• Permanent
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A Private Client is looking for a Interior Design Associate to join their team as the Head of FF&E for this outstanding opportunity

Interior Design Associate

Head of FF&E for Private Client

Salary Guide: £60,000.00 – £75,000.00

Quick summary:

An outstanding opportunity for an experienced designer to gain a permanent position working full time directly for a private client as Head of FF&E. Supporting the Head of Design and joining a talented team of 4 interior and FF&E designers.

Leading a team working on multiple luxury residential homes, across the UK and internationally. Including a large-scale grade 1 listed building to be fully restored with eccentric and unique interiors.

Working directly for the client will provide excellent client facing exposer and full management of the project and team.

Job description:

  • Leading the FF&E on multiple projects, managing, coordinating, and delegating throughout the design process.
  • Liaise with the client directly to ascertain their goals, visons, likes and dislikes.
  • Creating and presenting design schemes.
  • Liaising with external contractors, and suppliers through from concept to completed and approved installation, ensuring that time is appropriately managed, and deadlines met.
  • Manage FF&E costs to ensure delivery within budget.
  • Coordinate all aspects of FF&E from scheduling to installation.
  • Sourcing and procuring bespoke joinery and FF&E design.
  • Utilise your own contacts for build and maintain effective supplier and contractor relationships to ensure progress and the highest of standards of work.
  • Managing and coordinating installations, ensuring the highest standards are meet.
  • Inspire the team for new ideas, helping to source new furniture, antiques and art and bring original and fresh thoughts to the team.

Skills necessary:

  • At least 8+ years post-graduate experience in the luxury residential or hospitality design industry.
  • Understanding of project programs and deadlines.
  • Understanding of the project costs and budget awareness.
  • Excellent supplier and product knowledge, including FF&E and finishes
  • A broad knowledge of materials, fabrics, and finishes.
  • Impeccable and concise communication, with confidence in front of clients.
  • An exceptional eye for detail and colour.
  • Attention to fine detail and a good head for figures essential.
  • Natural creative flair erring on the eccentric and a hands-on work ethic.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, particularly when building relationships with contractors and suppliers.
  • Imaginative and resourceful.
  • Ability to source items such as fabrics and soft furnishing at the best possible price.

About the company:

  • A new team that has come together for one individual client, just moved to their new creative studio in central London.
  • Generous salary and benefits package, including food allowance, healthcare, and increased pension contribution,
  • Fantastic exposer to once in a lifetime listed projects.

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Job # 17553

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