As one of the world’s leading engineering, architecture, environmental and construction services companies, GHD has a connected global network of 8500 professionals committed to delivering projects with innovative practices, technical capabilities and robust systems.
Our Middle East operation is currently seeking an Architect to join our UAE team. To be successful, you must have a minimum 7-
10 years’ experience, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture from an approved University. Masters in Architecture will be highly regarded and registration with an internationally recognized institution would be advantageous.
The role will be focused in taking on responsibility of leading Project Delivery and in conjunction with the Senior Architect in the overview, direction and guidance of the Architectural team to ensure successful outcomes.
The successful candidate will possess the following :
A hard-working, detail oriented professional, committed to exemplary design
Project delivery champion including specification writing and a strong knowledge of local and international codes and regulations
Sound understanding of the UAE authority approvals process
Design of all forms of building structures, including high-rise towers, institutional facilities airport terminals, tourism and cultural developments and schools and hospitals
Provide intelligent and innovative design solutions for projects
Excellent communication skills in both written and spoken English
Advanced software knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign) and Microsoft Office.
Well-developed interpersonal skills : verbal, non-verbal, written
Self-motivated and results oriented with high levels of energy
A keen sense of team building and mentoring
Adaptability willing and able to achieve results within a complex organisation and with changing client needs and competing priorities.
Responsible for the day-to-day delivery of projects and design documentation
To work closely with the Senior Project / Design Manager to produce documentation for various projects
Have a strong ability to lead and coordinate the various disciplines involved in project delivery
Have ability to Secure, schedule and manage workload
Have full oversight and quality check of production of design documents
Have ability to participate and encourage design critique on all projects
Collaborate with client and internal lead professionals to ensure design and documentation are in accordance with project expectations.
This is a great opportunity for you to develop your career while being part of a well-established and growing organisation.
A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications, skills and experience.
GHD practices family friendly policies and warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities and supports the nationalisation programs in the United Arab Emirates.
GHD warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities and support the nationalization programs in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.