Essential Technical:

  • University degree in Civil Engineering or related discipline.
  • Civil engineering design background (roads, highways, underground utilities, earthworks and drainage)
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years’ experience in design and and coordination of multi-discipline design teams.
  • Sufficient knowledge of computers to monitor schedule of work and track completion of outstanding design issues.
  • Knowledge of industrial infrastructure development and utilities.

Essential Behavioral:

  • Skill in oral and written communication.
  • Ability to provide strong, active technical leadership to adopt and enforce a consistent approach that nurtures a culture of creativity, innovation and empowerment.
  • Strong directional leadership, people management and communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Capable of dealing and interacting with challenging people and situations.

Preferred Technical:

  • Experience with preparation and monitoring of engineering performance and progress reporting (EPPR).
  • Experience in construction.
  • Experience in executing engineering in a BIM/VPD environment
  • Knowledge of Engineering software applications as related to the design of civil infrastructure and buildings including, but not limited to: Autodesk suite of CAD and analysis tools.
  • Execution planning / financial management / planning and organizing.·
  • Demonstrated experience with preparation of engineering fee proposals and engineering design contracts.
  • Familiarity with Quality Management Systems based on ISO:9001 standards as applied to engineering design.
  • Understanding of industry standard design procedures and ability to explain and communicate them with clarity in both written and verbal form.
  • Understanding of the roles played by other departments on projects including basic construction practices and the economics involved.
  • Familiar with industry standards and codes.

Preferred Behavioral:

  • Experience managing an integrated engineering design team on complex site development projects.
  • Experience working in KSA.
  • Successful implementation of mentoring programs for young engineers.
  • Multi-tasking co-ordination skill while executing complex and challenging project /program execution.
  • Demonstrated experience in coaching and mentoring.
  • Able to work in a culturally diverse environment.

Detailed Job Description:


Reporting to the Manager of Engineering Projects, the Area Engineering Manager – SPR is responsible to monitor and coordinate the design process for all Procure & Construct (PC) as well as Engineer-Procure-Construct (EPC) Contracts within the SPR area. The work will require management of a team of Project Engineers and close coordination with other departments and external stakeholders as well as assuming technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating across multiple projects.


  • Manages the Project Engineers in their activities and provide guidance on technical issues.
  • Take ownership of all new design contracts in his project area and work with the Project Engineers to develop Task Releases to local engineering firms (A/E’s).
  • Review and approve the scope and design cost estimate for all Task Releases.
  • Ensure that Project Engineers meet their Work Plan goals in budget and schedule
  • Prepare the cash flow budget for the annual work plan; monitor and resolve variances
  • Present projects to the client Planning Committee
  • Liaise with the Area Construction Manager to ensure resolution of design and construction issues
  • Participate in weekly staff meeting and monthly area review meetings to report on project performance and resolution of engineering issues
  • Submit timely and accurate data to project controls for weekly and bi-weekly reports
  • Request and manage off-project engineering support, if deemed necessary
  • Monitor the timely completion and response of Technical Queries (RFI, FCD)
  • Raise trends and submit to project controls
  • Coordinate Design Change Notices. Review and ensure quality of A/E submittals.
  • Develop and maintain training competencies and training material to support succession planning within the Project delivery group.