Project Manager/Project Architect – Healthcare

Perkins Eastman
San Francisco, CA
Job Type
Years of Experience
7-10 Years


Perkins Eastman is a global architecture and design firm guided by the belief that design can have a positive and lasting impact on people’s lives. With more than 1,000 employees in 17 locations around the world, we collaborate seamlessly across borders, barriers, and disciplines to connect people and ideas. Whether conceiving of new healthcare models, reviving a local landmark as a boutique hotel, or helping communities become more resilient, we are united in a dedication to progressive and inventive design that enhances the human experience. If everything is design, everything we do is HUMAN BY DESIGN.

The Opportunity: Manager/Project Architect is a project leadership position with responsibility for architectural design and technical production of large scale projects. We are seeking an individual with strong technical and communication skills working within the design team to create exemplary buildings to suit clients’ and users’ needs. Manage the projects from inception through completion including all design phases, client interaction, schedule and financial performance. Self-starter with strong organizational, communication, and leadership skills are essential. Experience with managing large scale projects. Ability to assist in business development for new project work including proposal preparation and interviews.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Assist the studio and leaders with generating Design Services Proposals.
• Ability to manage, retain and build client relationships.
• Understand contracts and run projects from inception through to project closeout.
• Manage project teams of up to 10 people per project, determining staffing assignments required to meet project milestones.
• Mentor and supervise staff professionally.
• Lead/assists a project team in development of the aesthetic and technical design and the preparation of architectural design and construction documents including drawings and specifications.
• Coordinates work with consultants.
• Prepare project code review.
• Responsible for all aspects of project management including budgeting, staffing, billing and consultant billing.
• Responsible for day-to-day control and management of the architectural team (design through contract documents and contract administration) as well as the client and consultant teams.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.
• Ability to assist in proposal writing and attending interviews for potential projects.
• Collaborates with or serves as the Project Designer for the design of the project.
• Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.
• Develops, checks and coordinates technical aspects of the design of a project.

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor or Master degree in Architecture is required.
• Minimum of 8 years’ experience.
• Substantial CA experience (submittal, RFI, ASI review/response and consultant coordination), ability to detail (exterior) is required.
• OSHPD Experience required - California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
• Strong communication skills, articulate, graphic, organization, technical verbal and written skills.
• Proficient with computer-assisted design software such as Revit AutoCAD, Adobe, Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design; 3D software such as Sketchup is required.
• Proficient with other data management software such as Word and Excel.
• Demonstrated experience in and readiness to lead the technical details of projects.
• LEED Accreditation preferred.
• License required.
• Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects.

How to Apply:

If you would like to join a dynamic, energized, innovative and collaborative environment, where your ideas will be heard and your skills challenged, please visit our career page and apply with your cover letter, resume and/or portfolio (Adobe PDF preferred). No phone calls please.

Link: Human By Design

Perkins Eastman is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and a participant in the U.S. Federal E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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