AECOM Design Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh
Responsible for managing and planning the activities of a group of design personnel, technicians and specialists.
Manages a small to medium sized group of personnel assigned to a discipline design department or project discipline design group. Manages design department or project discipline workload, distributing work assignments to most effectively utilize staff and meet department and/or project established schedules and budgets.
Always exercises sound judgment in assessing problem situations or complex issues.
Informs the Principal Engineer or Supervising Discipline Engineer when problems arise and of outstanding personnel issues, manpower changes, schedules and unusual aspects of the work.
Reviews completed work to ensure accuracy and compliance with codes and design data.
Coordinates the efforts of the group with other discipline groups in an office or on the same project, and where necessary, establishes a sign-off program for all outgoing drawings.
Leads the development of manpower, man-hour, and labor cost requirements for design staff to satisfy project requirements and can monitor the effect of these on the budget.
Fully understands the use of requisitions and the role of materials management, and can review/advise on purchase orders and subcontracts.
Fully understands various analytical requirements, business concepts and principles, business financial terminology and measures, and exhibits sound business judgment.
Advanced knowledge of analyzing, integrating, and using financial data to accurately diagnose business realities, identify key issues, and develop strategies and plans.
Understands the proposal process and can lead the preparation and review of proposals, as required. Able to support Independent Review of design effort for department.
Understands how to negotiate contracts and ensures that contract obligations and/or milestones are tracked and met.
Advanced knowledge of cost estimating methods.
Leads and reviews engineering estimates for the discipline.
Advanced knowledge of discipline’s materials costs and cost analysis and forecasting methods.
Advanced knowledge of the project change control process and trains others regarding the rationale, requirements, and importance of identifying potential changes.
Advanced knowledge of the discipline’s equipment and material lists and instructs others in their use and requirements.
Oversees and evaluates the performance of department and/or project assigned personnel.
Trains and mentors department and project team members.
Develops and conducts technical training seminars
15 Years of related work experience
Related engineering degree
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Job Category Engineering - Engineering Design
Business Line Construction Services
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country Saudi Arabia
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 227297BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.