Senior Architect Jobs in Riyadh at Dar Al Riyadh

Title: Senior Architect

Company: Dar Al Riyadh

Location: Riyadh

The role of Senior Architect is multi-dimensional and includes, but is not limited to plan and design, and/or facilitate the execution of new building designs, and plan, design and/or facilitate the execution of building expansions or renovations according to clients’ needs, desires, and financial resources.


The Senior Architect will work cohesively and collaboratively within a team allocated to them by their Head of Department

Identifies, through consultation, client’s requirements, approximate budget, timetable, and possible needs for future expansion.

Determines client’s preferences regarding materials, styles, colors, and other variables.

Attempts to identify through collaboration clients’ priorities in terms of needs vs. desires.

Assists clients in defining their priorities and vision by preparing preliminary sketches of options.

Prepares/manages the production of designs, specifications, estimated costs, and proposed construction schedule.

Prepares/manages the production of detailed plans integrating engineering, electrical, and HVAC considerations; presents plan to clients for review and approval.

Prepares/manages the modification/update of new or existing plans as required.

Prepares/manages the production of scale drawings and contract requirements

Works on new project BIDS

Collaborates with clients to select and award construction contracts.

Manages architects, associate level architects and allocates tasks and duties

Undertake QA/QC checks of design deliverables

Report authoring skills are a pre-requisite

Ability to present to internal and stakeholders in English is a pre-requisite

Performs other related duties as assigned.


Bachelor’s Degree in architecture from an accredited University

M. Arch would be a distinct advantage

Full Membership of the Saudi Council of Engineers

Registration of international Architectural Body is an advantage but not a pre-requisite.

A Minimum of 15 years’ experience, with a min of 5 years within the GCC/MENA.

Previous management of small to medium sized design teams

Exposure to multiple project typologies

Concept and Technical Design Skills

Job Type: Full-time

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