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Architect Director / Managing Director


Base pay $100k - $150k
Permanent Standard/Business Hours
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About the position
We are looking for that passionate, innovative and driven architect to fit the seniority which comes with the director role and represent my client in a start-up environment expanding onto the Australian market. With a strong international presence, this well-known Architecture firm has done many well-known buildings around the world and has a strong design philosophy.

They have created a new opportunity for a registered Victorian architect Director / Managing Director profile for the Australian studio. It will be a responsibility of and architect of record. The director role is very much an independent thinker and someone who embraces the ‘start up’ mentality we need in the Melbourne Office. This person will be strongly responsible for office growth with strengthening the Australian network, and not be afraid of stepping into projects with a small but strong team of people.

This position is ideal for an experienced and highly experienced and competent Senior Project Architect or Senior Associate or Design Director with a proven track record of running projects end-to-end, strong business acumens and leadership qualities. You may be currently employed at a studio, and you are looking for an opportunity to advance or carve your name out within the industry. There is also intent to hold future discussions on becoming an equity partner or profit share of the practice.

Your new role

  • To be Responsible for the economic performance of the entity;
  • Execute the global strategy; responsible for locally relevant strategic drivers;
  • Establish and maintain forward-looking, efficient and effective management of the project team;
  • Optimise project results through an active hands‐on approach;
  • To stimulate and improve connectedness between the new entity and other clusters/departments/units.

Other related responsibilities:

  • Project Management & Coordination;
  • Client Relationship Management;
  • Financial and Business Performance;
  • People Management, Leadership and Team/Skills Development;
  • Business Development.

What you'll get in return
You will join a studio who believes in meaningful local projects, a flat management structure with open lines of communication, and most importantly a steady team of people with a significant amount of transparency and work ethic. This studio understands the importance of work-life balance, competitive salary brackets, mentoring and coaching, and most importantly respecting you and your desires. You will be given technology that are constantly upgraded to help you to do your work. This studio embraces a strong collaborative culture, a place which offers flexible working arrangements to work from home.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV along with a Cover Letter addressing your value offerings and interest, and an updated portfolio of work to Shermaine.chia@hays.com.au, or Shermaine Chia on 0403 252 661 for a confidential discussion about this opportunity.

If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Job details
Date posted
17 Nov 2021
Design & Architecture
Base pay
$100k - $150k
Contract type
Job mode
Standard/Business Hours

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