Design Manager - 3D Projects

Chalhoub Group

Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP285-3950

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Who we are

We are a leading partner for luxury across the Middle East. With more than 600 stores, 300 brands and over 65 years of experience in the region, we have become a major player in the beauty, fashion and gift sectors, by offering service excellence to our partners and delighting all our customers. We are moving fast from a traditional distributor and retailer for luxury in the Middle East, to a hybrid retailer bringing luxury experiences to the fingertips of customers everywhere.

To fuel the next stage of our growth we are looking to build a world class team. From physical retail through to supply chain and customer loyalty, we aim to use technology and data to continuously improve every aspect of our operations. We are looking for top talent to join us on this journey of exploring new horizons together.

What you will be doing

You will be responsible for ensuring that projects' technical requirements are well extracted, properly communicated to the Design Team, and well represented in the project program. The job holder is also responsible for the quality control of the designing phase output.

Core responsibilities:

- Design and Tendering:
- Receive initial designs/RFPs from brands
- Review concept designs developed by team (where applicable)
- Ensure receipt of necessary mall approvals and MEP technical drawings
- Review construction drawings and finalise them
- Lead the development of the tender pack and submit to contracts

Project Monitoring:

- Overlook and guide the full project from a design point of view (selection of materials, technical solutions, etc.)
- Conduct frequent site visits and ensure construction team adherence to project design specifications
- Generate weekly reports on project progress both internally (3D) and externally (to clients)
- Represent the Brand as a local architect; implement and protect Brand identity Project


- Report on the SNAGS to contractors and ensure they addressed on time
- Business Development and Relationship Management: Maintain a good working relationship with malls' managements
- Manage client relationships and assist them on any design queries
- Scout for new suppliers and contractors and update vendor database Meet potential new clients and follow-up on leads


What you'll need to succeed

- University Degree in Architecture or Engineering / LEED GA and PMP certifications are a plus
- A minimum of 6 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years in a similar role
- Demonstrating Customer Centricity
- Developing and Engaging Team Members
- Program Management (M0260)
- Stakeholder Management Communicating Effectively
- Construction Legal Consulting
- Demonstrating Personal Resilience and Adapting to Change
- Driving Innovation, Being Inclusive, Client Relationship Management, Understanding and Developing Self, Judgment and Decision Making, Collaborating and Influencing with Respect and Trust, Demonstrating Strategic Vision, Driving Results, Business Orientation.

What we can offer you

With us, you will turn your aspirations into reality. We will help shape your journey through enriching experiences, learning and development opportunities and exposure to different assignments within your role or through internal mobility. Our Group offers diverse career paths for those who are extraordinary, every day.

We recognise the value that you bring, and we strive to provide a competitive benefits package which includes health care, child education contribution, remote and flexible working policies as well as exclusive employee discounts.

We Invite All Applicants to Apply

It Takes Diversity Of Thought, Culture, Background, Differing Abilities and Perspectives to truly Inspire, Exhilarate and Delight our customers. At Chalhoub Group, we are committed to inclusion and diversity.

We welcome all applicants to apply and be part of our exciting future. We ensure equal opportunity for all our applicants without regard to gender, age, race, religion, national origin or disability status.

Role: Design Manager

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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Design Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 18,500

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