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Deputy project manager
at Heatherwick Studio

Heatherwick Studio is currently looking for a couple of deputy project managers to work on different projects at its London office.

The role will be working exclusively on one main architecture project and supporting the project manager.

This is a fantastic opportunity for mid-level architects/designers who are looking to further develop their career on the design managerial aspect while supporting great design ideas.

Your role

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 architectural projects on a daily basis.

This role will be largely supporting project manager with some independent responsibilities. You will be participating in the programming and delivery from concept 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.

Please note this is an intermediate levelled role. The ideal profile of the candidate should be architects of at least eight years’ experience who have delivered projects from concept all the way to completion. It is important the individual has good understanding of the process to deliver a project. Prior experience in UK and US projects will be advantageous.

Your 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 experience, skills and attributes:

  • a degree in architecture or relevant design disciplines
  • at least eight years’ architectural professional experience
  • design-led background; comfortable working in partnership with designers
  • demonstrable understanding of the creative design process through all work stages
  • demonstrable understanding of project planning and project monitoring
  • has already delivered at least one project from concept to completion
  • experience using Revit and Rhino
  • collaborative, good team player
  • organised, resilient, determined
  • good listening and clear communication; good verbal presentation skills
  • engaged, inquisitive and interested in innovative design projects
  • strategic and critical thinking; problem solving 

Please apply here with your updated CV, work samples (within 10MB)  and a cover letter to tell us why you would be a great candidate for this role.

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