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Senior Design Manager (NEOM The LINE)

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Riyadh
R-117126

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.

NEOM-the Line programme will grow and evolve and become the largest capital project world-wide.  The Programme aims to challenge the “status-quo” with the intention of delivering a real meaningful change such that NEOM is referenced as world class and world leader is numerous areas.   NEOM - the Line is a combination of multi-modules with each module representing a complex multi-discipline element of the overall Programme with both standard, unique and bespoke scope aspects.

The Senior Design Manager is a key postholder that plays an important role design / construction delivery level within the overall Design Management Level. This is a leadership role that enables a vision to be translated into an effective operational plan between design and construction.

As we are designing and building a vertical city, packages of scope will be designated by the Delivery Director / Design Director, these could be both standard and bespoke packages with high levels of complexity and value in a fast-track environment. Interfacing and coordinating with numerous elements of the NEOM team to enable planned milestones to be achieved (including progress reporting), reducing the NEOM risk exposure by using risk management techniques on designated modules whilst enabling greater value to grow, improve and mature. Developing and leading continuous improvement action plans including sharing any return of experience with other part of the NEOM organisation.

Responsibilities

  • Co-Championing the Design Delivery Strategy between the Master Architect/Master Engineers and the Early Works Package Designers/Engineers.
  • Manage the Design Consultants in their delivery of the design package for the Early Works Package.
  • Review the Design Packages issued by the Design Consultants to ensure that these packages meet the SOW with clear Audit process to ensure that it meets the construction requirements.
  • Ensure coordination between the EWP Teams and the respective Design Consultants to continuously resolve issues with clear solutions to move the design process forward.
  • Ensure each design packages are delivered on-time to ensure the Construction Team progress construction without delay. 
  • Organise/facilitate coordination between EWP Team with Construction team to resolve any issues identified during the construction team review of the design package prior to the commencement of construction.
  • Ensure periodic reporting to the Delivery Team of design delivery progress/construction progress/issue resolutions/BIM clash resolutions.
  • Participate in multi-disciplinary coordination workshop between the EWP Team/NEOM UP/NEOM Proponent/NEOM Projects.
  • Line Management Duties for the team directly reporting to Senior Design Management.

Required Criteria 

Key Skills:

  • Minimum of 25 years of experience – Ability to demonstrate major projects experience (design and build) at a complex project/design/construction management level.
  • Preferably a Chartered Structural / Civil Engineer and/or Project Management accreditation.
  • Strong experience in project delivery co-ordination.
  • Integration and package management (through supply chains).
  • Complex stakeholder and interface management experience.
  • A section/package leader.
  • Strong co-ordination backbone.
  • Interface Management- Ability to operate in fast paced and pressured environments, whilst being able to maintain clear decision making.  Capable of working within a multi discipline team and across multiple interfaces.
  • Data Management - Able to process schedule requirements, analyse multi-layered construction schedules and react to change. Able to be able to concisely report on progress and challenges. 
  • Conflict Management - Reads situations quickly; good at focused listening; can find common ground and secure cooperation and constructive outcomes with minimum disruption.
  • Decision Quality - Gathering and synthesising information, identifying options and applying sound judgement based on logic and reason, making use of a variety of analytical approaches to provide relevant information to suppliers, stakeholders and decision makers using key facts and data.
  • Clear Direction - Defining and prioritising objectives, analysing inputs, assessing and challenging data, defining strategies and supporting rationales.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Collaborative Management style.
  • Ability to be objective in decision making.
  • Operates comfortably in a matrix environment, with high influencing and communication skills.
  • Able to persuade on the basis of objective argument in fact and analysis, in order to respond to challenge and scrutiny.

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.

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 is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. 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.
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