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Project Director - Architecture

Director required for a design-led European firm headquartered in Brussels.
  • Salary: £95000-110,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: brussels
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Job Ref: 44480

About this role

A project director is required for a large design-led practice in Brussels.  The culture is dynamic, they are a multidisciplinary design agency with four studios and a national and international image.  Design is at the forefront of their ideology and projects range in size and sector.  Typically they don’t have an in-house style and are strongly influenced by their clients to design considered environments where people can live, work and dream.

This is a unique role for an architect to relocate into a prestigious firm and settle into Brussels at a senior level.  Your value will be instantly utilized across competitions and early concept stage to manage the project to completion.  You will be a revitalizing force bringing new ideas to the table and expanding your experience into a specifically European projects base. Projects will be centered around urban design, masterplanning housing with emphasis on sustainability.

Key Responsibilities

  • Ambassador for the organization, a rain maker keen to explore a new European market.
  • Working with the senor stakeholders to set the commercial strategy in place.
  • Contributing to the expansion of the client base and grasping any opportunities.
  • Leadership of design and technical teams, nurturing the best talent and drawing out quality design.
  • Raising the design standard across the office, stimulating and supporting the team.

Skills and Responsibilities

  • Degree-educated architect.
  • Leadership of projects throughout the build life cycle.
  • Combined leadership of design with a commercial approach .
  • Architects with an international portfolio of work would be preferred.

Portfolios are welcome from any country, however you must have good business level English - French, German and Dutch will all be considered.  Those with European projects would be preferred however strong UK master planning, urban design, housing in related fields is essential. 

Talk to Hazel about this position

Bio: Hazel graduated with a First Class Hons in Textile Design from Trent. Her work was spotted at Islington Design fair and she then worked for a bespoke design studio in London before travelling the world. She moved into construction recruitment in the UAE after working with the likes of HOK, Peter Marino and Jestico & Whiles on stunning hotel schemes. Hazel then moved back to the UK to focus on architecture recruitment for the next four years and has spent the last two years turning a small start-up firm into a 1.2 million turnover business. She is very much a hands-on designer and recently designed and made a dress for Katy Perry. Hazel joined Bespoke Careers in March 2018 with the remit to expand our global offering with a focus on the EMEA region.


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