DohaPosition OverviewWe have an exciting opportunity for a Business Leader to join our Doha office. We have had a presence in Doha since 2004 when we were selected as one of the three North American firms qualified to work on the Sidra Research and Medical Centre.
Sheraton Doha Hotel; and Lusail Office Tower (Com 18).Reporting to the Managing Principal, Doha, in this role you will build on our previous successes to grow our Architectural and Interior Design practice and deliver high-quality projects.
On a day to day basis, you will focus on bringing in work for the office and oversight of projects including provision of technical expertise and design guidance.
You will inspire creativity, lead excellent client relations, and fulfill client objectives. You will lead a talented team of local practitioners and collaborate and work closely with Kasian’s Canadian offices to deliver projects.
provide design directionFoster an ongoing dialogue with the internal team on design including philosophy, approach, and processesLead and inspire design teams to create and deliver A Level design on projects and continually improve the caliber of designProject ManagementManage projects, both stand-alone and integratedProvide leadership and take responsibility for all aspects of project delivery including coordination of design, production, contract administration, and financial successPartner with clients through the strategic planning, client programming, and needs analysis phases of projectsBe actively involved with consultants with respect to procurement, coordination, and managementPerform quality control for all project presentation outputs and documentationSuccessfully manage client relationships : use well-developed interpersonal skills to communicate with clients on complex topicsEnsure client expectations are clearly understood and met by teamStaff Development : Take an active role in employee development through leading, coaching, mentoring, and motivating staffPrepare, deliver, and ensure completion of staff evaluationsDevelop the next generation of interior design experience for KasianParticipate in interviews and recruiting professional staffFoster an environment of mutual respect and trust among the Interior Design team as it grows and developsHere’s what you bring to Kasian : Well developed, robust local client rosterDegree in Architecture or Interior Design with have a minimum of 12 years of progressive professional experienceTrack record of leadership in Architectural or ID projectsFluency in English and Arabic a mustExcellent client management skills, including being able to create and maintain strong working relationships with clientsCreative thinker, conceptual design expertise, strong technical knowledgeEffective team leader and communicator, collaboratorTrack record of leading high-performance teamsExcellent communication and presentation skillsCurrent or previous Qatar residency