SMMA is seeking an experienced Project Manager to join SMMA’s Project Management department. We are an integrated design firm that unites a dynamic mix of architects, engineers, technologists, researchers, and industry experts driven to provide responsible, well-crafted, and venturesome design solutions to clients in the Boston area and beyond. United by a common purpose, we thrive on cross-discipline collaboration and welcome good ideas from wherever they come. We offer a fast-paced environment that promotes continuous improvement and creative growth. This candidate will contribute to business development efforts within the Institutional Practice Group.
Essential for this role is a solid understanding of the study, design, and construction process. The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills, strong team and client leadership abilities, and project planning acumen. This role will be primarily focused on government-sector projects.
Creating proposals for project opportunities
Presenting project information to clients, boards, and community stakeholders
Providing clear direction for internal design team members and external consultants
Managing internal schedule, budget, and scope
Analyzing technical challenges, reviewing construction methods, and vetting budget pricing for best construction options
Serving as the point of contact for the duration of a project
Bachelor's degree in Architecture
Demonstrated successful experience as a Project Manager
Experience with the A/E/C industry
Professional registration and experience servicing government-sector clients both preferred
Willingness and ability to travel to project sites and Clients outside of the greater Boston area
About the Firm
SMMA remains one of the area’s most unique design firms due to its composition, reputation, and focus. Cambridge-based since its incorporation in 1955, the firm focuses on creating lasting relationships with strategic partners in both the public and private markets.
The firm was founded by MIT alumni who believed that the balance of architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design afforded clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Today, SMMA continues its dedication to a flexible integrated approach while remaining guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.
SMMA is organized into five studios of market focus: Corporate and Commercial, Federal Government, Higher Education, K-12, and Science and Technology. At SMMA, studios represent specialized communities of practice working together to foster knowledge flow around common interests. Together, the firm’s studios form a larger design ecosystem, sharing best practices and nurturing professional growth and project excellence.
SMMA does not offer H-1B visa sponsorship for this position.
Since 1955, SMMA has balanced architecture, engineering, interiors, and site design to afford clients the agility of a single source of creative and technical expertise. Our practice is guided by a shared pursuit of design excellence and social responsibility.
We are believers, ideators, makers, listeners, fixers, sharers, crafters, planners, communicators, connectors, organizers, engagers, restorers, storytellers...
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