Senior Design Manager (Saudi Nationals only)

Senior Design Manager (Saudi Nationals only)

SNC Lavalin Fayez Engineering
Riyadh Saudi Arabia
20-23 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description
Faithful+Gould are looking for SeniorDesign Managers (Infrastructure) to be based in KSA.
SNC Lavalins Faithful+Gould business is one of the worlds leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide. Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.
Key services include: Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.
Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on to our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.
Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting and then developing brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. Its precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.
N.B: We are currently pending award on several significant projects. Should we be awarded, this position is key role. Consequently we are keen to speak to individuals in the market place with the experience listed below for such potential future programmes of work.
The Design Manager (Infrastructure) will provide advice and assurance to the end user throughput the entire Design process, they will also challenge Vendors to meet objectives around budget, quality and construction timelines.
The Design Manager is accountable in ensuring the concept and detailed designs are captured as per the end users requirements.
The Design Manager will support the preparation of reports, drawings, specifications and review of tender documents. He or she will report to the Head of Department.
In this role, you are required to provide the interface between project ownership and delivery.
You are required to act as the single focal point of contact between the end user, consultants and the Construction Contractor(s), about design, ensuring the desired project objectives are delivered. You must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the project to make informed value-add decisions for both the Client and the end user.
Further, you are expected to conduct yourself in line with the core values of the business and lead by example in maintaining the Faithful+Gould culture.
You will be responsible for at least the following areas and duties in your role
Providing the report with recommended list of Design Consultants to the Customer
Reviewing Design Consultants Contract
Conducting QA review of both concept and detailed Design and ensuring Design meets budget requirements
Ensuring the Design process recognizes current legislation, standards and codes of practice, where appropriate
Striving to eliminate health and safety risks in the Design and financial risks during construction
Supporting, understanding and advising the Customer as to the requirements and his/her obligations in the development of a building Design
Ability to manage workload and time efficiently
Experience & Requirements
Degree qualified (Civil Engineering/Architecture).
A minimum of 15 years solid design experience with Infrastructure Projects in GCC and has delivered some on site, ideally with a large developer/PMC.
Knows local code and authorities Design and Construction Provision NOC processes
Possesses in-depth knowledge of all aspects of residential construction Projects in UAE/KSA including local Design guidelines, industry practices and authority regulations.
Arabic speaking professionals preferred.
Rewards and Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Assistance Programme 24-hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultantsWorker Type
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Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients in oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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