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Food Strategy is on the move and growing exponentially. As Australia's leaders in hospitality, foodservice and restaurant design and consultancy it's time to take our company to the next level on the national stage. Our wide variety of
clients and projects will keep your creativity buzzing as no two projects are the same.
Based in our modern offices on the north side of Brisbane, Food Strategy provides specialised commercial design and consultancy to restaurants, food production factories, franchise groups, grocery, mining camps, aged care facilities, cafes, shopping centers, bakeries, butchers and more. We work closely with architects who value our unique design services in their projects.

Start: immediately

Location:  Food Strategy Head Office: 167 Pickering St Enoggera Q 4051

Salary: full time salary + performance bonus +  company vehicle. Ongoing renewal options thereafter. Long-term position. Salary commensurate with experience and knowledge.

Standard working hours: Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 5:00pm and Fridays 8:30am to 3:00pm. However in the event of client deadlines you may occasionally be required to stay past those times to get the project over the line. You and your team's performance standards will be paramount.

Note: Due to the the uniqueness of our design systems and the commitment Food Strategy will make towards your employment, please only apply if your intentions are long-term and committed. 

Who: We are looking for an experienced interior designer with Revit skills to drive our interior design team and systems to the next level of design excellence. Somone who thinks like a leader, an articulate communicator who thrives on team targets, chasing goals, quality performance and outcomes while facilitating the growth vision of our company. 
Someone who can develop our growing existing systems locally and in the cloud while ensuring our sales and performance targets are met. A person who understands the links between 3 key factors that enable a successfully completed project and why each one is important to a great project outcome:
  1. Client visions and expectations
  2. Design integrity
  3. Construction quality
As you will also be enjoying and learning the unique benefits of the food industry we suggest that you also LOVE FOOD! This could be your dream job If you have solid experience for the software program 'Revit' and have a flare for interior design while having a keen desire to constantly develop our team in the exciting and growing food industry. 

Our design and admin teams are young and energetic who strive for quality. We have a close knit team who think on their feet, are energetic and love what they do. Team culture is important to us and your role will be key to a thriving and high achieving team.
With a savvy, hardworking and responsible ethic, we will be able to trust and rely on you to work autonomously and use initiative to facilitate the smooth running of our office using established systems. Deadlines are vital to our clients so a 'can do' attitude will keep them and your team happy. 

You will support the Director and design team while facilitating the values and strategic vision of Food Strategy. You will have a positive, pleasant personality and can assimilate with clients and staff on a day to day basis. Your aim is to be proactive and efficient to help co-ordinate the smooth running of our design studios and embrace our valued clients with exemplary customer support using leadership and encouragement.
Key Criteria:
  • 3-5 years interior design experience in retail, commercial or shopfitting design.
  • Proficient in CAD & BIM software and manual techniques using specifically REVIT Architecture.
  • Flair for interior design solutions, concepts and presentations for retail and commercial clients.
  • Intermediate understanding of interior design / architectural conventions, structural, mechanical and construction aspects.
  • Ability to complete full sets of working drawings in allocated time frames and mentor your team to achieve same.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics & produce presentation drawings.
  • Ability to problem solve and create ideas.
  • Understand and implement the valuable use of productive time targets on each project.
  • Understanding of project management and co-ordination
  • Exceptional written and verbal skills in communication and documentation. 
  • Highly efficient keyboard speed and accuracy relating to the job.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of materials & finishes.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Skills in concept design and development.
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in interior design or architecture or construction design.
  • Ability to meet time frames and targets using excellent time management practices.
  • Ability to take direction and implement the company's strategies and policies without exception.
  • Valid driver's licence to drive company vehicles as required.
  • High level of efficiency and organisation while leading your team.
  • Driven to achieve customer and company values, quality and outcomes.
Advantageous if you have experience in:
  • 3DS Max, Photoshop CS4, Adobe InDesign CS4, commercial kitchen or shopfitting design, 
Personal attributes. Must have:
  • The ability to self check your work and that of others to a perfectionist's level of accuracy
  • Experience in a leadership or management role preferred or have the ability to demonstrate leadership attributes of a high performing team.
  • A "can do"mindset with a sharing, supportive and positive personality.
  • Ability to work independently and responsibly in an open plan office environment and lead by example.
  • Professional and polished personal presentation and the ability to communicate and articulate with clients and staff via various methods.
  • An acceptance of all cultural and race differences due to the range of backgrounds and food cuisines our clients offer.
  • Must be an Australian citizen with permanent residency (no working visas).
  • Unquestionable values in honesty, integrity, respect.
  • Seeking a long term career at Food Strategy.

Our office is usually closed during the Xmas period for varying time frames.  Therefore you will need to ensure your holiday accruals are taken into account for this time.
Food Strategy is a non-smoking work place. Due to health considerations, client and employee comfort, and ongoing professional and quality presentation of our brand in the industry; no smoking is permitted during working hours, in company cars, in view of clients or suppliers or on Food Strategy premises. Smokers are welcome however please consider our working conditions before applying.
If your application is successful you will be required to present your portfolio, undergo skills testing, sign a declaration and complete a personal interview.
To be fair to genuine applicants, please don't apply if you intend taking up University offers that will affect your full time working status : At interview stage you will be asked to sign a declaration accordingly.  
Staff training and recruitment is a cost to our business and a commitment from our team therefore your honesty will be valued.
Please check our location on the map and your daily travel arrangements before you apply. We suggest you be conveniently located to the office so you can be punctual, fresh and motivated to enjoy every day. 

Please accept our apologies that we can only reply to successful applicants.  

A bit more about Food Strategy:
Food Strategy Australia New Zealand specialises in design, consultancy and project solutions to the hospitality industry. We also have a separate logistics warehouse for procurement and delivery of catering equipment for our client's projects. 
Our boutique style office is located at 'The Hall' 167 Pickering St Enoggera Qld.  We have plenty of parking for staff and clients. 

Our projects include production kitchens, restaurants, pubs, clubs, hospitals, aged care, grocers, butchers, bakeries and franchise groups. 
We enjoy team building adventures and relevant industry training opportunities such as seminars, trade shows and cross training networks. 
The design aspect of hospitality is an exciting industry. We have a close knit team who think on their feet, are energetic and love what they do. Team culture and goal achievement is important to us.
Our mission is to provide our employees with a supportive & honest work environment - where everyone can dedicate themselves to providing clients with exceptional workmanship and professional integrity while working at a high performing level. 
We value relationships and leadership using 3 disciplines :  Operational excellence, customer relationships, product leadership. If this aligns with who you are check out our website to know more about us. 

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