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Lead Design Architect - Design Studio

SAS Global Consultants

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: LP390-81

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

SAS Global Consultants have been asked by a leading architectural practice to source a Lead Architect for their ever-growing design studio with a huge pipeline of work for the coming years.

This is a permanent job opportunity with the chance of exciting career prospects, working on large complex projects within a talented leadership team and hugely growing architectural practice.

As the Lead Architect you will be responsible for the overall direction and management of the Architectural Design Team.
- You will be creative in your approach to producing complex designs but also strategically make good decisions on behalf of clients' projects.
- You will need to have a strong knowledge of zoning regulations and building codes, engineering design principles and advanced computer skills with current industry standard CAD, project management, and graphics software.
- The Lead Architect will also provide regular and detailed updates to clients on progress while ensuring their expectations are met.
- Co-ordination and preparation of information for the project brief.
- Lead in the Coordination for the preparation of designs and specifications.
- Integration of different aspects of the design and their interfaces into the overall design.
- Reporting to the client on design matters and seeking approvals.
- Lead the preparation of schedules of inspections, tests, mock ups and samples.

SAR 27,000 to 32,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Vehicle/Transport + Annual Flights + Medical Cover + Paid Leave + Gratuity


- Must be fluent in Arabic to compliment the Director of Architecture.
- Must be degree qualified in Architecture with ideally over 10 years' experience.
- Must have led talented design teams producing high level concept, detailed and schematic designs.
- Worked for Architectural design practices.
- Design Project Managed large/complex building projects.
- Experience working with clients.
- Produced designs based on local building codes and international design standards/principles.

About the Company

SAS Global Consultants, a specialist executive Engineering, Supply Chain & Procurement Recruitment Consultancy with over 25 years combined experience in recruiting for the UK, Europe, MENA, Asia Pacific & North America markets. We are a privately-owned company freeing us from some of the politics & pressures that surround many of our rivals and have a strong emphasis on client relationships and candidate satisfaction. We have worked with small local contractors with relatively small turnovers up to leading multidiscipline & fortune 100 organizations with turnovers exceeding £25 billion and are more than aware of the need to tailor our service to fit each company’s requirements.

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