Architect / Design Coordinator (High-rise) – Upto AED 25K + Benefits

sition : Architect / Design Coordinator (High-rise)

Location: Dubai

Sakary : Upto AED 25K + Benefits

Reports to GM

Company Type: Developer

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Filter Criteria:

Must be able to speak in Arabic

Must have minimum 10 years of Project Coordination/Management experience

  • Receiving and reviewing detailed shop drawing on the project from the site delivery team.
  • Monitoring and controlling changes / variations
  • Facilitating effective communication and action as main point of contact between the client and site delivery team.
  • Respond to contractor’s RFI’s.
  • Coordinate and solve site issues with the Consultant and Contractors
  • Ensuring the site delivery team receives the necessary information in a timely way.
  • Establishing a mechanism to ensure collaborative problem solving with the project team, this will involve regular dialogue with contractors.
  • Attending meetings and ensure minutes are actioned in a timely manner.
  • Identify and report site issues
  • Establishing formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the client
  • To coordinate and implement the plan, execute his duties to the highest possible standards. It is expected that his role will ensure the sound people and project management.

9 thoughts on “Architect / Design Coordinator (High-rise) – Upto AED 25K + Benefits

  1. Samy Abdelhamid says:

    Samy Abdelhamid, PMP, LEED Green Assoc.
    Address: Makkah – Saudi Arabia
    Mobile: +966 552666920 (KSA), Mobile: +201093300060 (Egypt), Email:

    Senior Architect – Construction Firm

    Career Snapshot
    A competent architectural professional, working as Senior Architect / ID Coordinator & offers 12 years international experience in architectural aspects of construction projects including design, specifications, shop drawings, materials, and provide overall guidance in areas of budgets to meet project milestones.

    Competency Highlights
    Proven ability to manage, create, develop and implement all architectural, interior design aspects of construction projects
    Demonstrated capability in producing detailed workings for shop drawings
    Integrating engineering element into unified design
    Interfacing with architects, ID designers & consultants for release of drawings & to prepare building plans as per specifications and international norms such as NFPA & IBC.
    Managing different work groups from designers, engineers, and project managers using professional management standers as a PMP certified.
    Demonstrating the knowledge and understanding of green building practices and principles needed to support the use of the LEED Green Building Rating System as a LEED Green Assoc. certified.
    Verifiable record in managing the engineering works of sup-contractors, specialists and other professionals
    Conducting periodic on-site observation of work during construction & monitor compliance with plans
    Experienced in resolving problems and issues that arise during construction
    Coordinate with construction, structure and MEP to oversee the shop drawings and execution of the project
    Ability to communicate at all levels within the organization and good problem solving & analytical skills
    Possess detailed knowledge of interior decoration with high level art education.
    Ability to work efficiently as a part of team in demanding work environments, meet deadlines financial budgets and achieve targets & schedules.

    Professional Milestones

    Drake & Scull Construction KSA, Makkah, Saudi Arabia
    Senior Architect (Oct 2012 to date)
    (Reporting to the Engineering Manager & leading an internal team of 7 including 3 Junior Architects & 4 Senior Draughtsmen and external teams of 9 sub-contractor’s companies with their staff)

    As Senior Architect / ID Coordinator, Engineering & Technical Office for main contractor side Joint Venture between
    [ Saudi Arabian Construction Company (ACC) & Drake & Scull Construction (DSC) ]

