HORECA- Moscow, RU
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The Role

The role as Design Manager is to manage, in support to project managers, all the essential stages which ensure the achievement of brand objectives concerning the Design:

  • Select and promote designers for the region
  • Set up “Design Briefs” per project
  • Support the project managers for the follow-up of the project (interior design & architecture)
  • Prepare program committees (internal design reviews) and validate that final design reaches the Brand design ambition
  • Act as project manager on the projects of renovation of public area and hotels rebranding
  • Main Responsibilities

    I – Ensuring the proper development of hotel projects in accordance with brands specifications, for building transformation/renovation and new constructions of hotels

    • To assist the Construction Director during development stage by putting together feasibility studies and preliminary hotel program
    • To assist Project Managers and all the people involved during hotel design development
    • To act in a contributive manner to pilot with countries new built or renovation projects in accordance with brand models (products, costs …) 
    • To verify compliance of projects with regards to programming, functionalities and area optimization

    II – Anticipating the proper implementation and proper development of the projects, informing and helping project representatives:

    • To communicate with Projects Managers and teams in charge of the project, with all necessary documents for project design (regarding to brand image, Design, services and products)
    • To explain fundamentals, ratios and expected hotel functionalities and features
    • To ensure information flow as and when new product development arises
    • To adapt the “corporate” design briefs to be adapted according to specific needs such as local adaptation and / or regulation
    • To take into account all costs constraints

    III – Supporting the Project Managers on the design follow-up important steps:

    • To analyze, orientate, and actively participate by making suggestions and validate architectural and / or Interior Design
    • To validate projects for them to be presented to Projects and / or Program Committees
    • To visit, valid and / or update the mock-up rooms and issue the reports resulting from these reviews
    • To assist local teams to adapt the furniture and to monitor new providers
    • To validate and propose for modifications in regards to decorative and organization options and in regards to Brand variant in coordination with Marketing Department


    The Candidate

    • Higher Education in Architecture, Interior Design
    • 5+ years of experience in architecture as an Interior Design Project manager
    • Experience in Hotel Industry
    • Fluent Russian and English is a must, knowledge of French would be a plus
    • Strong artistic skills, creative mindset
    • Knowledge of architecture tools + CAD
    • Ability to adapt and embrace change
    • Proven organizational and communication skills
    • Positive thinking and open-minded mindset
    • Team player, networker
    • Prepared for 30% business trips

    entation (Invoice- facture, TORG-12 etc.)


Acteon LLC
Presnenskaya Naberezhnaya 12 Federation Tower « Vostok »
East Entrance, 69th floor, Office 6904
Moscow-City, 123112 Moscow


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