Design and Proposals Manager

England, Surrey
£Negotiable plus pension, healthcare and employee perks
31 Mar 2017
28 Apr 2017
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Furniture, Interior, Other, Product

This company is a market-leading designer and manufacturer of playground, sport and fitness products including park and urban furniture for public environments. They are now entering a phase of vigorous, sustained and profitable growth and seek a creative professional to join them as a Regional Design and Proposals Manager.

You will be managing a regional team of office based designers and sales administrators to deliver compelling design and sales proposals to their clients. This includes: managing the creative design process; developing a creative approach to successful bidding; developing team confidence, creativity and their personal competency in questioning and responding to client needs.

Summary of requirements

  • A team leader and people manager with an engaging and flexible approach to work and life plus the ability to inspire others
  • Experience working within competitive bidding processes
  • Commercially astute with an understanding of the selling process
  • A design background and the ability to create compelling design work, with an understanding of how design presentations impact sales
  • A working knowledge of public outdoor space design in educational or commercial environments
  • A knack for finding solutions by looking at the problem in a way others might not
  • A proficient user of Autodesk, Adobe Creative Suite & Microsoft software applications

Salary / Benefits:

Attractive salary + performance bonus
Pension scheme + private medical scheme + employee perk scheme
Full induction and continuous personal development programme

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