Design Director

Saudi Arabia Permanent
  • Competitive monthly salary, inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowanc
  • A chance to work for a giga-project in Saudi Arabia

About Our Client

Our client is a Saudi Arabian government entity that focuses on luxury islands that will consist of various hotel operators, luxury accommodation, private beaches, marina, golf clubs, beach clubs and various other luxury leisure assets. They are currently seeking a "Design Director." The role would develop Programme & Project engineering standards, policies, procedures, and lead all technical design efforts ensuring quality designs are in line with the project scope, corporate standards, authority regulations, budget, and project goals.

Job Description

  • Manage the team of design consultants, building and infrastructure contractors through the various phases of a project lifecycle.
  • Ensuring, through various project teams and planning support, that project programming and reporting is accurate and timely
  • Assists in preparation and/or review of Tender Documentation Packages comprising of Instructions to Bidders, Contract Form, General Terms Conditions, Bid Forms, etc.
  • Monitor the construction progress as well as quality and execution as per approved technical documentation and project execution plan
  • Ensure works are progressed in compliance with Design Guidelines, Brand Standards, Best Practices, and any applicable International Standards
  • Provide ongoing liaison with Client / Developer and key Consultants for coordination and guidance in the interpretation and clarification of operational requirements and standards

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree in Architecture or relevant field
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in the design and construction industry, specializing in the programme and project management of large mixed-use developments and large-scale hospitality, commercial and high-end residential projects in the GCC region
  • Strong leadership skills and experience in managing / coordinating multiple teams across all project phases
  • Experience in streamlining technical / design-related processes
  • Awareness of Quality and Environmental Systems and the ability to work to the expected requirements of these systems.
  • Working knowledge in Health, Safety and Environment Management Systems

What's on Offer

  • Competitive monthly salary, inclusive of basic, housing and transport allowance
  • A chance to work for a giga-project in Saudi Arabia
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Architecture / Design
Saudi Arabia
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