January 26, 2022

Sr. Project Manager

Hamilton Anderson Associates
7435 Randolph, Suite 200, Detroit, Ml 48226
Experience: Minimum of ten years after graduation with at least 5 years of experience as project manager

FLSA Status: Full-time Position

Report to: Overtime Exempt Director of Operations

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

HAA Target Ratio: 50%-75%



Team leadership and management for A/E projects. Responsibilities include:

  • Client satisfaction
  • Contract development
  • Client schedule and budget management
  • Project quality
  • Team performance
  • Work plan management


Project Management Responsibilities

  • In consultation with the client, establish a scope of work for the project and receive signed approvals of the scope of work from the client
  • Establish project objectives and performance standards for the project
  • Establish project work plans, staffing, and project team budgets for each phase of the project
  • Discuss scope changes with the client and issue contract change modifications prior to the execution of work
  • Communicate with consultants and monitor the project team to ensure a well-coordinated project
  • Facilitate and coordinate workflow
  • Ensure that the work adheres to HAA quality standards
  • Complete project set up forms, provide accounting staff with contractual information and review all invoices for compliance to progress of work and contractual obligations
  • Conduct project team meetings and maintain timely communications with entire project team
  • Manage multiple projects; oversee project reviews and approvals; participate in the development of construction cost budgets as required
  • Manage a variety of project delivery systems, e., fast track, design/build, multiple contracts, etc.


Business Development Responsibilities

  • Keep abreast of repeat business
  • Participate in HAA marketing activities, including business development
  • Prepare proposals for new


Client Management Responsibilities

  • Conduct client meetings and collaborate with other team leaders to ensure a quality end product and a satisfied client
  • Maintain positive client relationships throughout the project from initial project meetings to project closeout phase
  • Provide leadership in solving of client


Leadership Responsibilities

  • Foster teamwork
  • Provide motivational support to enhance the commitment of the team for their work
  • Provide mentorship as required to team members
  • Build collaborative relationships by developing, maintaining and strengthening partnerships with others inside and outside HAA
  • Recognize and encourage effective teamwork
  • Work collaboratively with a diverse group of staff, clients, and vendors to foster effective working relationships with others.


Technical Responsibilities

  • Advanced knowledge of the standards of practices of a design services firm
  • Advanced knowledge of architecture and architectural principles and techniques
  • Advanced knowledge of civil, structural, mechanical and electrical engineering systems
  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods and processes
  • Advanced knowledge of programming and design documents and specifications
  • Knowledge of sustainable practices; LEED® AP certification is preferred
  • Knowledge of cross-cultural values and their impact on the design process
  • Advanced knowledge of project management techniques to include developing and monitoring project budgets and schedules and negotiating contractual terms and conditions
  • Knowledge of CAD software capabilities and advanced proficiency in CAD
  • Intermediate proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with confidence and professionalism
  • Ability to analyze and interpret project financial data
  • Ability to interpret drawings, specifications, codes, standards, and regulatory requirements
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities with


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor or Master of Architecture degree from a school accredited by the National Architectural Accrediting Board or equivalent, licensed to practice architecture in Michigan or ability to be licensed with reciprocity
  • Bachelor or Master of Landscape Architecture from a school accredited by the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board or equivalent, licensed to practice in Michigan or ability to be licensed with reciprocity
  • Bachelor or Master of Planning from a school accredited by the Planning Accreditation Board or equivalent, ACIP certified
  • Bachelor or Master of Arts from a school accredited by the Foundation for Interior Design Education Research, NCIDQ certified


*Strong Higher Ed. PM Skillset

Candidates should send their resume and cover letter to careers@hamilton-anderson.com