Innovation & Value Engineering Manager


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: QP928-662

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The opportunity:

Project: This is an opportunity to work on one of the largest programmes in Saudi Arabia. This unique project consists of major mixed-use development including sports facilities, entertainment, and arts along with all associated infrastructure.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Developing and implementing across the delivery teams value engineering initiatives to streamline design, construction, and supply chain processes.
• Collaborating and coordinating with engineering, design, and construction teams to identify cost-saving opportunities and innovative solutions for asset design and construction and improve overall project value.
• Analyzing existing designs and construction processes to identify areas for improvement.
• Developing best practice solutions and lessons learned.
• Providing direction and expertise to value engineering activities across clients for specific strategic requirements.
• Providing guidance and training to client teams on value engineering best practices and techniques.
• Working cross-functionally to achieve optimal value management and engineering and innovation results, e.g., working with procurement and supply chain teams to identify cost-effective materials and suppliers that are also resource-efficient.
• Conducting regular reviews of projects to assess the effectiveness of value engineering strategies and identify areas for improvement.
• Participating in the review of project designs and construction plans to ensure that they meet quality and value standards.
• Monitoring project progress to ensure that value engineering initiatives are being implemented effectively.
• Preparing reports and presentations to communicate project value engineering strategies and results.
• Maintaining awareness or seeking opportunities to implement systems and technologies relative to the function.
• Coordinating activities with numerous functions across client teams.
• Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


About you

• You have a bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management, or related field.
• A related MSc degree is desirable, you have an experience in value engineering, construction management, or a related field, including managing teams of significant size and technical support personnel.
• Proven track record of developing and implementing value engineering strategies that promote innovation and efficiency.
• You can collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams and have strong project management skills, with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• You should be accustomed to monitoring industry trends and developments to identify opportunities for innovation.
• Excellent communication (both written and verbal), interpersonal, and public speaking skills are desired.
• Should be goal-oriented and results-driven with a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations required.
• Capable of conducting focused briefings to all levels of management.
• This includes effective problem-solving and exercising excellent judgment regarding timing and senior management involvement in significant issues.
• You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships, and lead strong, motivated teams.
• You will have a construction or project management background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace have to offer.

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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Engineer salaries in Riyadh

Average monthly compensation
SAR 12,000

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