Construction Administration Manager

Suzanne Lovell Inc. is looking for a Construction Administration Manager

Who we are: For over 30 years, Suzanne Lovell Inc. has consistently delivered gracious and timeless residences for private clients. With a solid architectural foundation, we strive every day to design residential interiors that offer unique lifestyle experiences for our clients. Our team of experts work collaboratively across a range of specialties and disciplines including interior architecture, interior design, fine art research, construction administration and custom furniture design. In addition to a lively and creative work environment, we are proud to offer eligible team members a competitive compensation package including medical benefits, 401k matching, paid time off and a hybrid work schedule.  We believe that a picture is worth a thousand words, as such please explore our work at www.suzannelovellinc.com

The responsibilities of the job will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Act as the lead point person for all General Contractors and Subcontractors, overseeing progress at the site, adherence to plans, timeline and budget and serving as a link between architectural requirements and the job site.
  • Provide exemplary Client Service, often acting as an Owner’s Representative at the site and Client Advocate along the lifecycle of the project, bringing timely and detailed updates back to the Client and guiding decisions that protect the Client’s intent and priorities.
  • Manage the flow of all construction document submissions and drawing and sample reviews required by the GC.
  • Acquire and analyze construction schedules, change order requests, pay applications and status updates with the goal of recommending data-driven strategic decisions that move projects forward in the Client’s best interest.
  • Work cross functionally with project teams, including architecture, interior design and fine art to ensure site conditions reflect what is required for a successful installation for the Client
  • Negotiate contracts with General Contractors or subcontractors on behalf of the Client, ensuring competitive pricing and comprehensive bids.

 

Skill Requirements:

  • Experience practicing as a technical architect, preferably in the luxury residential sector
  • Must possess a thorough knowledge of construction methods for residential interior architecture practice with emphasis on materials and integration of various elements and/or aspects
  • Demonstrate and practice sound understanding of the entire Suzanne Lovell Inc. portfolio of projects and exercise an ability to apply that understanding to tactical decision making regarding quality, attention to detail and workmanship.
  • Head on approach to problem solving skills with a keen sense of anticipating and identifying issues and finding solutions.
  • A proven ability to prioritize numerous tasks in order to meet deadlines
  • Strong motivational characteristics that promote team play amongst all parties involved including the in-house team.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with experience preparing builder and Client-facing deliverables and internal updates and notes.

 

Years of experience: 6-8 years of construction management experience with a minimum of 4 years of experience in high-end residential

Education: BS or BFA in Construction Management or Architecture

Software Skills: Proficiency required in AutoCAD, Blue Beam, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite

 

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