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AECOM Senior Design Manager in Bogota, Colombia

Colombia - Distrito Capital, Bogota

Job Summary

AECOM is searching a Senior Design Manager for the management of the lead designer, all the technical disciplins and special consultants to comply with the project objectives.

Primary responsibilities and core functions, but not limited to the following:

  • Develops design programs in conjunction with Lead Designer and Discipline Leads and ensures execution of project deliverables are consistent with the Stadium Design Project Plan

  • Ensures discipline project teams under their management comply with Project Execution Plans, including design management, project management and BIM management plans, and are adhered to throughout the project delivery process

  • Confirms with Lead Designer co-ordination issues are resolved (Through use of task log or similar tracking tools)

  • Reviews scope of work, roles & responsibilities, and deliverables prepared by discipline leads to check alignment and consistency with Client and contract requirements.

  • Organizes own and others work to achieve set deadlines

  • Contribute to design management input at early design phases and during the project

  • Reviews tender submissions for construction works, contributes to Tender Report prepared by PM

  • Manages the assigned team of Architects, Engineers and Technicians on a day to day basis and ensures design scope compliance is achieved throughout

  • Manages design scope on a large scale project or particular packages for large, complex projects ensuring project scope and objectives are met,

  • Promotes teamwork within design team (including the GDC), maintaining positive moral and instilling a productive culture within the team

  • Support Directors with operational responsibilities which includes development and implementing Technical Excellence initiatives, management of resources (HR), training initiatives (CPD)

  • Prepare technical requirements and responsibility matrix for each area of scope for sub-consultant contracts in conjunction with Discipline Leads to ensure all scope is accounted for

  • Plans for Safety in Design throughout all design stages of a project

  • Produce an integrated design schedule using MS Project or Primavera following liaison with all Design Team members including key milestones laid out by the client. Internal milestones, co-ordination sequences and delivery dates.

  • Monitor design progress and identify areas of risk / concern that are approaching

  • Holistic view of design deliverables, who they need to be prepared by and when they need to be delivered. Monitor Discipline Leads and Sub-Consultants.

  • Prepare progress reports in the necessary format as required by PM / Client

  • Monitor and collate comments from the client on design submission and manage responses from the Design Team

  • Track and monitor status of all comments affecting design stage and final close-out

Minimum Requirements

  • University degree in Architecture, Design Management or a relevant design discipline.

  • 10+ year experience with minimum of 2 years as a Design Manager or leader on structural engineering or design build projects.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 12+ year experience with minimum of 5 years as a Design Manager or leader on structural engineering or design build projects.

  • Excellent technical knowledge of multi-discipline A/E products & services

  • Proficient understanding of design & construction processes and interfaces between disciplines / trades

  • A good awareness of Autodesk Revit, Autodesk BIM 360 Glue, Navisworks, presentation software and managing projects in a BIM environment

  • Knowledgeable of Industry BIM standards, processes and general approaches

  • Schedules BIM model checks on projects according to established and company standards to ensure completeness of discipline models

  • Developed skills in the use a variety of software / media in the development, of presentations

  • Full understanding of Safety in Design requirements and able to communicate the principals with the design team.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Architecture and Design

Business Line PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Colombia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247519BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.