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Ideal candidate profile
Our luxury global design team is looking for a strong Design / Project Manager who is passionate for good design and can skillfully influence our owners and designers to deliver extraordinary designs and amazing experiences for our guests. With us you will work on premier destinations in the US and abroad, with some of the most creative designers in the industry and in the most design-forward hospitality brands. If that sounds like you, then look no further. The primary focus of this position is with our Luxury Full Service Brands – EDITION and W.
Project Manager to direct new build and renovation projects with external consultants and owners, to ensure quality control, brand compliance and operational acceptability.
Manages company input from all internal disciplines to external project teams. Provide information, interpretation and guidance to outside owners/franchisees as well as internal/design/construction staff for adapting brand standards to specific projects.
Manages the negotiation of project critical design features as required per brand strategies and standards to the external customers.
Manages property improvement plan process from the global design perspective.
Manages project communication to owners, franchisees and internal project stakeholders.
Ensure the selection and development of building products relevant to the brand specifications.
Coordinate Criteria/Facilities programs for assigned projects.
Responsible for documenting, maintaining, administering and improving the processes for delivering services.
Manages design consultants, their proposals, contracts and invoicing to project objectives.
Contribute to the creation of the project budget and manage to that project budget.
Participates in site visit/market survey to develop better understanding of site/market demands.
Supervise, direct, motivate and train assigned staff.
May manage proper organizational structure, staff selection, performance management, salary administration, career planning, and staff budget.
Experience managing complex architectural projects with diverse technical and design disciplines, from design to construction.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
In depth understanding of architectural Hospitality design and complex building types.
Ability to read and interpret architectural, engineering and mechanical drawings and specifications
Proficient in using Microsoft Office, scheduling, project & database mgmt. software (e.g., Microsoft Project, AutoCad, Bluebeam, Adobe).
Ability to evaluate architectural proposals for suitability for one or more of our brands.
Knowledgeable about innovation & trends both in & outside of industry.
Strong business acumen, problem solving & creative solution skills.
Ability to build strong working relationships.
Customer service skills.
Ability to negotiate and be flexible when appropriate.
Strategic thinking relative to the hospitality business.
4-year degree in Architecture or related design discipline preferred.
Minimum 8 years progressive working experience in architecture; at a design firm or at Hospitality focused firm.
Ample experience in project management for large commercial or hospitality projects, from early design phase to construction completion.
Architectural license preferred.
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