Project Director

EYP Inc. - Albany, NY

Full-timeEstimated: $120,000 - $170,000 a year
EYP is seeking a Project Director to join our creative, highly collaborative, diverse, and innovative team to be responsible for effective delivery of projects including design and technical excellence, profitability and positive client relations. The Project Director is a key member of the project leadership and proactively manages teams of varying sizes while fostering teamwork and mentoring staff to address complex challenges together and collectively achieve the best possible design for each client.

This individual will:
Serve as the primary client contact on day to day issues
Develop project goals that support firm objectives and be accountable for those goals being met including profitability, design, technical quality, schedule and client satisfaction
Prepare, monitor and update budgets, workplans and schedules
Prepare and implement corrective action plans to ensure project goals are met
Participate in the marketing process on project proposals, interviews, fee proposals and other business development efforts
In collaboration with the Project Executive and Operations Director, prepare, negotiate, and maintain Owner/Architect and Architect/Consultant contracts and additional services.
Manage consultants including processing of consultant invoices
Work with Practice Leaders to estimate staffing needs, and assign work to team members
Be responsible for supplying timely 3-6 month revenue forecasts to Practice Leaders in each location
Be responsible for monthly Earnings/Billings execution and Aged Account Collections
Share responsibility for coordinating risk management issues with Operations Director and Chief Operating Officer
Use technology and methodologies to create innovative approaches to building design
Consistently strive to improve technical quality of work product by keeping abreast of new technologies, changes in building codes, and advances in the industry
Work collaboratively in a cross-discipline environment to produce integrated project documents, and insure integrated design approaches and solutions
Stamp and seal construction documents in accordance with firm policy

Professional degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field
At least 10 years of architectural/engineering and management experience, including at least 5 years experience in supervision and project management of medium-size projects, and on a variety of project types.
Professional license required.
Strong Business Development and client relationship skills
Effective verbal and written communication skills
Collaborative and professional work ethic
Ability to understand financial measurements of projects
Effectively lead others, foster teamwork, and motivate project teams toward goal-oriented results
Proactive management style