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Head of Design & Projects - Expatriate

Adexen

Johannesburg, South Africa

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen was mandated by one of its clients in the Construction Industry to recruit an Expatriate Head of Design for its operations in Africa. The position is based in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Responsibilities

    • to assemble, grow & manage the best Design & Projects team in Africa
    • to put in place top-notch processes
    • to implement best-in-class systems, control & reporting
    • to ensure the highest level of client satisfaction
    • to meet & exceed the business plan
    • to build strategic partnerships
    • At Pre-Bid Phase: building / expanding a network of both direct & indirect sales composed of both Occupiers & Landlord clients with the objective to generate leads for the Design & Services Business Unit
    • At Bid Phase: (i) coordinating the various departments (Design, Costing, Projects, Procurement & Logistics), and (ii) constantly improving the quality of the bid submitted
    • At Execution Phase: coordinating and managing the various departments across the continent to ensure that clients are satisfied and that the Company meets its internal operational & financial KPIs

Desired Skills and Experience

    • 10 years + of experience in a leading international Architectural firm
    • Outstanding technical skills (especially Design & Project Management) 
    • Excellent B-to-B Sales & Business Development skills or potential
    • Excellent & proven managerial capacities or potential
    • Fluent in English is a must. French or Portuguese is a strong plus.
    • Passionate about Africa and the future of Africa. African business experience is a strong plus.
    • Self driven & pro-active
    • Autonomous & reliable
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Construction & Real Estate

Job Seniority

Manager

Job Category

Real Estate

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Designs, Construction Management, Team Management

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