Discipline Lead - Architecture

Discipline Lead - Architecture
SSH , Kuwait

1 Year
0 - 0
Job Type
Job Shift
Job Category
Requires Traveling
Career Level
As mentioned in job details
Total Vacancies
1 Job
Posted on
Sep 2, 2021
Last Date
Dec 2, 2021

Job Description

What we are looking for ?SSH are looking for a Discipline Lead - Architecture to join our office in Kuwait, where we provide front-end design leadership for the wider group.
We are looking for individuals with exceptional design skills and a passion for working towards excellence in design delivery. You will work as part of the wider engineering teams based in Kuwait,
SSH is a master planning, infrastructure, building design, construction supervision and project management company. We are proud to present a reputation for design integrity and a portfolio of landmark projects throughout the Middle East region.What will my responsibilities look like in this role?
Leads and mentors a design group and is responsible for large scale projects from bidding to delivery.Reporting directly to the Building Design Operations Director, this team member contributes to the development of the company by supporting in the progressive evolution of SSH's design philosophy, research activities and technical development.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 judgements 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.Qualities amp; SkillsCommitment to innovation and design excellence.Outstanding presentation skills.Landscape Design skillsExtensive Middle East project experienceMultidisciplinary projects of various scales including but not limited to: Master Planning, Destination Developments, Parks and othersFlexibility and attitude towards company objectives.Cordial relationships with clients and stakeholders.Understanding of commercial and financial management of projects.Full understanding of risk management and ability to transmit the same to others.Understanding of scope definition and scope interface and ability to transmit the same to others.Experience in completing project reports on project quality, safety, technical compliance, and progressFull knowledge of local and international industry standards, policies, codes and procedures and ability to transmit the same to others.Knowledge of Statutory Authorities requirementsKnowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirementsDeveloped knowledge of Health and Safety in DesignDeveloped 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.What do I need to apply?All aspects of architectural and Landscape DesignTeam LeadingBiddingDepartmental operations managementClient InterfaceResource PlanningCoachingPerformance EvaluationDesign ManagementDesign CoordinationInterface with Statutory AuthoritiesDesign ResearchDesign ReviewsSite back-up
EducationB.Arch or M.Arch in related disciplineAn international professional registration is expected

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