Director Of Architecture
Company: Klassen Corporation
Posted on: July 31, 2022
The Director of Architecture is the person in the firm empowered
to ensure that the Architecture Division is operating within
quality, cost and time expectations of the company. The Director of
Architecture manages, directs and coordinates the successful
execution of architecture projects from start to completion to
achieve the desired objectives, margin and profitability goals as
set forth by the company. The Director of Architecture could also
serve in the role as a Sr. Project Architect if Project work load
mandates. The Director of Architecture aids the President in
formulating and administering organization policies by performing
the following essential duties personally or through subordinate
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Participate as a collaborative, tactical partner in the development
and implementation of short-term and long term strategic
Provides oversight of individual project budgets and schedules,
working understanding of individual project progress, forecasts of
future projects as well as forecasts of Department profitability.
Establishes, monitors and evaluates, in congruence with the
Controller and President/CEO, Architecture department budget,
profit goals, cash flow projection and project profitability
Risk Management - Architect of Record with Governing Agencies.
Evaluates probability of success with each potential project.
Monitors and if needed manages issues on individual projects or
with individual clients.
Participate in evaluation of staff, identification of skills
needed, implements training, mentoring, motivating, disciplining
and delegation of work based upon evaluations. Conducts staff
performance evaluations and makes salary recommendations. Reinforce
adherence to standards and reporting on each project. Creates
manpower projections and manages labor resources within approved
budget relative to both present and forecasted needs.
Ensures the successful execution and completion of architecture
projects by monitoring project progress so that that all reasonable
activities are carried out to complete the projects within the
scope, services, schedule and established budgets. Monitors and
presents monthly reports on project performance as requested by the
Collaborates and coordinates with the Construction Department as
well as Finance, Human Resources, Legal and Information
Seeks, fosters and maintains external relationships with clients
and potential clients. Participates in new business presentations
and assists in drafting new business proposals. Develop and
maintain relationships with consulting engineers, contractors,
vendors and other professionals for profitable partnering
> Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or Fifteen (15) years of
Architecture practice experience.
> California Architecture license and NCARB certification.
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