    Project type: Hospitality / Retail
    Project: JODP – Jabal Omar Development Project, Phase- 3 in Makkah, Saudi Arabia with project value US$ 800 Million
    Project Scope: Consisting of two zones (N01&N06A) includes two 5-Stars Hotels “HILTON” (in the towers H01A and H02Z) with 42 levels of 2070 m² each, connected by bridge on its highest level (40 m wide approx.) and tow 3-Stars Hotel “DOUBLE TREE” (in two towers H01B & H01C) with 33 levels of 900 m² each and tow Podiums P01N with 10 levels of approximately 14000 m² each and Podium P06A with 5 levels of approximately 8000 m² each. Both podium connected in ground floor and including the Main Atrium, Hotels entrances, Hotels Public area, Commercial Centre, Car Parking and public water tank on the lowest level.
    Job Profile:
    Oversee the Shop Drawings and Engineering of JODP – Jabal Omar Development Project–Phase- 3 as per the Key Result Areas:
    • Lead internal and external teams, integrating engineering elements and Coordinating between Arch, ID, MEP and Structure for the production of detailed Architecture & ID workings shop drawings into unified design.
    • Create sketches, details, sections, elevations and schedules required for shop drawings production or design processes.
    • Lead, guide and manage the engineering works of sup-contractors, specialists and other professionals.
    • Receive and Review new revisions of IFC and design Arch. or ID Drawings, reports and specifications submitted at each stage of the construction to ensure completeness, correctness and compliance to original scope, specifications and norms.
    • Manage raising and reply any related to architecture, ID works RFIs, letters or any other official correspondence to consultant, client or sub-contractors and follow up on project documentation
    • Receive Operators and Client requirements to resolve Arch. & ID designs conflicts with project Scope, Schedule and budget.
    • Coordinate the materials and mock-up sample to gain approvals.
    • Attend coordination meetings with project consultants, designers, subcontractors, specialists to lead the coordination processes and discuss & resolve problems relating to project construction
    • Conduct periodic on-site observation of work during construction to monitor compliance with plans.
    • Interface with client, understand their needs and update them periodically on project status.
    • Effectively managed, supervised, & coordinated all engineering activities & analysed project cost to optimize resources.

    • Produced and gain approval for around 2500 Arch., ID shop drawings sheets by internal, external teams.
    • Review and coordinate more than 3000 MEP shop drawings and 1000 Structure shop drawings.
    • Successfully raised and resolve over 500 RFI’s and 300 Letter.
    • Made significant contribution to around 600 scope changes processes for commercial use.
    • Held over 200 coordination meeting to finalize project milestones and overseen project work.

    Saudi Oger Ltd., Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Coordinator (Oct 2010- Oct 2012)
    (Reported to the Construction Manager, lead an internal team of 11 including 3 site engineers & 8 Senior Forman’s and external teams of 2 sub-contractor’s companies with their staff)

    As Coordinator, spearheaded construction activity at site in conjunction with construction and engineering teams for main contractor side [ Saudi Oger Ltd. ]

    Project type: Educational
    Project: PNUW – Princes Noura University for Women It is one of the ten largest universities in the world and the largest university for women in the world, It has over 42,000 students in 15 colleges and the several housing buildings and 3 million sq. meter built up area , project value US$ 3.200 Million .
    Project Scope: Execution and construction for science / arts college buildings no. 1.2.1 & 1.2.2, responsibility for package includes doors- fire doors, smoke doors, doors security system, stainless steel, galvanize steel, false ceiling, gypsum board partitions, glazing, glass partitions, decorative wood, stone cladding, floor finishes up to project handover to client Saudi Arabia Ministry of High Education

    Job Profile:
    • Executed complete packages of finishing works from initiation to close out and handover to client.
    • Raise, attend and gain approval of the Inspection requests
    • Monitored and Controlled sub-contractor performance & ensured adherence to all requirements of applicable codes, specifications, & contract drawings.
    • Followed up on material production and tracked project progress as per schedule.
    • Undertaken daily site checks to ensure conformance to quality & safety norms and as per the budgeted costs.
    • Organised client meetings to finalise project details.
    • Conducted review meeting with the project team to track project progress.
    • Prepared and raised to the Construction Manager the replies on related non-conformance reports NCR’s
    • Coordinated with construction manager, architect, structure and MEP for project execution
    • Created work schedules, Cost estimation and resources histogram.
    • Ensured that project complied with International and local regulations as well as revised project design as necessary,
    • Managed change orders and obtained required approvals,

    • Improved the cost control codes & effectively updated the cost logs to keep and maintain as per budgeted amounts
    • Excution quintity of 15000L.m st.steel handrails, 10000 sq.m flooring, 20000 sq.m cladding, 9000 sq.m false ceiling, 2000 sq.m glass partition, & 7000 doors
    • Ensured project completion within the budget and time limits, as per international quality standards set and to the satisfaction of clients.

