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Associate Director, Masterplanning

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Posted on Aug 5, 2022 by CV-Library

Vintry, City and County of the City of London, United Kingdom
Real Estate
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Boyer is a leading national planning and design consultancy. We believe in a creative, collaborative and commercial led approach. We continually invest in the personal development and career progression of all members of our teams through training, coaching and mentoring along with offering a great work environment with great clients and projects.

Boyer Design is recruiting to grow our London Masterplanning team. We are very busy creating new sustainable neighbourhoods and large scale masterplans at both outline planning and detailed design stages on high profile projects and are looking to recruit an Associate Director who would be passionate about the creation of landscape led high quality places and will be able to grow and nurture our team and existing client portfolio.

Responsibilities

Responsible for leading and delivering projects and to grow the London masterplanning portfolio. They will act as Project Lead which will involve understanding client brief and timescales, leading in the production of design ideas and discussion with team and running the project successfully through its lifespan.
On a day-to-day basis for a project, they will be the point of contact for the client and consultants. This will involve taking a pro-active role in project deliverables, providing direction to junior staff on content and managing content, liaison with internal project team, consultants and clients to complete required tasks and meet timescale.
They will lead on ensuring quality control on various deliverables of projects and that all work done is to a professional standard to meet client brief and expectations. They will pay attention to detail and accuracy and where unclear show the initiative to undertake research and find commercial and innovative design solutions in terms of style, technical content, changing regulations and/or detail; or ask for guidance from Directors/Head on specialist skills.
They will lead on the production and assembling of drawings and document pack for a variety of projects, including meeting tight deadlines and application submission dates, working collaboratively and communicating effectively with the Director and project team
They will take responsibility of managing and completing self-workload and those of junior members in line with the resourcing plan and project programme which may include allocating work to junior staff on a day-to-day basis.
They will be aware of implications of time on cost and ensure assigned tasks are completed on time and budget. They will produce fee proposals when required for projects, monitor WIP and project spend.
They will be responsible for managing multiple projects for client account/s and lead on generating income for portfolio through repeat instructions and referrals from clients.
They will be responsible for the financial performance of the projects involved.
They will take initiative on arranging design critiques for projects and ensure this is carried out on a timely basis.
They will also perform administrative tasks required for the effective running of the project in line with the Boyer Design Quality Management Manual.
They will be responsible for appraisals of junior staff and will have direct line management responsibilities. Required Skills and Experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Landscape Architecture
Masters degree is highly desirable
Ideally ARB registered/CMLI registered
At least 10 years PQE and experience of working with UK developers
Experience of working in a similar practice/s in the UK is essential with project experience similar to our masterplanning portfolio in relation to scale, location, context, and client product
Demonstrate consistent experience of job running and delivering nationally known projects
Demonstrate experience of line managing junior staff for over a period of 3 years
Must demonstrate experience of working with CAD software packages, Adobe Suite, Microsoft Office, 3D modelling software
Lead on making presentations to staff within team on projects and for internal CPD
Membership of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Landscape Institute or Urban Design Group is desirable For the right candidate, there is the opportunity for mentoring and quick progression to Director level

Reference: 217290083

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