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Head of Refurbishment - 2022 - Ibera

Salary50,000 - 70,000 / Year
Published11th November
SectorSustainability & ESG
Job Type
Job TypePermanent
ConsultantSanna Walfridsson

About Our Client
Our client’s mission is to empower individuals to live where they want, when they want. They do this by disrupting the traditional residential real estate market by providing furnished and serviced apartments for stays of one month or more. They remove all the hassle around finding a rental with no long-term contracts, moving/buying furniture, security deposits, broker fees, etc. giving choice and flexibility to allow people to live where and when they want.
Backed by Europe’s best Venture Capital firms, the next year will be a critical phase in their growth as they look to build out the team further and expand into multiple markets. They have an ambitious challenge to conquer the best cities in Europe and for that they have raised Series A investment of €27M this year.
About the Role
Our client is seeking an experienced Head of Refurbishment to lead and manage all of the installations of new property onboards across all markets they are based. Working with cross-discipline partners and with your team, you will ensure that each installation meets the schedule, are stay-ready for guests whilst maintaining the brand quality and standards. They are a new start-up, so you’ll be given a high degree of autonomy and expected to deal with numerous challenges and opportunities along the way. This role can be remote.

  • Manage a detailed and tight project schedule while utilizing industry and best practices
  • Create and implement protocols, procedures, SOPs and onboarding process flow
  • Create and manage onboarding plans and schedules with assigned teams and subcontractors to ensure project deliverables
  • Responsible for driving proficiency and efficiency amongst the onboarding process
  • Partner with leadership in identifying systemic training gaps and propose solutions to address gaps
  • Work with very short timelines and deliver the best qualitative outcome matching the design standards
  • Create and implement job site safety rules, following the best QHSE guidelines
  • Manage a cross-functional and growing team of around 15 specialists, primarily hard laborers e.g. handymen and painters
  • Lead and support the new local team members with the new markets opening
  • Support, manage and coordinate expansion to the northern European countries
  • Guarantee the sustainability of the materials that design team uses to ensure risk prevention and security for guests.

About You

  • You have 6+ years of relevant experience in real estate / retail construction and/or interior design project management
  • You have significant project management experience while working under tight deadlines managing multiple deadlines
  • Experience managing supply chain, vendors, third party contractors is highly desirable
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills; using a data-driven approach
  • Proven track record of experience managing international teams
  • Comfortable working under pressure, taking ownership and driving projects from scratch
  • Flexible, resilient and comfortable with ambiguity and changes
  • Comfortable working in cross-functional teams
  • Fluent in English and Spanish
  • Comfortable with traveling across Europe ( 30% of annual travel time expected)
  • Comfortable working in a start-up environment taking on multiple projects simultaneously

Company Culture
Our client honors diversity, compassion, and honesty. They have a great mix of dedicated, collaborative, and results-driven people.
Their team is composed of everything from foodies to athletes, adventure seekers to art buffs. They know fun and always have a team event in the calendar.

  • Competitive annual gross salary, to be determined in line with your knowledge and experience
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Private Insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Team events and an amazing internal culture

Our client is an inclusive employer.

LMRE Europe consultant

Sanna Walfridsson

Sanna Walfridsson

+44 (0)20 3833 2242


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