    Sub-contract to Saudi Binladin Group, Saudi Arabia
    Site Architect (Oct 2007- Oct 2010)
    (Reported to the Section Engineer & led a team of 150 Forman’s and Labours )

    As Site Architect spearheaded project execution & finalised project milestones for sub-contractor side [4Walls Construction] under management of Saudi Binladin group

    Project Type: Retail / Religious
    Project: Aoun Al Jouaa – Culture / Mixed-Use Center, Kaseem, Saudi Arabia project value US$ 15 Million (2007-2009)
    Project Scope: Construction of the largest mixed use center of Al Kaseem area with library, shopping area, healthcare club, swimming pool, mosque with 10.000 person’s prayer area capacity & 80 Lm height of minarets.

    Job Profile:
    • Designs and Shop drawings production for the sake of project execution as necessary.
    • Execute & Inspect internal and external finishing works of both Mall area and Mosque.
    • Execution of Granite flooring, marble cladding, water jet, gypsum false ceiling and GRC works.
    • Responsible applying with any site instructions.
    • Organised client meetings to understand project requirements and update on the project status.
    • Conducted detailed monitoring of quality assurance process.
    • Motivated staff to improve productivity to complete targets within set deadlines.
    • Prepared project budget and monitored project to optimise on resources & minimise the project costs.
    • Made noteworthy efforts to keep within financial budgets and deadlines.
    • Effectively supervised work on site, increased productivity, & maintained a successful track record of satisfactory work and punctual delivery.

    • Successfully executed 10.000 sq. meter of block works with full responsibility to obtain approvals for the entire block works inspections and materials, 500 sq. meter of schools entrance steel structure false ceiling.
    • Successfully executed, monitored, controlled, contracts administrate and bills for 50.000 sq. meter from granite, marble of walls cladding and flooring, water jet, gypsum false ceiling and GRC works

    MISR Consulting Engineers, Cairo, Egypt
    Junior Design Architect (May 2005- Oct 2007)
    (Reported to the Design Manager)

    As Junior Design Architect, create, assist and involved in various types of projects designs and presentations.

    Projects Type: Retail / Housing / Environmental / Interiors
    • Design of Environmental area (Valley of Whales) – UNESCO World Heritage Site in desert of Fayoum, Egypt
    • Design of 5 Villas with full Architecture and 3D presentation
    • Envelope design and 3D presentation of commercial center in Yemen
    • 3D presentation of Hospital in Syrian
    • Design and built 3 TV Studios for (ABC) Channel in Egypt
    • Royal Palace Entrance, Riyadh, KSA, design, modeling and presentation

    Job Profile:
    • Design, assisted & work for various types of projects such as hospital, commercial center, royal palace, & housing as well as environmental and sustainable projects.
    • Communicated with the client about prospective ideas.
    • Organised brainstorming sessions for creative design planning & developed models by hand and/or by utilizing CAD computer software.
    • Present design proposals and Interacted with other designers and architects.
    • Fit-out designs and graphic presentations.
    • Handled presentations and design concept used CAD 2D and 3D drawings.
    • Create, sharing and implements more than 10 deferent projects Architecture and interior design concepts.
    • Create more than 15 projects 3D models and graphic presentations.

    Educational Credentials
    Bachelor’s Degree in Arts / Science- Architecture, Faculty of Fine Arts, Department of Architecture, Helwan University, Egypt (2005)

    Degree evaluated by World Education Services (WES) as a Canadian Equivalency Bachelor of Architecture .

