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Design Director M/F

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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

Design Director M/F

Contract type

Permanent contract

Job description


The Design Director coordinate with the control and governance team to develop an action plan and prioritize projects. He/She develop designs for landscaped environments and exteriors, private gardens, major land developments and infrastructure and public & business parks from initial concept through design development to detailed design and tender documents. From concept, schematic, detail, authorities submission, tendering and construction documentation, he/she provides technical management, leadership and coordination of multi discipline design delivery teams and acts as a primary interface on matters of coordination and implementation of project.


Skills / Competencies

  • Strong organizational qualities with background as Design office Director supervising pools of designers and projects at all stages of design, supervision and construction
  • Strong design and commercial skills, win work and oversee delivery
  • Effective leader (has an instinctive eye for talent), proven ability to motivate others and get results both through direct reports and external suppliers (Internal as well as external third-party sub consultants);
  • Strategic thinker – ability to spot opportunities and galvanize the resource and the expertise in order to capitalize on them.
  • Experience of interpreting and understanding local rules, regulations and design guides.
  • Appreciation and working knowledge of sustainable design techniques and solutions, such as LEED and alike.
  • Excellent client meeting, presentation and report writing skills.
  • Skills in Design Management and Bid Preparation.
  • Entrepreneurial outlook – keen interest to play a pivotal role in growing the business;

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