Integration - Senior Manager Interior Design


Company Type

Primary Location

DEU-Hessen-Eschborn-Frankfurt-Eschborn Global DesignView on map

Posting Date

Jul 18, 2017

Job Category

Global Design




Full-time Yes Management


Integration - Senior Manager Interior Design, Europe
Reports to: Sr. Director, Design Management
Band: Blue
Grade: 52

Position Summary:

The Senior Manager Interior Design, Europe provides and manages all aspects of franchised, managed or corporate interior design services for new construction, renovation and conversion projects across all hotel brands in Europe and has a strategic goal focus.


The Senior Manager Interior Design, Europe is responsible for multiple Marriott brands and new-build and renovation projects throughout the Europe region.

Location requirements:  Europe Office – Eschborn, Germany

Language Requirements:  High proficiency (speaking, reading and writing) in English is required. Proficiency in other European languages is preferred.

Travel Requirements:  40 % business travel required.

Marriott International offers you the opportunity to find the hospitality job and career journey that’s right for you. With more than 5700 properties and 30 brands you’ll find us in your neighborhood and in more than 110 countries across the globe. Find Your World™ at Marriott.


 Expected Contributions:

Global Design / Interior Design Leadership:

Manages the complete design process and documentation package for interior design of a hotel project commensurate with the hotel brand image of excellence in quality of design and aesthetic appeal gaining the trust and respect of both internal and external customers

Review and comment on interior design drawings and specifications submitted by Interior Design consultants within the time constraints, ensuring that the designs are brand compliant and on strategy for all areas of existing and new development hotel projects.

Assist operating hotels with preparing renovation plans, assisting to define scope of works and design briefs

Assess existing properties for potential conversion to Marriott brands and prepare Property Improvement Plans

Responsible to review and authorize payment for work orders.

Solicits proposals, negotiates contracts, and monitors performance

Makes recommendations for development or improvement of processes

Reviews and approves mock-up rooms based on brand requirements

Performs final implementation (punch list) review to ensure compliance with brand concepts and standards

Assists (Senior) Design Director(s) in managing project budget, schedule and personnel requirements

Support design team working with owner, property managers and consultants to prepare successful presentations and prepare for the Continent Design Review meeting to obtain continent executive approval.

Represents the division, both internally and externally, in interior design issues

Mentors design team members to facilitate professional growth


Financial and Accounting Management

Manage and work within professional fee and expense budgets


Owner Relations

Liaise with designers, owners, franchisees and hotels on renovation projects; from presentation of briefs, detailed reviews of designs and standards to ensure compliance to Brand strategies/standards, specifications and budget, through concept and schematic design, design development, construction and pre-opening phases.

Conducts and leads onsite reviews, surveys and meetings with Operations and Owners

Candidate Profile/ Key Talents and Experience Desired:


Minimum 10 years´ experience in the design field in total, preferably in the hospitality design industry.

Experience with new builds, conversions and renovation projects

Strong background in FF&E selection and specification



Knowledgeable about innovation & trends both in & outside of industry

Strong business acumen

Problem solving  & creative solution skills

Ability to build & maintain strong working relationships

Customer service focus

Ability to negotiate and be flexible when appropriate

Strong organizational skills & ability to manage multiple priorities & resources

Expert written & verbal communications skills


Multi-task oriented

Strong project management skills.

Strong presentation skills

Sales orientation

Understands architecture documents and contract documents

Knowledge of FF&E specification software

Proficient in using Microsoft Office,  scheduling,  project & database mgmt. software (e.g., Microsoft Project, AutoCad, Bluebeam, Adobe)


Education and Professional Certification:

Baccalaureate degree from an accredited Interior Design program preferred - equivalent industry experience will be considered.

Professional accreditation and/or association membership preferred.



Marriott International is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. Marriott International does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

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