Project Manager

Right Advisors Pvt. Ltd
  • UAE
  • Confidential
  • 5-15 years
  • 13 Jul 2015

  • Project/ Program Management non IT

  • Retail
Job Description

Function / Department --Architecture

Reporting to - GM

Position Objective

The job holder will be responsible for participating in all retail project / site development phases from schematic design through construction inclduing conceptual and detailed planning, designing, material specification, contractor evaluation and finalization, site supervision and control. The job holder will also be responsible for renovation and maintenance of existing stores with regards to any civil, electrical, mechanical, plumbing and carpentry works.

Retail Format Design / Re-design

* Conceptualize / Redesign retail formats for the Concept in line with the customer, mall requirements and latest market trends

* Develop complete design for the showroom that will include a comprehensive floor plan, exterior elevations, interior elevations, A/c diffuse allocation, lightning, graphic imaging (3D Presentation) and all material selections and finishes

* Develop designs for all other features / utilities of the Mall or store such as building placement / orientation, parking lot layout / flow, service vehicle access

* Deliver detailed specifications and clear, concise, comprehensive, and complete engineering / interior drawings as required

* Ensure that all the designs and drawings are as per the company standards

* Assist in developing the zoning in the store as per the categories of products to be displayed by bearing in mind the principles of space management and profiles of the target consumers

* Conduct existing conditions surveys and prepare architectural base plans, sections, elevations and details as appropriate to document relevant conditions

Assist in detail development and assisting in researching products and systems that accomplish the design intent.

Site Project Management

* Assist in site selection and prepare the detailed survey report by performing on-site design services, interpreting drawings, specs, codes, standards, regulatory requirements, and carrying out field engineering work

* Assist in preparing detailed project plans for site development including project costing, timelines and development schedules and coordinate for approvals

* Assist in nomination, evaluation and appointment of consultants and contractors / suppliers / vendors including negotiation of rates and contractual terms and obligations

* Manage vendor relationships including conducting planning session with vendors and service providers and define project and performance expectations

* Assist in identifying and evaluating new products / solutions including material to be used bearing in mind quality and cost effectiveness

* Provide material specifications and oversee procurement of the material from suppliers

* Coordinate with external agencies like Architectural Consultants, Material suppliers, Construction agencies etc so as to ensure that the project is completed with in the scheduled time period in a efficient and effective way

* Supervise all the activities on-site and coordinate with Concept to regularly provide feedback on the progress of work/project

* Assist in guiding and managing the manpower deployed onsite including Supervisors and contractor labour

Technical Assistance

Assist in:

* Any construction and interior design related work in the existing stores and new stores

* Any electricity related work in the existing stores and new stores

* Any carpentry related work in the existing stores and new stores

* Any plumbing related work in the existing stores and new stores

* Assist in reviewing Civil / MEP (Mechanical Electrical Plumbing) drawings till completion

* Support on Territories on technical project completion

Cost Management

* Focus on cost for new territories

* Rate agreements on shop fit productions for scalable brands

Review local availability for territories eg lighting etc


* Keep oneself abreast about new shop fittings / elements and suggest material to be used Build and share knowledge of the latest retail design trends and computer aided technologies available


Graduate Degree in Applied Science / Civil / Construction Engineering.

AutoCAD, 3D Max, Photoshop Exposure to the latest building materials, building systems and interior trends through formal or informal training (on-the-job experience)


8 -- 10 years of Interior / Retail Store / Building designing and Project Management experience/ Job Location - Dubai

Job Posted By

Kritika Singh

About Organisation

Right Advisors Pvt. Ltd