Design Director


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-2852

Job description / Role

Our client is an established Architectural and Engineering consultancy with a large presence in the Middle East and UK. This company have a new opening for a Design Director to join their team on a permanent basis.   

As Design Director you will oversee manage the design and technical team, which will include coordination of projects ensuring they are completed on time and within budget.  Managing the full design process from the initial design, code and accessibility, preparation of schematics, pricing and construction.


Bachelor's degree in Architecture At least 25-30+ years working in a similar role and at least x10 as a Design Director Candidates must have extensive experience working in the Middle East and the UK.

Applicants should have team management experience and strong leaderships skills  

This is an excellent opportunity to join a leading consultancy that will offer long term career opportunities within the UAE. A competitive salary/ package is on offer which is negotiable depending on your experience.

About the Company

Hays is the leading global specialist recruiting group. We are the experts at recruiting qualified, professional and skilled people worldwide.

Our Middle East office was founded in December 2005, headquartered in Dubai UAE. We deal with clients in the UAE, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, and other key areas in the region. Our consultants sector-specific knowledge and unique understanding of the local market allows us to offer an exceptional level of service across all divisions.

We currently recruit for roles in the following sectors: Accounting & Finance, Architecture, Banking, Construction & Property, Engineering, Healthcare, Human Resources, Information Technology, Logistics, Legal, Office Support, Oil & Gas, Life Sciences, Supply Chain & Procurement, and Sales & Marketing.

As part of our continuing expansion, we have opened a dedicated Abu Dhabi desk to further assist with our client needs across the region.

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