The Senior Project Manager is responsible for the optimal technical and financial performance of their assigned project. Ensure quality of design process: plan, coordinate, and manager Contract Documents and assist in Construction Administration as necessary. Develop and implement Project Schedule and budget, promote effective client communications and negotiate addendums, change orders, and assist in marketing.
Clear articulation of the work scope
Schedule of “deliverables” including description, due dates, standards of acceptance (i.e., number of revisions) and any additional information/documentation required in reports
Project start and completion time line
LDI compensation clause stating terms (hourly rates, fixed price, etc.), amount of compensation and collection date, as well as, the client contract authorized to make commitments, changes, sign-off, etc.
Billing information including invoice mailing location, required documentation and any special instructions
Coordinate commitments of staff needed with overall studio schedule coordinator.
Function as main communications conduit for clients regarding project requirements and communicate the information to all team members throughout the project’s duration.
Schedule project team meetings and communicate all technical and other project information to team members, across all disciplines. Perform project and quality control reviews to assure that the project exceeds client expectations.
Provide thorough and accurate project filing and documentation (including both hard copy and electronic media).
Assist C.A. Group in reviewing and approving shop drawings, answer field questions and dispose all RFI’s, FC’s and CO’s.
Working on contracts with the Principal/CFO
Mentor team staff, provide technical assistance and serve as resource to the staff-at-large in specific areas of expertise. Train team members as applicable.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Education: Bachelor of Architecture, or equivalent
Experience: Recommend 9 years minimum architecture experience with at least two years of Project Management exp.
Software Proficiency: AutoCad 2014 (desirable), REVIT a plus, Word, Excel, Microsoft Project, Photoshop and InDesign
Building Type: Single Family experience MUST
Mid-High Rise Multi-Family / Mixed Use Projects PLUS
About Lessard Design
Lessard Design is an international architecture and planning firm committed to creating environments that inspire connection, collaboration, community and commerce. Located in Tysons Corner, we also have offices in India, Boston and New York. Our understanding of global cultures is translated through design that is sensitive to cultural geographies, communities, traditions and values. Our firm leaders have experience working in nearly 20 countries with projects in the Americas, Europe, Asia and the Middle East. Our diverse international team provides the expertise to manage clients through all design phases – from feasibility, strategy and through construction.
We offer an expanding and challenging portfolio of projects, competitive salary, bonuses paid twice a year, free parking and a dynamic work environment including: Extensive professional development program and collaborative environment with happy hours, staff lunches, costume contests, summer and winter company sponsored events and much more. Lessard Design Inc. - We design room to grow. All applicants must include professional resumes and a portfolio of work samples (either attached or website address included).