Represent the firm in communications with the client on a regular basis and provide leadership and management of the design delivery and review process.
Ensure that the design process is implemented in accordance with the contract conditions.
Delegate design review tasks and overview the outputs by the architectural review team assigned to the specific project.
Manage the input of specialist design review team personnel (Interiors arch, Health Planning, Equipment planners, etc) and ensure their inputs are integrated with other team members.
Ensure that co-ordination with other design discipline review teams is carried out.
Interface with the client to convey progress of design reviews and obtain further design briefing clarification.
Interface with the client to manage their approvals of design packages in keeping with agreed project milestones and design programmes.
Report regularly on the design consultants performance and highlight any areas of concern along with recommendations for corrective action.
Report on the design consultants fulfillment of their design scope agreements and liabilities.
Assist the project QS team in evaluating the Variation orders/concession requests submitted by the design/contractor team, for client’s approval.
Identify the Long lead time material/design package submissions and obtain client approvals to avoid any delays to the works.
Attend and/or Chair design review meetings/workshops with design consultants as required to ensure that their performance is in line with agreed design programmes and design briefing documents.
Liaise with KEO site based Planning team when necessary to report on issues impacting the construction programme.
Report regularly on any aspect of design which may present a risk to the progressive contract programme completion.
Demonstrated knowledge of design, production, construction techniques, procedures, codes, and standards.
Demonstrated experience and capability in managing a large complex project from design through construction document production and construction administration with a multi-disciplined team.
Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive client relationship and professional firm image.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written.
Ability to organize, lead, and motivate people
Mature relationship building skills.
minimum of (15) years’ experience of broad-based architectural design experience, preferably in the region
Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture
LEED registration or equivalent highly regarded.
Membership of a professional Architectural association such as RIBA and/or AIA
KEO International Consultants is a global provider of total professional consulting solutions in the construction industry. Founded in 1964, the firm is internationally recognized as a dynamic and highly capable leader in the delivery of Planning, Architectural Design, Civil Engineering, Sustainability and Project Management Services. Our reputation continues as one of the most respected and reliable firms today gained through its total and consistent commitment to quality and client service.