Project and Design Manager

Chalhoub Group
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP285-43
Chalhoub Group

The Role

The Role

Job Summary

Reporting to the General Manager, the Project and Design Manager is responsible for the management of multiple simultaneous designs and projects, across the region. She/he is involved in the animation and coaching of dedicated teams of professionals who ensure consistent high quality and timely deliverables.

In their endeavor to excellence, the fundamental values all our employees must possess are Commitment, Integrity, Empathy and Flexibility

Main Responsibilities

•Domain focus
•Prepare the annual scope of work for the domain and organizing for adequate resources and know how
•Discuss and defining their deployment plans with brand owners or representatives or operators
•Ensure that the team has the information and ability to execute the projects in line with client expectations.
•Survey competitors, their concept implementations, quality, and the service suppliers.
•Client relationship
•Regular business review with clients/ brands
•Yearly pre-budget meetings with clients
•Producing yearly project book by project type, providing project report and post mortem.
•Ensuring all required information for project database is provided to the client
•Quality control
•Validation of initial scope of work and allocation of resources.
•Validation of design and layout prior submission
•Regular monitoring and inspection of project progress, quality and adherence to budget.
•Validation of any subsequent modification or alternative
•Validation of snags list
•Man management and coaching
•Involvement in the recruitment process
•Managing and coaching the domain project team(s)
•Involved in the annual appraisal of own team members



The ideal candidate will:

Be A fluent Arabic Speaker

Have Degree in Architecture or Interior Design

Have a minimum of 7 years post qualification experience

Will have a strong Retail portfolio

Will have gained work experience outside of the Middle East Region.

About the Company

About the Company

The Chalhoub Group is the leading partner for luxury across the Middle East since 1955. As an expert in retail, distribution and marketing services based in Dubai, the group has become a major player in the fashion, beauty and gift sectors regionally.

By blending its Middle East expertise and intimate knowledge of luxury, Chalhoub Group is building brands in the region, by offering service excellence to all its partners and a unique experience to its customers through its passionate teams.

With a growing workforce of more than 9,000 people, implemented in 14 countries, as well as the operating of over 470 retail outlets, the group’s success is attributed to its most valued asset of highly skilled and dedicated teams. Professionalism and passion are what fuel the Chalhoub Group’s competitive edge in today’s market.

By being committed to implementing sustainable practices into their business, the Chalhoub Group has been awarded in 2013 the CSR Label from the Dubai Chamber of Commerce.
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