Posted
Ref: HP350-5954

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

* Manage the team of design consultants, building and infrastructure contractors through the various phases of a project lifecycle.
* Ensuring, through various project teams and planning support, that project programming and reporting is accurate and timely

Client Details
Our client is a Saudi Arabian government entity that focuses on luxury islands that will consist of various hotel operators, luxury accommodation, private beaches, marina, golf clubs, beach clubs and various other luxury leisure assets. They are currently seeking a "Design Director." The role would develop Programme & Project engineering standards, policies, procedures, and lead all technical design efforts ensuring quality designs are in line with the project scope, corporate standards, authority regulations, budget, and project goals.

Description
* Manage the team of design consultants, building and infrastructure contractors through the various phases of a project lifecycle.
* Ensuring, through various project teams and planning support, that project programming and reporting is accurate and timely
* Assists in preparation and/or review of Tender Documentation Packages comprising of Instructions to Bidders, Contract Form, General Terms Conditions, Bid Forms, etc.
* Monitor the construction progress as well as quality and execution as per approved technical documentation and project execution plan
* Ensure works are progressed in compliance with Design Guidelines, Brand Standards, Best Practices, and any applicable International Standards
* Provide ongoing liaison with Client / Developer and key Consultants for coordination and guidance in the interpretation and clarification of operational requirements and standards

Job Offer
* Competitive monthly salary, inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowance
* A chance to work for a giga-project in Saudi Arabia

Requirements

* Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or relevant field
* Minimum 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry, specializing in the programme and project management of large mixed-use developments and large-scale hospitality, commercial and high-end residential projects in the GCC region
* Strong leadership skills and experience in managing / coordinating multiple teams across all project phases
* Experience in streamlining technical / design-related processes
* Awareness of Quality and Environmental Systems and the ability to work to the expected requirements of these systems.
* Working knowledge in Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Design Studio Director (Architect)
Blake Anderson
Saudi Arabia 10 Mar
Head of Major Projects (Senior Project Director)
Blake Anderson
Saudi Arabia 10 Mar
Executive Director - Design
Michael Page
Saudi Arabia 18 Feb
Project Director
QS Quest
Riyadh 31 Jan
Project Director
Propel Consult
Riyadh 21 Mar
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month
Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 40,000

Breakdown available for industries, cities and years of experience