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Architect - Design Group Lead

Company: IPS-Integrated Project Services
Location: Germantown
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

At IPS, you'll apply your knowledge, skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of people, solving complex challenges related to life sciences. We're looking for an experienced, dynamic Design Group Lead to guide our innovative Architecture team in Maryland. You'll have an opportunity to lead and grow a small project team of architects who design life-changing facilities. Ability to mentor others is crucial, as you'll work to develop and retain this talented team.
As an experienced architect in the life sciences industry, you'll develop and assure implementation of standards and tools and ensure department output is on target - meeting or exceeding quality, compliance, performance, and project goals and standards. With the support of the Director and the team, you'll manage department revenue growth and labor efficiency, resulting in delivery of on target gross margin profits. You'll also develop new business, as you prepare and support proposals, presentations, and related marketing materials.
Based in Germantown, MD, you'll work with the Director of Architecture and the HR team to recruit and retain talent and develop staffing plans to meet business plans. You'll also oversee manpower planning to assure efficient assignment of resources on multiple, concurrent projects. Your team of designers and architects will be excited to learn from you as you enthusiastically share your knowledge and provide them with training and career development opportunities.
IPS offers exciting growth opportunities! Come join a caring, nimble team that delivers world class designs for our pharmaceutical clients and take your career to new heights.You'll be able to work from locally from home or the office. You'll be expected to travel for occasional meetings and site visits (around 5% of your time).

  • Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree (NAAB Accreditation preferred), AIA/NCARB Membership/Accreditation preferred
  • Architectural Registration Required, must be capable and willing to uphold "responsible control"
  • Significant Life Sciences industry experience including planning, designing and construction of a diverse range of engineering projects
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Analytical thinking, structured problem-solving skills, ability to communicate effectively with teams and clients, team building, and strong work ethic. Must be able to build rapport with project staff.
  • Exceptional experience and knowledge of process, mechanical, structural, civil, electrical, plumbing, fire protection system design and how these systems integrate into architectural design.
  • Possess a general understanding of BIM workflowsCONTEXT AND ENVIRONMENT AND SAFETY
    • Travel duration, if any, is based on project complexity and location.
    • This position is a safety sensitive position. The employee is designated for field work and attends activities at client sites where they work in construction, process, packaging, manufacturing, research or other "non-administrative" areas.
      About Us Company Overview IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. With the newest acquisition of Linesight, IPS has over 2,700 professionals in 45+ offices across 17 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Middle East. Linesight specializes in cost, schedule, risk, program, and project management services in various market sectors, including datacenters, life sciences, and high-tech industrial. Specialties Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters: IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.

Keywords: IPS-Integrated Project Services, Germantown , Architect - Design Group Lead, Professions , Germantown, Maryland

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