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Join the Tekuma Frenchman Middle East team!

We are looking for a senior project director to expand our team to Riyadh. 

We offer a hybrid-remote position, collaborating with our global team of designers based in the Netherlands, North America, UAE, and China. Work would be primarily conducted in Riyadh with clients and WFH. The start date is tentatively December, with engagement details to be discussed based on the level of experience.
Role Description:
  • Manages largescale conceptual masterplan projects including planning, directing and supervising all aspects of the project results, client satisfaction, and quality.
  • Coordinates between client and internal team based outside of Riyadh which includes designers and engineers, effectively maintaining liaison within and outside the organisation.
  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organising, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.
  • Requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of urbanism and infrastructure, and the ability to integrate a various set of expertise.
  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.
Our Requirements:
  • Relevant urban planning, engineering, or project management degree
  • 5-10 years of experience in urban/infrastructure projects in the Middle-East, particularly in the management and delivery of multi-disciplinary planning projects
  • Project Administration Management and leadership experience
  • Strong professional writing, verbal and presentation skills, and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and communicate with client
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint, Adobe Creative Suite, and/or other related planning software;
  • Flexible, adaptable, prepared to take on new challenges and able to work under pressure.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English
  • Work experience in Saudi Arabia, knowledge of local KSA requirements (MOMRA) is a major plus
Our Benefits
  • An opportunity to revolutionize city making with a collaborative and design-oriented approach
  • Flexible working arrangement that offers the opportunity to shape your own day-to-day work.
  • A high degree of autonomy in a vibrant, result-driven, inclusive, and international team
CVs, portfolio, and references to be submitted at [email protected].
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Tekuma Frenchman is a boutique multidisciplinary urban design & innovation firm fuelled by the expertise and knowledge of MIT’s most visionary minds. Founded in Boston, Tekuma Frenchman has since expanded its agile and award-winning design, tackling projects in Asia and in the Middle-East. Projects range from master plan competitions to urban innovation and planning consulting work.