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Deputy project manager
at Heatherwick Studio

Heatherwick Studio is looking for a deputy project manager to join its team in London.

Your role

This role is dedicated to Changi airport terminal project. As deputy project manager, you will be working under the guidance of project manager and very closely with the project team to ensure the quality delivery of the project on a daily basis. You will be supporting the project manager when it comes to facilitate and manage the workflow and programme of high profile, technically challenging and creative designs. This is a rare opportunity for experienced project architect who’s interested in pursuing project management.

Considering the scale and complexity of projects, this role will be largely supporting project manager with some independent responsibilities. You will be participating in the programming and delivery from schematic through to construction and potentially post-occupation. You will play an important role in supporting the project team in overall resource and budget management of the project whilst providing an excellent level of professional service to the client and partner organisations.

Reporting to: project manager

Your key responsibilities:

  • support the project manager to ensure a smooth running of project programming
  • as a key point of contact coordinating between different internal parties including group leader, project leader, project team and other resourcing teams; report back to project manager
  • to help prepare design programmes appropriate to the work stage
  • to help with the design management plan
  • to help with the internal project budgeting management
  • support the delivery of the project in line with brief, contractual framework and resource plan
  • coordinating between internal and external parties; Represent the studio in front of external stakeholders and build positive working relationships with partner organisations
  • ad hoc duties

Your skills and experience:

  • six to ten years’ architectural experience with an architectural degree
    design-led background; comfortable working in partnership with designers
  • demonstrable understanding of the creative design process through all work stages
  • already working as a PM or exposed to PM responsibilities and tasks
  • demonstrable understanding of project planning and project monitoring
  • experience working internationally, especially in Southeast Asia is big plus
  • has already delivered at least one project from concept to completion
  • experience working in large teams
  • experience on large scale projects with mixed-use programmes such as airport, transport hub, civic centre, etc is desirable
  • working with multi-disciplinary teams
  • BIM process understanding

Your attributes:

  • collaborative, good team player
  • self-starter and proactive
  • good at taking direction and digesting feedback
  • keen to learn and further develop oneself
  • organised, resilient, determined
  • adaptable and patient
  • good listening and clear communication
  • good verbal presentation skills
  • friendly and approachable. Good at building rapport with internal teams
  • engaged, inquisitive and interested in innovative design projects
  • strategic and critical thinking; problem solving

Starting date: July, 2019

Please apply through here with a cover letter to tell us why you are interested in this role.

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