    Project Management Professional – PMP / Number: 1862925 / valid up to Oct. 2018
    LEED Green Associate. / Number: 11019945 / valid up to MAY 2018

    Professional Development
    Completed Project Management Professional Certification programme (2014)
    Underwent training on applying risk management in mega construction projects (2011)
    Attended training module on supervising development for projects site execution, conducted by the Arab Contractors Osman Ahmed Osman & Co. ( 2002, 2003, & 2004)

    Professional Memberships
    Member – Egyptian Syndicate of Engineers
    Member – Saudi Council of Engineers
    Member – Project Management Institute

    Personal Details

    Date of Birth: 9th Aug1983
    Language Proficiency: English & Arabic
    Computer Skills: MS Office, AutoCAD, Adobe Photoshop, Revit, ArchiCAD, & 3D Studio MAX
    Nationality: Egyptian
    Military Service: Fulfilled mandatory requirements

  2. Ali Al Aridhi says:

    Dear Sir,

    I am writing to express my interest in the Opening position with your company. I am also very excited about the possibility of working for a reputable and growing company like yours where I will have the opportunity to work on architectural design and planning in a professional setting.

    With my degree in Architecture and my hands-on experience in this field, I am confident that I have those specific qualities that you are looking for in a candidate.

    I appreciate your consideration of my application and look forward to further discussing this opportunity with you in person. Please feel free to contact me anytime to arrange an interview.

    Yours sincerely,

    Resume is Below,
    Personal information:
    Name:Ali A Al-Aridhi
    Date of Birth: Feb/26/1980
    Mobile: +971 (529296461)
    Nationality: Iraqi
    Others: Living in DUBAI under Employment Visa / UAE/ USA driving license w/transportation
    Architect With +13 years experience in architectural engineering, I have exceptional skills and experience in
    planning, detailing, designing and coordinating projects both in the public and private sectors. My excellent
    communication, public relations, problem solving and leadership skills, combined with my deep knowledge
    of construction and architectural codes and UAE building regulations, m
    1. B.Sc. Degree in architectural Engineering, Baghdad University, 2002-2003.
    2. High Diploma in Site management (Quality control), Baghdad University 2006.
    3. ACI Course in Concrete.
    Core Qualifications
     Great-reaching knowledge of supervising and managing various architectural projects
     Adept at applying architectural principles from conception to implementation
     Sound understanding of architectural and building codes and regulation
     Ability to efficiently delegate responsibilities to architectural staff
     Adept at meeting often inflexible project deadlines
     Comprehensive communications and organizational skills
     Exceptional knowledge and proficiency with AutoCAD and 3d MAX software.
     Profound knowledge and ability to use computer software, including Microsoft Word and
     In-depth ability to direct the work of a group of architectural designers or project
     Strong knowledge of architectural and building materials; costs, codes, and construction
     Sound knowledge of structural, electrical, and mechanical engineering as related to
    Project Architect
    Golden Square Engineering Consultant.
    Dubai- UAE
    Feb 2015 – Present (2 year)
    Develop and manage key aspects of numerous
    Responsible for creating key information regarding the design, specifications, materials and Shop Fittings to
    ensure top level client service.
    Cross-collaborate with the Visual Merchandising and other graphics teams to e
    are met.
    Accurately estimate costs, schedules and other elements associated with construction projects.
    Oversee the production of construction documents, drawings, and specifications.
    Review architectural documents and the p
    Liaise with the, contractors and ensuring the smooth running of every day operations.
    Serve as the key project Architect responsible for all communication, client relations and vendor/work
    management, ensuring on time and top quality project deli
    – Al Ghrairur residential building 2B+G+7+R in Al MAnkool area
    – Flaknaz Residential building 2B+G+7+R in Al Qusais.
    – Al JADAF Residential building

