We are seeking a Director of Planning and Landscape for a global award-winning design consultancy base in Shanghai, People’s Republic of China. Our client is working on a few upcoming exciting projects involving a few offices hence this individual must be an expert within the Planning and Landscape space with an excellent design, management and communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for generating and maintaining business leads within China with assistance from the business and marketing teams
  • Review and direct daily operations and management of the planning and landscape team
  • Work with and support project managers in terms of project operations/schedules, financial performance and staffing resources
  • Work with and support project designers in terms of concepts, quality control, design deliverables and presentations
  • Prepare monthly fee and staffing forecasts in conjunction with the Global Director
  • Determine staffing requirements and interview, hire and train new employees
  • Define new processes and techniques to improve efficiency, productivity and team profitability
  • Coordinate between the client and different project teams located in various geographical locations

Requirements

  • Bachelor or Master in Urban Planning or Landscape
  • Minimum 12+ years of design and management experience in Planning and Landscape projects internationally in Asia (China is a plus)
  • Strong business development capability in Urban Planning or Landscape projects
  • Strong design presentation and client management skills
  • Able to generate design concepts and at the same time manage projects and timelines
  • Able to travel

For further information please contact Kimmy at kimmy@menasaandpartners.com or WeChat at Menasa-KimmyLee