects and sectors of urban life.