52299 Requisition #
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Qualifications & Experience:


  • Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in Urban Planning/ Architecture or Landscape Architecture and a Post Graduate degree in Urban Design.
  • At least (15) years of relevant experience. This experience should be in urban design preferably with a consulting company, related to residential, recreational, commercial and mixed used developments. International experience.
  • Preferable to have relevant experience in KSA, as well as the Middle East with an understanding of Saudi and Arabic urban morphology and culture, housing typologies, and/or appropriate design standards in KSA and the region;
  • Lead project teams’ and proactively coordinate with disciplines including other Departments, sub consultants and other specialists
  • Must have excellent graphic skills, and be capable of independent report production and graphic presentations.
  • Must have excellent design skills at all urban planning scales.
  • Candidate must have good written and verbal presentation skills in English.
  • Must be capable of working independently and in a team environment with both Saudi and Expatriate staff.
  • Report to Department Manager on a regular basis regarding progress, design, quality, resources, changes, site issues, planning issues etc.
  • Ability to convey urban design and master planning concepts and solutions in real time to clients and others using drawings, freehand sketches and other mixed media material.
  • Sound knowledge of all necessary software programs including as a minimum CAD, Adobe Design Suites, Sketch up and MS Office. Additionally, a good understanding of GIS is preferable.

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