Design Management Lead – Airport - #29065


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Riyadh
Contract type: Full time
The Role
At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our strategy site. Within our consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project. The project: This is an opportunity to work on a large new build airport, that will set a global benchmark for aviation experience and aims to attract 120 million passengers by 2030 in Saudi Arabia. Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey, they are: Safety first - Going home safe and well: You will be a leading advocate of Mace's value of Safety First, and be accountable for leading and maintaining exceptional safety, quality, cost, programme, sustainability, and compliance standards for the design resources you manage. You will possess advanced technical expertise in local Health and Safety rules and regulations relevant to project portfolio. You will champion a diverse and inclusive working environment and understand the importance of the wellbeing of the people you manage. Client focus – Deliver on our promise: You will lead the design management sub-function accountable for performance, delivering an annual business plan outcomes to time and budget. You will be responsible for leading the delivery of design management to deliver key strategic outcomes & sub-function KPIs, directly influencing strategic development. You will be responsible for key client relationship management, including generating live prospects and leads. Integrity – Always do the right thing: You will Implement and execute the design management system, processes, and protocols to meet statutory, legal, and contractual requirements. You will directly influence long term development of strategy for a function or Business Unit (BU), creating a sustainable business future. You will commit to making a positive impact for our people, our clients, and our planet, and take ownership for holding others to account who do not uphold the Mace values. Create opportunity for our people to excel: You will mentor, coach, and develop your project team and provide an environment to share knowledge and experience. You will actively network, innovate, and seek understanding of best practice, utilising the full depth of knowledge of Mace Group, the Centres of Excellence, Mace Way Control Centre, and Knowledge Hub. You will use your network to identify talent, lead recruitment, and manage the development, retention, and mobility of people, and support our people to achieve their highest potential. Job Summary: The Design Management Lead is responsible for ensuring that the Project(s), or Programme design management related activities undertaken by the design management team, are in accordance with the requirements of the Project Execution Plan, PMIS, or other governing framework as applicable, and approved by the Project Director. The Design Director is responsible for overall Design Management strategy and leadership, ensuring that delivery of core function aligns to Mace Way and Core Values, that target KPI’s are achieved, and ensuring that personal health, safety, and wellbeing, and that of the team is maintained. You’ll be responsible for: Design Management strategy across the Project, or Programme, and PD approval thereof. Agreement of KPIs with PD and ensuring performance of the group in connection with. Ensuring strategic delivery of the core function aligns to Mace Way and Core Values. Project or programme wide Design management oversight and interaction/coordination with construction, commercial, programme, procurement, and control functions. Support development of technologies/systems to enhance design performance. Manage resource and deployment of DM staff. Ensure ongoing knowledge and upskilling of the team. Directs and guides junior members of staff to develop their careers within Mace. Ensure succession planning for allocated ADM/DM/SDM is in place. Ensuring Design Management is consistent across projects, or phases. Ensuring Design Management function is aligned with other PMC functional targets. Advising on Consultant Selection and Appointment. Supporting SDMs in evaluation of Consultant Variations and Claims. Oversight and participation in key design and technical review workshops. Utilizing company resources efficiently to accomplish assigned work. Identify and manage design associated risks, mitigation strategies, and/or escalation. Identifying need for additional resource and recommendation Identifying opportunities for further staff deployment, or additional Mace specialist resource that can add value and increase Mace in project.

You’ll need to have: Membership professional body (RIBA,MICE,CIBSE,CIOB, RICS,CIAT). Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation. We are also open to discussing part time, flexible, and hybrid working options if suitable within the role. (Dependant on geography with BUD approval).

About the company
Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa. Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world. We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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