Principal Landscape Architect
Atkins Middle East
Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah,Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah.
Degree qualified with a professional affiliation, candidates will have minimum 14 years relevant working experience in Landscape Architecture and site implementation. Must have proven design skills, and portfolio of work to substantiate. Will be capable of managing a multi disciplinary and creating designs relevant to Middle East environment.
Establish project scope and objectives
Organise and implement presentation of designs to the Client
Preparation and maintenance of programme for design review and ensuring its implementation,
Financial management of the design,
Identify and manage project specific risks
Set out / agree design standards and parameters
Monitoring quality of the work
Preparation of design changes
Appointment and management of all required sub-consultants or other services
Technical co-ordination with discipline heads.
Internal: Project Management Team / Architectural Team / Planning Team / Infrastructure Team / Cost Management Team / Head of Departments / Site Management
External: Clients / Contractors/ Sub Consultants
Degree qualified with a professional affiliation, candidates will have minimum 14 years relevant working experience in Landscape Architecture and site implementation.
Must have proven design skills, and portfolio of work to substantiate.
Will be capable of managing a multi disciplinary and creating designs relevant to Middle East environment.
Degree qualified (from recognised Tertiary Institution),
Experience in design and multi disciplinary team leadership
Solid understanding of bid/proposal preparation
Must be familiar with design, tender and construction processes
Good working knowledge of the following software: AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint, Sketch Up, Adobe CS5 (Photoshop/InDesign/Illustrator)
Understanding and working knowledge of sustainable design.
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English essential
Ability to lead large multi disciplinary team
Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive way.
About the Company
About the Company
Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the world’s major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.
We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:
• focus on quality
• seek world class design and excellence
• strive to add value
• be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society
Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).