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Senior Specification Writer


Dubai, UAE

Ref: GP222-2849

Job description / Role

Our Client is a global engineering and architectural consultancy based in the Middle East. New positions have arisen within their specification writing division based in Dubai. They have a number of new requirements in this team within specification writing across Architectural, Geo-technical, Mechanical, Security/Technology, Electrical and Structural.

• As Senior Architectural Specification Writer you will be responsible for the compilation and updating of the companies Master Technical Documents including material selection, technical specifications and general requirements.


• BSc in Architectural Science, Architectural Technology or similar;
• 15+ years specification writing experience, with at least x5 years in the GCC/ MENA region;
• Previous specification writing experience with a large Architectural/ Engineering firm is highly desirable;
• Candidates must be registered to a relevant professional body (RIBA, NBS, CSI, CIPS);
• Specification writing awareness and proficiency in Qatar Construction Specifications QCS 2014
• Expertise in handling CSI, "construction specification institute" Master format specifications.

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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