Head of Design / Design Director (Architecture)

Location Dubai
Discipline: Architecture & Interior Design
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Excellent package available
Contact name: Liam Maguire

Contact email: liam@blakeandersonrecruitment.com
Job ref: 34415_1715772709
Published: 8 days ago
Startdate: ASAP

One of our clients a leading Architectural & Engineering practice has an urgent requirement for a Head of Design/Design Director in their Dubai Office to deliver a variety of projects across the region. Candidates from an Architectural background are preferred.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, from a reputable university.
  • At least 18 -20 years post graduate experience including 5 years in the GCC.
  • Have managed multi-discipline teams to deliver large hospitality, residential and mixed use projects.
  • Excellent client facing skills to manage relationships and promote business development.

Roles and Responsibilites:

  • Leading the design studio (Architects and Structural Engineers)
  • Resource Planning

  • Ensuring projects are submitted on time as per the program

  • Client management and ensuring Client satisfaction

  • Project and design management

  • Implement and Manage QA/QC processes

  • Ensuring projects are profitable

  • Providing technical guidance to the architectural team

  • Supporting in business development

  • Assessing performance of the team

  • Working closely with Management on improvement implementation processes