Senior Architect


NDA Group was created in 1987, Lyon, France by Emmanuel DELARUE.
NDA entered Chinese market since 2001 and established its Shanghai Office in 2005. In 2008, NDA has set up branch in Dubai, U.A.E to cover all Middle East projects.
In 2017, NDA established its Vietnam Office.

NDA owns a multi-national team of design specialists. We are dedicated to integrate the Asian and Western culture and to create innovative and outstanding design solutions by digging deeply the unique characteristics of certain projects and by enlightening these projects with strong artistic approaches.

Beside good reputation in conventional planning and architecture field, NDA also specializes and takes the lead in Marina & Waterfront developments in global markets.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Senior Architect.

Job Responsibilities

  • Hands-on Design.

  • Help resolve complex technical/design issues.

  • Coordinate among project stakeholders.

  • Make and track project schedules.

  • Control design direction and presentation strategy for projects.

  • Coach new team members.

  • Cooperate with Project Manager and account manager during design process.

  • Understand client requirements and brief the team accordingly.

  • Communicate effectively design concept and strategies for client presentations and daily client interaction.

  • Responsible for the management and operation of the project, establish and implement project management, quality control system;

  • Assist CEO to set up related policy and system.

  • Follow up the project and control the progress of the project. Solve the problems in a timely manner and eliminate the barriers in the project.

  • Predict the risk of the project budget and cost to ensure the project budget and cost are under control.

  • Deal with the confirmation during the different project stages, assist commercial department for the collection work and support to related business matters.

  • Conduct the performance management and appraisal for the project team.

  • Cooperate with HR Department to complete the recruiting and team construction

  • Coordinates with design department and business department to set up the design proposal.

  • Finish other work as management team‘s requirement.

Key Skills requested

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience working with creative design

  • Strong conceptual and design skills (handmade drawings)

  • Excellent knowledge of hotels, resorts master planning projects

  • Knowledge in waterfront projects would be a plus

  • Ability to express design ideas quickly, clearly and succinctly

  • Strong aesthetic sensibilities and sensitivity in human scale

  • Technical problem solving capabilities, with ability to work out innovative architectural solutions

  • Pro-activeness and self-motivation, with a continuous desire to both learn from, and mentor others

  • Time management skills that allow to develop innovative designs within the constraints of tight project schedules

  • Knowledge of regulations and building code in Vietnam would be a plus but is not mandatory

  • Analytical and open to finding and pursuing new solutions to complex problems

  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and budget your time

  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working

  • Great interpersonal communication skills

  • Construction documents and construction administration

Experience and Qualifications

  • Professional degree in Constructing Architecture

  • 5-7+ years of experience as a Constructing Architect on built projects primarily in development and detailed design phase in Vietnam

  • Perfect proficiency in Revit and Autocad

  • Good proficiency in MS Office software, knowledge of graphic softwares would be a plus.

  • Licensed and/or LEED certification are assets


  • Fluent English communication skills (both written and spoken).


  • Attractive salaries and bonuses (Direct agreement in the interview)

  • Bonus holidays in accordance with the general regulations of the Company

  • Paid social insurance


  • This position request business trip in various locations of Vietnam. Business trips can last several days.

  • Applicants should be flexible with regard to working hours and assignments

  • Applicants should be incredibly professional on the phone, in e-mails and in person

  • Applicants should be really pro-active, comfortable with fast-paced decisions and rapidly changing environments

  • All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

To apply

If this sounds like you and you want to be a part of the NDA team based in our Ho Chi Minh City operations, apply now!

Please send us the below documents to: or

  • Resume in English in .DOC or in PDF, describing your professional abilities and your hobbies

  • Portfolio in PDF (size not more than 8 Mo) explaining clearly your position and involvement in the projects presented.

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