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Design Manager - Logistic

Requisition ID:  243389

Requisition Posting End Date: 12/06/2021

Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.


Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact.


We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Overview:

Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide project management consultancy services (including technical, commercial and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.  


NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of EgyptIsrael and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea.”


NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders and companies will come to research, incubate and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways.


Detailed Job Description



The Design Manager – Logistics will be managing design consultants’ effort in providing designs for major enabling works facilities and coordinating related works on the complete stretch of backbone and NICC area including other areas of Regional Infrastructure. The Design Manager will be responsible for multiple engineering projects during design and will be managing design support to multiple construction contractors. The Design Manager will also be interfacing with various stake holders. Full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. Responsible for acting independently on engineering matters pertaining to the project, projects or designated engineering assignments. 


Job Duties:

·        Manages all engineering activities on a large, complex project/program or on multiple lesser size projects.

·        The Design Manager will be responsible for multiple engineering projects during design and will be managing design support to multiple construction contractors.

·        The Design Manager will also be interfacing with various stake holders.

·        Full technical responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating assignments. 

·        Responsible for acting independently on engineering matters pertaining to the project, projects or designated engineering assignments. 

·        Establishes/manages the Logistics projects engineering budget, maintains ownership, and ensures execution within approved budgets. 

·        Keeps informed on the status of all projects involving assigned personnel with respect to schedule, budget, work quality and client satisfaction, and contributes leadership, experience and expertise in the solution of difficult problems.

·        Reviews major changes or deviations in project scope, project material quantities, budget or schedule, and assists particularly with defining the change, obtaining accurate estimates of the hours involved, and recommending budget adjustment.

·        Directs and provides technical and administrative guidance to assigned Project and/or discipline Engineers in the management of engineering projects.

·        Champions the creation of a work environment, helped by leadership, which fosters openness, trust, communication, teamwork, empowerment, innovation, and satisfaction on the project or program.

·        Take personal responsibility to ensure own and others’ health and safety – including those who may be affected by the delivery of this role.

·        Co‐operate in all matters relating to health, safety and environment, including following safe working procedures at all times and not deviating from agreed safe system of work

·        Advocate, promote and engage Bechtel’s health, safety and environmental policies and initiatives

·        Conducts annual performance reviews in accordance with approved procedures and holds career development 




Essential Technical Skills:

·        Degree or postgraduate qualification in Engineering discipline.

·        Minimum of 15 years progressive experience with a multidiscipline background.

·        Evidence of direct experience in managing and executing design and/or construction

·        Strong English language communication and report writing skills.

·        Ability to prepare clear judicious planning procedures and user-friendly templates to assist entities in undertaking forward, judicious planning.

·        Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Design Suite software programs and have the ability to prepare 


Essential Behavioral Skills:

·        Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a knowledge sharing approach.

·        Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and be able to understand the needs and requirements of the client, entities and their EPMO’s – in order to provide planning / design / feasibility solutions in a multi -disciplinary / multi - sectional context.

·        Must be able to work within a multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural team and manage ambitious multi-cultural relationships across a range of entities.

·        Must be self-driven and able to plan and execute work without direct supervision from senior management and/or peers.

·        Must be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding PMO environment, including the need to travel and work remotely if / when required.


Preferred Technical Skills:

·        Relevant experience in the KSA and a sound understanding of the cultural norms and requirements of the region.


Living Conditions:

Living and Working on the NEOM Project is a single status assignment condition located in Sharma, KSA with camp accommodation (Meals and Laundry Services provided). Rotational Leave is 2 weeks off after 8 weeks worked with provided allowances for airfare and enroute expenses.


Due to COVID 19 challenges during the startup of the project special flights and quarantine accommodations will be provided.  

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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