Design & Project Lead

Role/PositionDesign & Project Lead (Full-time)
LocationJohor Bahru / Kuala Lumpur / Penang
DepartmentBusiness Development

Job Description

We are a dynamic and rapidly expanding coworking space provider with 10 branches across Malaysia. Our team of 40 passionate individuals is dedicated to creating collaborative and innovative work environments that inspire productivity and foster community engagement. As we continue to grow, we are seeking a talented and experienced Design & Project Lead to spearhead our future expansion projects.

If you are a creative and strategic thinker with a passion for transforming spaces, we invite you to join our team and play a key role in shaping the future of coworking in Malaysia.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Design Conceptualization:

Develop innovative and aesthetically pleasing design concepts in line with our branding for new coworking spaces, keeping in mind functionality, comfort, and the unique needs of our diverse clientele.

  1. Project Management:

Oversee end-to-end project management for new branch openings, from conception to completion.

Coordinate with internal teams, external contractors, and vendors to ensure timely and budget-conscious execution of design and construction projects.

  1. Space Optimization:

Collaborate with the operations team to optimize existing coworking spaces, ensuring efficient layout and utilization of space for maximum member satisfaction and profitability.

  1. Material and Vendor Management:

Source and manage relationships with suppliers, contractors, and other vendors to secure high-quality materials and services within budgetary constraints.

  1. Budgeting and Cost Control:

Develop and manage project budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adherence to financial constraints.

  1. Compliance and Regulations:

Stay updated on local building codes, regulations, and compliance standards to ensure all projects meet legal requirements.

  1. Team Collaboration:

Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including marketing, operations, and sales, to align design and project objectives with overall business goals.

Job Requirements

  1. Educational Background:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design, Project Management, or a related field.

  1. Experience:

Minimum of 3 years of experience in design and project management, with a proven track record of successfully delivering commercial interior design projects.

  1. Technical Skills:

Proficiency in design software (AutoCAD, SketchUp, Adobe Creative Suite) and project management tools.

Strong understanding of construction methods, materials, and building systems.

  1. Communication Skills:

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with internal teams, vendors, and contractors.

  1. Problem-Solving Abilities:

Proven ability to identify challenges, propose effective solutions, and make informed decisions in a fast-paced environment.

  1. Creativity:

Demonstrated creative flair with a keen eye for design trends and a passion for creating inspiring workspaces.

  1. Adaptability:

Ability to adapt to changing priorities and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  1. Leadership:

Strong leadership skills with the ability to motivate and guide a team towards achieving project objectives.

Career Level: Manager Senior Executive
Years of Experience: 3 - 5 years
Job Specializations: Design & Architecture Project Management
Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree Master's Degree Professional Degree
Job Type: Full Time

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