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Assistant Design Manager
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POSITION: Assistant Design Manager


Summary Description

·         This position shall provide support to the design manager for delivery of a Project(s)

·         To provide technical oversight and assistance for all phases of the construction project and ensuring that specifications are being followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget

·         Draft, review or recommend any design related documents as required

·         Provide progress reports as and when required

·         Attendance at relevant meetings

Main Responsibilities  (This is not the complete list)

·      Ensure and review design compliance related to Projects

·      Manage and review performance of various consultants and Consultants in terms of design

·      Review and recommend upon various designs throughout the lifetime of a project

·      Apply international design standards across various projects

·      Help develops a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of project following a logical pattern for utilisation of resources

·      Selects and coordinates work of stakeholders working on various phases of the project

·      Assist the Design manager with overseeing the performance of all trade Consultants and reviews architectural and engineering drawings to make sure that all specifications and regulations are being followed

·      Assist the Design Manager with overseeing the administration of construction contracts and ensuring all necessary permits and licenses are obtained

·      Tracks and controls construction schedule and associated costs to achieve completion of project within time and monies allocated

Education & Experience

·         University degree from a recognised university in an appropriate field such as Engineering or Architecture or equivalent

·         Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken

·         Driver’s Licence

·         Evidence of suitable professional qualification CEng or equivalent along with master degree and Arabic language skills is preferable

·         Minimum of 8 years post graduate experience with experience in major infrastructure projects or programmes; preference will be given to roads, aviation, structures or rail related experience

·         Experience of technical reviews and technically excellent in design coordination

·         Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multidisciplinary projects

·         In-depth knowledge of design procedures

·         Technically proficient in all aspects of design both pre and post contract

·         Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures, both internally and with various project stakeholders