Project Manager / Team Lead (closed)
PROJECT MANAGER / TEAM LEADER
Our client is crafting itself as a leading design firm specializing in cutting edge turnkey interior solutions. With headquarters in Singapore and offices in China, they have a well-regarded brand name within Asia Pacific, and offer services in Interior Construction, Office Technology, Furniture Design and Strategic Planning.
Our client aims to attract star talent, as only star talent will take them towards their core vision and will deliver quality concepts to their discerning clients time and time again. In fact the majority of their order book consists of repeat business.
The current team is diverse each bringing fresh ideas and scope to design projects. Our client values dynamism and flair when it comes to ‘creating spaces’ for the client. They are not known for creating ‘standardised’ designs. You can see that you are dealing with a professional and quality design firm, from the minute you enter into their office.
Project Manager / Team Leader
- To work with discerning clients and understand design requirements
- Work closely with the client to build concept
- Project Manager the process through to handover
You will be working closely with the client, design team, M&E, Contractors and Subcontractors, so your communication skills must be strong.
You are responsible for delivering the project on time and within budgets, so you will have to use your key organizational skills to co-ordinate the process with minimal disruption. You will be liaise and coordinating all internal and external consultants.
The nature of your projects
Our client’s forte is commercial offices. They provide a whole package from concept design through to construction and handover. You will be working with international clients who are household names themselves.
Our client models themselves on being a 1st tier Interior Design/PM firm, so employees can anticipate great exposure to new projects and overseas opportunities.
Our client has a very focused and strategic based culture. People working there are passionate about the industry and delivering a quality service to the client. Whilst the pace of work is fast and can be pressurized, our client fosters a good work/life balance, with many not being required to work overtime or weekends. Naturally when the workload demands it, the team all pulls together and work overtime if required.
The office is open plan and the culture is open and friendly with fantastic career opportunities exist. They are organized and have efficient and tried/tested systems in place, to deliver great design solutions. It is a great time to join our client, who is enjoying the ‘growth’ stage within their business.
You will be the Project Leader of the entire Interior Design process, right through to handover and the ‘moving in’ period for the client. You must have excellent communication skills (average just will not do). Your design background means you will have the appreciation for technical aspects of the project including related regulations.
You will be running multiple developments at one time, so must be highly organized. Your strong co-ordination skills mean you will be competent with creating schedules and programes. You will work closely with all consultants (internal/external) and the Construction Manager.
Your technical design experience means you understand costings, pricings, as well as material costs, whilst maintaining a very high standard of quality in both design and specification.
Our client seeks a solid PM who has integrity and dedication to stick to the schedule and direct the team. You will be encouraged to deliver your own creative input at all times.
Skills and experience required
- You must have a design background in either Architecture or Interior Design.
- You will have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role and 7-8 years post graduate/diploma experience
- You will have efficient scheduling and programming skills
- You must be able to understand material costs
- You should have strong and concise presentation skills
- You must be able to lead and coordinate consultants
- You should have experience of working on Commercial office projects. Other project experience such as banks, retail will also be considered, but some office experience is desirable.
How to apply
Our client is holding interviews over the next 2 weeks, apply now to be short-listed for this fantastic opening, with an over industry average salary package.
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