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Parsons Corporation Design Manager - Luxury Hospitality in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons KAFD is looking for an amazingly talented Design Manager - Luxury Hospitality to join our team!

In this role, you will join a professional engineering, construction, and cost management team that is involved in multiple projects in the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD). KAFD is a master plan development positioned to become Riyadh’s new Central Business District that combines a real estate development of approximately 850,000 sqm of office space, 115,000 GLA of retail, 1,200 residential units, 5-star Hotels, and 600 hospitality keys. KAFD is set to be the main enabler of the KSA 2030 vision.

Under the direction of the Project Director, leads design management activities for a large luxury hospitality project in accordance with the project schedule. This includes directing and coordinating consultant activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all design related activities for the project.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Review all design submittals to ensure they meet project and contract requirements.

  • Collaborates with the Project Director to establish project schedule and budget and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements. Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.

  • Collaborates with the Project Director to determine the number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.

  • Chairs weekly design meetings and workshops; prepares and submits summary of design progress and pending issues to Project Director.

  • Submits weekly and monthly reports to the client and responds to client issues and expectations.

  • Assists the Project Director in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and consultants. Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities. Documents and executes changes in the scope of the project.

  • Anticipates problems and works with the client, architects/engineers, subconsultants, and Project managers to identify and implement corrective actions.

  • Keeps client and Project Manager informed of the day-to-day activities of the project.

  • Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as appropriate.

What Required Skills You Will Bring;

  • Bachelor's Degree in architecture / interior design (or equivalent) and typically 10+ years’ related work experience with luxury hospitality projects

  • A proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communication skills, and familiarity with industry practices and regulations are required

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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