We’re Hiring!

Swiss Bureau is looking for a qualified Technical Site Designer to join our dynamic team! Keep reading on for more details about the role.

Role Description

This person will be responsible for coordinating with the Project Manager and Lead Designer to ensure the design intent is being followed on-site. They will assist the Project Manager in resolving any design issues as they come up on-site in coordination with the Lead Designer. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience within the UAE having successfully overseen the construction of office projects specifically. Impeccable organizations and documentation skills are required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, to be able to coordinate directly with contractors, clients, and external Project Managers as a Swiss Bureau representative.


  • Receive brief and become familiar with all aspects of the design upon project fit-out commencement.
  • Review, comment, approve or reject all shop drawings from all necessary vendors and sub-contractors and log documentation and current/status follow up to ensure documentation required is submitted and approved.
  • Conduct weekly site inspections as required at specific times of the construction phase to ensure design intent is being met.
  • Report compliance / snagging / actions required on-site if design intent is not being met after each site inspection.
  • Visit factories to inspect all mock-ups prior to delivery on-site.
  • Coordinate with the Lead Designer to resolve design issues as they become apparent on-site.
  • Provide options and solutions to design-related site issues and coordinate production of drawings with the CAD team or produce necessary documentation specifications, etc. and provide instructions to the site team accordingly.
  • Provide alternative specifications if products previously approved become: A) no longer available, B) shorter lead time is needed, C) client requests a change in materials.
  • In coordination with the Lead Designer and provide final snagging and de-snagging reports.
  • Review final materials installed on-site, ensure they match approved specifications and sample boards.
  • Take directions from external Project Manager or client representative on-site for any design changes as required and action all necessary documentation as required.
  • Report to Lead Designer.

If you believe you are a qualified candidate, please send your CV and Cover Letter to this email address below with reference to the position you are applying for in your subject line:


We look forward to hearing from you & best of luck to all!