Senior Manager - Architecture

Khatib & Alami


Ref: KP556-452

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Manager – Architecture India will be responsible for managing the Architecture team of 50+. His/Her role will involve managing the day to day activities on project delivery, Quality Control, Technical knowledge, people management, leadership guidance and mentoring, co-ordination with various sector heads within our Main Design Centre, project cost control, assistance during bid stage for estimation, recruitment, workload assessment and forecasting including overall technical administration.


This position will be reporting into Senior Director – Buildings UAE for technical and project delivery role and Director – BDC for operational/administrative role.



Ideally the candidate should have 20+ years of experience in managing large scale architectural projects of international repute, who should be managing a team of minimum 20-25 Architects working on various projects at any given time in their current job with an educational qualification of B.Arch / M.Arch or PhD. The candidate should have a considerable amount of work experience working with multi-disciplinary consultancy firms in the recent past.


The candidate should have strong communications skills in English (written and verbal); proven ability to handle multi-million dollar large scale complex projects from Schematic design to construction drawings; possess extensive knowledge in architectural technical design and detailing coupled with strong coordination skills; extensive project delivery and management experience in ensuring work is delivered on time and to budget; excellent relationship management skills both internally within the team and externally at wider company level; self-motivated and capable of operating in an environment of a large team of multi-disciplinary set-up; strong people management and mentoring skills; extensive experience in quality control of buildings project.


It would be preferable if the candidate has middle east design project delivery experience; knowledge of Arabic language would be an added advantage; knowledge of working in Revit/BIM; currently locally residing in Bangalore would also be preferred; lesser notice period in current employment and available to join sooner the better.

About the Company

Khatib & Alami, a multidisciplinary urban regional planning, architectural and engineering consulting company, offers clients an integrated approach toward the ever-increasing need for reliable project delivery systems. In-house expertise and the continuous recruitment of bright and innovative professionals enable us to meet the challenges of development with due consideration to environmental protection, social and economic characteristics of society. In close concert with clients, we have been able to consolidate factors that make the resultant project coincide with the client's vision within the time frame and budget set out for implementation.

K&A started its consulting services in Lebanon and extended the areas of its professional activities in accordance with the growth of its experience, and its human and financial resources. The company operates in various countries including Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Sultanate of Oman, State of Qatar, State of Kuwait, Kingdom of Bahrain, Yemen, Jordan, Palestine, Syria, Iraq, Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, Libya, Sudan, Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Belgium, Gabon and USA. K&A employs around 4,000 professionals and technicians. Since 1984, K&A has continuously ranked among the top 100 International Design firms as published by Engineering News Record (ENR). K&A has also obtained the ISO 9001:2000 certification for its Quality Management System (QMS).

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