Head of FF&E

Recruiter
Bespoke
Location
London
Salary
55000-60000 per annum
Posted
17 Sep 2021
Closes
15 Oct 2021
Ref
JS 53809
Contract Types
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Design Disciplines
Interior
Job Functions
Designer

This is a key role for the studio and the successful candidate is expected to become a Director of the business within two years.

The studio has an ethos of respecting the spaces they work in, every project is different, but the common thread is a focus on materiality and a minimalist aesthetic.

Key Responsibilities

  • Working within a project team, the FF&E designer will be fully immersed and expected to collaborate with designers and architects.
  • assist with creating pitch documents for new business development
  • On a project by project basis - lead the FF&E design and actively manage the design process and deliverables across all stages of work (RIBA 0-7)
  • Specifying and managing the purchase and manufacture of highly detailed, bespoke furniture and lighting pieces.
  • Development of the overall project brief through the preparation, implementation, and analysis of bespoke questionnaires, industry research, benchmarking, and workshops
  • Ensuring all FF&E-related deliveries are on site when scheduled.
  • Liaising with clients, suppliers and contractors.
  • Establishing new relationships and maintaining relationships with existing manufacturers and suppliers. 

Skills and Experience

  • Degree in interior design or relevant field.
  • Proven project experience within the high-end hotel and residential sector. 
  • A record of commissioning bespoke furnishing and fittings.
  • Procurement and strong organising skills.
  • Project management with a track record in managing an FF&E project from conception to
    completion – all phases / stages
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Experience in representing your company to the client.
  • Confidence in pulling together imagery and presenting concepts is essential.

This studio is a leader in the industry, an opportunity here will give the successful candidate exposure to the most extraordinary design, all completed with a contemporary flair.

Please ensure you send both your CV and portfolio (less than 10Mb) when applying for this job.

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