Senior Design Manager - Retail

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Job Description

The opportunity
Project: This is an opportunity to work on one of the largest programmes in Saudi Arabia. This unique project consists of major mixed-use development including sports facilities, entertainment, and arts along with all associated infrastructure.
Mace is one of the delivery partners requiring high-calibre and experienced professionals to lead integrated teams throughout each phase of the project.
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 the preparation of RFP/ITT packages.

  • Advising on consultant selection and appointment.

  • Evaluation of consultant variations and claims in connection with design.

  • Reviewing consultant and/or contractor design submissions and progress reports.

  • Oversight and participating in key design and technical review workshops.

  • Challenging and supporting the design teams to ensure design solutions are optimized.

  • Utilizing company resources efficiently to accomplish assigned work.

  • Identifying and managing design-associated risks, mitigation strategies, and/or escalation.

About you
You have relevant sector-specific knowledge, including industry standards and terms of reference, you have knowledge of RIBA or other international Plans of Work, and alignment with WBS, you have the experience of BIM and BIMM requirements over project lifecycle and WBS, you have the ability to interrogate programmes and critical path, understanding of client governance requirements for design stage approvals.
You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You must have experience in programme or project management equating quality and value with the individual clients and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.
Apply now for a confidential discussion.

Job Source:

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