Design Lead

Design Lead

CBRE | Melbourne, VIC, AU

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Lead and develop our growing in-house Design capability 
Energetic, passionate and growing team with career advancement opportunities
Sydney | Land of the Gadigal people or Melbourne | Land of the Wurundjeri people 
CBRE Design Collective is expanding its regional footprint as we look to establish a design team in Australia. The creation and growth of this team will form part of our regional design community with over 100 designers within our CBRE design studios in Singapore, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Philippines and Bangalore; and will be connected into our worldwide design community of over 300 talented designers across the globe. The establishment of our Australia Design Studio will mark our entry into a new market, where we will bring best-in-class design within the world’s largest corporate real estate business, providing design services to support our office brokers, workplace strategists, and our project management and principal contracting partners. With a history spanning more than 15 years within CBRE, over 400 projects completed, and more than 40 international design awards in the last 5 years, our award-winning Design Collective teams work within a creative culture environment of teamwork and collaboration, strengthened by the extensive resources and services across CBRE. We provide specialised design services to organisations large and small, with an emphasis on forward-thinking design that bring people together, to create better places to work, live and play. Our ambition is simple - to deliver exceptional design solutions for our clients! Here’s what you’ll focus on: This role combines your passion for design, leadership and client focus, drawing inspiration and influence from relationships and connection. Working in partnership with internal stakeholders across Project Management, Brokerage Transactions teams (commercial office leasing) and workplace strategy, you will grow, develop and promote our in-house design capability in Australia. You will provide leadership and oversee performance of design services with the aim of expanding scope, minimising risk and enhancing customer satisfaction. You will work with our Regional Head of Design to carry out design vision and strategic approach to achieve commercial outcomes.  About you We are looking for a senior design leader to help us drive this exciting new venture. Your passion for design and deep knowledge and understanding of the design industry will become the face for CBRE Design Collective in Australia. In this role, you will lead a team that will enable us to provide best-in-class design services in our key markets across the country. Degree qualified in Interior Design / Architecture, you will have a thorough understanding of the design life cycle, Australian building codes and regulations which can be translated across the regional design support team. You will relish the opportunity to pitch CBRE Design, have a high degree of commercial and financial acumen combined with an inherent understanding of business. You are excited at the prospect of building up and leading an emerging business in Australia, the opportunity to work with prestigious clients and partnering with a vast network of internal stakeholders with a global reach.