Job description / Role
Lead Urban Designer
I am acting for an excellent multidisciplinary consultancy with offices in London and throughout the Middle East, they are seeking to recruit an experienced Lead Urban Designer to work in its London Design office. Though the post is based in London, there are likely to be opportunities for frequent and potentially extended travel outside the UK.
The candidate should be able to lead master planning and urban design projects and manage the time and resources of internal and external teams effectively, to be aware of deadlines and to work well under pressure. Client liaison is a must as well as being confident at presentations and meetings.
Candidates should also have a bachelor degree in Urban Planning or Architecture and a postgraduate degree/diploma in Urban Design, at least 10 years' of relevant work experience in a multi-disciplinary design environment and of managing large and complex urban planning and master planning projects. Have excellent planning and presentation skills, initiative, motivation and be a team player, an excellent knowledge of current best design practice and sustainable development and a thorough knowledge of the design and planning process and the role of all necessary disciplines within project team.
About the Company
Blake Anderson is a boutique consultancy based in the UK, with a satellite office in Dubai. Specialising in Technical and Construction Recruitment, Blake Anderson provides a superior service to clients and candidates within the construction and technical sectors.
We concentrate on placing professionals throughout the world, focusing mainly on the Middle East and Asia, drawing on both the global and local markets for highly qualified professionals. In order to attract the best talent, we invest in various high-end advertising mediums.
With a database of 1,000's of candidates, our experienced consultants have a wealth of recruitment knowledge and have a consultative approach at all times, ensuring a second to none service.