Charterhouse is working with an international consulting firm involved in major construction projects worldwide. They are looking to hire a Design Manager to join their team in Saudi Arabia.
About the role
You will oversee the team of Senior Discipline Engineers of the project management team, evaluating and endorsing the variation orders/concession requests. You will also attend all design meetings, including with clients. You will review and ensure the corrections and incorporation of all revisions on all drawings and documents.
In this role, you will coordinate with offices across the region for technical support required to ensure the accuracy and completion of the design, along with monitoring the performance of the design consultants. You are responsible for reviewing the project strategy and providing recommendations to the client. You will pre-qualify contractors and recommend a bidders’ list. You will be responsible for all project documents to ensure they are controlled, recorded and filed as per contact requirements.
The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s Degree in architecture with at least 15+ years of design management experience. You should have working knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and an excellent command of English both written and verbal, along with strong communication and presentation skills. The successful candidate should have the ability to simultaneously manage multiple project deadlines in a fast paced environment with a good understanding of design procedure. Registration with an architectural body is highly preferred (e.g. RIBA).