Design Manager Jobs in Abu Dhabi – UAE at AECOM

Title: Design Manager

Company: AECOM

Location: Abu Dhabi – UAE

Type: Full Time

Category: Design/Web/Multimedia, Management

United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Job Summary Serves as a fully capable professional who plans, organizes and manages the design process to bring about the successful completion of small to medium scale projects. Core Tasks:  Develops design programmes in conjunction with Lead Designer and Discipline Leads and ensures execution of project deliverables are consistent with the Project Plan Ensures discipline project teams under their management comply with Project Execution Plans, including design management, project management and BIM management plans, and are adhered to throughout the project delivery process Manages design procedures – information exchange / issue logs / RFI s Schedules weekly design coordination meetings Confirms with Lead Designer co-ordination issues are resolved (Through use of task log or similar tracking tools) Reviews scope of work, roles & responsibilities, and deliverables prepared by discipline leads to check alignment and consistency with Client and contract requirements.

Assists the PM with controlling change Assists the PM with managing risk Responsible for periodic project progress reports to senior management Responsible for defining the quality budget and schedule for completing the technical quality review on deliverables  Core Accountabilities:  Develop & Maintain Design Management Plan Manage Design Scope and delivery Manage Tasks arising from coordination meetings Team Leadership (Project Level) Job




Organises own and others work to achieve set deadlines Responsible for the completeness & accuracy of own work. Takes accountability for own work Collaborates/communicates with team regarding design scope and scope compliance Communicates with clarity, purpose and accuracy Responsible for the preparation and compilation of design scope / status reporting to PM Developed knowledge of AECOM’s QMS procedures Attends client meetings scheduled, chaired & recorded by PM Confidently present work to colleagues, clients and stakeholders.

Contribute to design management input at early design phases and during the course of projects Reviews tender submissions for construction works, contributes to Tender Report prepared by PM  Managerial


Planning and monitoring others work to achieve set deadlines Mentoring junior team members Manages the assigned team of Architects, Engineers and Technicians on a day to day basis and ensures design scope compliance is achieved throughout Manages design scope on small to medium scale projects or particular packages for large projects ensuring project scope and objectives are met, Motivates team and facilitates them to bring ideas and solutions to the table Routinely interacts with clients, contractors and others using skills of persuasion and negotiation to resolve critical issues Promotes teamwork within design team (including the GDC), maintaining positive moral and instilling a productive culture within the team Support junior staff in activities to develop their technical excellence Ensures, directly and through subordinates, that project scope is completed and meets all requirements of the Design Brief  Commercial


Understands and implements project management principles and able to work within project budgets which includes fees and managing design to budget Contribute to preparation of bids Contribute to marketing and business development  Managing Sub-consultants:  Pre…