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Design Manager (Marine)


Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP362-2038

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking.

Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP Middle East are looking for a Design Manager with experience on marine projects to join a PMC mixed-use development in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. You will have significant experience with design and design management of marine works such as dredging/reclamation, quay walls, revetments and breakwaters, marinas, piers, floating structures, and man-made beaches.

Your new role, what's involved?
* Provide expert advice on complex matters requiring international expertise/standards.
* Lead the delivery of large projects while providing specialist technical expertise during design and construction phases.
* Manage key client relationships in the public & private sector, as well as other internal Business Units.
* Plan resources and make sure that they are available to deliver the services needed
* Build effective teams and provide support to staff assigned to the project.
* Manage and mentor a team to whom you provide leadership on technical matters.
* Manage all aspects of concept and detail design related to the marina and luxury pier.
* Provide effective design management input, review, consultation and advise to the client, to ensure the full intent of these iconic landmarks are realised.
* Ability to effectively manage and review all design submissions through the RIBA Stages, providing review comment and managing the change process.
* Work as part of a multi-discipline development team, to ensure all design efforts are well coordinated and integrated.
* Ensure all designs are aligned to achieving stated and best local, international practices from an Environmental & Sustainability perspective.
* Support the Design Director and Project Director as required for the overall programme delivery.
* Review and report on design programmes from external consultants.
* Ensure possible value engineering ideas are identified to cut costs / time and provide recommendations. Manage and approve all proposed VE options.


We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Degree qualification in Architecture, Civil Engineering, or similar relevant discipline.
* 15 years' experience in major mixed-use projects, preferably in KSA itself or the GCC region, with experience working on marine projects (particularly a marina or luxury pier).
* Excellent leadership skills and ability to delegate and coordinate responsibilities.
* Strong design management skills.
* Strong team player with the ability to balance conflicting priorities and take timely decisions.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

What's in it for you?

What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!

WSP recognizes that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

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Design Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 34,500

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