Design Manager - Dubai

Are you looking to grow your career and join an experimental architecture firm working on exciting and award-winning projects globally? 

Our clients are looking for an experienced Design Manager to join their team in Dubai. They are ideally looking for someone who is experienced in working on retail and / or hospitality projects. 

The successful Design Manager will be offered: 

  • Working visa
  • Medical insurance 
  • Yearly bonuses
  • Regular in-house training and 1-1 mentoring with Associates / Directors
  • Career progression 
  • 25,000 - 30,000 AED (depending on experience) 

Experienced required:

  • 3+ years experience as a Design Manager
  • Experience with a GCC developer on retail and/or hospitality projects 
  • In-depth knowledge of design principles, building codes, regulations, and construction processes
  • Good leadership and project management skills, with the ability to multitask, prioritize, and delegate effectively
  • Strong communication, negotiation, and presentation abilities
  • Proficiency in relevant design software and tools, such as AutoCAD, Revit, SketchUp, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • A creative and strategic mindset, with a passion for innovation, sustainability, and delivering exceptional design outcomes
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Architecture, Engineering, or a related field
  • Driving license and access to own car to conduct site visits 

Design Manager responsibilities:

  • Ensure timely and successful completion of projects
  • Oversee the design process from conceptualization to implementation, ensuring adherence to project timelines and budget constraints
  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to develop innovative and practical design solutions that align with the company's vision and goals
  • Review and approve design concepts, drawings, and specifications to ensure compliance with regulations, industry standards, and client requirements
  • Conduct regular site visits and inspections to monitor the progress of design implementation and address any design-related issues or challenges
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the design team, fostering a culture of creativity, collaboration, and continuous improvement
  • Participate in client meetings and presentations to communicate design proposals, gather feedback, and make necessary adjustments to meet client expectations
  • Stay updated with the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in design and construction to incorporate innovative ideas and approaches into our projects

Working hours: 

As a Design Manager you will be required to work Monday to Friday between 9.00 AM - 6.00 PM 

Due to the high amount of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd which is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage.

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