Stakeholder Director (Saudi National)


Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP117-331

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Faithful+Gould are looking for an experienced Saudi national Stakeholder Director in Jeddah.


- Be able to clearly coordinate and manage the stakeholder and authorities' requirements within the design team and similarly communicate the design team requirements and objectives with the specific statutory authority/stakeholders
- Well versed in the authority requirements in KSA with a focus on infrastructure. Building project authority experience is desirable
- Have a detailed understanding of Authority processes, procedures and policies and ensure that these are adhered to during the design submission and review process
- Monitor and report on the status of all submissions, meetings, phone calls and any other relevant authority engagement
- Fluency in written and verbal communication (English and Arabic)
- Capable of reporting on authority liaison related matters via suitable media (written reports, tabulated status tracker sheets)
- Capability and willingness to manage, lead and mentor junior members of the stakeholder management team
- A broad technical understanding of infrastructure and built environment



- Bachelors' degree in Civil Engineering or any relevant engineering discipline
- Must be a Saudi national
- Minimum 20 years' post graduate experience
- Have knowledge and experience in dealing with the approval process for infrastructure and buildings projects with the specific statutory authority/stakeholder
- Have strong leadership qualities and a track record of delivery
- Proven experience in innovation and process optimisation
- Good time management ability and competence in prioritising tasks and workload
- Proficient user of Microsoft Office software. Ability to use AutoCAD preferable
- Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
- Ensure Atkins QHSE policies are followed at all times

Behavioural Competencies

- Highly developed interpersonal skills, such as high competency in listening and communicating
- High attention to detail and eye for technical excellence
- A positive attitude that focuses on improving team work and co-operation at all times
- Good communication skills, oral and written, including presentation competency
- Ability to work without excessive supervision
- Ability for self-checking & correction of work
- A team player.

Rewards & Benefits

- A competitive salary
- Transportation allowance
- Medical and life insurance cover
- 22 calendar days annual leave
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin

Why join us?

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defense sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50-year history throughout the Middle East region. We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programs.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

SNC-Lavalin is truly a global leader in its field and has been chosen to design and build some of the most prestigious projects in the world.

About the Company

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

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Director salaries in Saudi Arabia

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