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SENIOR ARCHITECT (CONTRACT)

THE URBAN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION REQUIRES A SENIOR ARCHITECT (CONTRACT)

Job Summary:

The Senior Architect is required to provide his/her technical and practical experience in the planning, designing and administering of all aspects of building design and in compliance with applicable codes and standards. He or she is responsible for working with other skills sets within the team to produce high quality, current, efficient designs, and documentation.

The ideal candidate should have:

Specific Knowledge, Qualification and Experience

• Advanced university degree (master or equivalent) in Architecture

• University Degree (bachelor’s degree / first level) in Architecture with five (5) additional years of relevant work experience will be accepted in lieu of Master’s Degree requirement.

• Professional Registration

• Minimum of five (5) years in the planning, design and execution of buildings, and outfitting of interiors

• Demonstrable experience in designing and managing projects to include managing projects funded by the GOJ and international agencies/organizations.

• Demonstrate high level of functionality and competence in communicating and engaging stakeholders, including internal facilitation across organizational business units.

• Project Management, LEED certifications or equivalent and formal training and/or certification in Technical Specification writing are assets.

• Sound knowledge of the local regulatory framework, as well as standards, codes, standard method of measurement and best practices for the built environment

• Expert knowledge of project life-cycle methodologies, cost benefit analysis and energy management and cost analysis as related to electrical design solutions.

• Sound knowledge of financial management and Procurement principles and techniques as well as administration of contracts including FIDIC.

Required Skills and Specialized Techniques

• Excellent human relations skills and proven ability to work within a multi-disciplinary team

• Ability to use Project Management software e.g. Microsoft Projects

• Practical experience with Revit and/or SketchUp

• Negotiation and problem-solving skills

• Ability to communicate complex information clearly and succinctly

• Ability to drive results and meet tight timelines and cost objectives

Applications with Curriculum Vitae should be emailed no later than

October 31, 2022 to:

The Director
Human Resource
Urban Development Corporation
12 Ocean Boulevard
Kingston

or

e-mail to: careers@udcja.com

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.