Head of Design / Design Director (Architecture)

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Employment: Full Time

One of our clients a leading Architectural & Engineering practice has an urgent requirement for a Head of Design/Design Director in their Dubai Office to deliver a variety of projects across the region. Candidates from an Architectural background are preferred.

Roles and Responsibilities:

* Leading the design studio (Architects and Structural Engineers)
* Resource Planning
* Ensuring projects are submitted on time as per the program
* Client management and ensuring Client satisfaction
* Project and design management
* Implement and Manage QA/QC processes
* Ensuring projects are profitable
* Providing technical guidance to the architectural team
* Supporting in business development
* Assessing performance of the team
* Working closely with Management on improvement implementation processes

Education and Experience:

* Bachelor's Degree in Architecture, from a reputable university.
* At least 18 -20 years post graduate experience including 5 years in the GCC.
* Have managed multi-discipline teams to deliver large hospitality, residential and mixed use projects.
* Excellent client facing skills to manage relationships and promote business development.


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.

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