The Haskell Company

Senior Design Manager - Healthcare

Job Locations US-Remote
Requisition ID


Are you ready to move your career forward, and start the BEST job of your life? Haskell is committed to providing you with the resources to help you grow and discover your potential. We promote an environment that encourages innovative ideas and allows you to develop the best “how” to get the job done.


Haskell’s healthcare group provides cross-disciplinary experience, and we deliver healthcare solutions wherever our clients’ needs arise. Our expertise and breadth of service will optimize each opportunity and overcome every challenge. Healthcare systems must consider unique requirements and dynamics as they undertake facility planning, construction, and operations. With vast expertise across the spectrum of design and construction disciplines, Haskell excels at creatively solving our clients’ needs. Whether through integrated delivery that leverages our entire in-house team or individual services that address situational opportunities, we ensure the optimal outcome.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Application of Knowledge
    • Directs and is accountable for all aspects of the design effort on a project for the disciplines assigned including conformance of project systems and components with all relevant project criteria
    • Responsible for coordination among disciplines and conformance to corporate standards for design documents (e.g., calculations, drawing and specification production)
  • Client Management
    • Directs and is accountable for criteria acquisition from client, distribution to the AE team and communicating appropriate responses following review
    • Operates as primary client interface during design
    • Ensures meeting minutes are produced to document all client meetings
    • Where client needs and services are not defined, seeks to understand client criteria and documents what is needed for effective delivery of the project
    • Directs and is accountable for conformance of project systems and components with project criteria. Negotiates issue resolutions among design disciplines and between design and construction staff
    • Maintains a positive client relationship
    • Develops potential future work opportunities
  • Construction Support
    • Monitoring of design team response to Requests for Information and submittal review time
    • Assists in prioritizing critical responses
    • When assigned, track cost, scheduling and purchasing of equipment and services
    • When assigned, supervise or participate in installations and start-up
  • Change Management
    • Responsible for design scope change definition and management and impact to schedule and financial performance
    • Documents all changes in scope in accordance with terms of the contract
  • Financial
    • Develops design budget, fees and scopes with input from project design team and is responsible for design financial performance
    • Utilizes company standard procedures and software to project financial performance monthly
    • Monitors weekly fee burn rate weekly for short duration projects and proposals
    • Ensures Owner is invoiced in accordance with terms of the contract (design only projects)
    • Selects, negotiates with, manages and directs the work of outside consultants when needed for project expertise or workload
    • Monitors project cash flow
    • Communicates with project manager/project director on financial status as appropriate
  • Scheduling
    • Coordinates staff allocation to projects with other design project managers and AE business unit leader
    • Develops, in conjunction with the overall project schedule, the design schedule
    • Provides regular schedule updates to the design team
    • For proposal efforts, working with the Project Executive, determines the schedule for proposal pricing and deliverables
    • Directs and is accountable for design schedule compliance. Negotiates scheduling conflict resolution among design disciplines and between design and construction staff
  • Strategy
    • Participates in developing and executing “win strategy” for proposals
    • Participates in marketing and business development efforts as assigned
    • Seeks innovative ways to provide the design deliverables
    • Directs and is accountable for development of and compliance with a comprehensive and cohesive drawing and specifications production strategy
    • Participates in formulation of design project management corporate policies and procedures
  • Leadership
    • Supervises personnel assigned to project
    • Maintain all project communications through regular review meetings
    • Ensures all design contractual requirements are satisfied
    • Provides leadership in project teaming and integration of design and construction staff
    • Negotiates issue resolutions among design disciplines and between design and construction
    • Administrative duties as assigned including performance reviews and career development
    • Participates in applicable corporate quality programs for assigned projects
    • Participates in AE and corporate policies, procedures, committees and initiatives when assigned
    • Participates in project closeout, post construction review process and warranty responses
    • Ensuring all relevant design documents reside on the network in appropriate folders
    • Responsible for archiving of AE documents


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • 10 years of progressive experience in a design discipline leading to 5 years as an independent lead designer and culminating with at least 3 years successfully performing design management and coordination activities in assistance to a design project manager
  • Senior Manager -
    • Working knowledge of two or more unrelated design disciplines (e.g., process and packaging or all facility design disciplines) and the ability to manage and coordinate all design activities thereof; or
    • Working knowledge of one or two highly related design disciplines (e.g., process & automation or mechanical & electrical) and the ability to manage and coordinate all design activities thereof on larger, more complex projects

 Specific Knowledge, Skills, License, Certifications:

  • Professional registration or registration eligible preferred 
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of design document production and presentation software
  • Ability to budget, manage and forecast in EcoSys or other business unit approved design management software
  • Communications, negotiations, management and leadership skills
  • Previous experience managing and coordinating A&E teams for healthcare projects, experience with client management, and ability to work independently in alignment with healthcare practice goals and vision
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification desired but not required

Haskell offers a very robust and comprehensive benefits package! Some of our offerings are:


  • Health, dental, and vision insurance plans
  • Company provided hospital indemnity, accident and critical care plans
  • Retirement savings plan (401k) with company discretionary matching contributions
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Paid time off and nine company holidays
  • Professional development and training opportunities to enhance your skills and advance your career
  • Flexible work hours and remote work options
  • Employee assistance programs for physical and mental well-being
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization
  • AND many more!

Environmental Factors and/or Physical Requirements:


While performing the duties of this job, this position is required to have ordinary ambulatory skills sufficient to visit other locations; and the ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and manipulate (lift, carry, move) light to medium weights of 10-50 pounds. Requires good hand-eye coordination, and arm, hand and finger dexterity, including the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard, operate equipment and read application/form information. The associate frequently is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities:


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability, or protected veteran status.


Haskell will make reasonable accommodations in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act of 2008. The job description will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessities. Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


Haskell is a Drug-Free Workplace.


Salary Range:   

The base salary range for this position is $125,000 -$225,000. The actual salary will be determined based on the candidate’s location, knowledge, skills, and experience.






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