Senior Architect

Senior Architect needed for a leading real estate development company in Dakar, Senegal.

Job Requirements:

  • Degree in architecture from a reputable university.
  • 8+ years of proven experience as a Senior Design Architect.
  • Solid experience in high-end collective housing projects. Experience in commercial and industrial projects is a plus.
  • Solid experience in interior design.
  • Strong knowledge of construction procedures, material and project management standards.
  • Good knowledge of normative and regulatory environments.
  • Deep knowledge of all project phases: (programming, phases studies, technical details, tender procedures, execution details, onsite scheduling and management, execution control).
  • Good knowledge of design, construction and project management software.
  • Strong interest in passive and bioclimatic constructions techniques.
  • Good Knowledge of local context and execution capabilities.
  • Excellent negotiation and time management skills.
  • Team player with leadership skills, autonomous, responsible, curious, creative, rigorous and precise.
  • Perfect written and spoken French, English is a plus.

Job Responsibilities:

Design Stage:
  • Programming support.
  • Project Management / Creative Guidance.
  • Coordination with Design Offices.
  • Supervision of administrative procedures (building permits and other).
  • Production of the visual elements necessary for the execution teams (Plans, sketches, three-dimensional models, videos or virtual models).
  • Supervision of the Consultation file of DCE companies.
Construction Phase:
  • Planning and general coordination of operations.
  • Supervision of the proper work execution in accordance with the rules of art, but also, in accordance with the execution file, and this until the delivery.
  • Knowledge and application of site safety rules.
  • Respect of the deadlines and the budget fixed.
  • General financial operational management and validation of the advancement of service providers.


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