Full Job Description
Gensler’s Healthcare Practice Area practitioners have deep knowledge and expertise in project delivery and thought leadership. They partner with our clients and project teams to deliver best in class strategy and design service. Gensler's Chicago office is seeking a healthcare design expert to strengthen our architectural expertise and client base.
What You Will Do
Utilize expertise, positioning, industry engagement, and client relationships to win new healthcare projects
Foster strategic development of projects
Manage clients, including project organization and successful start-up
Work in collaboration with other Gensler leaders in this Practice Area to leverage the capabilities of the Firm and contribute to the growth of the Healthcare practice firmwide
Partner with regional leadership to develop a standard of practice that addresses the unique requirements of the healthcare practice
Develop client and practice strategies, market positioning and leadership within a design practice focused on healthcare projects
Talent development and acquisition
Expertise with a wide range of Healthcare project types
15+ years of related architectural experience, including demonstrated success as a Project/Design Manager or Architect on health + wellness project types
Experience designing/building medical centers, medical clinics, hospitals, outpatient clinics, surgery centers, etc. Experience with life sciences spaces and senior living is a plus
5+ years’ experience in an architecture and design firm in client development, and/or management of a studio, practice group, or regional office with client development responsibilities and a proven track record of success
Experience developing relationships with new and existing clients that will enhance the firm’s competitive advantage and positioning
Proven leadership and management skills, including the ability to develop collaborative relationships that lead to successful results, within the firm and externally – with clients, consultants, and other key participants in the design and development process
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture or Interior Design
Strong presentation skills with the ability to be articulate and convincing in interviews and other presentations
Versatile, self-motivated, passionate about healthcare, able to inspire excitement within and outside of Gensler, expert networker and dot-connector
Commitment to the principles of sustainable and equitable design, and experience integrating them on projects
Commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in the workplace, and with our project teams
AIA, NCARB, NCIDQ or CID, ACHA, EDAC, and LEED AP are preferred
For more information about our Health sector, please visit: https://www.gensler.com/expertise/health-wellness .
Life at Gensler
At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests.
We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401k, profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities.
As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. All aspects of employment decisions will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the bases of any status protected under federal, state, or local law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability you may contact us here . We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our colleagues.