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Jacobs Master Planner in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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.

Your Impact:

  • Heavily involved with ongoing urban planning projects

  • Creating analytical reports, technical documents and related materials

  • Interacting with government agency staff, performing field work, oral presentations, coordinating interagency efforts, designing and implementing public involvement plans

  • Responsibility for technical direction over a group of Planners or that functions as a technical specialist formulating and developing advanced planning concepts

  • Contributes to development of new techniques and standards; considered expert in organization

  • Develops processes that require innovation and ingenuity

  • Develops plans for utilization of land and physical facilities of cities, counties, and metropolitan areas, applying diverse knowledge of planning principles and practices

  • Compiles and analyzes data on economic, social, and physical factors affecting land use, and prepares or requisitions graphic and narrative reports on data

  • Confers with local authorities, civic leaders, social scientists, and land planning and development specialists to devise and recommend strategies for land use and physical facilities for residential, commercial, industrial, and community uses

  • May review and evaluate environmental impact reports applying to specified private and public planning projects and programs

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You should be experienced in working with or for KSA government agencies or organizations focused on policy or data gathering and analysis to shape policy and regulations. This will require demonstrated experience in data analysis and application to real planning issues, as well as a clear understanding of planning process and policy in relation to master planning at both a larger regional scale and a community development scale. You should be capable of taking the lead in dealing with stakeholders, gathering data, GIS-based data analysis and expressing clear recommendations in relation to strategic planning policy and regulations. You should have a broad knowledge of the requirements of the planning process and working with integrated teams of engineers, economists and other specialists in urban development.

Education should include a degree in Master Planning. Experience working in some capacity with KSA planning policy is a requirement, but working in private consulting would also be considered an advantage. A seniority level of at least 10 years in master planning related experience is requested.

You should be fluent in Arabic and English. International master planning experience, and experience living or working in an international context for some period of time, would also be considered a distinct advantage.

At Jacobs, we’re challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world’s most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of more than 55,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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