DLR Group is an integrated design firm that aspires to be the most creative enterprise on the planet. Our brand promise is the elevate the human experience through design. If that challenge is appealing, you're at the right place.
The K-12 team has an opening for a Project Leader / Project Manager.
Location: Denver CO
As a Project Manager/ Project Leader at DLR Group you will be responsible for leading projects on budget and schedule while delivering design excellence. As part of our integrated design teams you create buildings that elevate the human experience through design.
You'll provide hands-on supervision to architectural, engineering and design staff during all phases of the project as well as partner with vendors and consultants as needed. Additionally, you will be expected to lead interviews in front of clients to win work.
The successful candidate will:
Be able to proactively manage and operate within complex K-12 and/or Higher Education projects
Develop project Work Plans (schedule, budget, cartoon set) for project success.
Be responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution of assigned projects.
Serve as primary contact with clients to bring projects to completion on schedule, within budget, and with a focus on client trust, rapport, and satisfaction.
Understand Business Development, and genuinely and consistently build and maintain an ongoing professional relationships with the clients
Coordinate with the Business Development leader to attend client events, fundraisers, and District support
Proactively and creatively manage client budgets, schedules, and programs; project communications and documentation; office administrative tasks; and project team assignments.
Estimate fees, determine scope of work, and prepare proposals and contracts.
Ability to assist in winning work and great communication skills.
Knowledgeable of programming and planning.
Passionate about Education.
Have a network and a great reputation in educational projects in Colorado.
At least 10 years of experience successfully leading and working on Education (K-12 and/or Higher Education) projects.
Proven ability to lead integrated design teams.
Must have a collaborative management style and strong people skills.
Must have good communication and public speaking skills to participate in interviews and client presentations.
The ability to travel occasionally to support project tasks.
Professional Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Master's Degree.
Registered in Colorado.
12-15 years of K-12 architect and project management experience.
Knowledge and use of Revit.
Member of a4le is desired.
DLR Group is a 100% employee-owned firm. Our brand promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This promise inspires sustainable design for a diverse group of public and private sector clients; local communities; and our planet. DLR Group fully supports the initiatives and goals of the 2030 Challenge and is an initial signatory to the AIA 2030 Commitment. Visit dlrgroup.com and follow us on Twitter, and at LinkedIn.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.
Internal Number: 1156
About DLR Group
DLR Group is an integrated design firm. Our promise is to elevate the human experience through design. This inspires a culture of design and fuels the work we do around the world. We are 100 percent employee-owned and aspire to be the most creative enterprise on the planet.