18d ago

Design Manager


Base pay $100k - $150k
Permanent Standard business hours
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Full job description

Your new company
This organisation provides commercial services throughout Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland to the value of $100M. They provide advanced solutions and outstanding service to an array of clients that demand exceptional performance. Their 70-person strong team have a wealth of experience and offer a level of service that is second to none. Due to a number of recently awarded projects, a position now exists for an experienced Senior Design Manager to join this company based in Melbourne’s inner Eastern suburbs.

Your new role

  • You will be the first point of contact and the face for all design and construction related matters;
  • You will influence, guide and mentor the Project Engineers helping to create a stronger skill set in future Project Managers;
  • You must be able to inspire Architecture clients in relation to design principles that could impact major construction decisions;
  • Managing risks and opportunities in projects to come;
  • Driving projects in a timely and cost-effective manner;
  • Driving projects to an effective and successful conclusion;
  • Managing all correspondence with the relevant stakeholders including the client, consultants, architects and internal staff;
  • Manage multiple projects at a time, meeting deadlines and achieve outstanding construction solutions.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Architecture, Design, Construction Management, Building Science or similar
  • You will be working as a Project Architect/ Senior Project Architect in an Architecture and Design firm
  • Industrial experience is preferred but not essential
  • You will know the entire design and delivery phases of a project
  • You will have worked on projects valued between $5-$50 million
  • Must have previous experience in the delivery of Commercial projects
  • A strategic mind with the ability to engage others and drive initiatives
  • Demonstrated leadership and development capability
  • Strong commercial acumen and analysis capability
  • Great communication and influencing skills deal with high level stakeholders
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Advanced leadership skills with the ability to manage teams across multiple functions
  • High level of attention to details and numerical analysis and interpretation
  • Capable of applying critical thinking to complex analytical situations

What you'll get in return

  • The opportunity to advance in your career;
  • A business that offers a high level of support, flexibility, and great benefits;
  • A company with exceptionally low staff turnover rates (On average 12+ years);
  • A company that offers an inclusive and friendly workplace culture;
  • Strong emphasis on staff engagement- nice dinners and strong, inclusive culture with Friday night drinks;
  • A company with an extremely solid financial track record
  • A business with a strong pipeline of work
  • A business who understands the changing workforce therefore is already preparing to retrain, reskill, and upskill their current and future staffs
  • The business focuses on attracting team players who want to contribute to the companies development as well as their own personal growth
  • Culture plays a big part in the companies success, the management have a reputation for focusing on people first which is the cornerstone of their offering to staff and all stakeholders

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, please if you can forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, Cover Letter and Portfolio to Shermaine.chia@hays.com.au or call Shermaine Chia on 0403 25 2661 for a confidential discussion.

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

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Base pay range
$100k - $150k
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Job details
Date posted
26 Jul 2022
Design & Architecture
Base pay
$100k - $150k
Work type
Job mode
Standard business hours
Work Authorisation
Australian citizen / Permanent resident

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