Our Client

A world-class, highly regarded and well known London based developer of residential led mixed use schemes with a proven track record of delivering high quality, successful and sustainable places where people aspire to live. Developing their staff, operating in a safe and supportive working environment and contributing to wider society are aims they set and consistently achieve. This is a developer with clear vision and determination to succeed offering the right candidate a supportive work environment and opportunity to thrive.

 

The Role

We are currently working alongside this developer to recruit for them a new Design Manager. Responsible to the Sales and Marketing Director and the Technical director, this role will involve carrying out feasibility studies to develop design strategies and consultant briefs during preliminary planning stages. The Design Manager will also be responsible for creating, specifying and delivering all design requirements for various developments from pre-plan stages through to marketing, design, research and turnkey delivery. There is a significant FF&E component to the role as you will project manage the FF&E fitout of all concept projects. Exceptional management skills are essential as you develop and lead the Interior Design Department, ensuring all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

 

The Right Candidate

 You will be a professional, well presented and business astute designer with at least 10+ years’ relevant industry experience and proven ability to successfully manage and lead a residential interior design team. Empathetic communication skills are essential as you will need to liaise between all departments and stakeholders to ensure they are aware of the pre-construction program and design specifications involved. 

 Managing multiple priorities, you are focused, organized, determined and thorough, able to deliver on deadlines and meet set targets. You will be supported in your role and rewarded for your efforts. As an integral part of the development team you will be creating high level aesthetic design concepts, presenting them with confidence to the board of directors for approval, producing specifications and technical design schedules. Previous experience working on regeneration design projects is preferable. Proficiency in CAD, Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite is essential.