Job Opportunity For A Diaspora Who Wants To Move Back To Kenya

Our Client an affiliate company of a leading professional interior design consultancy in East Africa and established to solely focus in providing cutting edge interior design for the Hospitality Industry is in need of a Senior Interior Designer based abroad. They are looking to recruit an experienced, innovative and motivated Senior Interior Designer to support and manage the design and design actualization process so as to achieve their vision of creating Africa’s inspired destination brands.
The position will report to the CEO and would suit an experienced Hospitality Interior designer with excellent design and management skills. They are offering a full time position in a dynamic environment at their Nairobi office.
Roles & Responsibilities
• Conduct design analysis, research and preliminary design studies
• Design, conceptualize and design development
• Translate design concepts to reality
• Prepare and undertake design presentations to project stakeholders
• Manage the development of construction documentation and design drawings
• Manage a combination of technicians, designers and FF&E assistants
• Coordinate and manage the selection, detailing and implementation of FF&E items
• Coordinate with external professional consultants to integrate requirements and meet overall project objectives
• Manage project documentation delivery
• Undertake quality assurance to ensure the design meets clients’ requirements and specifications
• Assist with work programming and reporting on project progress
• Undertake site inspections and surveys
Qualifications & Technical Experience
• B.A. (Interior Architecture and Design), B.A. (Graphic Design), M.A.(Interior Design)
• Professional interior design experience in high-end commercial hospitality design
• Hospitality Project execution process experience from concept to delivery
• Good hand sketching ability
• Good CAD drawing and IT skills
Other Prerequisites
• Highly developed sense of the design aesthetic and its place in modern Africa
• Knowledge of current and future hospitality interior design trends
• Awareness of technical building issues, and basic operational requirements for a hospitality business and how it affects interior design outputs
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to multitask
• Knowledge of financial implications of projects an added advantage, not essential
• Ability to successfully lead and motivate a team
• Problem solving skills
• Demonstrate positive attitude and exemplary work ethic
• Must hold a valid passport allowing travel to Kenya (If applying from outside Kenya)
• The role may occasionally require regional travel
• An immediate start would be preferable
• Salary dependent on experience
If you believe you qualify for this position, please send your CV and details of your current and expected remuneration to [email protected]
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

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