Archinect

Project Manager, Architecture

Morris Adjmi Architects Morris Adjmi Architects Employer:
New York, NY, USLocation:
Tue, Oct 3 '17Posted on:

Project Manager (Architecture Studio)

Responsible for providing leadership to team members and primary day-to-day project administration and communication with client, project team and outside consultants in a manner consistent with firm-wide standards. Responsible for carrying out the MA design approach while bringing assigned projects in on budget, on time, and meeting client expectations. Thorough knowledge and experience with construction techniques and national building and accessibility codes. Responsibilities include managing multiple and/or complex projects.  Depending on the scale of the project, the Project Manager may also take on the responsibilities of the Project Architect.  Works independently and reports to the designated Studio Director. 

Qualifications

Education:        Architecture school graduate, NYS registration. Other accreditations such as LEED® encouraged

Experience:      10 or more years of experience with demonstrated ability to manage multiple and/or complex projects through all phases.

Skills:                Revit, AutoCAD, MS Office, Adobe Suite

Responsibilities

Project Planning (in conjunction with Studio Director):

  • Know the project contract, scope, deliverables and budget
  • Establish and maintain project schedule (including phase                deadlines, filing milestones and meetings)
  • Establish and maintain staffing plan (define team roles and              responsibilities)
  • Assist Owner in assembling consultant team (writing/reviewing    RFPs and proposals)

Project Administration:

Team Meetings

  •   Schedule kick-off meeting (both internal and external)
  •   Establish recurring staff, client and consultant meetings
  •   Distribute agendas, meeting minutes and track action items

Internal Management

  •   Mentor, motivate and supervise project architects / designers
  •   Provide regular design and project updates to Morris and Studio    Directors
  •  Update marketing department to project status, while being   sensitive to confidentiality

Consultant Management 

  •   Lead consultant coordination amongst all disciplines
  •   Foster cross discipline communication

Financial Management

  •  Monitor project budget and staffing to know the project’s financial   status
  •  Update project schedule as required, and evaluate budget impact

Client Management

  •  Be the primary point of contact, manage expectations and ensure satisfaction
  •  Manage "scope creep"; alert Studio Director/Client to additional   services in advance of services
  •  Obtain client sign-off at the end of each phase

Contractor Management

  •  Be the primary point of contact for RFIs, submittals, and correspondence
  •  Notify Studio Director about all signed/seal documents before     distribution
  •  Know the contractor’s contract responsibilities

Quality Control:

  • Comply with MA Presentation Standards and CD Checklists
  • Schedule QA/QC peer reviews after each design phase
  • Ensure consultant sets are reviewed and coordinated after each      phase    
  • Maintain Project Binders and Standard Server File Organization
  • Ensure Archiving and BIM checks occur at regular intervals

Please send interest and materials to Renee@ma.com along with "Project Manager - Archinect" in the subject line. 

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