Director, Design and Construction
Headquarters - others
DUBAI, Northern UAE, United Arab Emirates
منذ 2 يوم
source : Accor Hotels

Job Level

Job Fixed-term contract : No Status Full Time Anticipated Start Date 01-09-2019


Level of Education Bachelor / Licence Areas of study Building, Architecture Professional experiences 6 to 10 years Languages essential English Optional languages Arabic

French (Working level)

Essential and optional requirements

  • A bachelor's degree in Architecture / Interior Design or a related field is required for this position
  • Must have an excellent communication, relationship and networking skills
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills to convey design ideas to client and vendors
  • Should be organized and have a keen attention to detail
  • Should be able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Key tasks

    The Director, Design and Construction is responsible for the coordination and development of all aspects of hotel design and construction to ensure that Brand design standards are provided to the design consultants in a timely manner.

    He / She ensures that the design and construction programs are complete within agreed time frames and design criteria are established at project commencement.

    Main Responsibilities :

  • Prepare, update and revise area summary, design briefs, operating criteria, design standards and outline of consultant scope of responsibilities.
  • Participate and direct consultants through schematic design, design development, construction documents, construction and post- opening deficiency phase.
  • Assist in the preparation of preliminary project budget and participate in Value Engineering process to assure that overall budget is adhered to.
  • Assist in the selection of all consultants, including definition of scope of services and fee negotiations.
  • Meet with consultants to review Design Brief and Operating Criteria, Design Standards and Construction Budget. Review consultants' responsibilities, sources of direction, budget control, reporting functions, etc.
  • Co-ordinate and develop budgeting cost control, design alternatives, schedules, etc.
  • Provide detailed direction to the specialist consultants, i.e. kitchen and laundry designers, telephone, audio visual, acoustic, computers, etc.
  • Direct the preparation of detailed layout drawings of all hotel back of the house areas, including offices, maintenance, housekeeping, etc.
  • Direct interior designers and architects in the preparation of detailed layouts for all public areas.
  • Review and comment on all drawings and specifications submitted by various consultants within the time constraints of the design program.
  • Comment on suggested methods of construction and construction schedules, etc.
  • Co-ordinate all documents to ensure inclusion of hotel design standards and operating criteria.
  • Review final documents including drawings, specifications, budgets, operating pro-formas, etc.
  • Review interior designers’ loose furnishings for public areas and guestrooms. Consider alternates and finalize construction documents.
  • Assist in coordination of model guestrooms to resolve construction details, quality and alternates. Carry out final inspection of model rooms prior to installation of loose furnishings.
  • Review and approve shop drawings for specialist items, i.e. front desk millwork.
  • Review and approve samples of all materials as required.
  • Assist in implementing detailed systems of inspection of all work carried out on-site
  • Assist in final inspection of all areas, including kitchen and laundry equipment in conjunction with consultants. Monitor deficiency lists to assure timely completion.
  • Attend design and construction meetings as required to assist in resolution of problems, expedite construction and co-ordinate with FF&E installation.
  • Assist in preparation of FF&E installation schedule and coordinate with construction program and hotel staffing / pre opening requirements.
  • Provide to owners, detailed monthly reports including budget, outstanding design issues and construction progress as requested.
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