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Senior Architect / Project Director

Tangram Gulf
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
£65,000 - £80,000 per annum (tax free)
Closing date
3 Sep 2022

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Full Time

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Due to our expanding workload across the region we are currently seeking an experienced Senior Architect / Project Director (Minimum of 10 years post RIBA part 3 qualification or equivalent), to join our award-winning MENA design Studio in Dubai. Our ideal candidate needs to be highly motivated and well organised, who is experienced in the design and delivery of sustainable, complex, challenging, and innovative projects.




We are an award winning, global company, with a varied portfolio and were one the RIBA’s very first Chartered International Practices.




Applications are invited from creative and dynamic professionals, with a track record of project delivery. Strong presentation, communication and inter-personal skills are essential as the role will be client facing and project(s) team leadership, along with reporting to Board level management teams. Problem-solving skills are essential, along with enthusiasm, self-motivation, ambition, and the appetite to succeed in demanding environments.


Please forward applications that demonstrate how you stand out from the crowd, outline your accomplishments to date and identify why you have what it takes to step out into the unknown.


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Candidates will exhibit excellent communication skills, leadership, and professionalism, enjoy working collaboratively, and must be reliable, trustworthy, and accountable for deadlines and quality of work.




You will be working at Project Director level with multi-disciplinary design teams, clients, and contractors in a pressurised and challenging environment.




The role will require:


Interface confidently with clients and major stakeholders.


Ensuring that all aspects of the design are managed and coordinated


Overseeing the design process using technical expertise, and management skills




Responsible for managing and directing multi-disciplinary design teams




Driving excellence in health and safety, ensuring that risks are minimized in the design process




Ensure required quality checking/approval procedures are carried out




Rigorously challenge the teams to drive efficiency and standards in design




Report to Company Directors on a regular basis regarding progress, design, quality, resources, changes, planning issues, site issues etc.




Responsible for the correctness and accuracy of their own work and the work of their team.




Responsible for ensuring compliance with all local and international standards and drive sustainable design solutions creatively




Responsible for the design quality, project planning and programming of deliverables, coordination and checking of all designs, drawings and documents released, and oversee production of construction documentation and contract administration



tangramGulf are an award-winning, multi-disciplinary design studio based in Dubai, UAE, undertaking diverse social infrastructure projects across the GCC, Middle East and North Africa, we were one of the first consultancies to be accredited RIBA International Chartered Practice status.




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+971 503400372
POBox 88124
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