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Job: Architect/Project Manager at Afriland Properties Plc

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Department:Projects design

General Description:
GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Reporting to the Head, Projects Design, the Architect would be responsible for the overall coordination, design, preparation, and delivery of architectural drawings and project management

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Preparation of architectural drawings for all projects
Creating building designs and highly detailed drawings both by hand and via specialist computer-aided design (CAD) applications.
Assess and advise on property procurement
Plan, design and supervise the implementation of Branch upgrades
Plan, design and oversee implementation of New Branch roll out
Plan, design and oversee implementation of special projects
Carry out design reviews and amendments where necessary
Review the preliminary/prototype design to accommodate end-users input
Responsible for thorough scoping and assessment of projects
Ensure all architectural projects are completed with the desired quality, on time, and within budget
Ensure that vendors are held liable to correct any defective work at no additional cost to the firm.
Design and oversee the construction of buildings or upgrade to existing buildings
Work closely with other professionals such as building service engineers, construction managers, quantity surveyors, and estate valuers to achieve client requirements
Ensuring that reported maintenance works are appropriately assessed and scoped
Site visitations and submission of reports promptly.
Follow up with all stakeholders to ensure that contractors report to a site at the agreed date and that work is well supervised to deliver total quality
Monitor the implementation of projects in line with agreed TAT, Quality, and Cost
Visit construction sites as required
Attend to Facility Management and specific maintenance job requests and supervise the implementation
Monitoring of defects liability periods for projects executed
Maintain timeliness and accuracy of all mandatory reports and projects update
Efficient management and oversight of assigned facilities
Ensure delivery of projects to specifications, within budget, and within timelines/construction duration
Ensure that contractors are paid as at when due to avoid delays in the project
Work with other departments if required to ensure deliverables are met

SKILLS/ATTRIBUTES

Project management
Attention to detail
Client-focused
Strong communication skills
Innovation
Stakeholders’ management
Ability to work under pressure
Good budgetary skills
Good process flow analysis skills
Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
Strong decision-making skills
Ability to explain design ideas clearly
Ability to analyze complex problems and proffer solutions

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS

Graduate degree in architecture (minimum of Second class lower)
A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience in a similar role/business environment
Effective use of AutoCAD and Revit and 3D rendering
Ability to do Interior 3D designs and rendering with evidence of previous works in this regard
Ability to use other graphic software such as photoshop to enhance 3Ds and architectural designs
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Suite Package – Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and MS Visio
Proficiency in the use of MS Project
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Good process flow analysis skills
Practical skills in construction quality and safety – A minimum of 5 years of experience in construction and contractor management
Project & Facility management tools
Member of the Nigerian Institute of Architect and Architects Registration Council of Nigeria will be an added advantage
Good budgetary skills
Good process flow analysis skills
Ability to prioritize and plan effectively
Strong decision-making skills
Ability to explain design ideas clearly
Ability to analyze complex problems and proffer solutions


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