locationsSan Francisco, CA, UStime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-10637Gensler’s Government Practice Area is looking to fill a leadership position in the Northwest region with an entrepreneurial, future ready individual who possess innovative thought leadership, outstanding client relationships, successful project leadership, and persuasive communication skills to lead the future growth of the government practice in the region.Practice Area Leaders at Gensler have a client following and deep expertise of the design and delivery of best-in-class architecture and interiors. Our San Francisco Bay Area Leadership team is seeking a Practice Area Leader to continue building our expertise with federal, state, county and local governmental entities, as well as strengthen our architectural expertise and client relationship base. Whether a city hall, county administration building, courthouse or community service center, Gensler ranks as the nation's largest government sector architecture, engineering, and construction firms in 2022 as reported in the 2022 Giants 400 Report.Your Role Working in collaboration with the San Francisco Office leadership and Global/Regional Leaders in this practice area, you will seek to grow and leverage the capabilities of the San Francisco Bay Area and other regional teams to lead Government projects and build this practice in the NW Region. Gensler is an entrepreneurial, collaborative, non-centralized and non-hierarchical organization. The road map for success will require you to build on the collective excellence of the leaders alongside of you to set and achieve common goals. Your success will be based in the knowledge and patience to provide guidance to a variety of team members, advising and supporting where necessary. What You Will DoDesign and deliver world class Government FacilitiesBe in the market, actively engaged with current and potential clients and industry partnersDevelop a regional practice area strategy with a focus on growthBe active in thought leadership, writing, speaking, and leading or participating in researchManage client expectations, team communication, project organization and consultant coordinationBuild relationships and collaborate with our colleagues across the region to advance client interests and practice area objectivesPrepare project proposals, negotiate contracts and fees, participate in interviews and introductory meetingsMentor, support, and direct staff to help them achieve not only client goals but personal development goalsFoster strategic client development with federal, state, counties and local governmental entitiesWork in collaboration with other Gensler leaders in this Practice Area to leverage the capabilities of the Firm and help build the practicePartner with regional leadership to develop a standard of practice that addresses the unique requirements of this market sectorDevelop client and practice strategies, market positioning and leadership within a design practice focused on Government al projectsFocus on talent development and acquisition.Your QualificationsMaster’s degree or higher in Architecture or Interior Design15+ years’ architectural experience, inclusive of 5 or more years’ experience in client development, and/or management of a studio, practice group, or regional teamExperience developing relationships with new and existing clients that will enhance the firm’s competitive advantage and positioning with federal, state, county, civic centers and local governmental entities,Experience in conceptual planning, development, and direction of architectural projects within the market sectorProven track record of success in working in a senior management role with a minimum of three (3) large clients, including participation in development of client relationships that led to new businessProven leadership and management skills, including the ability to develop collaborative relationships that lead to successful results, within the firm and externally – with clients, consultants, and other key participants in the design and development processStrong presentation skills with the ability to be articulate and convincing in interviews and other presentationsA commitment to the principles of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and sustainable design, and experience integrating them on specific projectsPreferred certifications include: NCIDQ or licensed architect, LEEDVisibility in the field, including industry memberships, publications, and conference speaking experienceVersatile, self-motivatedHigh degree of flexibility, ability to work on multiple projects at onceOutstanding analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills and be an enthusiastic team player*The base salary will be estimated between $130,000 - 190,000 plus bonuses and benefits and contingent on relevant experience.Life at Gensler At Gensler, we are as committed to enjoying life as we are to delivering best-in-class design. From curated art exhibits to internal design competitions to “Well-being Week,” our offices reflect our people’s diverse interests. We encourage every person at Gensler to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability, wellness programs, flex spending, paid holidays, and paid time off. We also offer a 401(k), profit sharing, employee stock ownership, and twice annual bonus opportunities. Our annual base salary range has been established based on local markets.As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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