Architecture and science managers (NOC 0212)

High demand occupation

About this job

Architecture and science managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the activities of an architecture, landscape architecture, scientific or statistical department, service or firm
  • work for a wide range of private sector and government establishments as well as for architectural firms and scientific research companies
Common job titles
  • chief actuary
  • chief, project management
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  • manager, chemical research
  • manager, clinical projects
  • manager, geochemical / geophysical
  • chief actuary
  • chief, project management
  • director, agricultural chemistry
  • director, architecture
  • director, forestry research
  • director, manufacturing research

Duties

Architecture and science managers:

  • plan, organize and direct the activities and operations of an architecture, landscape architecture, scientific research and development laboratory or quality control department, service or firm
  • develop and carry out policies, standards and procedures for the architectural, scientific and technical work performed
  • assign, co-ordinate and review the technical work of the department or project teams
  • recruit employees and oversee development and maintenance of staff ability in required areas
  • participate directly in the design, development and inspection of technical projects or in the theoretical or applied scientific work of the department
  • consult and negotiate with clients to prepare specifications, explain proposals or present architectural or scientific research reports and findings

Work environment

Work in this field is typically performed in a structured environment, such as an office.

Career paths and resources

Career paths

With experience, progression to senior management positions in the respective fields is possible.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.