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Senior Project Architect

Vancouver, BC · Architecture/Engineering

Senior Project Architect
Vancouver, BC
Established Architecture & Design Firm
Commercial, Office & Industrial Projects
$110k - $150k



Get To Know Our Client:
TalentSphere is proud to be partnered with a long-standing, mid-sized architecture & design firm, specializing in high-end commercial, retail, office and industrial projects in the private client sector. This firm has been around since the mid 1900s and has projects across Canada. Over the last 6 decades, this firm has cultivated a list of reputable and trustworthy clients, and in doing so has been able to create lasting relationships and repeat project opportunities.  


Culture:
In this firm's office culture fosters a dynamic and inclusive environment where innovation flourishes and collaboration thrives. Every team member is encouraged to explore new ideas and approaches, pushing the boundaries of traditional design. Respect and open communication are paramount, creating a supportive atmosphere where diverse perspectives are valued and celebrated. This firm believes in the power of teamwork, with architects, designers, and support staff working together seamlessly to deliver exceptional results for their clients. Continuous learning is embedded in their culture, with opportunities for professional development and growth at every turn. 


Summary of Position:
Our client is looking for a highly-experienced Senior Project Manager, to oversee the successful execution of architectural projects from conception to completion. As a Senior Project Manager, you will be responsible for managing multiple projects simultaneously, ensuring adherence to project schedules, budgets, and quality standards. You will serve as the primary point of contact for clients, consultants, and internal project teams, fostering strong relationships and clear communication channels. This role will have a growth trajectory to higher levels within the firm.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Lead project teams in the development and implementation of architectural design solutions that meet client objectives, regulatory requirements, and industry best practices.
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resource allocation plans to ensure timely and cost-effective project delivery.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders, including clients, consultants, contractors, and regulatory agencies, to facilitate project progress and resolve any issues or conflicts that may arise.
  • Oversee the preparation and review of architectural drawings, specifications, and contract documents to ensure accuracy, completeness, and compliance with project requirements.
  • Monitor and manage project risks, identifying potential issues and implementing mitigation strategies to minimize impact on project outcomes.
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to junior project team members, fostering their professional development and growth within the organization.
  • Conduct regular project meetings, prepare progress reports, and communicate project status updates to key stakeholders to ensure alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant codes, standards, and regulations throughout the design and construction phases of the project.
  • Continuously evaluate and improve project management processes and procedures to enhance efficiency, productivity, and client satisfaction.
  • Represent the firm in client meetings, presentations, and industry events, showcasing our expertise and commitment to delivering exceptional architectural solutions.

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture or related field
  • Professional Architectural license (AIBC) required
  • Minimum of 10 years of local experience in architectural project management, with a proven track record of successfully delivering complex projects of varying scales and types
  • Extensive connection and network in the local market, with ability to connect with new clients
  • Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in industry related software and tools, such as Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD, Microsoft Project 
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail and accuracy
  • Knowledge of BC building codes, zoning regulations, and industry standards
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Commitment to continuous learning and professional development, staying current with industry trends and best practices
  • Previous experience in client management and business development activities is a plus

What Our Client Offers:
  • Compensation, competitive to the 2024 market based on experience
  • Flexible working environment / Remote to start / Hybrid to follow
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of projects with repeat clients 
  • Learning Opportunities - Technical & Professional
  • Opportunity to mentor & manage junior staff
  • Direct trajectory to Associate, Senior Associate
  • Opportunity to grow your own team and open an office location


If you feel this position may be right for you, please apply now or email dchita@talentsphere.ca.
Our client is looking for top talent to join the firm and would love to meet with you if you check the boxes above.

Job #16408241


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We look forward to hearing from you.

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