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Senior Civil/Infrastructure Engineer - Riyadh (2573) in الرياض at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 4/11/2018

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Job Description

Buro Happold invites applications for various roles in support of the establishment and operation of a project management office (PMO) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. The PMO will oversee the development of a giga project from conceptualisation to implementation. The project is a new city development in Saudi Arabia, which has the highest ambition in terms of offering quality of life to its residents whilst providing a paradigm shift of what constitutes a world-class business environment. The project further sets out to become a model development for how future cities should be designed, delivered and operated.  

Type of contract

Senior, Associate

Area of Expertise
Cities Consulting

Middle East, India and Asia

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The Senior Civil/Infrastructure Engineer will be a key person within the PMO team that is in effect part of the client organisation. The PMO team covers both technical and management functions. Experts from within the firm and external consultants will supplement the core PMO team. Other organisations will provide legal expertise and business and financial inputs. The project will move quickly with fast track methods of planning, design, procurement and construction to accelerate the implementation.  Due to the importance of the project and the desire to progress to implementation expeditiously, the client will be heavily engaged in procurement of planning and design consultants and contractors may be involved in direct procurement of specialist products.

What will I be doing?

  • Develop a detailed and up to date understanding of the clients vision and objectives for the program of development of the new city/region
  • Take the lead role in developing a civil engineering/infrastructure department and establish procedures and processes whilst coordinating with senior members of the PMO team.
  • Collaborate with master planners, environmental consultants, , other discipline engineers, lawyers and other specialists
  • Handle the planning and design phases, and design review of all matters from a civil engineering/infrastructure perspective.
  • Monitor progress of construction activities from an civil engineering/infrastructure perspective
  • Oversee collection and analysis of civil engineering/infrastructure data
  • Develop civil engineering/infrastructure project objectives and targets in line with the project vision and report to management progress in attaining these
  • Preparation of civil engineering/infrastructure best practice KPIs and prepare regular reports on performance against the KPIs to the PMO Director

What can I bring to the role?

The Senior Civil/Infrastructure Engineer should have a track record of engagement in infrastructure systems and delivering on projects on large scale and should span the program life cycles from conceptualization, initiation, engineering, construction and operations.

  • Good understanding of how large scale planning and design of urban projects are undertaken covering infrastructure facilities and networks and as well as buildings across a broad range of sectors.
  • Good communication skills and pro-active stakeholder engagement skills
  • Strong Reporting skills against a set of agreed KPIs, reporting to different stakeholders with different information requirements
  • Bachelor/Masters Degree in civil/infrastructure engineering is required.
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in the field of infrastructure planning, design and construction oversight with at least of five (5) years working on large scale projects.
  • Has experience in coordinating with various government organisations/agencies within Saudi Arabia and/or internationally.

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.