Science and Technology Studio Lead

DBI/David Brown International - Detroit, MI

The question has power; the solution has impact.This is the way forward for DBI’s new client based in Detroit.Our client is hiring a Science and Technology Studio Leader.This candidate will be responsible for leading the Studio in all applicable aspects of the Firm’s Strategic Plan.

This role will be responsible for leading the Studio in all applicable aspects of the firm’s strategic plan, will oversees studio activities, including client and project commitments with a primary focus on new business development and client maintenance. The Studio Leader responsibilities also include managing client and project pursuits, project profit goals, and fee/contract negotiations to achieve the goals and objectives set by Corporate Leadership on behalf of the Firm.

Required Work Experience:

  • Experience coordinating efforts of the Managing Principal to coordinate the contract process, develop service requirements, negotiation of proposals, hour allocation, schedule commitments, and profit goals
  • Comfortable being the firm’s main participant/spokesperson to clients, organizations, and the public
  • Background understanding around managing core team members against the technical and design needs of the organization

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Professional Bachelor’s Level Degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • Professional Licensure
  • LEED Accredited preferred
  • Minimum fifteen years' professional experience with five years in business development
  • Extensive knowledge of all aspects of professional services from marketing through project close-out, including design and technical expertise
  • A comprehensive understanding of the coordination aspects and related requirements of all design disciplines
  • Ability to motivate others and develop teamwork; excellent writing and speaking skills, and strong organizational skills
  • Ability to work well with others under deadline situations
  • Very detail-oriented, self-motivated, enthusiastic and flexible
  • Possess strong business acumen
  • A senior level position, highly visible to clients and employees, that requires maturity, assertiveness, integrity and the ability to lead, influence and persuade
  • Ability to interact well in various business and social settings with all types of people in a mature and professional manner
  • Capable of performing all the duties of a Project Manager


Posted On: Friday, June 26, 2020
Compensation: $150,000.00



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