If you enjoy solving complex challenges in a collaborative environment that celebrates each persons' ideas, experience, and creativity, this might be the opportunity for you. Flad is a national architectural firm, with ten offices across the country, specializing in science, healthcare, academic, and workplace spaces. Flad is a team of creative, intelligent, energetic people who help our clients tackle the issues that change people's lives.
How Your Days Will Be Spent:
Directly responsible to the client and the firm for the successful execution and leadership of projects including the meeting of project goals, client service, quality of work performed, utilization of staff, marketing reputation of the firm, and profitability.
Overall responsibility for leading, motivating and providing a team environment for the project members by inspiring a shared vision, enabling others to act, challenging the process, taking risks and assuming ultimate responsibility for the team's actions, exercising good judgment and continually increasing people skills.
Responsible for articulating and communicating the client's vision, goals and objectives through development of the project work plan during the planning phase.
Responsible for developing the project fees and contracts during the planning phase and establishing the project schedule, budget and profitability during the start-up phase.
Deliver projects on schedule, within budget, meeting design intent and client vision/goals, and at the required level of quality.
Assist with developing strategies for approaching clients and cultivate business development opportunities by presenting Flad's services to potential clients. Work with office BD leads to identify new project opportunities. Serve as point person for managing the development of proposals including identifying Flad and consultant team, developing project schedules, work plan and proposed fees.
Responsible for continuous management and development of key, repeat clients. Maintain good working relationships with the client to promote future opportunities.
Participate in client presentations and project meetings.
What You Bring to this Role:
Minimum of ten years architectural experience and at least five years recent project management experience with large-scale facilities.
Experience with one of Flad's market segments, specifically science and technology, preferred.
Excellent client management and leadership skills required.
Superior technical and presentation skills and a commitment to design excellence essential.
AutoCAD and Revit proficiency required
Bachelor's degree in architecture or related field required
Professional registration preferred
LEED AP preferred
Flad offers a wide range of benefits including:
hybrid work environment
health, dental and vision insurance
generous paid time off and paid holidays
financial health and wellness benefits - retirement savings plan; fiduciary advisor; identity theft plan; Section 125 flexible benefits, including mass transit and parking; income protection – life insurance, short-term disability, long-term disability; Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
continuing education and career development – internal programs; funds set aside for external programs, licensure and sustainability support, annual professional registration, and organization reimbursement
Flad Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Flad will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact Human Resources at 608-238-2661 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Flad Architects has enjoyed great success as a diverse design practice specializing in healthcare, health science, higher education, science & technology, and corporate environments since 1927. Our practice is organized around the idea of transforming places of work into environments that enhance the user’s ability to achieve. It’s about inspiring those who use the space and helping clients envision their future. It’s about bringing together knowledge, innovation and design in everything we do.