Want to work for HDR | CEI? Great. We'd love to hear from you. But you should know that we're very selective. We only hire people with a rare mixture of ingredients. To make the cut you must be exceptional at your job, passionate about what you do, and a team player to the max. The good news is that if you make the cut, you get to be part of a fun team of hard working people who love what we do. Take a peek at our Culture page to see what we're all about.

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Architectural Sector Leader, Education

Vancouver, BC

HDR | CEI Architecture is an award-winning design firm that provides exceptional service for clients in education, recreation, healthcare, and real estate, with a focus on innovative and sustainable design. HDR | CEI delivers projects that make difference in the communities where we live and work.

 

Our Vancouver office is one of four offices in BC and Alberta. With over 70 employees throughout our network of offices in Western Canada, here you’ll be working alongside over 50 other architects, technologists and interior designers. We are located steps away from vibrant shops and restaurants in the West End of Vancouver, and near picturesque Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Just try not to let the views distract you!

 

Based out of the Vancouver, BC office, the primary responsibility of the Architectural Sector Leader, Education is to develop new business opportunities and cultivate business relationships with K-12, Colleges, Technical Schools, Universities and Post-Graduate research organizations and related institutions in British Columbia and Alberta. This position requires the ability to both win work and lead an Education sector within the architectural practice. The role includes a variety of duties ranging from annual planning to closing on pursuits and directing project teams.

 

Marketing and Business Development Responsibilities

  • Identify, qualify and gather business leads for the Education sector, and collaborate with other staff within HDR | CEI to develop strategies to bring these opportunities to closure
  • Increase awareness and understanding within the Education community of HDR | CEI’s architectural Education practice on a local, regional, and national basis
  • Develop, lead and monitor targeted marketing program strategies, goals and actions in cooperation with local, regional, national and global Education marketing leaders
  • Lead the development of annual and long-term Education strategic plans for BC and AB
  • Monitor marketing performance indicators, marketing report accuracy, budgets and costs, risk management and implement needed actions and process improvements within the Education sector
  • Actively engage in pre-marketing activities including the development of leads, client relationships, sole source opportunities, pre-proposal visitations and marketing strategies
  • Participate in the writing of RFQs and RFPs including the strategy, message, methodology, schedule and fee development
  • In collaboration with other firm leaders, lead pursuit go / no-go and strategy discussions
  • Direct pursuit interview strategies and implementation
  • Direct preparation of capture plans and qualifications for pursuits
  • Participate in relevant business organizations and activities to promote HDR | CEI
  • Represent HDR | CEI at select industry events including speaking engagements and for the purpose of building industry relationships

Project Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Director on projects (as appropriate)
  • Support  Project Managers with the preparation, negotiation and award of project contracts
  • Provide client oversight throughout project execution including conformance to client expectations for technical/quality, financial and schedule performance
  • Maintain client relations during and following completion of projects
  • Assist with project close-out and post-occupancy evaluations
  • Participate in monthly project financial reviews

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead the Education sector team by assessing strengths and weaknesses of personnel over time; growing, developing and maintaining expertise
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff to assist in their career development
  • Collaborate with all of HDR | CEI’s BC and AB offices to implement key initiatives, key hires, investments and strategies for growth and increased profitability
  • Ensure that as a sector, Education work is meeting the business objectives for the provinces, including goals for repeat work and profit
  • Participate in relevant community activities and service that furthers the firm’s vision and values

Qualifications

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Professional architectural registration
  • 15+ years’ architectural Education experience
  • Proven business development experience in architectural Education sector and an existing network of clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in developing and managing diverse teams
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Willingness to travel for business development and project assignments

Why HDR | CEI

 

At HDR | CEI, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR | CEI, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

 

To apply, visit https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=146626&lang=en

Architectural Sector Leader, Real Estate

Vancouver, BC

HDR | CEI Architecture is an award-winning design firm that provides exceptional service for clients in education, recreation, healthcare, and real estate, with a focus on innovative and sustainable design. HDR | CEI delivers projects that make difference in the communities where we live and work.

 

Our Vancouver office is one of four offices in BC and Alberta. With over 70 employees throughout our network of offices in Western Canada, here you’ll be working alongside over 50 other architects, technologists and interior designers. We are located steps away from vibrant shops and restaurants in the West End of Vancouver, and near picturesque Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Just try not to let the views distract you!

 

Based out of the Vancouver, BC office, the primary responsibility of the Architectural Sector Leader, Real Estate is to develop new business opportunities and cultivate business relationships with Mixed-Use, Office, Multi-Family Residential, Retail, Industrial organizations and related institutions in British Columbia and Alberta. This position requires the ability to both win work and lead a commercial Real Estate sector within the architectural practice. The role includes a variety of duties ranging from annual planning to closing on pursuits and directing project teams.

