Colliers Project Leaders Inc.

Senior Designer – Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment

Job ID
Project Management


Colliers Project Leaders is experiencing unprecedented growth. We seek a Senior Designer - Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment to join our team and work with our valued public and private sector clients - corporate office, education, healthcare and social infrastructure.


This is a design leadership opportunity suited for a professional looking to manage design and space planning mandates for a diversity projects and clients. The ideal hire will have 7+ years of building and interior design management expererience combined with broader project management capabilities.


Who We Are

Colliers Project Leaders


We lead building and infrastructure projects. Our Get it Right Solution™ ensures we get it ready, get it built and get it performing -- so investors, owners and occupants are certain of success.


With over 500 employees throughout Canada and the Middle East, Colliers Project Leaders offer a multi-cultural, multi-generational work environment where we cultivate excellence, develop leaders and deliver on client vision. Colliers Project Leaders is part of Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ: CIGI; TSX: CIG), a global leader in commercial real estate services with more than 16,000 professionals operating from 502 offices in 67 countries.


What you’ll get to do as a Senior Designer - Furniture, Fixtures & Equipment:

  • Work on a wide diversity of projects throughout Canada
  • Lead the planning and programming of projects involving FF&E design, specifications, procurement, and implementation. 
  • Facilitate User Group and Senior Stakeholder design and project meetings.
  • Develop project documentation, tender and procurement documents
  • Interact with consultant teams in the development and effective implementation of project plans related to building space planning and design
  • Provide oversight and guidance to junior and intermediate designers on FF&E scope - planning, design, specifications, selection, procurement and installation
  • Give evidence that project consultants, contractors or suppliers have provided services in accordance with the contract requirements
  • Populate / space plan AutoCAD / Revit drawings with furniture and equipment blocks 
  • Develop and maintain AutoCAD / Revit blocks and standards
  • Liaise with end users and consultants on project execution
  • Coordinate activities to ensure design outcomes meet stated requirements 
  • Review drawings and specifications to assist in ensuring the awarding of contracts to qualified, cost effective and knowledgeable contractors/vendors.
  • Ensure that deliverables are identified and fulfilled for our client partners
  • Provide compliance reviews and feedback on Public Private Partnership (P3) projects
  • Undertake and assist in the development of project proposals and fee proposals
  • Create and lead client meetings and presentations
  • Coordinate and manage showroom tours and installation visits
  • Undertake deficiency reviews and project close-out activities
  • Undertake furniture and equipment inventory tasks


What you’ll need to be successful: 

  • A portfolio of work demonstrating design leadership on building development and redevelopment projects involving primary experience in FF&E (particularly furniture) in at least one of the following sectors - corporate office, education, healthcare or social infrastructure.
  • Diploma or Degree in Architecture or Interior Design, or a combination of experience and education. NCIDQ certification would be considered an asset. Knowledge of National building code considered an asset. 
  • Expertise in space planning and furniture and fixtures specification, estimation, procurement and selection. 
  • Experience in preparing and writing reports, specifications, budgets and RFP’s.
  • Ability to mentor, train and organize the efforts of design professionals
  • Skilled in managing client expectations, team communication and consultant coordination
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and effective presentation skills.
  • Hands on proficiency with AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Willingness to travel Nationally on occasion.


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