Project and Design Manager
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
•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.
•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
•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 a leading retail, distribution and marketing powerhouse for renowned brands in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors. A regional group, based in Dubai with development platforms and external consulting services in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Qatar, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria and India, the Chalhoub Group represents some of the finest international brands in the region.
Today, with coverage in 14 countries and expansion to neighbouring territories, as well as a portfolio of more than 280 luxury brands, the management of over 370 retail outlets and a growing workforce of over 6000 personnel - an appreciation of quality, excellence and luxury are the cornerstones of the Chalhoub Group.