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Design Manager (Architecture)

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Saudi Arabia
R-116091

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital. The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn.  

AtkinsRéalis business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies.

Join us in engineering a better future for our planet and its people. 

AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading design, engineering and project management organization. We  
connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems. Together, with our industry partners and clients, and our global team of consultants, designers, engineers and project managers, we can change the world. 

We have a strong presence in the Middle East that enables us to build deep and lasting relationships with our clients. We share their goals and long-term ambitions; we’re on the same journey to create places and infrastructure which will support long term sustainable development, healthy living and vibrant communities. 

The Role:

The role will support the PMC Director and Project Team with design management function through project execution, close out as required, ensuring that our scope of works is delivered to AtkinsRéalis and client’s expectation.

The existing project is a mixed-use development of hotels, retail and branded residences with a vision to emerge as a gateway destination for pilgrims, residents and visitors alike in Madinah.

As a Senior Design Manager, you will be responsible for leading and managing the design process through the project lifecycle.  Work closely with our PMC team, clients, design consultants and other stakeholders to ensure the projects objectives are met in line with our client requirements and expectations.

Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure AtkinsRéalis processes, forms and deliverables are followed, and when required, client processes and forms as applicable.
  • Assists develop scope of services for all required Lead Design Consultant (LDC)
  • Manage and assist the client with the procurement of Design Consultant.
  • Develop and implement the Design Management Plan (DMP)
  • Develop a design responsibility matrix to clarify roles and responsibilities of Client, PMC, Design Consultants and other Stakeholders.
  • Assist and develop the Project Quality Plan.
  • Manage the LDC: To submit a quality deliverable, on time, within budget and to Client expectations.
  • Oversee and manage the Design Consultants activities through the Project cycle, i.e., plans, organizes, and directs activities.  Functions as the Management Lead for the Project Design (LDC), Technical review teams (PMC or Client) providing quality review, implementation of policy and procedures and interface and coordinates with the other stakeholders.
  • Facilitate effective communication and action as sole point of contact between Client and Selected LDC Team.
  • Manage the Design Process: Weekly Progress and Design Workshops, Stage Gate submission, presentation, and approval process.
  • Review of Consultant deliverables, reports, drawings etc to ensure compliance with Project Brief and Client requirements.
  • Assist with Invitations to Stakeholders, Agenda’s, Minutes of Meetings, Presentations required during the Project cycle.
  • Coordinate with Document Controllers to keep project’s information up to date in the PMC SharePoint.
  • Assist in Change Management of the Project with the Cost and Commercial Teams, implement required change control processes, review and recommendation for Client confirmation.
  • Assist and coordinate value management during the Design stages in support of the Client.
  • Determine and manage risks that may affect the programme/project not limited to schedule, budget, client requirements, quality, constructability and compliance.
  • Assist on monitoring and managing the Design schedule with Project Controls and LDC
  • Manage all LDC in accordance with the Project BIM requirements assisted by project BIM manager.
  • Oversee the implementation of sustainability requirements in compliance with Project Brief and Client requirement assisted by our LEED support.
  • Assist in Stakeholder Management: Develop the statutory approval workflow chart for all design stages and in alignment with Client and Statutory Authority approval requirements.
  • Oversee preparation of all technical documentation required for construction tender packages.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 Requirements:

Minimum 10+ years working experience in a project environment. Experience in Design Management Strong leadership qualities, and good people skills are essential in communicating directly with senior staff, clients, consultants, local authorities and other inter staff. Experience is LEED would be beneficial.

Rewards & Benefits: 

We offer an excellent package which includes: 

  • A competitive salary 
  • Transportation allowance 
  • Medical and life insurance cover 
  • Annual leave 
  • Company gratuity scheme 
  • Discretionary bonus scheme 
  • Employee Well-Being Programme

AtkinsRéalis   is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforces. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;

Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;

Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;

Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;

Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis 

Your difference makes a difference. We care for our people and are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where you can thrive and build a future you want to be a part of.  

Thrive with us. When you join us, your wellbeing, health and safety become our top priority. 

Engineering the future with digital. From design and engineering to project management, digital is fundamental to our way of working. 

Champion lasting change. We build sustainability into everything we do. 

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