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OKHA Interior Design Studio

OKHA is a Cape Town based interior design studio. We are creators of progressive, elegant furniture and lighting, as well as artisanal objects and contemporary floor art. Our design is inspired by an enquiring contemporary aesthetic and timeless classicism, with a deep respect for natural materials and traditional craftsmanship. We aim to be at the forefront of discerning modern living, and offer a fully comprehensive and bespoke interior design service.

Our Openings

PROJECT MANAGER AND SALES
Location: Cape Town
Category: Project Management, Design and Sales
Reports to: Directors and Senior Management
Job Summary:

Exacting and highly focused project management of all aspects of furniture sales, order and supply

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinating and securing sales of OKHA products by attending to RFP’s
  • Assist and manage all walk-in clients
  • Developing and maintaining a sales base/pipeline for OKHA
  • Interpret and understand the design brief and adequately recommend products and accessories
  • Managing of projects, i.e.
    • Costing,
    • Quoting,
    • Invoicing,
    • Orders, and Drawings
    • Quality Control of Manufactured items
  • Ensuring delivery in line with OKHA policy
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers ensuring best rates and terms
  • Interrogate and compare of all costs and quotes, ensuring conservative spending
  • Source new suppliers when necessary
  • Checking quality and accuracy on all product orders, at the factory and on delivery
  • Assist with elements of product development as and when necessary
  • Ensure the OKHA brand is represented in all aspects and areas of your work and presentation

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND CRITERIA

  • Excellent working knowledge of AutoCAD and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion
  • Ability to use a variety of media and software in the development and documentation of a design project
  • Ability to accurately understand and interpret instructions.•Understanding of the production process
  • The ability to demonstrate creative problem-solvingskills
  • Able to set and achieve deadlines and give regular updates on progress
  • Methodical, accurate and consistent attention to detail
  • Able to remain calm and work in pressurised environments
  • Self-motivatedand able to take responsibility
  • Demonstrate initiative and be pro-active towards daily tasks
  • Able to build good relationships at all levels both internally and externally
  • Team player

ADVANTAGEOUS CRITERIA

•Relevant Qualification and Experience

BEHAVIOURALCRITERIA

  • Flexible attitude
  • Able to demonstrate a high degree of professionalism
  • Strong sense of responsibility and accountability
  • Able to take instruction respectfully
If you think this opportunity is for you, please forward your CV to recruit@okha.com