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Senior Architect

Cavendish Professionals is currently working in an exclusive partnership with Qatar Rail, which is a government-run company set up to manage, operate and maintain three unique and fully integrated rail system to the citizens of Qatar.

Our client is looking for a Senior Architect to act on behalf of Qatar Rail to ensure that the Architectural Employers Requirements and specifications towards branding are implemented.

Job purpose:

  • To Review and to submit detailed commentary (incl.

    fail or approved advise) to all technical submissions based on latest design developments / specifications of the DB Contractors for; BIM Models, Drawings, Reports and Material Submissions

  • Participate actively in review and decision making progress.

    In particular participate in review meetings.

  • Response to and advise the contractor on any comments to or objections to the design.

  • Make recommendation on issuance of SONO certificate

  • Detailed technical review of design documents and makes recommendations.

    Check for completeness, constructability, areas of significant cost reduction, compliance with design intent, and completeness of information and confirm coordination of disciplines (Including BIM)

  • Offer professional architectural expertise to help improve the design

  • Manage the DB Contractors to ensure that the branding is effectively implemented

  • Manage and coordinate Architectural & MEP design activities and deliverables (Including BIM)

  • Provide analyses and recommendations where required

  • Design, quality and safety reviews where required

  • To provide recommendations on RFI's issued by the DB Contractors

  • To provide recommendations on RFC's issued by the DB Contractors and / or if required PMC themselves to issue RFC's.

  • Provide consistent oversight of design, ensure interfacing are registered, tracked and dealt with through an interface management system.

  • Convene design related meetings and workshops and provide minutes of meetings.

  • To conduct design progress and construction progress meetings weekly

  • Lead and effectively minute branding meetings ensuring that agreed actions are followed up

  • Ensure that the station design fulfil the 4

    * star GSAS Requirement

  • Make Design proposal to enhance the innovation and/or optimization of the design through the whole network

All suitable applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Master degree in Architecture

  • 5 years + experience in a similar role


  • Medical cover, life insurance, business class annual flights, furniture allowance, relocation allowance, annual bonus, end of service bonus, recreation allowance, school fees contribution , married, single or family visa, 35 day annual leave

A full job description and information about the benefits package will be available upon request.
We are happy to speak with candidates and advise on suitability.