Technology & Innovation Senior Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6437

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Senior Manager - Residential Technology & Innovation

Technology & Innovation Senior Manager with a background in Real Estate/Technology/Engineering will be responsible to lead on development of the residential technology and innovation strategy. You will ensure the latest in technology and innovation is embedded into residential asset briefs, drive innovative practices, meet the needs of future residents and future-proof assets, while integrating into the broader 'smart-city' technological landscape.

Client Details

Developer in charge of on of the largest giga projects in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


* The remit of technology and innovation includes, but is not exclusive to, automated systems, artificial intelligence, smart homes, IT/AV, analytics, future lifestyle trends, global trends, futurology, building systems, connectivity, mobility, digital transformation and applications.
* Develop strategies to support the use of technology and innovation to drive demonstrable performance gains in the operation of residential assets, including property management tools and customer experience tools.
* Coordinate with internal teams and external consultants to create actionable technology plans for all residential assets.
* Establish and maintain technical standards relating to technology, ensuring that requirements are disseminated to the internal project teams and residential asset briefs
* Oversee the selection and delivery of relevant regional & global technology-related certifications for residential developments such as Wiredscore, CEDIA and others.
* Ensure internal and external resources are in place to complete technology certification submissions, manage annual subscriptions and define strategies for improvement.
* Develop technology related KPIs for internal project teams and external consultants.
* Develop front-end feasibility studies, option analysis and sensitivity testing of global real estate technology and innovation strategies.
* Prepare presentation content to communicate development technology and innovation strategies using robust research-backed modelling and assumptions.
* Prepare regular reporting updates as required by the business.
* Input into the structuring and maintenance of data management at an asset and portfolio level by identifying and partnering with data management provider as necessary.
* Keep abreast of emerging ideas and best practice in the residential technology sector, ensuring the development is at the forefront of global innovation.
* Procure and manage advisory services from global Technology, Strategy and 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 a dynamic project environment

Job Offer

Opportunity to be a part of an innovative giga-project. Tax free salary and comprehensive family benefits. Clear growth path and amazing career opportunities.


* 15+ years' experience, ideally within multinational residential Real Estate firm and/or tech industry. with previous exposure on large scale giga-projects preferred.
* Experience in master-planning stage of large-scale developments.
* Bachelors Degree is a must
* Masters Degree educated in Architecture, Engineering, Technology, Construction or related.
* Adaptable to a dynamic and rapidly changing workload.
* Self-driven and able to autonomously balance and prioritise multiple workstreams.
* Highly collaborative, open mindset and strong communication skills.
* Able to build effective working relations with multiple stakeholders
* Extensive market knowledge and thought leadership in smart homes, technology and innovation, including global trends, with a focus on the residential sector.
* Demonstrable experience in establishing processes and controls relating to technology and innovation.

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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