Job SummaryThe Senior Project Manager is a senior member of the building design services team in design center He is responsible for the management of building design projects of high complexity, including team management, schedule and cost control, quality management, risk management and client management throughout the design project lifecycle He is accountable for the delivery of building design projects of high complexity in accordance with project budgets and schedules while satisfying all technical and quality projects requirements While doing so, the jobholder is the main client counterpart and ensures client requirements are handled in a professional manner, while maintaining a positive and reputable company image in all interactions He shall stay abreast of the latest trends and developments in the project management space and adopt best project management practices, where applicableKEY RESPONSIBILITIES AREAS AND ACTIVITIES OF THE ROLE Manage complex building design projects, including schedule and cost control, team management, client management and risk management Develop project management plans, including schedule baselines, project scope baselines, man-hour estimates, quality plans, budgets and risk plans for building design projects of high complexity Develop scope baseline, detailed work breakdown structures, project activities and critical path charts for building design projects of high complexity Provide input on project procurement needs, including external specialty suppliers, as needed Lead internal and external project kick-off meetings and ensure stakeholders are aligned Manage the design teams during the execution of design projects across all design stages, including concept design, schematic design, draft final design and construction documents Coordinate with technical design team leaders for addressing clients technical issues, reviewing designs, obtaining approvals, etc for building design projects of high complexity Lead the coordination with other design departments to integrate designs at all stages (eg Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Transportation, etc) for building design projects of high complexity Support QS with preparation of tender documents, such as BOQs, specifications, Conditions of Contract, etc Manage sub-consultants and ensure deliverables are in accordance with scope, schedule and budget Make sure that quality assurance procedure is applied promptly for all deliverables and make sure that the quality of design deliverables are consistent with K&A standards Manage design verification, peer reviews and other quality control activities Lead design validation and reviews with client counterparts and authorities, as needed Provide support during the tender process, including managing bid queries, support in evaluation of bids and support of clients during the negotiation and award process, as needed Support during the supervision stage, as needed, including responding to contractors RFIs and solving design conflicts, in coordination with local design support teams Work with design support in Geographies to support projects, such as client coordination, authorities approvals Liaise with the Contracts Department to resolve any contractual issues for complex projects, as needed Manage changes in project scope, potential risks and contingency plans, as needed Guide the preparation of invoices for K&A s deliverables, in coordination with Resident Managers and local Finance teams Prepare periodic project progress reports, raising major issues to the Director Senior Manager - Project Management and the Architecture & Planning Project Control UnitQUALIFICATIONS Bachelor s Degree in Architecture or Engineering Master s Degree in Architecture, Engineering or Business Administration is preferred PMP certificationSKILLS Knowledge of building and architectural design Solid knowledge in all aspects of project management Excellent knowledge of project management software Strong budget and financial management skills Strong analytical and problem solving capabilities Good understanding of quality control and risk management Excellent communication skills Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of stakeholders, including senior management, clients and various departments Proficiency in spoken and written English; Arabic and French are an advantageEXPERIENCE TO EXECUTE THIS ROLE 15+ years of experience in the Building & Architectural Design Industry in a top tier regional multinational engineering consultancy firm Minimum 5 years of experience in project management especially in building design projects Strong experience and track record in managing large and complex building design projects within one or more specializations (residential, hospitality, retail, commercial, healthcare, specialty facilities, education, sports and recreation) Significant experience within the Middle East
Eligibility:Bachelor of Architecture(Architect ure).
Industry:Engineering Design & Consulting
Function:Site Engineering / Projects
Deadline:07th Aug 2024
Analytical, Manager Quality Control, Healthcare, PMP, Architectural design, Team management