    Project architect (Manager)
    Jan 2012- Jan 2015 (3 Year DUBAI.
    Prepare information regarding design, specifications, materials and equipment
    Estimate costs and schedules and other elements associated with construction projects. Develop design
    ideas and create design presentations.
    Direct the production of construction documents, drawings, and specifications.
    Organize client and team meetings.
    Coordinate schedules and workloads.
    Review architectural documents for potential conflict with all discipline
    Direct the production of construction documents, drawings and specifications
    Generally act as the leading individual contributor and coordinator of design problem
    Project :
    – Four season Hotel DIFC
    – Blue water Hotel JBR
    high profile residential projects
    nsure key project milestones
    roduction of construction documents, drawings and

    Project architect (Manager)
    ALMCO General Construction Company
    March 2008- Jan 2012 ( West Qurna, Iraq)
    Responsibilities include managing the design department in coordination with engineering & contracts
    manager, consisting of Architects, Structural engineers & MEP engineers with draughtsman.
    develop the design for project as an architectural & MEP and obtain all the necessary approvals and building
    permits along with the necessary approvals from the 3rd party consultant if required. Generate the design
    drawings and consultant’s drawings and send to the construction team, checking integrity and quality of the
    design, give support to current projects at site.
    Preparation and supervision of all construction drawings (Civil & MEP) at the site.
    Check the constructability of Architectural, civil, MEP, steel /cladding drawings.
    Discuss the methods of statements for various activities and issuing the construction drawings to the site
    engineers, checking the shop drawings of all subcontractors and coordinate with MEP, Architectural &
    Structural steel and others.
    Attend all the meetings (with client, consultant, subcontractors, site engineers, management in the main
    office, for coordination purpose).
    Supervise the preparation of all shop drawings (Architectural & Structural).
    Provide the concrete substructure & superstructure design. Full drawings development of the assigned
    projects. Check for the compatibility of the Architectural, civil, MEP, steel /cladding drawings & design.
    Projects: Residential Building, villa, houses, commercial, recreational, and petrol station, housing schemes,
    commercial tower.
    Architect Engineer
    TIGRIS RIVER BANK Design and general contracting
    Aug. 2003 – Feb2008 (Baghdad –Iraq)
    -Responsible for: The design and development of layouts, starting from Concept design, master plan stage
    and developing all the design and details drawings.
    – Managed: All engineering projects, mainly camps and compounds containing various functions including
    accommodation and indoor and outdoor recreation facilities, offices, public and service areas and the
    associated landscape areas.
    – Additional Responsibility: followed up and supervised some of the Humanitarian affairs which the
    company was involved in inside and outside the country

  3. Mubariz says:

    Hello My name iz Mubariz.I am from Azerbayjan.I am architector .

  4. I’m an Architect with 11 years of experience in UAE. Participated in wide range of projects including high rise, residential, commercial, mixed use, retail, hospitality, health care, educational & public buildings. Through these years I was involved in almost all Processes related to architecture; including concept design, design development, authorities’ liaison, tendering, technical & site supervision. I’ve worked for multinational firms dealing with VIP clients either first class developers or Royalties, and looking forward to put all my skills & experience in the service of your respectful company in order to be an effective member of your team.

  5. Ashraf says:

    This position is fully compatible for me and in lind with my past experience , i am currently in AbuHabi
    Ready to transfer to dubai emmediately , i have my own visa , if will gove advantage to me ,

  6. Kamiya Varshney says:

    How to apply for this job? I have tried sending email but it bounce back.

  7. Zein Makhzoum says:

    Dear Sir;

    Please consider this letter as an application for the position of an Interior Designer at your company. My degree in Interior Architect combined with my 9 years + experience makes me a perfect candidate for this position. I am excited at the prospect of putting my creative skills and energy to work with a leading company.

  8. Senior Interior designer

  9. I have Real Estate business experience I have experience in manpower as wall

Apply only if the role is 70% match to your previous job role . Due to shortage of time/resources only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.-

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