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Senior Design Manager - Retail Commerical (part-time)

In-house senior design management role with a leading retail and commercial developer. Contribute to significant projects from initial concept design through to handover and post-occ evaluations. Part-time 2 days/week.
  • Salary: A$150,000-160,000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Melbourne
  • Sector: Strategic Appointments
  • Job Ref: 53746

About this role


Our client is a leading development group in the retail, commercial real estate and mixed-use developments. It has become one of Australia’s largest private companies and has an impressive list of assets which are continually being expanded and redeveloped. A new role of Senior Design Manager has been created to work alongside the founder / chairman to ensure the delivery of visionary retail and mixed use design and aesthetics continues to be benchmarked against world’s best practice. This is an incredibly unique opportunity to learn from, as well as influence, an absolute leader and legend in the retail commercial development world. Note: this is a part time position, averaging 2 days/week.

 

Key Responsibilities

To ensure the delivery of visionary retail and mixed use design and aesthetics, services and customer experience, as benchmarked against world’s best practice and consistent with the principles adopted at their flagship developments to date.

  • To represent the umbrella company and provide design review and critique across a range of projects
  • In particular this will include:
    • Provide input into Concept Design
    • Monitor, assess and provide ongoing input into Approved Project Designs
    • Input and influence of all New Structures
    • Monitor and influence existing internal mallscapes and external streetscapes
    • Provide input into Key Tenant Fitout Designs
    • Design input as required into other private projects (ancillary businesses, residential, philanthropic)

 

Skills and Experience

The successful applicant:

  • is a recognised senior professional in the fields of architecture and Urban design (or commensurate extensive and relevant experience in those fields) with 20+ years of experience.
  • has demonstrated experience in the design process of large retail centre, mixed use developments/ redevelopments from concept design stages through to final delivery with remarkable outcomes.
  • possesses outstanding attention to detail in quality design
  • Can distil the desired design outcomes the founder and articulate these to design teams within other subsidiary teams, external design consultants.
  • has exemplary organisational and communication skills to clearly report to a key stakeholders
  • has the ability to achieve outcomes working through an external manager and outsourced design resources
  • has a love for big picture concepts and trends, but equally thrives on getting the smallest of details right
  • has a true consumer and customer-centric vision in seeking ideas and identifying solutions
  • Ability to work collaboratively and autonomously.

 

 

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.

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