Senior Manager Design Management
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Job Number 19000H9E
Job Category Global Design
Location France Development, Puteaux, Hauts de Seine VIEW ON MAP
Position Type Management
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- Location requirements: The Senior Manager Design Management is to be located at the Europe Office - Eschborn
- Language Requirements: High proficiency (speaking, reading and writing) in English is required. Proficiency in other European languages is desirable.
- Travel Requirements: There is 40% business travel required.
- Manage services and scheduled deliverables.
- Manage design consultants, their proposals, contracts and invoicing to project objectives.
- Provide project design quality assurance services for projects of appropriate scope and complexity, including HDC approval, TSA contracts, plan review, construction observation and turnover.
- Actively contribute to documenting, maintaining, administering and improving the processes for delivering services.
- Ensure the selection and development of building products relevant to the brand specifications.
- Maintain working knowledge of brand design, standards and evolving design direction.
- Compile and provide continent input/expertise on brand initiatives, working closely with CLS and Global Design Strategies.
- Provide design reviews and solutions for feasibility projects working closely with Development, Feasibility and CLS.
- Coordinate Criteria/Facilities programs for assigned projects.
- Responsible for ongoing support, tracking and reporting of feasibility project pipeline.
- Manage selling the brand and design and negotiation of project to the external customer.
- Provide information, interpretation and guidance daily to outside owners / franchisees as well as internal design / construction staff for adapting brand standards to specific projects.
- Manage project communication to owners, franchisees, internal project stakeholders and disciplines.
- Participate in site visit/market surveys to develop better understanding of site/market demands.
- Contribute to creation of the project budget and manage to that project budget.
- Assist with development and implementation of a customized, efficient process for roll-out of prototype-based brands.
Financial and Accounting Management
- Work closely with Global Design Accounting to manage projects within approved budgets.
- Prepare appropriate fee and expense estimates for Work Orders, DRA/TSA’s, and input on department budget planning.
- Assist with staff selection, guidance and performance management.
- Supervise, direct, motivate and train assigned staff
- Develop and maintain strong, mutually beneficial, trust-based business relationships with owners and franchisees to assure customer satisfaction and promote repeat business.
- Performs other related tasks as assigned by management.
- Complies with Marriott Hotel Holding GmbH and Marriott International Hotels Limited Regional Office policies and procedures.
- Minimum 10 years progressive experience in architecture at a design firm for large commercial or hospitality projects
- Knowledgeable about innovation & trends both in & outside of industry
- Strong business acumen
- Problem solving & creative solution skills
- Ability to build strong working relationships
- Customer service skills
- Ability to negotiate and be flexible when appropriate
- Strong organizational skills
- Strategic thinking relative to the business
- Ability to read and interpret architectural, engineering and mechanical drawings
- Proficient in using Microsoft Office, AutoCad, Bluebeam, Adobe, Database applications
- 4-year undergraduate degree in Architecture or related design discipline.
- Architectural license preferred.