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Design Lead


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The principal’s headquarter is located in the US. Company is globally active in the realization of large building projects, often in the role of delegate of the principal or as main contractor. In the last role the company’s project team (design, calculation work preparation, procurement and project management) is active in the tender phase and outsources all building activities to subcontractors. In the construction phase it monitors and manages the project execution.

The company is characterized by a high level of professionalism, a uniform way of working, a friendly culture and a strong focus on personal development by means of training and giving people autonomy in an early stage. Ofcourse monitoring procedures are well in place. This gives employees the chance to learn and develop rapidly. Because of the international structure of the company, there are abundant possibilities for further growth, also internationally.

Projects have a value up to € 500 mio., like the building of a large office complex, renovation of an airport building, construction of a large distribution centre, newbuild of a factory, etc. Even larger projects are being executed like the worldwide renovation of gasstations for Shell.


  • Doing design work for multiple projects
  • Coordinate the design and engineering disciplines during the entire life cycle of the Project
  • Manage team members of the local Design Services Business Units in The Netherlands and AECOM Romania office.
  • Acting as single point of contact for the Project Manager during the project.

The candidate will be expected to display a range of competencies, both behavioural and technical in undertaking the role. These include areas such as:

  • Registered with the Belgium Chamber of Architects in order to sign off permits for the Belgium market.
  • Project and design programming skills.
  • Experience in development and implementation of design management tools and procedures
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Commercial awareness of projects.
  • Technical knowledge/experience
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD, Revit and MS Office
  • Evidence of these being displayed will be reviewed as part of the Performance Review process and training and development needs agreed as appropriate.
  • Very good or professional knowledge of the Dutch and English language both spoken and written.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Architectural background (5+ years) or an equivalent industry standard qualification that demonstrates an understanding of the design process.


In the industrial or construction sector



In the industrial or construction sector