Use this sample and step by step explanation for setting meaningful and inspiring employee performance goals for a project architect.

A Project Architect is responsible for coordinating the many parts of a building project that he/she is in charge of that include product design, development of plans, construction documents as well as consulting with other about the job being completed.

The essential primary duties include overseeing all the workers involved in the design of the project, coordinating different pieces of the project both with the staff and clients, communicating with the engineers and city officials who are involved in the design phase of each project, determining the construction materials and the best methods to use in that project, assessing all the project needs and setting objectives, budgets and schedule, assessing sites, relevant city codes and any other research that may be required.

Employee Performance Goals Sample

Employee's Name: Title:
Review Period: __/__/__ to __/__/__ Employee SSN:
Work Location: Supervisor's Name:


  1. Setting Goals: List specific goals in the space provided below each competency under "Performance Goals". Assign an appropriate timeline for each goal as well as numeric or financial terms to measure the goal.
  2. Employee Comments: The employee must comment next to each goal under "Employee Comments" with "Okay" for goals which he/she feels comfortable working with, and "Needs Clarification" for goals which he/she believes need to be discussed further. An employee who is comfortable with all the goals can sign the goals at this stage.
  3. Summary: Give a summary of the total time estimated for the employee to have achieved the goals. State action plans and specific milestones to track the goals. Any additional comments agreed between the employee and the supervisor should be noted here.
  4. Human Resources Review: Human resources personnel must confirm that the goals are specific, measurable, achievable, relevant, and time-bound. He/she must then sign the goals in the "Human Resource" section provided under "Signatures".
  5. Signatures: When discussion of the goals has been completed and consensus has been reached, sign the goals and let the employee sign too. Send the final copy to the human resources for inclusion in the employee's professional records.

Performance Goals for Next Period

Performance Goals

Employee Comments


Practice on a regular basis to improve the listening skill abilities.

Give other people ample time to talk before contributing again.

[employee comments goal]

Try to be a good influence to other people and to help them use their skills and capabilities in the right manner.

To plan in particular ways and to come up with potential alternative solutions to problems.

[employee comments goal]

Begin discussions with questions that require group members to evaluate or analyze rather than those that just check for understanding

Connect discussions with the current of previous tasks and try to find similarities or differences that will help solve a problem at hand

[employee comments goal]

Maintain a robust level of poise and professionalism when faced with crisis

Insist that staff members meet standards of grooming and appearance

[employee comments goal]

Challenge the old solutions by coming up with new ones that solve today's problems

Do not underestimate any idea even when they are not appropriate

[employee comments goal]

Work peacefully with both genders without neglecting anyone in the workplace

Be sure to address everyone respectfully no matter how familiar you have grown with them

[employee comments goal]

Focus on one's goal constantly and with great emotion, and devote a major portion of one's energy towards reaching it

Learn new ways that will help one see the connection between effort and success and understand that one needs to work hard at times to achieve a certain goal

[employee comments goal]

Learn who works best through the phone, email, personal visits, or instant messaging and try to utilize their preferences when communicating with colleagues

Take the time to reward, recognize, thank and specify the contributions of colleagues who have assisted one accomplish a certain task

[employee comments goal]

Rely on only the tested and proven forecasting tools to increase accuracy

Show willingness to learn more about scientific and technical market research

[employee comments goal]

Always train others in an area of expertise and always share knowledge with colleagues

Show willingness to learn new technologies and make enough effort to remain updated with technology

[employee comments goal]


Sections 1-2: To be completed by the supervisor

Section 3: To be completed by the employee

1. Goals completed since last performance feedback

2. Goals for next period

3. Employee comments


I acknowledge that I discussed this performance feedback with my supervisor. My signature does not mean that I agree or disagree with this appraisal.
Employee: Date:
Supervisor: Date:
Human Resources: Date:

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