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Senior Architect / Architect (Real Estate)

Big Fish Recruitment

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP281-482

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

• Support the Design Manager on developing and implementing successful design strategies and delivering high-quality projects.
• Support management of all facets of the design process from brief,
• Consultant appointment to Information for Construction or Tender and availability of the building permit or earlier stage if Design and Build strategy.
• Act as site-architect when representing client during project execution.
• Accountable for reviewing design submissions, using BIM models, to assure alignment to code, cost, quality and scope to the design brief and budget approved by Senior Management.
• Protect the company as a business and its clients for risks related to scope creep, cost, quality and time increases.
• Workaround to find solutions for design issues and communicate these effectively using visualization of design intent and options in 2D or 3D, focus on Architecture as well as Interior Design
• Contribute in leading design consultants and perform day to day monitoring.
• Collaboration in the procurement process throughout the project design stages.
• Oversee site inspections to check and report on projects progress, and to confirm compliance with regulations and specifications.
• Maintain records and prepare reports related to design review and delivery.
• Set up and become guardian of the company material library.


• Bachelor’s degree in Architecture
• 3-4 years, minimum, of previous GCC or UAE experience. Arabic skills, an advantage.
• Previous Real Estate or property development experience is a bonus.

About the Company


Our aim is to provide our clients and candidates with a consistent, quality service that goes beyond the norm, giving them peace of mind and complete trust in our ability to meet their needs.


Big Fish consultants specialise in their fields and have extensive experience in the region and beyond. We take pride in our knowledge and network and believe that our relationships are built on trust and integrity and are made for the long term.


At Big Fish, as well as caring for the people we work with, we also care about the world and environment we live in, that's why Big Fish support initiatives that promote human welfare, environmental protection and sustainability.

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Senior Architect salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 17,500

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