Head, Designs and Product Development at ARM Hold Co.

Head, Designs and Product Development

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
  • Experience 12 years
  • Location Other
  • Job Field ICT / Computer&nbsp

Job Description

  • Ensure quality design and construction is of a consistent high quality across the Mixta Projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Detail the design and quality criteria that each country is expected to adhere to.
  • Create new project design concepts and coordinate with different units to ensure the concepts are executable – financially and technically.
  • Periodically audit construction sites to ensure that criteria is being upheld.
  • Organise, co-ordinate and control acceptance of completed construction items from supervisory adviser as per current regulations and processes of countries where the company operates.
  • Co-ordinate with Design and Construction team to resolve any design issue arising during construction.
  • Publish frequent reports for the senior management identifying major progress, quality and cost issues impacting the project.
  • Conduct regular project review based on pre-defined review architecture, including setting up relevant templates for review by the design team b) No. of issues raised by operations/sales team during the handover process (15%).
  • Violation to design quality: Number of quality non-conformance reports issues by construction team of irregularity with design plan (15%).
  • Violations to safety: No. of safety incidents which occurred on site during the year including a) near misses b) accidents c) fatal accidents (15%).
  • Adherence to budget– variance between actual and budget of function should not be greater than 15% (5%).
  • Number of days of trainings conducted on standardisation and compliance (10%).
  • Quality of training conducted on standardisation and compliance (10%).
  • Timeliness of deliverables – Percentage of deliverables that are delivered to the target audience as per the agreed deadlines (5%)
  • Quality of deliverables – Percentage of deliverables that meet or exceed expectation (5%)

Education and Experience:

  • Undergraduate and master’s degree or equivalent in construction, environmental design or architecture
  • Prior experience of managing multiple large construction and design projects
  • Minimum of 12 years’ cognate experience in an architectural firm or real estate company in similar role

Key Skills:

  • Sound understanding and interpretation of drawings.
  • Knowledge of key processes and phases in construction (Structure, M&E, Finishing)
  • Deep understanding of corporate functions like procurement and contracting, budget and planning, and de-bottlenecking other corporate processes.
  • History of strong leadership and proven track record for timely project delivery, management and cost control.
  • Sound knowledge in design, detailing, regulation and project implementation processes.
  • Proficient in creating and understanding a planning schedule and work break down structure.
  • Very detailed knowledge of material, equipment, logistics, storage and security.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and oral.
  • Strong ability to motivate, influence, negotiate and manage contractors.
  • Good interpersonal skills, effective coordination across firm leadership and ability to work with consultants and peers to review, direct and critique design proposals.
  • Gathers information nationally and internationally about what could be; visualises the future and assesses what needs to change; thinks strategically, considers wider effects thoroughly, including customers, shareholders and people; promotes and builds enthusiasm for the vision.
  • Balances the needs of the stakeholder triangle; assimilates and analyses relevant information; identifies core principles, and applies them consistently to decisions; identifies and mitigates risks; creative in providing solutions; owns decisions.
  • Outstanding people leadership and management skills. Ability to drive change management across the organization.
  • Sets milestones and timeframes to achieve objectives and operational requirements; determines priorities and allocates responsibilities and manages workflow; establishes measures and monitoring systems; monitors unit and individual performance, putting (joint) action plans in place to address areas of non-compliance; anticipates hurdles and has contingency plans to get around them.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to ARM Hold Co. on to apply