• Technical Director

    Job Location(s) Kuwait
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/4/2018 4:58 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-3137
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Design/Architecture
  • Overview

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    KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

     

    For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

     

    We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

     

    We are now seeking an exceptional MEP Director to join our award winning team based within our Kuwait Office.

     

    This critical role will be responsible for the day to day management and operation of the MEP teams in the Kuwait office.

     

    Responsibilities

    Paramount to success within this varied role will include:

    • Creating and developing design concepts and formulating design presentation strategies within specific discipline.
    • Developing and leading the implementation of new approaches to design process, technology, and strategy within the team.
    • Assisting with the recruitment and selection process for discipline-specific technical staff.
    • Monitoring the technical and professional competencies of staff within discipline, and recommending course of action, in partnership with Team Leaders, to enhance individual and group capability.
    • Providing mentoring and coaching to technical discipline staff in partnership with the Team Leader of each team.
    • Initiating and maintaining research on the local markets relating to discipline-specific preferred products, vendors, contractors, and trends.
    • Actively participate in marketing and business development initiatives, as requested, including the coordination of technical and financial inputs

    • Ensuring implementation of project-specific quality assurance and control procedures, ensuring compliance with ISO 9001 to achieve technical excellence in all discipline-specific deliverables.

    • Participating in scheduled and ad hoc reviews of the technical performance of teams and individual staff in the normal course of project delivery.

    • Providing leadership in the exchange of discipline-specific knowledge relating to current international best practice, and the identification and adoption of new technology and trends.

    • Liaising with the respective Team Leader to ensure adequate administrative support, technical resources and information, document and file management systems for the specific discipline within the team.

    • Providing regular reports to the specific Design Leader on the operations and growth of technical discipline.

    • Collaborating with team members and colleagues to promote an inter-disciplinary design approach and philosophy.

    Qualifications

    To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 20 years of relevant professional experience, including the coordination of a range of various design projects partnered with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering.

     

    Registration with International institution ( P.E or P.ENG or similar) is desirable.

     

    Membership with International institution like ASHRAE, IEEE or CIBSE, or PMP certification would be an advantage.

     

    KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

    Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

    We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.

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