Creative Design Manager


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP271-92

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The center of alfanar's industrial activities is alfanar Industrial Complex situated in the Third Industrial Zone on Al-Kharj Road, Riyadh.

Spread across 700,000 square meters, the Complex houses alfanar's facilities.

The Complex has a comprehensive infrastructure including a data and communication center as well as a commercial zone.
Job Purpose

This position exists to take full responsibility of overall management of Graphics and Solutions section. include Plan, develop, execute, and monitor its activities and related systems by optimum resources at efficient cost. Deliver as per company quality standards. Manage the risks and opportunities to bring the section to a further step.

Key Accountability Areas
- Directs the production of all the company artwork digital and printing.
- Coordinates between all departments and working parallel within the marketing team to assuring that alfanar requirements are met.
- Develop multimedia materials for presentations and promotion's ability to introduce and implement fresh and exciting ideas.
- Responsible for multimedia production Audio/Video production.
- Develops, coordinates, and manages media project plans for the company.
- Manage creative designers, web-developers, and multimedia designer team to produce high quality digital products.
- Enhance the look & feel of existing graphic content. Generate interactive & animated graphics for corporate online existence.
- Handling alfanar's events stands booths and marketing collateral production and installation.
- Review and approval of all media, production, technical catalogues, brochures, flyers, exhibitions collateral creative briefs etc.
- Develop weekly project activity reports.
- Meeting all the objectives, timelines. Development and supervision of creative media strategies.
- Collaborating with business partners to find solutions to business marketing challenges.
- Balance the company's collaterals department's requirements with company advertising rules and strategies.
- Manage the design of alfanar Trading Division product's packaging.
- Oversee the creative department by hiring, training, assigning, scheduling, and mentoring staff
- Establish and maintain creative department standards and guidelines
- Ensure team adheres to current processes, identifies opportunities for improvement, and proposes and creates processes and tools to support design operations
- Collaborate with marketing and sales divisions in implementing the marketing ideas and aligning team priorities with business objectives so that high-quality work is delivered on time and on budget
- Analyze market trends, consumer needs, and the competitor landscape, and track campaign performance
- Work with entire team on a creative audit to elevate innovation and establish a unified brand understanding and company voice
- Conceptualize campaign vision, harnessing original graphics, copy, website content, social media, and other marketing & communications materials
- Develop creative briefs based on ideas from brainstorming sessions, with direction, schedules, and deliverables for the creative team

Role Accountability

HR Proficiency:
- Ability to recruit, recognize and cultivate high performers and expose them in order to create a robust second line of management.
- Ability to recognize low performers and guide them to improve or release them.
- Ability to treat subordinates equally without any discrimination.
- Assessment criteria of subordinates is performance that leads to planned results.
- Ensure availability of delegation of authority matrix to have sufficient delegations as per company policy.

- Must take full responsibility for his operation as per the job description and the required deliverables from this position, taking into consideration the general company guidelines.
- Able to anticipate problems and make the necessary proactive steps to prevent them
- Ability to take necessary and proper timely decisions.

- Deliver the required results in timely manner with required quality and cost.
- Making a Tangible Difference:
- Must make a tangible difference to his area of operation. and exceed business expectations.

Business Planning and Performance:
- Able to transform the corporate goals into business plans.
- Able to Plan, follow-up and execute those plans, whether they are annual or development plans.
- Monitor the plan performance and initiate action to strengthen results and take the corrective action accordingly.
- Provide periodic work progress reports.
- Responsible for monitoring and controlling budgets and expenses to achieve the optimum cost efficiency.

Organizational Development:
- Develop the organizational structure according to the current requirements taking into consideration future and development plans.
- Ensure availability of job descriptions for all job roles and deployment.

Business Process Improvements:
- Develop, coordinate well-defined written systems, policies, procedures, and seek automations opportunities as much as possible.
- Should be conversant and able to navigate through IT solutions especially those relevant to his job and business.
- Promote the automated systems and using them fully, to spread its culture.

- Quality is considered as alfanar's prime competitive advantage as such, managers are expected to act accordingly.

- Adapt to new and alternative techniques, technologies, management structures, and business models.

Health, Safety and Environment:
- Ensure a safe, secure, and legal work environment as per the standard regulations.

Academic Qualification
- Bachelor Degree in Design


Work Experience
- 5 to 10 Years

Technical / Functional Competencies
- Advertising Design
- Design Tools
- Design Specifications
- Creativity
- Oral/Written Communications

About the Company

alfanar builds efficient energy systems & solutions of the present and sets up infrastructures for a brighter future.

We assist utility sector partners & customers in transforming cities into sustainable, habitable, and inclusive Smart Cities by harnessing renewable energy resources from wind, solar, and waste heat energy. Promoting the transition to a sustainable eco-conscious future.

Using world-class technologies, we develop unrivaled quality electrical solutions & products from our manufacturing facilities, to solve the world’s major energy challenges and make the world a better viable place.

Diligence, Efficiency, and Innovation are the key criteria our teams adopt in order to continuously provide effective solutions. We’re constantly equipping our teams with the tools they need to expand their horizons and reach higher grounds.

Being in an ever-changing environment with a crucial impact on their surroundings, our employees are nurtured to become keen thinkers with highly refined skills and a consistent outlook on the future, working together on finding the next big innovation.

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