Advisor (Design Review) Cities Programme
Advisor (Design Review)
Design Council is looking for a Advisor (Design Review) to join our Architecture and Built Environment Team. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to build on their existing skills and experience.
Design Council is a charity and is recognised as a leading authority on the use of strategic design. We use design as a strategic tool to tackle major societal challenges, drive economic growth and innovation, and improve the quality of the built environment. Our approach is people-centred and enables the delivery of positive social, environmental and economic change. We address all aspects of design including product, service, user experience and design in the built environment. We are the UK government’s adviser on design.
How does this role fit in with the bigger picture?
The Advisor (Design Review) role contributes to Design Council’s charitable objectives through development and delivery of the Cities Programme within the Design Council Cabe Team (Architecture and Built Environment). The Cities Programme deliverers an integrated approach to design, aimed at creating places for people where their economic, social and cultural well-being is promoted through inclusive environments and people-centred design. These principles are at the core of Design Council Cabe’s work, which seeks to advise private and public sector organisations, communities and voluntary organisations on good design within the built environment.
You will work with high-profile professionals in the built environment sector to enable local authorities, public sector clients, developers and others to create and deliver better places. You will play a key role in the development and delivery of programmes, provide design and planning advice to private and public sector organisations, as well as communities and voluntary organisations in order to champion and promote great design.
You will have the relevant academic and professional qualifications with a passion for improving the built environment, combined with a thorough understanding of the planning system. You will have strong programme management skills with a demonstrable track record of success with project delivery to quality, time and budget expectations. A confident communicator, with a client focused approach you will be able to develop and maintain high profile relationships.