Interior Design, Furniture and Equipment Officer, Warwickshire

Interior Design, Furniture and Equipment Officer, Warwickshire, £24,775 – £27,864, V02982 / Ref:73481-074

The University of Warwick is one of the UK’s leading universities with a mission to establish themselves as a world leader in research and education and they are currently seeking an experienced FF&E project manager for their Estates department which plays a vital role in helping to achieve this goal by managing and growing the University’s land and property portfolio.

The role will involve managing a diverse range of projects including the specification and procurement of furniture for student residences, new office builds and space planning for existing departments through to common rooms/break-out room refurbishment for students and staff, classroom and lecture theatre upgrades.  The successful applicant will be involved with advising on colour schemes, room capacities, materials and equipment, and procuring furniture or equipment, sometimes in response to bespoke requests.

You will need to be able to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience of managing furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) projects along with a basic understanding of the construction industry.
  • Experience of FF&E procurement and using the supply contract, particularly within the ‘contract furnishing’ sector.
  • The ability to accurately define project requirements and assess the quality of proposals from manufacturers and suppliers.
  • A history of prioritising competing demands to ensure projects are delivered on time, to plan and within agreed budgets.
  • Competency in FF&E design standards, along with experience using the Microsoft Office suite, AutoCAD and Architectural Desktop to follow industry regulated health and safety and space management guidelines to produce layout drawings.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills with the ability to explain technical information to multiple stakeholders, and to form strong working relationships with colleagues across the University.

In this busy and varied role you will be involved in interesting and challenging projects, from day to day revenue requirements up to major capital projects with a value up to approximately £2 million in both preconstruction and construction phases.

Enquiries in the strictest confidence can be directed to Lisa Holland, Interior Design, Furniture and Equipment Manager, on 024 7652 3439. To apply online please visit

Interior Designer, Hertfordshire

Interior Designer, Hertfordshire, £Neg, V02935

This leading design practice within the hotel and hospitality marketplace are currently looking for a talented and creative Interior Designer with a good work ethic, a sharp mind and an awareness of current trends to join their busy and vibrant team. This is a full-time position working in a lively studio within a Grade 2 listed building in Hertfordshire. There are good train links to both Liverpool Street and Kings Cross.

Candidates must have proven experience in all areas of the 4/5 star hotel and leisure sector, with an understanding of materials and detail as well as technical expertise. They must be adept in all stages of the design process, from concept and presentation to detailing and technical design drawing and be competent on AutoCAD. Other core skills include good time-management skills to meet multiple deadlines and experience in construction and bespoke detailing, knowledge of SketchUp, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop would be advantageous.

Please contact Pippa or Anetta on 01920 486125 for further details, apply using the link below or simply forward your application and CV / portfolio to