Aga Khan University Design Manager Jobs in Uganda

Aga Khan University Design Manager Jobs in Uganda


  • Chartered in 1983, Aga Khan University (AKU) is a private, autonomous and self-governing international university, with 13 teaching sites in 6 countries over three continents

  • Reporting to the Project Director, the Design Manager will assist the Project Director with managing projects in the Projects Office.

  • This will include design management of projects undertaken by an external Consultant team as well as the architectural design and management of projects undertaken in-house. .

    Tasks and Responsibilities

    • This will include project design, planning, ensuring adherence to the design schedule and specified technical and quality requirements.

    • Lead in the production of schematic design, design development and construction documents in consultation with Users.

    • Prepare project feasibilities and review documents for quality control evaluation to ensure optimal utilization of resources to achieve the organizational goals

    • Review new projects for compliance with the master plan to ensure smooth integration of the project.

    • Plan, coordinate and maintain project design schedules.

    • Ensure close out documentation and project archives are completed.

    • Attend regular meeting with clients, consultants, contractors and other, specialist to build strategic relationships with key stakeholders

    • Lead the quality assurance team during construction

    • Actively seek new design and construction methods.

    • Oversees in-house construction phases of
    projects.

    • Managing an in-house team and assigning tasks and responsibilities.

    • Lead the quality assurance team during construction.

    Education, Skills and Experience

    • Applicants should have a Bachelor's degree in Architecture.

    • Be eligible for registration with the Architects Registration Board of Uganda. Proficient in AutoCAD, REVIT and equivalent software.

    • Have a minimum of 10 years work experience with a reputable organization, at least five years of which must be outside Uganda.

    • Have evidence based experience of working through all architectural stages from concept design to construction execution and supervision.

    How to Apply

  • Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent by email to

  • hr.ug@aku.edu so as to reach not later than 27 March 2020.

  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted.


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