Architect at The Place

The Place - We are a fast growing, world class, and dynamic, multi-billion Nigerian conglomerates, established and managed by a team of professionals with decades of management consulting and accounting experience/ training from Arthur Andersen (now KPMG in Nigeria). We are presently into restaurants, hotel, and nightclubbing. We are opening new outlets in Lagos and looking for high-flying individual who shares the values of hard work, commitment and integrity and places high premium on personal development and career growth. Job SummaryProvide technical support to project Implementation team with regards to drawings and designs. Suggest innovative, practical, cost effective beautiful and creative design components and idea and follow through with implementation for restaurant and club beatification. Job also involves sourcing for new service providers, cheaper building materials, effective and efficient approach to building, and proffering solutions to recurring maintenance/ construction problems. Other ResponsibilitiesConvert thoughts and concepts from project sponsor (and based on past experience, agreed standards, own new approved suggestions/ innovation and situation on ground) into drawings, thoroughly, completely and accurately, with minimal corrections/ iterations from supervisorEnsure drawings have all relevant details, implementable, cost effective and adhere to requirementsEnsure drawings are detailed, reader-friendly enough to speak for themselves, with little or no need for verbal explanation for service provider that is serving us for the first timeConduct site visits to gain better appreciation of projects and identify grey areas to be addressed in drawings, to ensure all detailed issues are reflected and little or no variation needed during constructionUpdate drawings with review comments ensuring completeness and accuracyDevelop detailed to-dos required to execute and implement approved drawingsPrepare and submit periodic progress status reportsCompile and submit lessons learnt on project completion, to effectively help improve time, quality, cost etc on future projectsPropose update to design principles/documentation, design team structure/operations based on project experience and research based on experiencefrom a concluded/ongoing project or researchPeriodically visit clubs to identify interior design trends and proffer suggestions/ recommendation based on outcome of visitsSupport project implementation team by implementing minor projectsMaintain own detailed to dos, aggressively push tasks through: persistently remind supervisors, report issues, constraints, bottlenecks, and people causing delays / issues. Deep consciousness of project timeliness. Support/ prompt supervisor, colleagues, service providers etc for speedy commencement and delivery. Identify and provide solutions to time-wastersParticipate actively in team and design meetingsShares information/knowledge and ideas with othersManage multiple priorities and work effectively under pressurePut in extra hours when needed to achieve quick turnaround/ meet deadline/ minimize time loss when own responsibility is on project critical path

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