AECOM Engineering Department Manager, Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - , Riyadh
Are you an experienced, creative and highly talented Engineering Department Manager looking for unrivalled opportunities to work on megaprojects? AECOM is playing a major part in transforming cities, social infrastructure and urban environments across Saudi Arabia.
You will be the primary point of contact in providing leadership direction on engineering management services and supporting cross-discipline departments on technical aspects of the projects. The objective of this role is to ensure overall performance of the engineering department and its technical deliverables are performed in line with the PMO scope of work, i.e. quality, budget and schedule requirements.
Reporting directly to the Project Director, your key tasks include day-to-day operation of the engineering department, allocation of project resources, interaction with clients, local authorities and AECOM senior management to ensure project success from start to finish.
We also expect you to provide direction for the engineering management department, support staff professional development to ensure they have access to the necessary training, including on the job training, and are fully up to date on the latest industry standards and technical requirements.
You will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the department and oversee engineering services delivery:
Prepare department operating structure and staff roles and responsibilities
Prepare processes and procedures of the engineering department in line with PMO methodology
Oversee development of standard design criteria, construction specifications, and details of PMO field of work
Ensure appropriate interdisciplinary design review including value engineering and constructability processes and gateway procedures
Oversee the preparation of scope of work for engineering design RFPs and bid documents and support for the preparation and evaluation of construction RFPs and proposals
Review proposals for engineering design, design and build and other forms of contracts
Assist with setting up pre-qualification criteria for the Architectural / Engineering (A/E) companies and contracting companies
Manage the A/E companies engineering deliverables and scope of work to ensure the design is carried out on time, on budget and completed in line with the PMO / contract requirements
Oversee the review and comments on deliverables by A/E companies
Implement an engineering deliverable management system
Support for the preparation and evaluation of construction tender documents and receive tender proposals from bidding entities
Review and approve proposed design changes, addendum and change notices and claims arising from awarded construction/engineering contracts
Assign site engineers to projects (where required) and maintain functional responsibility of site engineers
Provide technical support to construction teams
Provide the necessary support to the team assessing the status of ongoing projects
Resolve design issues with design consultants and report those issues to the project delivery team
Provide deliverables schedule input to consultants and contractors for on-time delivery of documents
Coordinate with Design Review Team to develop and continuously improve the design review process
Implement and follow quality assurance program procedures
Identify specialized engineering or consultancy firms for owner approval
Organize design workshops to enhance design delivery
Our clients really value the experience and expertise that our employees bring to their projects. This is particularly the case in KSA where our clients often request previous AECOM or legacy company experience. If you have previous AECOM or legacy company experience, really want to be able to make a difference whilst working on some truly incredible projects and would like to explore the possibility of returning to AECOM we would love to hear from you.
Minimum 25 years of experience with national/international major initiatives and developments, plus minimum 15 years’ experience within project/construction management in a similar role
Background in consultancies/contractors with a proven track record in leading technical design process for healthcare, high rise, retail, mixed-use, public realm, landscaping and infrastructure type of projects
Strong knowledge of RIBA, AIA definitions of design stages and the application of them
Expert in directing and leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams for engineering design and site-based projects, including management of contractors and subcontractors
Experience of engagement with authorities, utility providers, wider commercial and public-sector stakeholders in the KSA or other Middle East countries
Proven experience in engineering/management of construction and infrastructure projects, with good understanding of international and local building codes related to building construction
Experience working with other disciplines and understanding of civil engineering, transportation, infrastructure, architecture, landscape architecture, contracts and construction
Proven experience in construction industry including supervision, fieldwork, and utilities, and proficient knowledge of procurement, contracts, construction and quality assurance
Good working knowledge of FIDIC contracts or similar
Working knowledge of BIM, Revit, Navisworks, Rhino.
Bachelors / master’s degree in architecture / structural / civil / MEP or equivalent discipline from an accredited university
Membership of a chartered institution
Able to obtain engineering registration as an Architect or Engineer within KSA
PMP or an equivalent accreditation
LEED/ BREEAM and/or other sustainable practices preferred
Previous working experience in the USA, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Construction Services
Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)
Country Saudi Arabia
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226891BR
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.