The Director of Project Management within The Line Design team will be responsible for overseeing and optimizing successful execution of projects from initiation to completion. The preferred candidate will have 10+ years of project management experience, alongside exceptional leadership skills and a strategic mindset to drive efficiency and excellence within our organization.Key Accountabilities & Activities
Roles, responsibilities and Functions
Background, Essential Skills & Qualifications
- Architectural Project Leadership:
- Provide strategic direction for architectural projects, ensuring alignment with design principles, client expectations, and industry standards.
- Collaborate with architects and designers to maintain a high standard of creativity and innovation in project deliverables.
- Team Collaboration:
- Lead and inspire the architecture project management team, fostering a collaborative and dynamic work environment.
- Work closely with architects to translate design concepts into actionable project plans.
- Design Integration:
- Ensure seamless integration between project management processes and the architectural design phase.
- Collaborate with design leads to streamline workflows and enhance overall project efficiency.
- Client Engagement:
- Act as a key liaison between the project management team and clients, ensuring their vision and expectations are met throughout the project lifecycle.
- Facilitate client presentations and reviews to gather feedback and make necessary adjustments.
- Quality Assurance:
- Implement rigorous quality control measures to uphold the highest standards of architectural design and project execution.
- Conduct regular design reviews to ensure compliance with project objectives.
- Resource Planning:
- Optimize resource allocation for architectural projects, considering the unique skill sets and expertise required for each assignment.
- Work closely with design leads to ensure adequate staffing levels and skill alignment.
- Risk Mitigation:
- Identify and mitigate risks associated with architectural projects, ensuring proactive resolution of potential challenges.
- Collaborate with the risk management team to implement effective strategies.
Knowledge and Experience
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Project Management.
- Pmbok, PRINCE2 or relevant certification is a plus.
- Extensive experience (10+ years) in project management within the architectural field.
- Proven track record of successfully managing complex architectural projects from concept to completion.
- Strong leadership skills with the ability to inspire and guide a multidisciplinary team.
- Exceptional communication and presentation abilities, with a focus on conveying complex design concepts to diverse stakeholders.
- Proficiency in architectural design software and project management tools Top of Form
- Fluent in writing and speaking English, spoken and written
- Excellent relationship-building and interpersonal skills, communication with clarity, purpose and accuracy
- Strong leadership skills
- Ability to negotiate,
- Attention to detail and a methodical approach to work.
- Flexibility and attitude towards company objectives.
- Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders.
- Commitment to innovation and design excellence
- Outstanding presentation skills.
- Strong organizational skills, ability to work under pressure, meet tight deadlines on budget and on time
- A keen eye for attention to detail and accuracy
- Proactive and self-motivated, with the ability to take initiative in response to direction from project managers, directors and partners
- A team player, with a flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and collaborating
- B.Arch or B.Sc. in Project Management, Business Administration or a related course, from a recognized university
- Project Management certification.