Design Coordinator - Main Contractor

United Arab Emirates  |  Permanent

Our Multi National Main Contracting client has a new requirement for a well experienced, all round Design Coordinator to join their team in Dubai, UAE to work on a variety of new build projects in the Emirates. Successful candidates will have a proven background as a Design Coordinator in the UAE and the wider GCC and a proven background working in a recognised Main Contracting Company.

This role is available for immediate joining and is a direct hire, permanent placement with our client.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare design documents, shop drawings & write specifications.
  • Scrutinize tender drawings, documents and requirements to prepares proposals and RFIs
  • Deals with vendors, suppliers and contractors. Review design needs with suppliers to determine who can provide the best service
  • Consider materials, effects and costs, with suppliers and subcontractors and arrange samples and specs for approval.
  • Prepares necessary drawings for Authorities and Client approval.
  • Prepare working drawings and specifications for construction.
  • Prepares project trackers, weekly progress reports and meeting minutes to be submitted to Client/Consultant
  • Collaborate design with professional and technical consultants (MEP, Structures, ID)
  • Regular site inspections, a close cooperation with the site supervisors and the sub-contractors and an elaborate follow-up with the project manager and the client

Design Coordinator Experience:

  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Architecture, Engineering or related
  • 5+ years of post-qualification experience in a similar capacity
  • Demonstrable expertise in Design Coordination for commercial, residential, hospitality and mixed use projects
  • Good knowledge and experience in working in recognised engineering or Main Contracting companies
  • Strong Design capabilities in Revit and other design softwares
  • Proven ability to manage multiple workstreams and projects concurrently
  • Able to work independently and work under pressure
  • Self-motivated, able to prioritise work with target-oriented approach
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written
  • UAE driving license is essential

Interested candidates are invited to share their up to date CV and details directly to for further review and process

Date Posted: 15 Mar 2023

Status: Filled