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Design Manager

Competitive base salary plus bonus and company benefits
Vacancy Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Hours Per Week:
Job Description
Greystar Germany are seeking an experienced Interior Architect/Design professional to join their growing team as a Design Manager
Greystar Europe are leveraging their global position as the world’s leading residential rental housing platform and are developing a significant operational and development platform in Germany and Austria. This includes student and multifamily rental housing where this market leading estate product, unique for this region. Greystar Germany’s property portfolio is targeted to deliver over 5,000 units by 2023.


Leveraging your local design knowledge and a clear understanding of Greystar’s design goals, you will be responsible for assisting the German development team in the assessment of design proposals at key stages in the development process and contribute to the continual development of Greystar’s Design Standards and Processes in close coordination with the regional and global design team.

Day to day you’ll be responsible for all processes related to the production of drawings and specifications for the construction of Greystar developments in Germany and wider Continental Europe and for overseeing the development of designs from concept to manufacture and installation and is responsible for monitoring the quality of our finished product. 


As the successful candidate, you’ll possess: 
  • Degree qualification in Architecture / Design or related field 
  • Strong experience working on residential, hotels or commercial projects; along with a proven track record of delivering design projects to a high standard. 
  • Strong experience within a professional construction background such as Architecture, Construction Management or Engineering 
  • High level of technical knowledge and practical site based experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of a construction project in all phases (including the investment / acquisition phase). 
  • Knowledge of software including AutoCAD, 3D software and BIM (Building Information Modelling)
  • Good communication and relationship building skills (proven record of ability to successfully communicate with municipalities as well as 3rd party design teams)
  • The ability to lead and motivate teams to deliver results
  • Good planning skills (master planning as well as conceptual formulation of the building itself)
  • Flexible and collaborative in your approach to work and thrive working in a fast-paced change environment. 
  • Fluency in English and German is essential.


Greystar is a market leading fully integrated real estate company offering expertise in investment, development, and property management of multifamily residential rental properties globally. The European business is rapidly growing, providing exceptional student accommodation as well as an expanding portfolio of Multifamily rental apartments in some of Europe’s most iconic cities. Our residents don’t just pay for accommodation they’re paying for a lifestyle and that means exceptional quality housing and services.
Building our people’s careers, recognising their efforts and celebrating their achievements is part of our DNA. Ours is a fast paced and inspiring environment where you’ll work alongside industry experts from day one – and as a growing business -  we offer competitive incentive and benefits schemes and exceptional learning opportunities to help you to reach your potential. 

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All offers of employment are subject to satisfactory pre-employment screening, which will include verification of your employment history and right to work in Germany as well as checks against the US Treasury’s Office of Foreign Asset Control (OFAC) and PEP (Politically Exposed Person) databases and a Criminal History check.