Project Manager – Posted February 9, 2024

IKM Architecture is seeking an enthusiastic Project Manager with 8+ years in the healthcare sector or science & technology to help support and be a catalyst for IKM’s growth in the Columbus, Ohio market. The Project Manager will play a pivotal role in leading projects through all phases while building and maintaining relationships with key healthcare clients, subconsultants, and stakeholders. This role requires a strong working knowledge of healthcare design and the healthcare industry. The person in this role should be collaborative, detail-oriented, a self-starter, and able to work in a fast-paced environment. This is a corporate leadership track position with metrics for advancement.

The Project Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead projects through all phases of development
  • Drive overall client satisfaction through the effective use of pull planning and other lean process tools
  • Facilitate design sessions and, “Big Room,” workshops with stakeholders to gain consensus on project vision and guiding principles
  • Work with the project team to prepare and present design solutions to design leadership and clients
  • Communicate and coordinate efficiently and effectively with consultants
  • Lead project work plan and schedule development, including fee and budget analysis
  • Be a strong advocate for the Client’s design, financial, and schedule goals for the project
  • Collaborate with marketing & business development on pursuing new opportunities and responding to RFP/RFQs.
  • Establish transparent communication protocols, to ensure well-coordinated documentation of the project
  • Identify and participate in Business Development activities throughout the Columbus region
  • Participate in staff recruitment efforts to build the Columbus office
  • Represent the firm at industry events in Columbus
  • Mentor younger staff within the project team
  • Knowledge of local and regional jurisdictional authority and code requirements (including NFPA, IBC, FGI, and other codes or standards of care)
  • Must possess the ability to apply critical thinking, influencing strategies, and decision-making within a team structure
  • Weekly reporting to the COO


  • 8 years of experience as a Project Manager
  • Current Architecture registration required
  • Bachelor of Architecture or Master of Architecture is required. Degree must be from an accredited school of architecture
  • Software Familiarity with Bluebeam, REVIT, AutoCAD, Microsoft Office 365

Salary: $90,000 – $120,000

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Columbus, Ohio

Benefits: Hybrid/ Flexible 40 Hour Work Week; Open Paid Time Off (PTO) Program; 401K and Year End Bonus Compensation; Comprehensive Employee Benefits Program; Short & long-term disability, Term life insurance policy; Continuing education opportunities

*IKM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please direct all inquiries to our Director of Marketing and PR, Ashley Poore [email protected].

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