Healthcare Architect/Planner

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Employment: Full Time

Stantec is looking for a Healthcare Architect/Planner for our Dubai and Abu Dhabi office who are collaborative team players focused on delivering innovative design solutions.

As a Healthcare Architect/Planner, you are responsible for the medical planning effort toward the successful completion of complex healthcare facilities; provide overall programming, master planning, design and medical planning; communicate with Healthcare team/clients/user groups to understand project requirements; represent the firm as a technical expert.

You should have the ability to combine imagination with technical know-how to implement designs.

Key Responsibilities:

• Develop SOA, Stacking diagrams & layouts as per the local norms and client's operations model.
• Support and guide our dynamic multi-talented Architecture and ID teams for healthcare projects
• Ability to handle client presentations/workshops independently, with experience as subject matter expert.
• Good at client servicing and relationships building.
• Ability to deliver healthcare projects in coordination with the Project Manager as per WBS (work breakdown structure)
• Knowledge of ME healthcare market and authority approval processes.
• Ability to deliver multiple projects simultaneously with a solid track record.
• Knowledge of market trends and innovations.
• Provide direction to junior team members to develop in-house expertise and methodologies (design, technical and quality standards, etc.) to advance the group and the efficiency and effectiveness of our architectural work.
• Provides technical knowledge in the design and planning of various-sized medical and healthcare facilities.
• Ensures project inter-disciplinary and quality control coordination.
• Develops architectural drawings to communicate planning concepts for project documentation and construction.
• Communicates planning concepts to project teams, both verbally and through graphic and written reports.
• Actively seeks new knowledge in the design and planning of medical and healthcare facilities.


• A degree in Architecture is required with minimum 10 (ten) years of architectural experience. Architecture license preferred.
• Demonstrated creativity, passion and interest in design and planning of healthcare facilities
• Advanced knowledge of progressive technical and local and international regulatory requirements for healthcare facilities design and understanding of fundamental departmental organization and functionality.
• Advanced knowledge of healthcare delivery systems and how design impacts those systems public/private space, adjacencies, staff and patient flow, support functions, central plant, etc.
• Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing; ability to convey medical planning needs to designers and other team members.
• Pro-active attitude, attention to detail, and organized with leadership goals.
• Ability to work in an energetic and challenging work environment.
• Registration with a relevant professional association (e.g. AIA, RIBA etc).
• Demonstrated experience in a variety of project types and project delivery methods.
• Strong interest in the art of design presentations.


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging. That’s why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve—because they’re our communities too. This allows us to assess what’s needed and connect our expertise, to appreciate nuances and envision what’s never been considered, to bring together diverse perspectives so we can collaborate toward a shared success.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

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