• To strengthen QPs expanding operations locally and overseas, we are seeking to recruit a proactive SENIOR DESIGN ARCHITECT to join our team in MALTA on a FULL-TIME basis.

    Working at QP

    When joining QP, you get the opportunity to work in a fast-moving, dynamic and challenging environment, being exposed to numerous projects, clientele, disciplines and developmental experiences. You also become part of a dynamic and diverse team that is truly pioneering construction design and engineering. With 18 different nationalities comprising our various teams, QP brings talent and opportunities together to create iconic and transformational projects in various countries such as Malta, Kyiv, Brussels, Prague, Africa and more.

    Inspired by creativity and driven by passion, we strive to exceed our own and clients’ expectations with excellence, innovation, integration of clients’ objectives, seamless design, engineering and management and continuous collaboration within our teams. Recruiting the best talent, we team up through our combined professional experiences to develop our teams as we continue to create some of the most unconventional spatial and design concepts, across the various cities we work in. Together, our expert and highly talented staff are involved in some of the most cutting-edge projects. We emphasise sustainability to change the built environment for future generations, combining aesthetics with practicality and well-being, while simultaneously overcoming the ever-demanding challenges related to the industry in an environmentally conscious climate.

    Main Objective

    To assume responsibility for the conceptualisation and design creation, development and implementation of project design of varying scale; to provide design continuity and leadership throughout the entire design development lifecycle; to develop the initial design concept and coordinate with other team members to further develop design concepts through schematic design and the design development project phases; to demonstrate professionalism and sound judgment, and knowledge-sharing with, and continuous support to, the members of the team. Team building and motivation are also key. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Creating, developing and implementing project design concepts, master planning and architectural design;
    • Developing project briefs, feasibility studies and design reports;
    • Establishing and maintaining ongoing, productive client relationships;
    • Determining applicable statutory requirements and codes;
    • Assuring design conformity to contractual agreements with clients;
    • Understanding and implementing processes to reduce risks and exposure;
    • Monitoring initial design through the design development and up to completion including detailing and supervision;
    • Coaching, mentoring and providing performance-enhancing feedback to team members;
    • Assuring that project needs are satisfied by effectively managing design staff to ensure efficient utilization of resources;

    Requirements

    • A recognised degree in Architecture and a proven track record working in designing a variety of architectural projects including residential, commercial and hospitality. A design specialisation, an architecture license and international work experience are preferred.  
    • A chartership with a recognised institution will be considered an asset;
    • Proven management skills to lead design teams and consultants, and maintain strong client relationships;
    • Highly cognizant and abreast with all applicable standards, legislations and practices applicable to the construction industry in Malta;
    • Possess a solid understanding in local Planning Authority policies;
    • Sketching skills, project co-ordination and presentation experience and proficiency with design and presentation software (such as AutoCad, Rhino, Indesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lumion etc). Revit experience would be considered an asset.
    • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills in English;
    • Ability to anticipate project requirements and to manage multiple priorities while consistently achieving high standards and goals;
    • Ability to work under pressure and to work closely with others in a multidisciplinary environment;
    • Thorough and able to review others’ work and to coordinate multiple detailed information;
    • Proven leadership qualities and experience, motivating and inspiring others;
    • A motivated team  player demonstrating an eager and positive work ethic;
    • A valid driving license will be considered an asset.

    Candidates are invited to send in their detailed CV together with their accompanying portfolio on hr@qpml.com

    Qualification certificates and letters of recommendations will also be requested.

    All applications will be treated in strictest confidence.