Head of Architecture and Placemaking

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Employment: Full Time

Opportunity for Head of Architecture and Placemaking with leading consultancy based in Dubai.

• Work with other studio leads and report to Director
• Business development objectives for the office.
• Spearhead business development efforts, dedicating 50% of time to fostering relationships and identifying project opportunities.
• Ensure a pervasive design culture within the office, allocating 50% of time to work with Studio Leaders to maintain design excellence across all projects.
• Support the Director in executing the Middle East strategy, including budget administration, resource management, recruitment, and office operations.


Suitable candidates will have the following:
• Proficient in relationship building and business development.
• Demonstrates exceptional leadership qualities, emotional intelligence, and organizational prowess.
• Possesses outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
• Inspires and motivates team members.
• Portfolio background in large scale mixed use, masterplanning developments
• Attainment of office's business development objectives.
• Recognized as an influential leader and contributor to the design culture

• Holds a professional degree from an accredited institution.
• Degree in Architecture, Planning or Equivalent
• Demonstrates a successful track record of managing organizations of similar complexity.
• Proven ability to communicate effectively and foster team cohesion.
• Background working in the Middle East region.


LNR is an international consultancy with proven experience providing search solutions in the Built environment with a passion to connect people. We have strong international experience, specifically working across MENA and APAC regions.

At LNR we understand it can be stressful and time consuming looking for new opportunities and finding the right talent to join the team. We dedicate ourselves in providing a smooth and simple recruiting process.

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