Global Design Engagement Lead

4 weeks ago by

Website Fisher & Paykel

Fisher & Paykel is an iconic New Zealand brand, a global company with a strong local heritage. Our origins inspire our culture of curiosity and passion to develop solutions designed around people – these are some of the core elements that make us unique.

We are driven by our values of being trusted, sustainably minded, innovative, generous, and curious. As a team we take a collaborative approach and have a working environment where all ideas are heard, evaluated, and tested against our leading goal – to be the world's most human-centred appliance brand.

Join us as the Global Design Engagement Lead at Fisher & Paykel Appliances based at our Design Centre Campus in East Tāmaki and with a presence at our flagship Global Experience Centre in the fringe CBD, Auckland, New Zealand.

Lead and implement the strategy to grow Fisher & Paykel Appliances to be the number one luxury appliance brand globally through effective engagement with Specifier, Designer and Architect communities in all markets, increasing F&P’s market share and delivering profitable growth in both the short and long term.

With you will be a team of people that are genuinely passionate about the work they do and take pride in enhancing our brand awareness on a global stage. This exciting and varied leadership opportunity sits within the Global Marketing team and collaborates strongly with Brand and all FPA markets across Australasia, North America, Asia and UK/Europe.

About Us

Fisher & Paykel Appliances has been at the forefront of innovation in home appliances for close to 90 years. We are renowned for our commitment to design excellence, user-centered innovation, and sustainable practices. Our luxury appliances are designed and engineered to seamlessly integrate into people's lives, bringing moments of delight through intuitive functionality and luxury aesthetics.

The Role

The Global Design Engagement Lead is primarily responsible for leading the development of F&P, Haier, DCS global Specifier, Designer & Architecture (SDA) marketing and engagement direction – strategy and delivery.

In this highly cross functional role, you will closely partner with our global Design Development Managers (DDMs) and provide support to drive consistent engagement and communication.

In this capacity you will also be responsible for the operational performance of our Experience Centres globally; developing, implementing and evolving global best practice in each location, and supporting all markets to build, lead, and develops high performing teams representing the highest of standards for brand experience.

As a creative thinker with a result orientated mindset, you will effectively lead your team through project plans with a process-driven approach, with active collaboration from key stakeholders globally to deliver executional excellence and timely outcomes.

That’s the role, so who are you?

You will be a forward focused thinker with impeccable design sensitivities. With a proven background in a Senior Marketing role, and with undoubted credibility with amongst your peers. Demonstrating a track record of successfully executing marketing strategies that influenced brand position, market share and profitable growth (ideally within a large global organisation and working on premium brands).

This role has a big focus on delivery, it requires someone with an expert knowledge of the design journey from concept design through to project completion, and experience partnering with and influencing the Specifier, Designer & Architecture/ Builder industry.

You will be a people person, adept in leading, guiding and mentoring your team members and cross functional departments. To be successful you will need energy to take ownership, demonstrate thought leadership and to articulate the F&P vision. Equally important is the right attitude.

What we offer

Exposure to a global market, excellent personal development, growth and progression opportunities within our global business. Generous product discounts for yourself, friends & family. Membership to our superannuation scheme. Access to our leading Whanau/Family leave offering. Beautiful workspaces with the best appliances we can offer at your fingertips, free parking at our Design Centre, and an on-site subsidised café. A fun, supportive and down-to-earth working environment.

Coupled with great leadership and backed by a world leading heritage brand that is consistently ranked as one of New Zealand’s most Trusted Brands… year after year.


If this exciting Global Leadership Role resonates, we’d love to see you apply. Please include your CV and a cover letter.

From the grandest of ideas to the smallest of details, every day we're turning our passion into performance and improving life through good design.

Here at Fisher & Paykel we're passionate about our customers and we care about the details. It's this passion that inspires us towards reaching our goal – to become the most human-centred appliance brand in the world.

To apply for this job email your details to