Head of Design

Auckland based

Our client, a boutique property consultancy is seeking to expand their current offering by creating a brand new position for a Registered Architect.

  • Registered Architect
  • Leadership position
  • North Shore location

This exciting new position has been created to not only drive existing design work but also to lead the expansion of the department into new areas of work. 

This will be a customer facing role servicing a wide and varied client-base across the public and private sectors.  The scope of current design work covers an array of property that includes public buildings, healthcare, sport facilities, schools, residential and commercial. Whilst much of the existing workload is focused on remedial design work, the opportunity lies in utilising your architectural flair to service both existing and new clients in new-build design work from initial scope and design through to development delivery.

Reporting into one of the Directors and ably supported by two direct reports your key responsibilities will include:

  • Collaboration with clients to develop their design requirements
  • Sourcing and building new business opportunities
  • Consistent delivery of effective design solutions
  • Assisting your team in developing and implementing design concepts
  • Leading detailed design and documentation processes 
  • Management of the building and resource consents process
  • Management and training of Revit

With at least 5 years post-qualification experience you may be looking to “step-up” from your existing position and are ready to take on a management role.  Alternatively, you may be very experienced but are restless, ready for a move and would welcome the opportunity to assist a successful young company fully establish its architectural offering.

If you are looking for a level of autonomy to run your own department and would like to play a prominent role in the evolution of a great company, then please forward your CV with a covering letter expanding on your “fit” to Tim Rosenberg or Nicole Walkinshaw quoting reference number 3249312.

Due to current border restrictions from the New Zealand government we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are a New Zealand citizen, resident or already have secured the right to work in New Zealand and hold a valid visa.


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