Head of Design. LLDC
London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) is seeking a Head of Design for the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the wider LLDC area.
The Head of Design will lead and provide strategic advice to deliver the highest quality architecture and urban design for a specified portfolio of projects, including masterplans, capital projects, policies and strategies. The incumbent will ensure all projects meet the Legacy Corporation's priority themes, particularly compliance with high quality design, and deliver against the business plan objectives and long-term regeneration vision.
Ideally, applicants for this role will be dual qualified within the Architecture, Urban Design and/or Landscape Architecture disciplines. Professional membership of the relevant governing bodies such as the ARB, RIBA and/or CMLI is desirable.
Given the seniority of this position, candidates will need to have significant post qualification experience in leading and managing the design of large-scale UK architectural, urban design and masterplanning programmes and consultant teams to deliver innovative and sustainable solutions within a comparable context. Ideally candidates will also have experience of managing, promoting and developing complex private/public sector partnerships.
The focus of this role will be pre-construction so candidates should have a track record of bringing together project programmes and scopes of work and managing consultants on urban regeneration projects. Candidates will also be versed in brokering collaborative working relationships with a range of key senior stakeholders, building partnerships across sector boundaries.
In return LLDC can offer you a fantastic benefits package including; incremental performance-based pay, local government pension, 32 days annual leave, flexible and agile working as well as a fantastic opportunity to be involved in such a London landmark destination.
For a confidential discussion about this role, contact Stephen Glands on 020 7318 5891 or apply by email with a CV or click on apply now.
Macdonald & Company have been retained by LLDC - accordingly all direct and third-party applications will be forwarded to Macdonald & Company for shortlisting.
At LLDC we appreciate that you want a flexible approach to working, it's about giving our employees the opportunity to be adaptable and embrace new ways of working to improve our productivity and performance. This role will be considered for flexible working if required, which could be either job share, part time hours, home working or compressed hours.
We especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups including BAME, disabled and female candidates. **