Deputy Project Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
Competitive Salary Offered
22 Jun 2018
22 Jul 2018
Job Function
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Location: London, King’s Cross

Together with KPF, Heatherwick studio is pleased to announce our selection by Changi Airport Group as the design leaders of the airport’s new Terminal 5.

As one of the busiest and most awarded international airports in the world, the addition of Terminal 5 at Changi Airport will add capacity of up to 50 million passengers per year initially.

The studio is currently looking for talented candidates to join the team to work on Changi Airport as well as a number of other exciting projects.

You role:

This role is dedicated to Changi project. As Deputy Project Manager, you will be working under the guidance of Project Manager and very closely with the Project Team to ensure the quality delivery of large scale architectural projects on a daily basis. You will be supporting the Project Manager when it comes to facilitate and manage the work flow & programme of high profile, technically challenging and creative designs. This is a rare opportunity for experienced Project Architect who’s interested in pursuing Project Management.

Considering the scale and complexity of projects, this role will be largely supporting Project Manager with some independent responsibilities. You will be participating the programming and delivery from concept through to construction and potentially post occupation. You will play an important role in supporting the Project Team in overall resource and budget management of the project whilst providing an excellent level of professional service to the client and partner organisations.

Your responsibilities:

  • Support the Project Manager to ensure a smooth running of project programming.
  • As a key point of contact coordinating between different internal parties including Group Leader, Project Leader, Project Team and other resourcing teams; Report back to Project Manager
  • To help prepare design programmes appropriate to the work stage.
  • To help with the design management plan.
  • To help with the internal project budgeting management
  • Support the delivery of the project in line with brief, contractual framework and resource plan
  • Coordinating between internal and external parties; Represent the studio in front of external stakeholders and build positive working relationships with partner organisations.
  • Ad hoc duties

Your skills and experience

  • 6-10 years architectural experience with an architectural degree;
  • Design-led background; comfortable working in partnership with designers.
  • Demonstrable understanding of the creative design process through all work stages;
  • Already working as a PM or exposed to PM responsibilities & tasks;
  • Demonstrable understanding of project planning and project monitoring;
  • Experience in airport projects is highly desirable;
  • Experience working internationally, especially in Southeast Asia is big plus;
  • Has already delivered at least 1 project from concept to completion;
  • Experience working on large team and complex projects
  • Working with multi-disciplinary teams;
  • BIM process understanding.
  • Collaborative, good team player;
  • Organised, resilient, determined.
  • Good listening and clear communication; Good verbal presentation skills
  • Engaged, inquisitive and interested in innovative design projects
  • Strategic & Critical thinking; Problem solving.

To be considered, please apply via the careers page of our website with a CV and examples of your work in A4 (ideally in one PDF document, maximum size 10 MG) and a covering letter stating your salary expectations and reasons why you would like to join us.

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