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Healthcare Architect - Project Manager, Philadelphia

NK Architects, P.A.
Philadelphia, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Salary: Commensurate with Experience

About NK Architects:


Founded in 1972, NK is a regional firm with offices in New Jersey, New York City and Pennsylvania, and a staff of approximately 70 employees working with clients throughout the country. We value diversity, equity and inclusion and strive to foster a workplace that mirrors the communities in which we work.


We build lasting relationships that create sustainable value — for our clients, for ourselves and for our communities.


At NK Architects, we partner with mission-driven organizations who are committed to serving their communities. Our purpose: empowering healthcare providers, educators, and allied organizations to leverage design in pursuit of individual and collective wellbeing.


With our integrated team of architects, interior designers, planners, and engineers, we advocate for the people who are served by the spaces we design. We engage with our clients on a personal level, as both institutions and people, so we can help them do better what they do best.


We know our clients take their work personally. We do too.


NK Architects is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. No sponsorship can be provided.


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Job Summary:  Healthcare Project Manager


This is a hybrid position with both in office as well as remote work. The position is located at NK Architects PA office, The Hale Building, 100S Juniper 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated project manager to join our integrated team of design professionals. The select candidate will be instrumental in managing and guiding the production efforts of the internal project team and work closely with the principals of the firm in both NJ and NYC offices. The projects will span all geographies (NY, NJ & PA). The ideal candidate will have eight or more years of experience; licensure preferred but not required.


Healthcare predominates in our marketplace, and our clients mandate that NK staff who conduct business with and site visits to healthcare providers must be vaccinated and adhere to future guidelines of the CDC. As such, this position can only be fully executed by vaccinated individuals. Proof of vaccination is a requirement for prospective hires.




Candidate Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Project management experience with the full project life cycle
  • Experienced managing multiple small to medium project deadlines simultaneously
  • Primary project focus is healthcare facilities including but not limited to hospitals and outpatient facilities
  • Responsible for the coordination of all project efforts, administrative and technical, to ensure the most efficient and cost-effective execution
  • Required to successfully communicate and coordinate with external consultants and engineers
  • Serves as the primary client liaison to bring the schedule, budgets, and scope of work to completion and to the client's satisfaction.
  • Actively develops and manages both internal and client budgets, project teams work-plan and schedules, as well as project communication and documentation
  • Attends pre-proposal meetings, integral in assessing scope of work to develop proposals and contracts
  • Evaluate project resource needs and provide input for successful project execution and team time management
  • Continually monitors project performance and works with principal and finance team to preserve the health of the project
  • Self-motivated, energetic individual able to inspire the team
  • Results oriented and comfortable in a fast-paced environment


Required Skills/Abilities

  • Passion for creating an impact and meeting business objectives
  • Familiarity and understanding of healthcare AHJ’s review processes
  • Knowledge of Newforma & Deltek Vision or Vantagepoint a plus
  • Familiar with Microsoft office; Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Excellent organizational skills, time management skills and attention to detail
  • Collaborative work ethic and able to lead by example
  • Excellent communicator with ability to present to clients and internal team members

Education and Experience

  • Prior experience with healthcare projects including hospitals and outpatient facilities a must
  • College Degree Required
  • BArch, MArch or equivalent degree from an accredited S. Architecture School a plus
  • If licensed, must maintain professional license in the USA
  • Healthcare portfolio preferred


Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.




NK Architects, P.A.


Philadelphia, PA
19107 USA



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