Design Coordinator / Senior Architect
21 September 2021
  • HCMC
  • Closed


The Coordinator/ Senior Architect will be based in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, to act as part of the Developer’s in-house corporate team to administer, review and facilitate action on design and construction documents to ensure compliance with programs and policies of the Project Company as well as applicable land development / building standards and government regulations to protect and advance the company’s standards and aspirations. Ensure that technical design processes and documents support the requirements of the Design Brief and all permitting requirements. Support the Project team with the prime objective that the project is built on time, within budget and to high standards.


  1. Review high level deliverables across the different facets and phases of the project.
  2. Implement review and quality assurance procedures consistent with Vietnamese and international methodologies to ensure successful execution of technical design documents and permits, with emphasis on guarding against errors and omissions, as well as, verifying constructability in the local market.
  3. If and as necessary, coordinate with the Project Manager to interrogate local contracting, supplier, material and consultancy resources.
  4. Notwithstanding the simultaneous review of shop drawings and submittals as required of the Contractor, Site Supervisor and Construction Manager, perform architectural review within required fast-paced time periods as the Developer’s direct agent. Coordinate the Developer’s review of all shop drawings & submittals with associate team members, as well as, applicable investor representatives, if required. Assist the Project Document Controller in ensuring all shop drawings and submittals are recorded and acted on in the required timeframes.
  5. Support the Project Director with design team members including but not limited to architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects, and equipment consultants. As appropriate, coordinate or facilitate the coordination by others, of architectural technical design requirements – providing feedback to the Project Manager.
  6. As appropriate, coordinate and prepare architectural design appendices to purchase orders for items which the Company may elect to directly purchase.
  7. Assist the Project Director in collection, collation and creation of architectural materials and photographs necessary to prepare the monthly status report as well as other any other reports.
  8. Assist in the preparation of PowerPoint presentations and printed materials.
  9. Assist in the preparation of market and product presentation materials to prospective investors, retailers, property managers, etc.
  10. Assist in the preparation of the Developer’s Tenant Architectural Design Standards.
  11. Produce succinct and professional graphic and report materials.
  12. Assist the Project Manager in the preparation for, the engagement and the follow-up on activities related the architectural works of the Project.
  13. Identify and mitigate risks across all activities of project documentation.
  14. Build, grow and manage long-term relationships with design professionals, contractors and vendors and capitalize on partnership opportunities.
  15. Others adhoc are assigned by Project manager or higher level team

Required Qualifications: University Degree or Advanced Technical Degree in Architecture

Clean record with respect to zero tolerance policies related to corruption, theft and substance abuse.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Licensure in Architecture. Construction Supervisory License.
  • Experience working for a large and sophisticated local construction firm and/or international design firm.
  • Experience working on projects of a similar scale, scope, quality, schedule and budget as The Nexus.


Required Experience:

  • Proficient English
  • Fluent in design and construction terminology.
  • Capable of reading and understanding plans and specifications of all design disciplines including civil, structural, landscape, architectural, interior design, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and fire protection.
  • 10+ years of experience managing design documentation processes, ideally in mixed-use urban office-retail-residential and hospitality sectors.
  • AutoCAD proficiency and capable of using for mark-ups and annotations.
  • Experience working as a team member in a corporate setting on high-complexity projects is essential. Passionately committed to quality, integrity and lifelong learning.
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