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    Alaro City, is a mixed-income, city-scale development with areas for offices, logistics and warehousing, homes, schools, healthcare facilities, hotels, entertainment and 150 hectares of parks and open spaces.

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    Urban Design

    • Job Type Full Time
    • Qualification BA/BSc/HND
    • Experience 5 years
    • Location Lagos
    • Job Field Building and Construction&nbsp , Real Estate&nbsp

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    Under the guidance of the Group Head of Urban Planning and Design, the Urban Designer will be a dynamic urban development professional holding accredited qualifications in architecture, landscape architecture or urban planning & design. The role will encompass all aspects of research, concept design, documentation, quality control, project management, and client negotiation and management. The Urban Designer is required to work with Partners, Associates and other staff to manage the design concepts that are developed for a project, protect and sustain them through the project stages until the project is finalised. This role forms an integral part of our team. 
    The role will require working collaboratively with others, together with a strong sense of initiative, and accountability. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years of demonstrable experience in the workflows described above. The specific responsibilities will include 

     

    • Working on master plans, precinct plans and site plans based on input from the clients and the executive team ensuring highest and best use of land and infrastructure
    • Work under their own initiative and direction, as part of a large and multi-skilled team, including architects, local government, building contractors, material suppliers and local communities
    • Supporting the development of the overall urban design and architectural guidelines for the city. The urban planning and design guidelines must ensure a high urban quality is aspired to and attained in all scopes of work relating to physical space
    • Prepare design concepts, schematic designs and detailed plans for streetscape improvements, parks, housing and commercial development, as well as integrated community urban design plans; prepare construction plans, specifications and bidding documents for landscape improvements
    • Oversee the administration and inspection of the construction of urban design, landscape and architecture schemes
    • Coordinate development of projects with other city projects/programs, coordinating necessary land use and construction programmes with other city departments
    • Reviewing and revising of the different city masterplans based on input from the executive and other professionals such as engineers and land surveyors.
    • Working with the sales and other teams in determining developer requirements and appropriately locating proposed developments within the city.
    • Supporting urban planning and design functions in other properties within the Rendeavour portfolio 
    • Infuse urban design philosophies into all aspects of urban development within the City projects 

    SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

    • Masters Degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture or Urban Design 
    • Minimum 5 years of demonstrable experience in urban design and development work
    • Preference to have had exposure to work on international projects
    • Good knowledge of the principles, practices, procedures and theory of urban design. 
    • Good knowledge of design development, urban design, and documentation on a wide variety of projects. 
    • Good knowledge of applicable codes, laws, rules, standards and processes to ensure the compliance of project quality standards. 
    • Good knowledge of urban design concepts, practices, procedures and final documents. 
    • Ability to express ideas effectively both orally and in writing.
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with co-workers, clients and technical
    • Demonstrable creative design capacity using different tools and media from sketching, CAD, illustration (Adobe Suite) and post-production software.
    • Strong communication and presentation skills  
    • Hands on experience in delivering public realm projects

    SOFT SKILLS:

    • Leadership, team management and coordination 
    • Mature, pragmatic and flexible. 
    • Team player but comfortable working autonomously. 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 
    • Rigorous and organized approach. 
    • Good attention to detail. 
    • Hands-on, ready to roll up the sleeves. 
    • Ability to multi-task, establish priorities, and maintain organization in a rapidly changing environment. 

    PERSONAL CHARACTERISTICS:

    • High energy.
    • Result-oriented.
    • Strong work ethic.
    • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: [email protected] using the position as subject of email.

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