Senior Design Manager

at Mace Group
Published September 11, 2023
Expires October 11, 2023
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  
Working Hours 40
Salary Unit Hour


Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all the criteria below, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation. Should you require any adjustments to assist during the application/hiring process please advise us.

Project: Mace is providing project management services on a large mixed-use regeneration development in Abu Dhabi. The site will have commercial workplaces and retail units along with the public realm.

Experience working in the United Arab Emirates is essential for client approval.

Your responsibilities will include:

Managing and ensuring design management is consistent across projects, or phases.

Ensuring design management function is aligned with other PMC functional targets.

Ensuring that reporting and progress reporting are aligned with PMC reporting requirements.

Monitoring, reviewing, and reporting on consultant’s and/or contractor design progress.

Ensuring designs are developed in compliance with project briefs.

Ensuring consultants are fulfilling contractual obligations for scope and deliverables.

Ensuring design consultants are working to ensure projects are on time, and on budget.

Ensuring BIM management is integral to the programme and ongoing.

Ensuring scope change is monitored and managed in accordance with change protocols.

Ensuring client and 3rd party reviews are scheduled and aligned with programme.

Ensuring client and statutory Approvals are built into programme.

Ensuring detailed and/or peer reviews are scheduled if required.

Ensuring value engineering workshops are scheduled and participated in.

Managing constructability reviews are scheduled and participated in.

Managing the preparation of consultant scopes and project briefs.

Supporting procurement in preparation of RFP/ITT packages.

Advising on consultant selection and appointment.

About you

You have a relevant degree in construction management, engineering or architecture, chartered/registered member of a relevant institution (e.g. RIBA/CIOB), experience in high-end tower construction, relevant sector-specific knowledge, including industry standards and terms of reference, knowledge of RIBA, or other international plans of work, and alignment with WBS, the experience of BIM and BIMM requirements over project lifecycle and WBS, ability to interrogate programmes and critical path, experience in preparation of project briefs, scopes of service and RFP/ITT issue, knowledge of industry standards for measurement; BUA, GFA, NIA, GIFA etc.

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