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Senior Architect  Dubai,   Posted: 1/4/2024
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Our client is the looking for a Senior Architect to be responsible to review pre-contract architectural designs for all Rail Agency projects to ensure the designs are fit for purpose and fully satisfies the objectives of the client.

Candidates must be fluent in Arabic in order to be considered for this role.

Key Accountabilities:
* Participate in the prequalification of consultants and contractors.
* Monitor and manage the development of architectural designs and planning issues in the pre-contract stage to ensure designs are value engineered, fit for purpose and efficient.
* Ensure full compliance for the quality/specification of the materials/products and work done and managing inspection/testing activities regularly during the implementation stages of the project.
* Ensure the compliance of project handover in accordance with project management policies and process
* Ensure the list of snags and outstanding works is complete and properly followed up during the Defect Notification Period (DNP)
* Lead the preparation of design concepts in consideration to stake holder and customers' requirements.
* Review /comment on all submissions/RFP related to Architecture Discipline including but not limited to Design Criteria/specifications/ Signage/landscape/Station planning/Stations simulation?etc.
* Perform other responsibilities associated with the position as appropriate.
* Incorporate the concept of sustainability to all projects involved where possible and as per the latest directives from the Authorized Government Body within the Emirates of Dubai.
* Ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored as per the project management plan.

Job Requirements


* Bachelor's Degree in Architecture

* Candidates must be fluent in Arabic in order to be considered for this role.
* Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints.
* Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications
* Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
* Good knowledge of statistical methods and their applications.
* Working knowledge of railway systems, transit architecture, crowd management, codes of practice, standards and multi-modal stations.
* Excellent design and presentation skills including use of CAD and MS Office
* Intensive experience in international rail infrastructure projects.
* Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
* 8 to 10 years in rail of relevant architecture and rail projects experience
* Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects.
* Possess good leadership skills including the ability to motivate, plan, manage and implement to schedules.
* Proven ability to develop quality standards, testing procedures, inspection reporting formats, and ability to conceptualize tasks and accomplish them.
* Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing.


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