Practice Manager - Leading Architecture Practice

A leading Architecture practice is seeking a well-rounded Architect with a love of people and collaboration to work as their Practice Manager in a newly-created role. Contribute significantly to the running of the practice, combine your commercial and architectural expertise with your love of people, and choose to work 4 or 5 days per week!
  • Salary: A$110,000-140,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Business Support
  • Job Ref: 46640

About this role

Our client is a well established Melbourne Architecture practice with a reputation both for striking architecture and a positive and collaborative culture. The Directors have recently identified the need for a Practice Manager to contribute to the effective running of the studio, opening up a wonderful opportunity for either someone already in a similar role, or a well-rounded architect with a love of people who is looking to make the move into practice management. This person will take the practice on as their own “project”, ensuring that all deliverable are met within deadlines.

Key Responsibilities

  • Resource for current and pipeline projects
  • Manage recruitment and workforce planning
  • Monitor projects with architecture team leaders
  • Oversee and monitor project performance
  • Prepare cash flow projections
  • Undertake budget reporting with the Finance Manager
  • Monitor commercial outcomes in line with business objectives

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualifications in Architecture
  • Experience working within a large practice; either in a project architect or studio management position
  • Commercial approach with the ability to think strategically
  • Strong communication skills and a collaborative nature 
  • Ability to lead and solve problems 
  • Capacity to drive and develop others
  • Genuine interest in people and their career development
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple stakeholders
  • Passion for Architecture and a commitment to the design community is essential!

Benefits and Culture

  • Choose to work 4 or 5 days a week
  • Take ownership of something really big
  • Be rewarded with an attractive salary
  • Combine your love of architecture with your people skills
  • Join and contribute to a social and creative CBD-based studio

Georgie Brice

Bio: Prior to joining Bespoke in 2011, Georgie was a registered architect and worked with architecture practices in Adelaide and Melbourne on education, commercial and multi-residential projects. She is now principal in the Melbourne office and enjoys engaging with the architecture and design community and utilising her extensive network to bring together the best people.

+61 (0)3 9663 1188

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