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Jacobs Project Director 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:

What if we showed you how we're solving the world’s greatest challenges by transforming intangible ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world?

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomises 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.

About the Opportunity:

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

As Infrastructure Project Director you will be responsible for leading the Design and/or Supervision of some of the largest and most iconic infrastructure developments in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In a true collaborative leadership style, you will manage and coordinate all delivery functions ensuring that the plans meet design and construction objectives. Key areas include:

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

  • Directly managing key clients, consultants and/or contractors engaged in the design and supervision process

  • Planning and coordinating the operations infrastructure required for clients, 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

  • Maximizing utilization of our Global Design Centres as well as our global Subject Matter Experts

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will:

  • You will have delivered projects across the full suite of infrastructure disciplines across the full design life cycle, taking a project from concept master planning design, through to detailed design.

  • 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

  • Middle East experience, in particular Saudi Arabia would be an advantage but is not a requirement

  • Degree qualified in either Civil, Mechanical or Electrical or a similar Engineering discipline

  • Being a qualified member of a recognized institution or organization is advantageous (to include but not necessarily be limited to ICE, IMechE, IEE, PMP )

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

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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