 

Marketing & Business Development Responsibilities

  • Identify, qualify and gather business leads for the Real Estate sector, and collaborate with other staff within HDR | CEI to develop strategies to bring these opportunities to closure
  • Increase awareness and understanding within the Real Estate community of HDR | CEI’s architectural Real Estate practice on a local, regional, and national basis
  • Develop, lead and monitor targeted marketing program strategies, goals and actions in cooperation with local, regional, national and global Real Estate marketing leaders
  • Lead the development of annual and long-term Real Estate strategic plans for BC and AB
  • Monitor marketing performance indicators, marketing report accuracy, budgets and costs, risk management and implement needed actions and process improvements within the Real Estate sector
  • Actively engage in pre-marketing activities including the development of leads, client relationships, sole source opportunities, pre-proposal visitations and marketing strategies
  • Participate in the writing of RFQs and RFPs including the strategy, message, methodology, schedule and fee development
  • In collaboration with other firm leaders, lead pursuit go / no-go and strategy discussions
  • Direct pursuit interview strategies and implementation
  • Direct preparation of capture plans and qualifications for pursuits
  • Participate in relevant business organizations and activities to promote HDR | CEI
  • Represent HDR | CEI at select industry events including speaking engagements and for the purpose of building industry relationships

Project Responsibilities

  • Serve as Project Director on projects (as appropriate)
  • Support  Project Managers with the preparation, negotiation and award of project contracts
  • Provide client oversight throughout project execution including conformance to client expectations for technical/quality, financial and schedule performance
  • Maintain client relations during and following completion of projects
  • Assist with project close-out and post-occupancy evaluations
  • Participate in monthly project financial reviews

Leadership Responsibilities

  • Lead the commercial Real Estate sector team by assessing strengths and weaknesses of personnel over time; growing, developing and maintaining expertise
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to staff to assist in their career development
  • Collaborate with all of HDR | CEI’s BC and AB offices to implement key initiatives, key hires, investments and strategies for growth and increased profitability
  • Ensure that as a sector, Real Estate work is meeting the business objectives for the provinces, including goals for repeat work and profit
  • Participate in relevant community activities and service that furthers the firm’s vision and values

Required Qualifications

  • Professional degree in architecture
  • Professional architectural registration
  • 15+ years’ architectural Real Estate [Mixed-Use, Office, Multi-Family Residential, Retail, Industrial] experience
  • Proven business development experience in architectural Real Estate sector and an existing network of clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in developing and managing diverse teams
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must
  • Willingness to travel for business development and project assignments

Why HDR | CEI

 

At HDR | CEI, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR | CEI, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

 

To apply, visit https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=146266&lang=en 

Intermediate Interior Designer

Vancouver, BC

HDR | CEI Architecture is an award-winning design firm that provides exceptional service for clients in education, recreation, healthcare, and real estate, with a focus on innovative and sustainable design. HDR | CEI delivers projects that make difference in the communities where we live and work.

 

Our Vancouver office is one of four offices in BC and Alberta. With over 70 employees throughout our network of offices in Western Canada, here you’ll be working alongside over 50 other architects, technologists and interior designers. We are located steps away from vibrant shops and restaurants in the West End of Vancouver, and near picturesque Coal Harbour and Stanley Park. Just try not to let the views distract you!

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Take responsibility for all phases of interior design projects from space planning through to construction
  • Demonstrate substantial knowledge of interior design and planning principles, building and planning code requirements
  • Understand client needs; develop detailed space plans and design concepts
  • Prepare interior details, technical drawings and contract documentation
  • Produce interior specifications including finishes, furniture and equipment
  • Coordinate work with mechanical, electrical and structural consultants
  • Perform other duties as needed

 Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interior Architecture or Interior Design
  • 5+ years experience in commercial projects
  • NCIDQ certified
  • Knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and experience working on large project teams
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An attitude and commitment to being an active participant of our employee-owned culture is a must

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working on healthcare, commercial and recreation projects

 

Why HDR | CEI

 

At HDR | CEI, we know work isn’t only about who you work for; it’s also about what you do and how you do it. Led by the strength of our values and a culture shaped by employee ownership, we network with each other, build on each other’s contributions, and collaborate together to make great things possible. When you join HDR | CEI, we give you license to do the same. We help you take charge of your career, giving you multiple growth opportunities along the way.

 

To apply, visit https://hdr.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=146541&lang=en