Senior Design Project Manager – Riyadh- KSA, Middle East Jobs

Senior Design Project Manager Vacancy Riyadh KSA. We are recruiting for a Senior Design Project Manager for our world-class Construction Consultancy client, for a position in Riyadh Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  Our client is a well-known British engineering and Construction consultancy in the Middle East with offices across the globe. 

This role has an extensive list of requirements. Please ensure you read these requirements carefully before applying to avoid disappointment. Apply to the email listed below and provide the reference number stated.

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For the avoidance of doubt, A requirement means: Needed or Wanted. ALL the following requirements MUST be met, not just one.

PLEASE NOTE: This is a very prestigious project and client. This role requires a 6-day week. Appropriate salary /overtime compensation is provided.

Job Vacancy Requirements – Senior Design Project Manager KSA, Middle East

  1. A degree qualification in Project Management, Construction Management or related Engineering Design discipline is mandatory. This degree qualification MUST be from a well-known Western university.
  2. In addition, A Full member of a Professional Body such as MRICS MCIOB PMP or MAPM  is highly desirable. 
  3. Candidates MUST have A minimum of 15 + years of technical delivery experience.
  4. PLUS a min 5 years as a design manager working on Post Contract Design Delivery
  5. A background and extensive experience with a Tier 1 Project Management Consultancy is mandatory.
  6. Previous experience in the Middle East is also a Mandatory requirement for this role.
  7. Candidates should have Luxury, High-End Hotels, Palaces, and/or Residential experience. Luxury being the keyword here, please detail these projects in your CV. We are not seeking Civils Rail or Infrastructure professionals for this role.
  8. Experience of Business development in the region, we are seeking someone who can identify and develop opportunities to secure more business, with previous experience of business development in the Middle East.
  9. Excellent client-facing skills, including diplomacy, patience and a flexible attitude.
  10. Strong Commercial background with a track record of managing projects, and delivering to tight deadlines.
  11. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Job Description – Senior Design Project Manager Job Vacancy- Middle East Recruitment

  • This role will manage the overall design process as well as deliver the overall Design Strategy for the projects.
  • The Senior Design Project Manager will review and approve detailed design programmes as well as prepare design management strategies.
  • Coordinate and interface to provide continuity across the projects as well as lead the decision-making within the design team.
  • The successful Design Project Manager will implement integrated policies, procedures, tools and systems to consistently execute, monitor and measure design across the program.
  • Manage the process of Request For Information (RFI)/Technical Queries (TQ) ensuring the Design Team respond in the allotted time to support the delivery of the project.
  • You will also manage the process of information release schedules produced by the Contractors and coordinate and address technical issues that arise on site as well as managing the RFI/TQ process.
  • Monitor progress against the design programme, identify areas of slippage, delay or conflict and plan to mitigate as well as audit of design information, gap analysis and design validation reporting.
  • Review, comment, track and report against the Contractor’s design deliverables
  • Ensure all pre-requisite activities relating to design, shop drawings and material approvals are achieved in time to support the delivery programme.
  • Above all be the main point of contact for all Design Management across the project and liaise between the client consultancy and contractors

Salary & Benefits – Senior Design Project Manager – Middle East job Vacancy

PLEASE NOTE: This is a very prestigious project and client. This role requires a 6-day week. Appropriate salary /overtime compensation is provided.

The following salary banding is for guidance only. Our client is open to negotiation for this position, dependent upon experience. If you fall outside of this banding and meet all requirements we would still be keen to hear from you

  • A base salary of 60-65,000SAR per month total package
  • Plus, overtime payment for the 6th day ( detailed information will be provided)
  • Holiday allowance 
  • Laptop & Mobile Phone
  • Medical Cover
  • Bonus as per Saudi Law

TO APPLY for the role of Project Manager Design- Middle East Recruitment

Apply with an up-to-date cv to Please also quote Ref: SDPM/Riyadh/23

Please provide a copy of your Chartered Status certification “MRICS, MCIOB , MAPM, PMP ”  with your application.

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