Design Manager (International)

at Mace Group
Published July 20, 2022
Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Category Engineering  
Job Type Full Time  
Salary Unit Hour


Overall responsibility for design management on a project for a high-profile client, including interaction/coordination with construction, commercial, programme, procurement, and control functions.

Your responsibilities will include:

Devising and implementing a design management strategy for the project, including the establishment of appropriate KPIs.

Monitoring and reporting on the performance of the design teams and providing reports on a monthly basis.

Reviewing the design team RFPs and advise on any scope gaps.

Advising on consultant selection and appointment.

Managing the concept design consultant/lead consultant preparation of the concept design and its subsequent validation by others.

Managing the lead consultant in the preparation of the schematic design, detailed design, tender documents, issued for construction drawings, etc.

Overseeing the main contractor engineering works submissions and supervision consultant’s review and approvals process.

Identify and manage design-associated risks, mitigation strategies, and/or escalation.

Identifying the need for additional resources and recommendations.

Managing the stakeholders’ approvals of the design and samples.

Ensuring design management is consistent across project components and phases.

About you

You have a degree or national diploma in civil engineering, or architecture. You have client-facing experience as design manager of a large complex, multi-phase project. You have work experience in the United Arab Emirates, with knowledge of statutory approvals for development and civil defence

You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated teams. You will have the ability to make sound decisions and demonstrate reasoning and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace have to offer.


Degree or national diploma in civil engineering

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