People and Operations Manager
People and Operations Manager

People and Operations Manager

High-end Interior Design

Up to £65,000 + bonus

Office-based in Chelsea

We are super excited to be collaborating with an amazing Interior Design scale-up to search for their first People and Operations Manager. The studio run 5-6 custom, bespoke projects per year, at a budget of upwards of £150 per sq ft, projects are a combination of commercial and residential interior design.

This role is really going to be the glue within the business to keep projects, operations, and People running smoothly. The role requires a highly motivated and organised individual with experience of managing an interior design studio.


The role:

  • Operations- Ensure efficient day-to-day operations of the studio. Define and track KPIs to ensure the Design team’s operational efficiency.
  • People Management– Establishing and evolving People Policies and procedures. Monitor and report on monthly team resources.
  • Talent Management– Establishing recruitment processes. Selecting and headhunting talent.
  • Contract Management- Administer contracts with clients, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Project Finances – Monitor and manage finances specific to each project. Coordinate effectively between the procurement team, clients, and suppliers to ensure timely and on-budget project completion


  • Experience within a similar role within high-end luxury/ creative industries (Interior design preferred)
  • Previous experience managing teams - Organised, inspiring, and capable of motivating and empowering a design team
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen and brings relevant experience to the role
  • A passion for the design industry, an understanding of the high-end luxury market and experience in what the design process entails.

Role details:

  • Base salary of up to £65,000
  • Annual bonus.
  • 5-days a week in office in the heart of Chelsea (stunning offices, as you can imagine!)
  • Flex-hybrid options on Fridays.

Please reach out to apply for more information.

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£55,000 - £65,000