Senior Technical Standards & Compliance Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6436

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Manager - Residential Technical Standards & Compliance

Senior Technical Standards & Compliance Manager with a background in Design/Construction to lead on development of the residential technical standards and compliance strategy. This remit also covers all aspects of ESG compliance, with a focus on sustainability and innovation.

Client Details

Innovative Saudi 2030 vision giga project.


* Provide strategy and execution support of the residential portfolio with respect to technical standards and compliance.
* Develop technical standards and specifications for residential assets, ensuring internal teams are working to benchmarks that will achieve the quality aspirations and delivery expectations.
* Coordinate with internal teams and external consultants to create an actionable technical standards and compliance framework for all residential developments within the regulatory structure.
* Establish protocols, processes and procedures to ensure project teams and developments adhere to objectives regarding health & safety, environmental, planning and workmanship objectives amongst others.
* Develop technical standards and compliance KPIs for internal project teams and external consultants to adhere to.
* Create, maintain and refresh a technical standards database
* Develop front-end feasibility studies, option analysis and sensitivity testing of residential real estate technical standards strategies.
* Review designs and proposals to ensure compliance with technical standards, attending workshops where required.
* Prepare presentation content to communicate development technical standards and compliance strategies using robust, research-backed full life cycling modelling and assumptions.
* Prepare regular reporting updates as required by the business
* Assist department managers to produce a quarterly Board of Directors report.
* Keep abreast of emerging technology and best practices in the build environment, ensuring the developments are at the forefront of innovation.
* Identify, research and test prospective materials, products and system for use within the project.
* Procure and manage advisory services from global Real Estate consultancies to assist with completing the above workstreams.
* Take responsibility for the budget assigned for consultant workstreams, ensure procurement policy is followed and manage consultants to drive programmes and deliverables.
* Take ownership of ad-hoc projects, studies and workstreams, reacting quickly to the dynamic project environment.
* Take responsibility for building a dedicated residential technical standards and compliance team to the extent needed to service workload growth.
* Provide internal project team training and workshops as required.

Job Offer

Tax free competitive salary and comprehensive family benefits. Opportunity to work on one of the largest giga projects in line with Saudi 2030 vision. Clear growth path and career opportunities.


* 15+ years' experience, ideally within reputable residential Real Estate, Design or Construction firms with previous exposure on large scale giga-projects preferred.
* Experience in strategic planning stage of large-scale developments
* Bachelors Degree is a must
* Experience with a variety of global technical standards, safety and sustainability initiative
* Masters Degree educated in Architecture, Engineering, Construction, Surveying or related.
* Able to autonomously balance and prioritise multiple workstreams.
* Knowledge of project design and construction processes and phases
* Highly collaborative, open mindset and strong communication skills
* Professional accreditation (MRICS, CIOB, RIBA or similar) is preferred

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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