Design Business Manager

Job ID:16084
Title:Design Business Manager
Employment Type:Full time
Posted: Sep 13, 2019

Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Manager to join our in house Design team at Summerset Head Office, in Wellington, New Zealand.

At Summerset, we thrive on the challenge of continuously improving to meet the changing; wants, needs and demands of our customers. We are looking for someone who works collaboratively to add value to the design team and wider business.

What will your responsibilities be?

As a Design Business Manager you will work closely with the Head of Design Management to implement business strategies for the Design Team.

  • You will be responsible for the implementation and enforcement of management systems and strategies, set by the Head of Design Management, within the construction design team and at the interfaces of the team with other departments and external stakeholders.
  • Leading the implementation and management of Design Management systems.
  • Engage with and foster relationships with internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain a consistent approach on all projects within the design space.
  • Identify continual improvement opportunities
  • Maintain efficiency and enhance performance within the team 
  • Gather, analyse and interpret issues to provide recommendations to the Head of Design Management
  • Assist with the production of business papers
  • Foster an inclusive team culture that works effectively with other teams to support Summerset's goals and values. 

Who are we looking for? 

  • Someone who has an in depth understanding of commercial design and construction industry process and knows what good looks like.
  • Experience developing and maintaining management systems
  • Ideally Design Management, Project Management or practice management background.
  • Ideally someone with experience in a similar business or a large developer
  • An affinity to understand Summerset Values and the Summerset Way to improve the lives of older people
  • A relevant tertiary qualification
  • MS Project desirable
  • Strong Design Management and process knowledge

What does Summerset have to offer?

  • A friendly and supportive team environment.
  • Attractive remuneration that recognises skills and experience.
  • Centrally located Wellington office
  • a dynamic work environment in a growing sector.

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