Ref: HP350-6188

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Design Manager is responsible for managing and directing all the design activities for all projects, until the point of formal project handover to the Construction Manager. They will also manage and direct the Master Planning process and initiating the Estimation and Bidding process as required. This role includes the management of all related external consultants and government agencies to ensure that all required permitting and approvals are in place.

Client Details

Our client is a regionally reputed giga-project. They are seeking a deign manager, specialized in creating mixed-use destinations, with a focus on hospitality projects.


* Develops adequate policies, procedures and processes for the Design Function to maintain efficient operational excellence in order to achieve the overall strategic objectives
* Develops method parameters for the preparation of plans and drawings designs that comply with industry accepted engineering principles, all building codes, the company standards, customer contract requirements and related specifications.
* Overseeing the preparation of the draft master plan to be considered for a new project to determine project program as part of the preparation of a project development plan for investment approval
* In conjunction with the Supply Chain Manager, controlling the process of RFP and tendering processes to appoint 3rd party consultants for master plan design
* Finalising the design program and ensuring that all required permitting and approvals are in place so that a formal handover to PMO can be completed, to mobilise the projects
* Working in conjunction with the Operations to ensure that all internal operations are coordinated in the most professional and efficient manner possible
* Develop design time frame in comply with project development schedule.

Job Offer

The successful candidate for this role will be offered a competitive monthly salary, all-inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowances. It offers the candidate a chance be a part of a Saudi Vision 2030 giga-project.


* Bachelor Degree in Engineering or other equivalent degree (architecture)
* Minimum of 8 to 10 years of related experience

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.

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Design Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 34,500

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