MEP Design Manager - Consultancy

United Arab Emirates  |  Permanent

Our Multi National Engineering Consultancy client has a new requirement for a well experienced MEP Design Manager to join their team in Dubai, UAE to work on new build projects in the Emirates and wider GCC. Projects will be new build, multi story structures. Successful candidates will have a proven background as an MEP Design Manager and have worked for a recognised Consultancy company previously. This role will be a client and stakeholder facing position and involve travel within the GCC to various projects and locations on a weekly basis.

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

Key Responsibilities:

Within this role you will be expected to:

  • Oversee all the project MEP Design and control the progress of the all the drawings, including project positioning, feasibility demonstration, conceptual design, architectural design, schematic design, construction drawings; carry out the technical feasibility study and provide basis for the decision-making on the strategical positioning of the whole project
  • Participate in work relating to important bidding, contract, material review, drawing review, quality review
  • Participates and assists in contract negotiations with contractors and consultants as required
  • Ensures that the designs drawings and technical specifications are in compliance with the company’s requirements, reports on variances and recommends approaches to bring the design drawing and documents into compliance
  • Ensure the design prepared by the consultants is as per the design briefs and withing the cost and quality parameters
  • Supervise the quality of construction drawings, check the consistency between the drawings and actual construction, solve design-related issues at construction site, handle major technical problems
  • Manage the design scheme and cost control during the preliminary phase of the project
  • Prepare technical evaluation of consultant tenders
  • Prepare project documentation including meeting minutes, drawings, tender documents, and budget approval request, etc.
  • Liaise and coordinate with external consultants, contractors, suppliers

MEP Design Manager Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or related field
  • Minimum 15 years of experience
  • Experience in multi storey new build projects is essential
  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of construction related processes, as well as industry practices
  • Requires excellent written and oral English communication skills for client and stakeholder engagement and management.
  • Familiarity with software packages typically associated with MEP Design
  • Flexibility to travel weekly within the GCC.

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

Date Posted: 13 Jun 2023

Status: Filled