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Design Leader - Seniors Living

Join a global family of specialists and showcase your passion and expertise in the Seniors Living sector with this career-defining design leadership opportunity.
  • Salary: A$110,000-150,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Brisbane
  • Sector: Strategic Appointments
  • Job Ref: 49057

About this role


Our client is a leading international architecture and design firm that specialises in a diverse range of sectors and maintains an extremely loyal client base. They are seeking a dedicated Design Leader to join their Seniors Living sector across Australia. This Brisbane-based position will involve identifying and securing new business in a client facing role – with a focus on front end conceptual design concepts and innovation research and development in the Seniors Living sector. This is a rare and golden opportunity to drive the design of a committed and experienced team in a leadership role.

Key Responsibilities

  • Identify opportunities and develop and secure new business
  • Design and manage the sector strategy to facilitate the community of practice
  • Lead and foster a design culture practice-wide through knowledge-sharing and innovating thinking
  • Develop, build and sustain strong and positive relationships with clients and key partners
  • Actively participate on projects to achieve project outcomes
  • Monitor commercial outcomes in line with business objectives
  • Travel regularly to all studios as a ‘thought-leader’ on the sector

Skills and Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in Architecture
  • 10 -15+ years of post-graduate experience
  • Strong design folio with a focus on the Seniors Living sector
  • Deep knowledge of and passion for the Seniors Living/ Aged-Care sector
  • Demonstrated understanding of the sectors’ broader business drivers, environment and best practice guidelines
  • Strong network of contacts and clients in the Seniors Living sector
  • Strong pitch presentation skills and ability to win work
  • Outstanding communication and collaboration skills
  • Willingness to work ‘on the tools’ as required

Benefits and Culture

  • Embrace a career-defining leadership opportunity with a global organisation
  • Showcase your expertise in a sector you love
  • Work with a loyal and supportive existing client base
  • Be welcomed and supported by an experienced and passionate team
  • Be rewarded with generous remuneration and recognition

Gemma Bradley

Bio: After completing Architectural Studies at the University of Auckland, Gemma worked as a studio manager at LCD Design Consultants and then at Lemonade Design Ltd. She joined Bespoke Careers in 2013 and since then has recruited for Sydney's leading design studios.

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