Head of Interior Design Jobs in Dubai – UAE at Al-Futtaim

Title: Head of Interior Design

Company: Al-Futtaim

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Design/Web/Multimedia

Head of Interior Design | AFGRE | Dubai, UAE

Location: Dubai, AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: [[76500]]

No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Job Title Head of Interior Design

Reports to Director – Design & Development

Department AFGRE Mixed-Use Development & Design


The role will focus on effectively managing the design process and design consultants, and to oversee and make successful the entire design process from pre-concept design stage through final design and for construction documentation, including the selection of designers.


Pre-qualification and selection of design consultants

Assess the market

Define and assess specific requirements

Define qualification and evaluation criteria

Develop relevant interview process and questionnaires

Interview candidates

Assess and compare presentations

Make recommendations for selection of designers

Defining design scope and other relevant contribution to the creation, running, close-out of good design agreements, contracts and control of design costs.

Define and assess DFC requirements

Convert requirements to unambiguous and specific design scope clauses, specific deliverables, etc.

Review and ensure completeness of design scope internally

Review and ensure that combinations of different design scopes do not overlap and do not create ‘design gaps’

Review designs received (on-going) against the design scope

Assess progress and performance and make recommendations for payments to designers

Take action to resolve any situations where designers are in default of their design scope

Vary design scope as and when required but with analysis and agreement and control of the consequences (cost and time)

Make final assessment when design scope is completed/fulfilled and secure all final deliverables before closing-off the agreement

Create appropriate correspondence/records of all transactions

Coordination of different DFC requirements (owner’s vision, development, design, construction) into the designs

Procure or make agreed definitions of all DFC requirements

Assess those requirements for mutual compatibility in respect of design

Iterate until reaching a set of requirements mutually compatible in respect of design

Redefine these requirements if and when they change

Put these requirements into design scopes

Review designs against (latest) DFC requirements

Coordination and interf…


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