Location Dubai
Discipline: The Built Environment
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Sam Jenkinson

Contact email:
Published: 4 months ago

Job title: Architect

Reporting to: Partner of the current project on a day to day basis and ultimately to the Senior Partner

Foster + Partners, the award-winning multidisciplinary consultancy have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Architect to join our fantastic office in Dubai.

ResponsibiIities include but not limited to:

  • Understand the design project

  • Prepare, and develop where required, drawings, models, images and other documents relating to the design

  • Assist where required in the co-ordination of the internal design team

  • Take responsibility, where required by the project leader, for specific areas of the design and project development

  • Liaise, where appropriate, with members of the external design team and other associated organisations or companies

  • Seek, and record evidence of, continuing professional development (CPD) and an annual Personal Development Plan (PDP) in accordance with the requirements of the RIBA (or equivalent as applicable e.g. AlA, National Administration Board of Architectural Registration (NABAR))

  • Thorough knowledge of and compliance with Foster+ Partners procedures and standards

Qualities & skills required


  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience working as a qualified Architect, ARB registered or equivalent

  • Legally able to work in Dubai and will be already based there

  • Must have experience using REVIT

  • Hold a Masters qualification in Architecture or Urban Design

  • Ability to understand and formulate design decisions and present for discussion

  • Ability to use a variety of media in the development and documentation of a design project

  • Ability to take initiative in response to direction or instruction

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines efficiently

  • A flexible and open attitude towards new ways of working and commitment to independent, life long learning

  • Excellent organisational skills

  • Able to manage sensitive and sometimes confidential information

  • Self motivated and able to take responsibility

  • Able to demonstrate initiative and a proactive approach to daily tasks

  • Good interpersonal skills and able to work independently and as part of an effective team

  • Flexible attitude

  • Able to build good relationships at all levels, internally and externally

  • Resilient to cope with conflicting demands, able to prioritise duties and work effectively under pressure while remaining calm and professional at all times

  • Understanding of the architects role in the co-ordination and integration of project information and management

  • Ability to assist with the management of junior assistant architects on the team

  • Understanding of financial aspects of running a design project on time and on budget

  • Ability to use some of the following: MicroStation, PhotoShop, Illustrator, lnDesign,Internet Explorer, Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint

In return we offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes holiday pay company pension and DIS.

If you would like to be considered for the position please apply with an up to date CV and portfolio.

To apply or for further details please contact

*Please note due to the high number of applications we receive if you haven't had a response within 10 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.