With more than 8500 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.
Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.
Our Middle East operations have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager to join our Doha office in Qatar. Reporting to the Property and Buildings Group Manager, this position will suit a Principal Architect / Engineer with a track record of people, project and client management, who is seeking to work in a challenging and collaborative atmosphere.
The successful candidate will possess the following;
Minimum 10 years’ experience with minimum 5 years' consultancy background
Extensive design experience from concept through to construction, across a range of project types including residential, commercial, hospitality, educational and most essentially medical / health care, high-rise developments
Proven track record of delivering large-scale multidisciplinary designs, on time and within budget
Ability to successfully manage clients and other significant internal and external stakeholders
Extensive experience in preparing design briefs, fee proposals, winning jobs, requirements management and negotiating contracts with both clients and subcontractors
Business development and marketing skills to secure new clients and maintain existing client relationships
Implementing and monitoring a ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Structure throughout projects
Developing and agreeing job work packages, budget and progress with other team leaders
Managing and chairing technical coordination meetings and interdisciplinary checks with project team
Implementing SID Safety in Design
Working knowledge of international building codes and standards
Demonstrate a high level of BIM workflows, tools, processes and management knowledge
Ability to support project team in obtaining local authority approvals
Preferably holding a PMP certification
High level of competency in using software such as MS Office, CAD / Revit and project management software
Middle East experience and a working knowledge of design and construction practices specific to this region.
In addition to your technical strengths, we are looking for a manager with strong leadership, communication and mentoring skills that can lead and manage teams so that the solutions delivered to clients are innovative, sustainable and appropriate.
A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications, skills and experience.
GHD practices family friendly policies and warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities and supports the nationalisation programs in Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.
Please forward your covering letter and resume.