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Interior Designer Job in Kenya - Hardware and Homeware Superstore

Job Title: Interior Designer 

Number of Positions Open:
 1 

Location:
 Nairobi, Kenya 

Closing Date:
 Open Until Filled

Summary

Our client is a hardware (tools, building materials, industrial equipment) and home-ware (garden and home accessories) super store.

They are looking for an individual who has a background in architecture and interior design. Excellent communicator, quick and thorough thinker, sales skills (can convince a client to buy) and most importantly can handle advisory (specify) roles in construction.

This is a customer facing job and the role requires an individual who will be able to carry out client needs assessment, advise the client and ensure that the fulfillment to the same is met.

Primary Responsibilities
  • To plan, design and supervise major renovations, remodeling and additions.
  • Taking client briefs, and assembling client information for design development.
  • Participating in design conceptualization process and preparation of all presentation materials.
  • To prepare estimates for each design projects
  • To leverage industry and business knowledge to create demand and persuade through the development and presentation of compelling designs and purchasing rationales.
  • To prepare and implement a departmental plan and business module with the support of a marketing representative to grow the department.
  • Prepare production information for projects (working drawings and schedules)
  • General project administration and documentation
  • Collaborate with the administration team in the upkeep of all reference materials (samples, library)
  • Carry out any other supporting duties as required by the company
Education, Requirements and Experience
  • A Degree in Business or B.A. (Hons) Interior Design, B Landscape Architecture
  • 2 years’ relevant work experience
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices and principals of interior design.
  • Considerable knowledge of the practices and principals of landscape architecture
  • Skill in designing interior alterations, renovations, and implementation of new layouts.
  • Have strong business development and client relationship skills
  • Considerable knowledge of the preparation of proposals and specifications for interior design work.
  • Knowledge of CAD programs
Key Competencies
  • Excellent communicator, quick and thorough thinker, sales skills (able to convince a client to buy) and most importantly handle advisory (specific) roles in construction
  • Artistic ability and style
  • Excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Team player and strong leadership and organization skills
  • Planning and facilitation skills
  • Analytical and strategic abilities
  • Ability to manage complex projects
  • Computer literacy and familiarity with standard office computer applications
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Customer and Personal Service -- Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

How to Apply

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CVs, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by :

Sending CV’s to recruiter@personnelresource.com

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

“Personnel Resource is an equal opportunity employer”


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