Operations Lead -

Operations Lead

We are seeking an experienced Operations Lead to join our commercial interior design and build company. As the Operations Lead, you will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth and efficient functioning of our operations, managing projects, and coordinating with various teams within the organization. You will be responsible for overseeing the entire project lifecycle, from inception to completion, and ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in commercial interior design and construction, excellent leadership skills, and a proven track record of successfully managing complex projects.


Project Management:

  • Oversee and manage all aspects of the project lifecycle, including project planning, scheduling, budgeting, resource allocation, and quality control.
  • Ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and meet the client’s expectations.
  • Coordinate with the design, construction, and procurement teams to ensure smooth workflow and timely completion of deliverables.
  • Monitor project progress, identify and address potential risks or issues, and take proactive measures to mitigate them.
  • Conduct regular project meetings to review progress, address concerns, and provide updates to stakeholders.

Team Leadership:

  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to the project team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
  • Assign tasks, set clear objectives, and monitor individual and team performance.
  • Mentor and develop team members, identifying training needs and providing necessary support and resources.
  • Foster effective communication and coordination among team members, promoting a positive and productive working atmosphere.

Process Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities for process optimization and implement best practices to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Streamline workflows and identify areas for automation to enhance productivity.
  • Develop and maintain project management templates, tools, and guidelines to ensure consistency and standardization across projects.
  • Continuously evaluate project performance and outcomes, seeking feedback from stakeholders, and implementing improvements as needed.

Client Relationship Management:

  • Act as a primary point of contact for clients, ensuring exceptional customer service and satisfaction.
  • Collaborate with the sales and business development teams to understand client requirements and develop appropriate project proposals and estimates.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, addressing any concerns or issues promptly and effectively.

Budgeting and Financial Management:

  • Develop and monitor project budgets, tracking expenses, and ensuring adherence to financial targets.
  • Collaborate with the finance department to review project costs, analyze variances, and implement corrective actions if necessary.
  • Prepare regular financial reports and project forecasts, providing insights to management for decision-making.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture, interior design, construction management, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience (8+ years) in project management within the commercial interior design and build industry.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies, tools, and best practices.
  • Excellent leadership skills, with the ability to motivate and inspire a team.
  • Solid understanding of construction processes, materials, and building codes.
  • Exceptional organizational and time management skills, with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making abilities, with a focus on finding practical solutions.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build relationships with clients, stakeholders, and team members.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) certification is a plus.

This is a demanding and rewarding role that requires a high level of dedication, attention to detail, and a passion for delivering exceptional results. If you are a self-motivated individual with a strong background in operations management within the commercial interior design