Director of Operations

San Francisco, California

Post Date: 10/31/2017 Job ID: 2602 Industry: Architectural

Our client, a 35-person architecture firm with offices in San Francisco and New York  is currently seeking a Director of Operations.   The position  will focus  on practice and  project management procedures  and performance monitoring. The ideal candidate is an architectural or other design/engineering professional with a minimum of 15 years' experience in a managerial role. A master' s degree or MBA is preferred.  

This position is full time and offers a competitive salary and benefits package that includes health and dental insurance, and a 401k and profit-sharing plan.

  • Project Performance Monitoring  through development of performance tools, conducting meetings, maintaining project work plans, and preparing monthly reports for Principals on fiscal performance, staff utilization and revenue forecasting.
  • Scheduling  of projects and resources, including long term forecasting
  • Practice & Management Procedures  through development of operations standards for contracts, work plans, general project management, project reports, and staff management
  • Training  of staff in use of professional practice procedures
  • Liaison  between Principals and Staff
  • Business Development Support  together with Marketing/Business Development Manager, for RFP preparation and contract negotiation
  • Legal and Risk Management Support  together with Principals and firm’ s attorneys
  • Human Resources Support  together with Human Resources Manager, for hiring, staff job descriptions, staff development, development of HR policies and staff reviews
  • Project Management  for up to 2-3 projects concurrently with Director of Operations duties

Matt Fox

Matt has been recruiting for the A/E/C industry for over 15 years. Prior to his recruiting career he worked as an architect, which he applies to understanding his candidates' and clients' goals. He thrives on finding great career opportunities for talented architects and engineers. When he's not recruiting, Matt enjoys trail running, mountain biking, sailing, and cheering his kids on at swim meets.
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