Senior Urban Designer

Parsons International

Doha, Qatar

Ref: HP094-3169

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are currently looking for a Senior Urban designer for our infrastructure project in Doha, Qatar.
• You will perform a variety of assignments such as conducting architectural studies, developing design concepts and design criteria, and preparing related reports.
• Reviews CAD drawings, renderings, layouts, study models, construction documents, and color boards prepared by Architectural Designers.
• Ensures compliance with applicable codes, standards, and client requirements. Writes construction specifications and prepares detailed requisitions for equipment and materials.
• Interfaces with suppliers as required.
• Coordinates work with engineering and construction units at project site.
• Reviews, approves, and issues detailed design and construction drawings and specifications prepared by others.
• Provides the seal and signature of a professional architect when required by statute or contract.
• Provides technical guidance to Architectural Designer/Drafters working on the same project.
• Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
• Liaise with City architects and master planners to update and improve the design regulations and design code on urban design aspects.
• Lead and / or co-collaborate in building permits processes update and improvement on urban design related parts
• Conduct necessary assessment and provide recommendations of building applications for mega development
• Liaise with other necessary authorities to facilitate the approval process
• Lead and coordinate with the team in technical reports preparation and implement best practices of architecture
• Engage in concept designs assessment team of mega scale development
• Handling the mega development processes management and coordination with internal and external relevant authorities to facilitate permitting and various related applications.

QAR 25,000 to 32,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


• Bachelor's degree in Architecture (or equivalent) is required with 10+ years of relevant experience
• 10+ years of progressive experience in Architecture, or masters in urban design
• Demonstrate high level of proficiency in AutoCAD/ArchiCAD and other relevant graphic software
• Excellent level in English language
• Excellent skills in consultation, networking and communication
• Effective organizational skills with ability to manage multiple tasks
• Good skills in guidelines and regulation interpretation
• Excellent teamwork ability to operate in variety of field and office conditions, working in cross cultural setting

About the Company

Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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