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NEOM Director - Engineering Design

NEOM Neom, Saudi Arabia Posted: 27 Jun 2024


  • Estimate: $160k - $200k*
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Visa Provided


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job

Position Director – Engineering Design, THE LINE
Job Code x2 56
Reports to Head of Engineering, THE LINE
Direct Reports FTE’s (see org chart), SMPs, Consultants (team to be defined)
Division The LINE
Department Engineering

Role Purpose
Working as part of a single LINE organization to be accountable for the successful delivery of the Engineering Design of THE LINE region. THE LINE region contains a variety of projects in a 9,500km2 land area, including the initial Hidden Marina Mirror Line phase 1 modules, the Landscapes of THE LINE, three ‘special projects’ and the NEOM International Airport (NIA).

Key Accountabilities & Activities

Key Accountabilities
Successful delivery of the Engineering Design scope for THE LINE in a manner that supports the successful delivery of the project goals in terms of budget, schedule, quality and sustainability.
Being part of the team accountable for delivering the multi-disciplinary engineering for THE LINE region. Leading a team of Directors and supporting staff covering the principal building asset design engineering disciplines to provide support to the LINE Design Project teams for the regional assets as well as oversight of what LINE Projects are procuring / managing
Overall accountability for the success delivery of the Design Engineering systems in the LINE regional assets (i.e. irrespective of how that work is delivered)

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop a comprehensive Structural Engineering strategy aligned with the LINE delivery strategy
  • Develop implementation plans for Structural Engineering that consider project-specific requirements, timelines, and budgets. Align plans with the overarching mission and objectives, ensuring a clear roadmap for achieving our goals
  • Utilize industry knowledge and network to source opportunities for Structural Engineering
  • Evaluate and select technologies that align with our goals and can be seamlessly integrated into our projects
  • Establish and nurture strategic partnerships, joint ventures, and alliances with technology providers, research institutions, and industry experts
  • Foster collaboration to accelerate adoption of innovations where these have value to the process
  • Foster a culture of innovation, continuous learning, and excellence
  • Provide mentorship, guidance, and direction to ensure the successful execution of the Structural Engineering strategy
  • Demonstrate a strong ability to analyze complex issues and develop innovative solutions to overcome obstacles to ensure successful project execution
  • Define key performance indicators (KPIs) to assess the impact of Structural Engineering on project timelines, costs, and environmental footprint
  • Regularly monitor and report on progress to leadership
  • Leverage knowledge of the latest advancements and trends in Structural Engineering to inform decision-making


  • Director – Engineering Design, THE LINE
  • Head of Engineering, The LINE
  • Head of Design, LDG
  • Executive Directors/Directors, LDG


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Benefits at NEOM

    • Access to cutting-edge projects and technologies in a diverse and talented international workforce.
    • A community-driven environment prioritizing wellness and sustainability, with recreational activities and natural landscapes.
    • Opportunity to contribute to global challenges and be part of a visionary project aiming to make the world a better place.