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Head of Business Development

X Architects

Dubai, UAE

Ref: RP865-01

Job description / Role

X-Architects is seeking a charismatic and organized Head of Business Development to create and implement the business development and market strategy for the practice.

It is envisaged they will work directly with the Founding Partners and executive director to communicate the vision of X-Architects and help drive the growing practice’s business development in the MENA region and share its diverse and award-winning portfolio.

The position involves ongoing travel and client communication including setting up and attending meetings with client decision makers and would suit a dynamic person with an interest in travel and bringing cutting edge architectural projects to different geographical environments.


- The candidate will have proven experience and understanding of the bid and tender process and be able to coordinate with, motivate and guide the business development team.
- Candidates from the architectural field or multi-disciplinary engineering are preferred. UAE and/or KSA business development experience is a must and it is expected that they will know the market and be able to advise on risks and opportunities.

For this position, we are looking for native English speakers and/or European nationalities.

Due to a large number of applicants, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

About the Company

Founded in 2003 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates by Ahmed Al-Ali and Farid Esmaeil, X-Architects operates a critical design approach which recognizes the inherent complexity in building and construction and, harnesses this complexity to produce projects that are robust and adaptable. It is a practice where design and tactical decisions operate in relationship to the numerous constraints and unforeseen developments of any project, whether large or small scale. The ability to not only accept change and alteration, but to use these critical events in a productive and reinvigorating manner is central to the progressive architectural practice of X-Architects.

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Business Head salaries in UAE

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AED 30,000

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