locationsBeijing, Chinatime typeFull timeposted onPosted 30+ Days Agojob requisition idR-11241At Gensler, we design for people. We leverage our global perspective and local presence to innovate at every scale. We’re not just designers. We’re tinkerers, craftspeople, visionaries, innovators and thought leaders. Fueled by passion and entrepreneurial spirit, our people bring new ideas to solve challenging problems. Whether you’re into sketching new ideas, hacking a building or growing client relationships in global markets, there’s something here for everyone.Our depth of expertise spans disciplines—from aviation and transportation to education, hospitality, retail, technology and more. At our core we embody an entrepreneurial spirit, always looking ahead for new ways to innovate and add to our clients' success. Our work reflects a commitment to sustainability and the belief that design has the power to transform organizations and change lives; whether we’re refreshing a retailer’s brand, planning a new urban district or designing a super tall building.Your RoleAs a Gensler Design Manager, you have a successful track record of managing all phases of architecture projects and will have overall project responsibility for client satisfaction, quality control and financial performance. You will deploy resources to ensure that the work process flows smoothly and act as the primary liaison between the team and client. This is a great opportunity to join a highly creative, collaborative team while working on trendsetting architectural projects across a variety of industries.As a design firm, Gensler is committed to being client-first, diverse, exploratory, and sustainable-minded. In this position, you will join a highly creative team dedicated to innovative problem-solving and design excellence. We’re looking for someone who will build our practice by developing client relationships and managing teams in strategy, design, and architecture. You must love to push new ideas, be passionate about design and get excited about managing diverse projects and teams with extremely talented creatives and exciting clients. This is an excellent opportunity for a project leader with a diverse portfolio of work to be part of a client-interfacing team using their management, technical skills and acumen to support projects and win the hearts and minds of clients!What You Will DoImplement one or more client projects through the leadership of project teamsProvide leadership to client and team by communicating project objectives, contract scope, terms, and scheduleManage scheduling, budgets, staffing, and project set-up with clients, sub-contractors, vendors and contractorsPrepare project proposals and negotiate contracts and fees; bid projects to multiple general contractorsTrack and manage financial performance of project for success (e.g., work plan, schedule, fees, change orders, billings and collections)Manage project lifecycle; estimating, bidding, project kick-off, weekly coordination, punch list, turnover, opening, and project close-outYour QualificationsHold a degree in architecture designRegistered architect (preferably China 1st class registered architect for knowledge/experience of whole process design and approval engagements in China market)12+ years of successful project experience (with minimum 5+ years of DM/PM proven experience. Such experience in global firms is a plus.)Good leadership capability and can work as a team. Strong client communication skills in both Mandarin & English.Strong abilities in managing fees, schedules and staffingExperience working with marketing developing proposalsGood business development skills; ability to develop a network10+ years of related project management experience on a range of architecture projectsApplications we work with Design Authoring - Revit, Rhino, Autocad, NavisworksCollaboration - BIM360Computational Design - Grasshopper, DynamoBuilding Performance Simulation - Insight, Sefaira, Diva, Ladybug toolsVisualisation – Vray, Enscape, Twinmotion, 3DSMaxGraphics & Productivity - Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office SuiteExperiential – Unreal Engine, UnityDevelopment – C#, PythonLife at GenslerWe encourage our employees to lead a healthy and balanced life. Our comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, vision, disability and wellness programs. We also offer profit sharing and twice annual bonus opportunities.As part of the firm’s commitment to licensure and professional development, Gensler offers reimbursement for certain professional licenses and associated renewals and exam fees. In addition, we reimburse tuition for certain eligible programs or classes. We view our professional development programs as strategic investments in our future.
Gensler is a global architecture, design, and planning firm with 52 locations across Asia, Europe, Australia, the Middle East, and the Americas. Founded in 1965, the firm serves more than 3,500 active clients in virtually every industry. Gensler designers strive to make the places people live, work, and play more inspiring, more resilient, and more impactful.
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