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Jacobs Project Director - Master Planning & Urban Design in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Your Impact:

Based in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, as Project Director you will be responsible for leading the full development of a regional master plan for a major metropolitan region. The focus will be on a full range of urban development related issues and innovative solutions to urban challenges, implementation of policies, and management of a wide range of stakeholders.

In a true collaborative leadership style, you will manage, develop, and coordinate the Master Planning processes, ensuring that the plans meet design and functional objectives including budgetary, environmental and legal requirements. This will include maximizing utilization of our Global Design Centres as well as our global Subject Matter Experts.

Other key areas would include:

•Driving development and delivery performance so that all milestones are met or exceeded without compromising cost targets, safety, security or quality;

•Directly managing consultants and contractors engaged in the design and build process;

•Planning and coordinating the operations infrastructure required for consultants, and contractors to function in a safe, secure, productive and collaborative environment;

•Validate project plans, budgets, performance status, forecast, trends, risks, and key decisions;

•Provide management and oversight of the project by ensuring that all objectives are being achieved including those related to cost, schedule, safety, quality, technology, security, logistics, and sustainability.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

You will be degree qualified in either Master Planning or Architectural Design and will come with experience of leading and successfully delivering large scale master plans across the Middle East.

You will have delivered such projects across the full life cycle, taking a project from data collection, concept master planning, detailed master planning, policy and regulatory strategy and project approvals.

You will have experience in successfully managing subconsultants in project delivery, being able to engage, inspire and motivate to get the best results, and ultimately deliver in line with stakeholder expectations.

Experience of working in Saudi Arabia is advantageous as well being a qualified member of a recognized institution or organization (to include but not necessarily be limited to AICP, APM, APA, CIOB, AIA, RIBA).

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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