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Principal Architect

Architecture / Interior Design & Planning
Job Description

What will my responsibilities look like in this role:

• Contribute to preparation of bids.
• Lead the design team throughout the design stages.
• Responsible for key design input at early design phases and for general design leadership during the course of the project.
• Contribute from the onset of a project, to the design of innovative and progressive design solutions that reconcile SSH and client's goals and priorities while fostering opportunities for design excellence.
• Make appropriate value judgments with respect to corrective work that supports the design concept and performance goals of the project.
• To perform and direct material and building systems research and participate in the coordination and preparation of project specifications.
• Set an example of leadership among team leaders.
• Participate in marketing and business development.
• Act as the client's point of contact for design related issues.
• Act as the project's design coordinator and contributes (fully or partially) to the overall design management activities.
• Conduct performance evaluation reviews to subordinate (junior) team members.
• Take initiatives to develop design manuals, standard design documents, presentations, etc. to increase efficiencies, knowledge and awareness across the wider engineering community.
What do I need to apply
• Outstanding Architectural Design skills
• Extensive project experience.
• Flexibility and attitude towards company objectives.
• Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders.
• Understanding of financial and commercial management of projects.
• Full understanding of risk management and ability to transmit the same to others.
• Commitment to innovation and design excellence.
• Understanding of scope definition and scope interface and ability to transmit the same to others.
• Outstanding presentation skills.
• Full knowledge of international standards, policies, codes and procedures and ability to transmit the same to others.
• Full knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirements,
knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements.
Developed knowledge of Health and Safety in Design
• Developed knowledge of Sustainable Design principles.
• Ability and will to mentor and provide support to subordinate (junior) staff members and spread knowledge across the wider architectural community.
• Ability and will to update knowledge.
• Excellent command of English (written and spoken).
Knowledge of other languages is an added value.
Education
• B.Arch from a recognised university
• The achievement of a Professional registration of an internationally recognized institution i.e RIBA, AIA, LEED is highly desirable and a distinct advantage.

Experience : 10-20 Years
City & Country: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Education: Engineering, Graduate
Nationality: Any Nationality
No of Vacancy: 1
Carrer Level: Management
Gender: No Preference
Employment Type: Full Time
Contact Information
Name: Dimple Christina

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Principal Architect