Senior / Principal Architect

Senior / Principal Architect

SNC Lavalin Fayez Engineering
10-13 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Atkins are looking for a Senior / Principal Architect in Riyadh, KSA for large mixed-use developments.
We are looking for candidates with experience in Hotels, Leisure, Residential, Public Buildings, and Sports Facilities.

  • Technical management of a team

  • Front end design work and planning

  • Client, Employer and Stakeholder Liaison

  • Supervise the Concept, Prelim and Detail Design documentation

  • Supervise the work of external 3D Visualisers

  • Prepare and deliver presentations

  • Assist with bid proposals and presentation of bids

  • Preparing and presenting feasibility reports and design proposals to the client

  • Involvement with Value Engineering

  • Supervise the preparation of applications for planning and building control departments

  • Supervise the preparation of tender documents for contracts

  • Site Inspections and Construction Support

  • Resolving problems and issues that arise during construction

  • Keeping within financial budgets and deadlines

  • Coordinating with contractors and other professionals

  • Controlling a project from start to finish

Essential Requirements

  • Relevant experience in a senior level on large mixed use projects.

  • Qualified Architect with at least 10 years post qualification experience - Preferably registered in UK, USA or Australia.

  • Design & New Build experience

  • Good all round experience from front end to delivery

  • Good understanding of ME Buildings Codes

  • Experience managing teams

  • Client and stakeholder facing experience

  • Site Experience

  • Design and Build Experience

  • Currently based in KSA

Desirable Experience


  • Middle East Experience

  • Sketch up


  • AutoCAD

The Individual

  • The right candidates would be pragmatic, intuitive, well organised and creative.

  • Will work as a member of a team and be expected to contribute to team performance and demonstrate use of initiative

  • Must be able to manage a large team of staff and work to tight deadlines

  • Keep calm under pressure

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.
As one of the worlds most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • 22 calendar days annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

  • Employee Assistance Programme 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants
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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions - including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance - to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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