Job description

Archibat HR Asia is looking for a Senior Project Manager for an International Architecture Design Company to be based in their Dubai office. 
Role Description:
Project management:
– As PM, lead projects with annual revenue of $3M+ in gross billings. This revenue target to be adjusted accordingly for those holding leadership positions (Region Leader, Design Leader,Practice Leader, etc.) with dual responsibilities.
– Participate in the identification of key services to be provided, including the coordination and agreement on scope of services, fees, deliverables and schedule for all disciplines on all projects.
– Lead the team members to perform needed services for the successful project.
– Schedule, facilitate, and document meetings with staff and clients related to the project
– Coordinate with Regional Office Leader,Regional Design Leader and Regional Practice Leader to ensure that the project team is supported with relevant design expertise and information
– Attend workshops and Meetings with US team as needed, participate in forums, presentations and other global exposure as needed.
– Ensure that complete and accurate client and project information are input into Vision, such as project data, client objectives, scope of services, project and fee budgets, and update as necessary.
– Develop a complete project plan in Planifi to include project schedule, phase milestones; and project staffing, and update as necessary. Monitor and update at frequent intervals. 
– Achieve a minimum of 10% profit goal on all projects. x. Meet all project budgets and deadlines.
– Ensure Quality Assurance processes are maintained on all projects.
– Ensure Quality Control reviews are completed and signed off at each phase on all project’s.
– Ensure all project deliverables are prepared in accordance with DLR Group design and production protocols.
– Deliver project design and services with zero claims.
– Review project progress, including schedule, budget and financial performance, on a weekly. basis. xvi. Manage, issue and approve invoices as needed
– Manage client’s project expectations of contracted design services throughout the project. xviii. Ensure that no services are performed until client approval is obtained.
Bids/Proposals support:
– Support business development initiatives by participating in the RFQ, RFP and interview process. ii. Advise the BDL and Regional Sector Leader (RSL) on Go / No Go decisions.
– Participate in the negotiation and development of client contract and the preparation of the Owner / Architect Agreement.
– Participate in negotiation of consultants’ scope of services and fees and the preparation of the Architect/
Consultant Agreements.
Develop and expand client relationships to broaden pursuit opportunities and increase project wins. 
Develop Fee and Scope proposals based on coordination with discipline leaders.
– Bachelor or Master Degrees in Interior Design or Architecture Design.
– 10+yrs exp working for internationally known design firms.
– Prior exp working in Middle East Regions.
– Strong Portfolio in large scale hospitality and residential projects globally and locally.
– Strong Project Management Skills, knowledgeable of locally authority codes/ approval requirement for ME region.
– Excellent communication and presentation skills in English.
Position is to be based in Dubai.

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