Strategic Design Consultant

Mustard Jobs
£40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits: 0
29 Jun 2017
27 Jul 2017
Phil Boshier
Contract Types
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Job Functions
The Strategic Design Consultant uses strong analytical skills combined with design thinking to gather and process data to develop evidence based strategic project briefs communicated through a combination of clearly articulated sound analytical evidence and supporting creative design solutions. The role is a broad role that does not silo responsibilities to either purely strategy or design on projects but spans both aspects.

Taking responsibility for managing projects to deliver sound strategic and comprehensive project briefs supported by creative design solutions and using tools and processes including:

* Building evaluation studies in support of due diligence and building selection exercises
* Workshop design and facilitation to deliver vision and brief development workshops
* Interviews to understand user and operational requirements
* Utilising appropriate workplace tools and processes to assist in the gathering and analysis of key client and organisational data. For example observation studies, electronic surveys, data analysis, test fits and blocking and stacking
* Creative space planning solutions based on thoughtful interpretation of user requirements and leading edge thinking
* Assisting in developing operational briefs and change management initiatives
* Drafting progress and final reports and presentations to succinctly and visually present strategic recommendations and design briefs

Project Management:

* Manage client and team relationships to ensure effective communication and ultimately smooth delivery of successful projects
* Monitor project against actual original scope and identify any change requests.
* Monitoring actual resource against resource requirement and identifying priority areas.
* Address client dissatisfaction rapidly and report to Project Director
* Agree any movements and adjustments in resource allocation and cash flow with the Project Director and External Project Manager.
* Ensure project files and reporting documents are maintained at all times.
* Monitor progress of team and take action/inform where the performance deviates from the agreed plan, ensure team is compliant with project plan.

If this role is for you, send me your CV and relevant portfolio to

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