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Architecture Director - Operations

Calgary, Alberta · Architecture/Engineering
Architecture Director - Operations
Calgary, Alberta
Architecture Firm
Competitive Salary + Benefits


This company is a reputable, well established consulting firm with a strong presence across North America. They are restructuring to streamline some of their processes as they continue to grow and are looking for a capable Director of Architecture - Operations, to oversee a range of operational responsibilities. This company have a great reputation and a collaborative, hybrid work environment.

As a director you will oversee the operations for architecture for multiple offices across the country and North America, in collaboration with a technical director. Some responsibilities include:
  • Oversee financials; company profitability, risk assessment, resource allocation and utilization, budgets, fee guidelines and other financial aspects of the business
  • Strategic Development - Strategic planning and setting objectives for the business and supporting the successful execution of strategic plans 
  • Stakeholder management and engagement
  • Continuously monitor and improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the organization's vision
  • Adapt to changes in technology and culture; maintaining a progressive culture
  • Improve systems and processes as required in order to maintain the company direction and growth outlook
  • Implement and manage quality assurance
  • Policy development and implementation in collaboration with HR and other Senior Leadership Members
  • Collaborate with studio leads to enhance training and development within the firm
  • Work closely with all reports to ensure understanding of individual responsibilities and cohesiveness amongst offices and disciplines
  • A sound knowledge of Architecture - possess at least 10 years of experience working within the Architectural industry or within Engineering but with involvement on Architectural projects
  • 15+ years of overall experience across Architecture, Leadership and Operations
  • Leadership experience - you have managed and mentored teams previously
  • Experience working with Operations - including project management, financials - on a large scale, strategy development, process implementation, business development and stakeholder management
  • MBA designation an asset, as is other business related certification, as well as a PMP
  • Strong technical knowledge of architecture and a good understanding of fee structures, proposals, budgets etc. for Architectural projects
  • Superb communication skills; ability to work under pressure
  • Big picture thinker; works with vision and able to bring different elements together for the successful execution of projects and plans
  • The individual must be able to work in Calgary for the first 12 months, on a hybrid basis. After that, the role can be flexible and potentially worked remotely.
  • The opportunity to join a leading firm as a Director
  • Excellent compensation package, hybrid work model and flexible hours
  • Growing and developing firm that offers the opportunity to progress your career further
  • Be part of an award winning, reputable company
Role is being hired ASAP. Please apply directly or contact Laura Shalev for more information lshalev@talentsphere.ca

Keywords: Principal Architect /  Architectural Lead / Director / Engineering Lead / National Manager / Canada / Alberta / Vancouver / Toronto / Ottawa / Ontario / British Columbia / Professional Engineer / Registered Engineer / Remote / Alberta / Calgary / Edmonton / Operations

Job ID: 16108184


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