Design Manager - Real Estate

Madinet Nasr for Housing and Development - Nasr City, Cairo

Applicants for
1 open position
Experience Needed:
More than 12 years
Career Level:
Job Type:
Full Time
Education Level:
MBA at least
Arabic, English
1 open position
About the Job
  • Review & approve all Architectural & non-architectural construction documents (Drawings, BOQ's and Specs) in coordination with in-house teams/ outsource consultants.
  • Review & approve all Architectural & non-architectural construction documents for permits and construction for all projects.
  • Manage the Preparation of all documents and drawings needed for permits and/or authorities approvals for all projects.
  • Supply another department (Developments, Sales, Controls ... etc.) with all required data.
  • Follow up external consultants & performing necessary revision for the specifications to assure quality and their adequacy with general standards.
  • Responsible to reply and technically respond to all sites (RFI)’s for projects running under construction.
  • Prepare, review, approve design management documents (RFPs, time schedules, milestones, reports … etc.).
  • Prepare periodical Progress Reports and Analysis schedules to monitor works progress with External Consultants.
  • Coordinate projects data and reports with other Disciplines / Departments.
  • Prepare Presentations concerning Projects status and works follow up.
  • Participate Value Engineering Studies and recommendations for Projects under design as well as Projects under construction.
  • Carry out Technical Evaluations for received Offers from External Consultants.
  • Manage and direct consultants, as required, to meet the design and project concept requirements, closely monitor consultant activities.
  • Manage all design processes, with local & international consultants.
  • Review, approve and guarantee all Architectural & non-architectural construction documents for permits and construction for all projects.
  • Prepare RFPs and contracts for different consultants.
  • Reply and technically respond to all sites Request for Information (RFI)’s for projects running under construction.
  • Attend all progress meetings, and take decisions within the authority.
  • Review and provide comments on consultant drawings and ensure timely completion of scope in accordance to project concept requirements.
  • Coordinate and work very closely with different departments who have a direct/indirect link to the projects.
  • Responsible for the contract administration and execution of the nominated consultants.
  • Perform Value Engineering on Design packages and obtain approvals.
  • Fully responsible for design activities assigned by the direct manager.
Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree in Architectural Engineering.
  • Minimum 12 years of experience, (last 5 years in a management position).
  • MBA holder and/or Certified Project Manager are preferred.
  • Proven track record in design management that includes retail, mixed-use and residential compounds projects.
  • Solid experience in dealing with well-known and/ or international Architectural consultants.
  • A meticulous / High level of accuracy.
  • Value Engineering skills.
  • Excellent managerial and project management skills.
  • Intellectual designer with good innovation & analytical thinking skills.
  • Free hand sketching, Photoshop, Auto Cad & Power Point.
  • Strong ability to review & check architectural plan for accuracy.
About this Company

Madinet Nasr for Housing & Development (MNHD) is a leading real estate development company in Egypt. MNHD was founded in 1959 as a public company before being offered on the Egyptian Exchange through an IPO in 1995.

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