Senior Urban Designer - Mace Group

Location/Venue: 
London

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across North America, Europe, Middle East, North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, India and Asia Pacific.

The opportunity

Mace Design is a specialist urban design, architectural and engineering consultancy group and an integral part of the Mace family. We deliver projects nationally for both public and private sectors including government departments, local authorities and private developers. Our work includes town centre frameworks, site development strategies and bringing forward new communities.

At Mace Design, we work diligently to build strong client relationships through open and honest communication, to exceed delivery expectations and to attract and retain the best and brightest in the industry. We are committed to nurturing a collaborative and client focused culture that treats every engagement as a new opportunity to deliver better and smarter.

We have a bold vision to be the most trusted and respected provider in the construction industry. We want the experience of working with us to be so responsive, so refreshingly open and transparent and so enjoyable from start to finish that it raises not only our client’s perceptions of us, but also of the fit-out and refurbishment sector as a whole.
Be a part of our consultancy business that has delivered some of the most recognised and celebrated projects.

Mace Design are recruiting for an experienced/senior urban designer to join their rapidly growing business. You will be part of a recently formed urban design and master planning team and will be involved in its future direction and growth.

Will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and clients and will have the opportunity to be seen as a disrupter and thought leader in the industry.
Mace Design are recruiting for an experienced/senior urban designer to join their rapidly growing business. You will be part of a recently formed urban design and masterplanning team and will be involved in its future direction and growth. You will be exposed to a wide variety of projects and clients and will have the opportunity to be seen as a disrupter and thought leader in the industry.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Working under the head of urban design and taking control of a section of project work.
  • Influencing and helping to lead the direction of the team.
  • Helping the head of urban design to mentor junior staff.
  • Providing role specific technical expertise in urban design and act as focal point for all technical design related matters on projects or delegate such responsibility to project based design manager.
  • Seeking out innovative ways of working and identifying research to expand the body of knowledge in the industry.
  • Assisting in the work winning process by providing technical support to the Mace bid team and where requested fulfil the role of bid lead.
  • Managing multiple smaller projects (with or without project based project management). This will be decided on a project basis.
  • Assisting the head of urban design and the design director in the implementation of continuous improvement programmes.
  • Interfacing with design teams/designers both within and outside of a specific projects structure.
  • Interfacing with third parties including statutory approving bodies on design related matters.

About you

  • With postgraduate degree in urban design or relevant qualification.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ urban design/masterplanning experience.
  • Extensive proven experience in delivering projects at various scales.
  • Knowledge of UK design standards and the planning system.
  • Strong housing focus.
  • Strong CAD, REVIT, Adobe skills.
  • Excellent drawing and graphic skills, with the ability to produce diagrams, prepare and write design reports and presentations.
  • Friendly and creative team player, and open to sharing ideas.
  • Ability to work under pressure, use initiative and manage their time.
  • Out of the box thinker and happy to work in an entrepreneurial environment.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication in English.
  • Ability to manage time, workload, and be able to work within a team to multiple deadlines.

Rewards and recognition

With Mace you will deepen your knowledge and skills, work with inspiring colleagues, influential clients and get to see the world.

We invest in our people and provide a strong benefits package including private medical insurance allowance and health and wellbeing commitment that includes 2 volunteer days a year.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”

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