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Head of Architecture - Life Science

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Germany
  • Salary: €180000 - €270000 per annum
  • Job reference: JP
  • Sector: Building Services , LVI Associates
  • Date posted: 18/01/2018

We are searching for an Education | Science | Technology head of department to lead a team, client management and project leadership for the delivery of a variety of project types. Projects involve planning and design of educational and research facilities within life sciences,  for public and private science organizations, academic institutions and government agencies. 

  •  Develop, support, maintain and manage strong client relationships.
  • Help implement strategic initiatives for program growth in local and regional markets. 
  • Provide oversight throughout project execution including meeting clients’ expectations for technical, quality, financial and schedule performance. 
  •  Monitor and help manage project financial reviews. 
  •  Work closely with the Regional BD Director, BD Principal, Managing Principals, Marketing Coordinators and pursuit teams to formulate and implement marketing initiatives. 
  •  Develop targeted-client pre-positioning strategies. 
  •  Assist in preparation of capture plans for specific project pursuits.

Skills and Experience Required

  •  Degree in Architecture, Engineering or related field.
  • Registered design professional. 
  •  10+ years of project leadership experience in higher education, science, and technology projects, preferably in both corporate and academic. 
  •  Must be capable of leading a team and making client presentations. 
  •  Proven business development experience in healthcare consulting industry. 
  •  Strong leadership and “people” skills including mentoring, motivating and organizing teams. 
  •  Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  •  Must be fluent in German and English. 
  •  Ability to collaborate and integrate with existing team. 
  •  Capable of making compelling client presentations. 
  •  Commitment to promoting design excellence across all disciplines. 
  •  Skilled in typical business software, including AutoCAD, AutoCAD 3D, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe In Design, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project. 
  • Fluent German Speaker

What this Job Offers You

  • Work for a market leading Architecture firm
  • Company car
  • 25 days holiday