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Design Manager

Design Manager

Job Title: Design Manager
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Location: Australia, Melbourne
Industry: Construction
Reference: 3291067
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Job Published: July 02, 2021

Job Description

The Company:  
A premium brand in residential building, with a reputation for building quality family homes across Australia - over 1000 homes per year in VIC. Their product range spans across greenfields, KDRB, dual occ and medium density, with the past year seeing record sales numbers and plenty of strategic growth across the business. Due to an internal move, this exciting opportunity has opened up for their next Victorian Design Manager! 

This is an opportunity to work for an industry leader showing no signs of slowing down. They are a team that work hard but regularly celebrate success and have fun along the way. A progressive company where you will be supported by well established systems and processes, as well as be trusted to have a real influence on strategic decisions. You can expect to enjoy a relaxed work environment where you will be working alongside a passionate and inspiring leadership team to contribute to their ongoing success and growth. 
The Role:

Reporting to the Executive General Manager, your responsibilities will include:
  • Providing strategic oversight for the company's design function and delivering production innovation to ensure they are ahead of the industry
  • Competitor and market analysis of trends to develop products that will maintain their competitive edge  
  • Leading a high performing team to drive deliverables 
  • Facilitating continuous improvement of systems and processes
  • Ongoing development and training of team members to upskill and educate them on the latest products and design strategy 
  • Liaising with stakeholders both internal and external 
About You:
To be successful in this role, you will have:
  • A creative background, ideally in design or similar 
  • A strategic mind with the ability to engage others and drive initiatives 
  • Demonstrated leadership and development capability 
  • Strong commercial acumen and analysis capability 
  • A proactive approach to your work and ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Great communication and influencing skills deal with high level stakeholders
  • Residential building knowledge 
What's in it for you?
This is a rare opportunity to take on a challenging yet rewarding role, where your work and ideas will influence the design strategy of one of Australia's most successful and respected home builders. You will work alongside an inspiring team, where you will be trusted and supported to make this role your own. As a progressive company, they offer market leading salaries, flexible work arrangements and great future progression opportunities. 

If this sounds like the job for you please contact Lauren Rogers today for a confidential chat on 0422 046 243 or apply directly through the advert.