Principal - Social Infrastructure

This role will encompass business development, client management, project and team leadership.   Local experience and network within Australia (and particularly Sydney) essential. Experience on Defence projects highly valued. Additional experience on transport, police work, infrastructure, education or public realm also valuable. Package commensurate with experience.

Skills and experience

  • Min of 12 years experience gained in well regarded studios
  • Experience on defence, education, police projects highly valued
  • Additional experience on transport and other government work highly valued
  • A reputation as a great leader
  • Ability to bring ideas and promote them to the Board of Directors
  • Ability to manage staff for high productivity and morale
  • Mentor staff in career and team based activities
  • Achieve profit results on major strategic projects
  • Be pro-active in business development activities
  • Have a high customer service focus
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Commercial acumen
  • Relationships within Dept of Defence and other government agencies
  • A client network 
  • Have other interests and a balanced life style

Key responsibilities

  • Actively develop new business
  • Lead and grow a team and contribute to high morale and improved processes
  • Lead and manage projects and clients
  • Raise the profile of the studio

Benefits and culture

  • Convenient location 
  • Multi-disciplinary practice comprising of urban designers, graphic designers, landscape architects, interior designers and architects
  • Encouragement of free exchange of ideas across all disciplines 

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07/09/2020 $0 CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs 1 Design & Architecture
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