Company Overview

Company Overview

Micdee is a progressive design firm committed to creating beautiful and functional products and workspaces for African brands and businesses guaranteed to improve productivity. We are looking for a creative and curious-minded Senior Designer who will be responsible for producing high-quality design deliverables in construction documents and presentation drawings, as well as a reliable and competent Construction Manager who will be responsible for overseeing and directing construction and interior fit-out (renovations and remodelling spaces) from inception to conception.

The atmosphere in our office is semi-formal, ambitious and dynamic. We also focus on personal and personnel development, and creating a brilliant work culture for our team. We are constantly discovering and working on new ideas, plans and goals and encourage our team members to strive for the best possible standards.

Think you’ll be a great fit? Please read the following very carefully and apply below:

Construction Manager

A. Technical

  • Oversee and direct construction and interior fit-out projects from conception to completion.
  • Review the project in-depth to schedule deliverables and estimate costs.
  • Oversee all onsite and offsite constructions to monitor compliance with building and safety regulations.
  • Coordinate and direct construction workers and subcontractors.
  • Select tools, materials and equipment and track inventory.
  • Meet contractual conditions of performance.
  • Review the work progress on daily basis.
  • Prepare internal and external reports pertaining to job status.
  • Plan ahead to prevent problems and resolve any emerging ones.
  • Obtain permits and licences.
  • Analyse, manage and mitigate risks.
  • Ensure quality construction standards and the use of proper construction techniques.

B. People Management (Vendors, Artisans and Workmen)

  • Account for works done (quality and time wise) and resources used by all workers Micdee engages during the course of a project.

C. Reporting

  • Report to the Project Lead (and when necessary, other team members) with updates, constraints and progress of work.

D. Personal Traits

  • Collaboration and teamwork: work well with other team members and liaise with other consultants on projects in order to achieve desired results.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills.

E. Professionalism

  • Organize and share information in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Present and comport oneself professionally and ethically.
  • Remain honest, reliable and respectful of others in all dealings.

Requirements

  • Proven working experience in construction management, particularly renovation and remodelling projects.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods.
  • Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards.
  • Understanding of all facets of the construction process.
  • Familiarity with construction management software packages.
  • Ability to plan and see the “big picture”.
  • Competent in conflict and crisis management.
  • Leadership and human resources management skills.
  • Excellent time and project management skills.
  • Bachelor or Master’s degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field.

Apply here.

Senior Interior Designer

A. Technical

  • Bring great, fresh ideas to the team that are project-appropriate.
  • Articulate why concepts work to the team using sound, logical reasoning.
  • Produce concept boards of images for feedback and approval from the Design Lead and Clients, which capture the intended look and attitude, and reflect branding and positioning with architecture, color, finish materials, lighting etc.
  • Produce necessary presentation drawings and construction documents.
  • Select in-budget materials and finishes that support the concepts.
  • Ensure design specifications align to safety standards and government regulations.

B. Client Skills

  • Communicate effectively and clearly (both written and verbal)

C. Reporting

  • Report to the Design Lead (and when necessary, other team members) with updates, constraints and progress of work.

D. Personal Traits

  • Collaboration and teamwork: work well with other team members and liaise with other consultants on projects in order to achieve the desired results.
  • Demonstrate excellent time management skills.
  • Creativity and innovation: must possess a ‘questioning mind’, and always be open to searching out and implementing new ideas.

E. Professionalism

  • Organize and share information in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Present and comport oneself professionally and ethically at all times.
  • Remain honest, reliable and respectful of others in all dealings.

Requirements

  • Proven experience in designing commercial and/or retail experiences
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or any other relevant/ related design field
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in Interior Design.
  • Good knowledge of BIM CAD software- preferably Revit Architecture
  • Good knowledge of rendering software- preferably 3ds Max, Sketchup
  • Ability to pay great attention to detail
  • Interest in research, and personal development

Apply here.

Application deadline 20th November, 2020.

(We also advise you look through our website and social media pages to understand the nature of projects we handle, and be sure they align with your interests and expertise)