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Head of Technical & Engineering - Aviation

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Head of Technical & Engineering - Aviation

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description

  • Assist for preparation of design and construction standards, and specifications as per the best international practices and applicable codes.
  • Develop and implement stage gates control process for the design projects
  • Provide the project initial design criteria
  • Review and comment the design works
  • Value Engineering for design and construction projects 
  • Preparing comprehensive scope of work for engineering design RFPs, and technical support during the tendering stage
  • Review and approve proposed design changes to awarded contracts 
  • Develop stage gates process for the projects including the responsibilities matrices for each stage during the entire life cycle of the project from strategic planning stage up to close out and handing over stages through the design and construction stages.
  • Support in the development of clients Projects Engineering guidelines and Operating Structure.
  • Coordinate  internal  resources  and  third  parties/vendors  for  the  flawless  execution of projects.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Manage  changes  to  the  project  scope,  project  schedule  and  project  costs  using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques •  Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to take detailed ordering briefs and clarify specific requirements of each project
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track design project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited university. 
  • Minimum  15+  years of experience on large-scale airport projects 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.  
  • Experience of working internationally (preference for Middle East / KSA). 

Position location

Job location

Middle-East/North Africa, Saudi Arabia



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6-Engineer’s degree

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years