Senior Project Architect - Dubai

Are you an experienced Project Architect who is looking to join a global design firm that values its employees' well-being and longevity?

We are looking for a Project Architect with 10+ years’ of experience to join our clients in their Dubai office as a Senior Project Architect.

Our clients are an award-winning global design firm operating in multiple countries and working on 1,000s of noteworthy projects across a wide range of sectors. Meaning the successful individual will have the opportunity to work on interesting projects across wide-ranging sectors and typologies.

Working hours:

  • Monday to Friday - flexible hours
  • Working from home is also possible on some days

The successful Senior Project Architect will be offered:

  • 20,000 – 30,000 AED 
  • Individual growth plans created for staff and career progression
  • Working visa
  • Well-being focused - ensuring that all staff have a work/life balance 
  • Salary reviews
  • Training

To be considered for the Senior Project Architect role you must have:

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a similar role
  • Experience in mixed-used, residential or hospitality projects
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture 
  • Experience leading and mentoring a group of architects and designers
  • Able to analyze complex problems, identify innovative solutions, and address challenges that may arise during the design and construction process
  • Proficiency in design software such as AutoCAD, SketchUp, Revit, BIM360 or other similar tools is essential. Familiarity with graphic design software like Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of building codes, regulations, and construction processes
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Senior Project Architect responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage internal project teams, including architects, designers, and drafters. Delegate tasks and responsibilities, monitor progress, and provide guidance and
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, such as contractors, suppliers, and regulatory authorities, to ensure smooth project execution.
  • Contribute to the development of the project scope, schedule, and budget
  • Lead the design development process, translating concepts into detailed architectural designs
  • Ensure that the design aligns with building codes, regulations, and standards, as well as industry best practices
  • Manage project budgets and resources, including tracking expenses, preparing cost estimates, and managing change orders
  • Monitor project schedules to ensure timely completion and make adjustments as necessary
  • Coordinate and integrate various design elements to ensure consistency and coherence
  • Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among team members, both internal and external, to maintain project goals and resolve any conflicts or issues that arise
  • Oversee the construction phase of the project. Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, review quality, and ensure compliance with design intent and specifications
  • Address and resolve design-related issues that may arise during construction
  • Respond to RFIs from contractors, provide clarifications, and make necessary modifications to the design documentation
  • Ensure the quality and integrity of the project by conducting thorough reviews and inspections. Monitor compliance with applicable codes, regulations, and standards.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks, issues, and deviations from the project plan
  • Implement effective risk management strategies to minimize project disruptions and ensure successful project delivery

​​​​​Due to the high amounts of applications if you have not been contacted within 7 days, please consider your application as unsuccessful.

This job has been posted by GCB Agency Recruitment Ltd which is acting as the Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy, working on behalf of their client who is confidential at this stage.

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