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Seoul, South Korea
Senior project manager
at Zabel & Partner

Zabel & Partner is looking for a senior project manager to join its office in Seoul City, Korea.

Zabel & Partner has an exciting opportunity for a senior project manager based in our Seoul City office. If your skills and experience are a match for the position described below, we’d love to hear from you.

About our firm

Zabel & Partner, we are a Korean-German architect’s firm based in Seoul. We offer all architectural services from initial design to construction supervision and handover.

We offer interior solutions in one package ‘design and built’ for your office, salesroom, exhibition space or many more. We represent in Korea the network for Architecture Exchange (NAX) of the Federal Chamber of German Architects.

We are a young, fun and dynamic team, all having lived, studied and worked in other countries around the world for multiple years. Our clients are mainly international corporations and institutions, which gives us more chances to operate globally and across the Asia Pacific region.

About the role

This senior-level position will be a member of our multidisciplinary team and will collaborate with design and technical leadership and be an integral part of project teams.

The primary responsibilities will include the following:

What you will do:

  • interact regularly with the client and ensure that their design-intent carriers through and is implemented by the design team
  • ensuring the design is kept on schedule by providing oversight of the design process including managing the key client decision points
  • ensuring the design team has the tools and resources to run effectively in a fast-paced complex environment
  • oversight of construction for workstream: a handoff to the client, scheduling, budget forecasting, close-out, and coordination
  • supervision of external resources
  • supervision of constructability reviews, provide design or value engineering options and develop risk mitigation or contingency plans
  • research, develop, review and drive new initiatives geared towards streamlining processes and improving deliverables
  • generating creative design solutions within the functional parameters of a project
  • coordinate and manage all phases of the design process

About your qualifications:

  • qualified candidates must have a Bachelor of architecture. Master of architecture from an accredited program preferred
  • business proficiency in Korean
  • conversational English
  • technical/operational skills – strong technical aptitude and analytical skills with a firm understanding of the design process from programming through construction administration
  • communication skills – effective communication skills ranging from providing presentations to executives, motivating teams of outside design and construction professionals, and providing an onsite field presence
  • required knowledge/experience – a minimum of five-ten years’ experience, with a strong interior design based background/knowledge
  • managing/organisational skills – ability and experience managing large design and construction teams on complex multiyear

About working with us:

  • a creative and collaborative international work environment
  • attractive salary with performance-based bonuses
  • great projects and exposure to every stage of design and construction

If interested, please do not hesitate to send your application with your portfolio by clicking the ‘apply’ button below.

  • Applications have closed.