The Managing Principal role at HDR is one where a collaborative attitude is necessary and expected. While you will be focused on the success of the Atlanta Office, you will be required to work closely with other Managing Principals in your region and across the firm to ensure sound business practices and bring the highest level of service and quality to our clients.
To achieve success, the Managing Principal will work directly with the business development group to develop relationships with target clients and pursue new projects in Atlanta as well as the region and state. The pursuit of new work will be in a collaborative manner with local designers, technical leaders, and national experts as required. This individual will oversee and direct the activities of personnel within the office including implementing annual plans, marketing strategies, public relations, project planning, financial planning and management, staff planning and oversight and other related matters. This position will be responsible for establishing local office policies / procedures and adherence to corporate policies, project contract financial fee and budget information in conjunction with Marketing and Project Management, and establishment and/or maintenance of quality control processes and procedures. The Managing Principal may be required to lead and manage teams on projects.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Engineering or closely related field.
15+ years of experience working in an architectural practice. Previous management experience preferred.
Professional registration required.
Stronger consideration will be given to candidates with Healthcare, Higher Education, Science + Technology and/or Civic project experience.
Preference will be given to individuals with strong ties and connections in the local market.
Strong leadership, project management and organizational skills are required.
Must be capable of leading a team and making client presentations.
Service and client related personality.
Strong communication and listening skills.
Ability to handle multiple assignments.
Ability to travel.
An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must.