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Market Sector Leader - Commercial and Workplace

Full Time
Real Estate Field
  • Construction
Postal Code
United States

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What You Will Do:


Project Execution:

  • Directly manage large complex Commercial and Workplace projects
  • Provide supervision of project teams and assist as necessary to ensure performance of quality, financial, and strategic goals
  • Assist the Director of Quality Assurance by monitoring and reviewing the technical quality of documents produced in accordance with government and company standards, policies, and procedures
  • Lead Commercial and Workplace contract negotiations and client relations
  • Provide leadership which is motivational and inspirational to project teams
  • Perform other duties as assigned or instructed


Market Strategic Planning

  • Provide vision, strategic direction and thought leadership to advance the Washington DC studio for Commercial and Workplace Sector.
  • Support the development of the annual office strategic plan.
  • Represent LEO A DALY at conference activities and events.
  • Lead and participate in firm wide market sector activities


Business Development & Client Relations:

  • Execute, and maintain extensive contacts with key representatives of Commercial and Workplace networks to establish circles of influence to identify prospective opportunities and solicit support for business development
  • Prospect and qualify leads
  • Understand the commercial and workplace market, strategic goals and work towards the further development of the office business plan by building and growing both talent and projects.
  • Develop win strategies
  • Lead and provide guidance to the team in winning work
  • Maintain frequent contact with clients to ensure any questions, concerns, or comments regarding the project are addressed in a prompt and professional manner.
  • Prepare and deliver oral and written presentations on the design and production of projects; present and explain proposals, reports and findings to clients.




Leadership & Management:

  • Establish and discuss project goals, objectives, design standards and procedures with project personnel and Market Sector Leader(s).
  • Lead and manage the Commercial and Workplace projects team in the Washington D.C studio setting expectations, leading projects, assisting with project development and project execution
  • Lead and be responsible for the budgets, financial and contractual requirements of projects
  • Act as a mentor for the Commercial and Workplace team by taking an active role the development of department personnel Provide and collect information for various pre-design services such as: feasibility and environmental impact studies, site selection, and cost analysis.
  • Participate in reviews with various governing agencies for code compliance in relation to zoning laws, fire regulations, building codes and other ordinances; convey applicable changes of local, state, and federal regulations and ordinances to project personnel.
  • Schedule internal meetings with project personnel to ensure design specifications and construction schedules are being performed in conjunction with plans; ensure understanding of short and long-term facility and planning needs.
  • Supervise and direct a multi-disciplinary team of professionals, pre-professionals and technicians, throughout the development and contract document phases of a project.
  • Serve as a mentor for Project Team members.
  • Review the performance and work quality of project personnel and provide feedback to the Director of Operations; recognizing outstanding contributions and provide constructive criticism for areas of improvement.


 Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree from accredited college or university in Architecture; Master’s Degree or other advanced educations is a plus.
  • Architectural license expected.
  • Professional expertise demonstrated through at least 7 years of experience with mid to large scale projects in the commercial and workplace markets.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully with project personnel, internal office staff, and Clients.
  • Ability to lead others and bring about solidarity within a diverse group to meet a determined goal.
  • Ability to bring energy to a task and inspire others to reach a common goal while performing to the best of their ability.
  • Proficient computer skills with use of Microsoft Office applications; Revit software understanding desired.
  • Effective time-management and organizational skills; ability to become involved in a number of projects and remain up-to-date on the various development stages.
  • Strong analytical skills and demonstrated ability to grasp and understand business concepts and issues.
  • Demonstrated skills for efficient and timely project planning, scheduling and budgeting.
  • Working knowledge of fee proposals, negotiations, and contract/subcontract administration.
  • Thorough working knowledge of current construction materials and methods.
  • Demonstrated skills in business development.




Job Functions

  • Architecture / Design
  • Business Development
  • Construction

Job Sector

Not specified



7+ to 10 years

This job is no longer active.

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