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Jacobs Senior Design Manager - Infrastructure in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the "why" of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we're integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Robust infrastructure establishes the backbone of productive, economically strong communities as assets essential to commerce, trade, public safety, and quality of life.

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Design Manager with a robust hands-on design background to lead our multi-disciplined design team in Jeddah. If you have a proven track record in major infrastructure or ground development projects, along with expertise in coordinating and leading multi-disciplined design services, we invite you to be part of our dynamic team. Responsibilities include:

  • Provide hands-on leadership in the development and implementation of design strategies for major infrastructure projects, encompassing roads, power, wet utilities, and dry utilities

  • Lead and coordinate a multi-disciplined design team, fostering collaboration and innovation within the team to ensure seamless integration of design across various infrastructure disciplines

  • Take responsibility for the overall design direction, ensuring alignment with project objectives, client requirements, and design principles

  • Collaborate closely with clients to understand their design expectations, and provide solutions that meet and exceed project aspirations

  • Optimize the allocation of resources, both human and technical, to enhance design efficiency and meet project timelines

  • Identify potential design risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure the successful and timely delivery of projects

  • Collaborate with all other disciplines to ensure the work is fully coordinated across the site/sites, integrating programme requirements for a world class site development

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field. Master's degree is a plus

  • Minimum of 15 years of hands-on design experience, with a significant portion in a leadership role

  • Proven track record of leading multi-disciplined design teams on major infrastructure or ground development projects

  • Strong technical proficiency in design software and tools

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills

  • Middle East experience in designing infrastructure projects is highly preferred

  • Comprehensive understanding of primary infrastructure disciplines such as roads, power, wet utilities, and dry utilities, along with design principles

  • Have an understanding of Building Information Modelling (BIM) and the coordination process

  • Be an excellent communicator with design professionals and with local authorities

  • Have previous experience managing infrastructure design teams and projects

  • Ideally have discipline specific professional registration (PMP, PMI, ICE, RICS)

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

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