Design Director

Posted 17 June 2021
Job type Permanent
DisciplineReal Estate

Job description

  • Design Management

  • Large-Scale Development Projects

  • Location: Indochina


The Company

The company is a successful multi-sector conglomerate and which is embarking upon its latest venture, an ambitious multi-phased, large-scale urban and integrated resort development. It is now ready to build its core senior management team. This includes a need for an experienced Design Director offering appropriate senior design management and leadership credentials for a broad variety of real estate development projects.


The Position 

Reporting to the CEO, whilst closely collaborating with the Planning, Projects and QS teams, the appointed individual will lead all aspects of the design management process including architectural, structural, MEP and interiors. This will include the planning and monitoring of deign milestones whilst managing in-house and external design consultants, third-party Operators (hospitality, MICE) and property management to ensure final design is practical, commercially profitable and offers long-term sustainability and seamless operations.


This is a superb, blank canvas opportunity to lead the Design Management for multiple projects within an integrated township / IR project of significant scale and value.


The Person

Offering Owner/Developer-side experience, interested applicants will ideally possess a relevant Degree (Architecture), 12+ years’ relevant experience of design management for large-scale and small-scale primary development including demonstrable experience leading a design team whilst supporting overall project milestones (budget, time, quality). The appointed individual will offer strong collaborative experience with multi-disciplined development professionals as well as third-party Operators whilst demonstrating end-to-end knowledge of the development life-cycle. The appointed individual must offer excellent bi-lingual proficiency of English and Mandarin including experience gained within China.


In return, the company will offer a salary in the region of USD$145k nett per annum plus benefits.