Design Compliance & Interface Manager

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh, Qiddiya
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Engineering/Engineering Support

Job Description:

The Design Compliance & Interface Manager is responsible for the functional oversight of design works carried out on the project meets compliance requirements and has been integrated with other project components. Responsible for functional oversight of the management of design interfaces between project’s various stakeholders, including the client's Delivery Teams, external consultants, and other relevant external stakeholders, and will work closely with the project's Delivery Teams to ensure timely delivery of coordinated design documentation.


This is an exciting opportunity to work at the forefront of one of the most transformative projects in Saudi Arabia's history. A visionary giga-project that aims to create a world-class entertainment, sports, and cultural destination, offering unparalleled experiences to visitors from around the globe. Our project aims to deliver a world-class entertainment and tourism destination, showcasing thrilling attractions, diverse entertainment offerings, and captivating cultural experiences.


  • Review and monitor the program’s design activities to ensure compliance with relevant codes, regulations and standards.

  • Central point of contact for the control, development and maintenance of design standards, specifications and guidelines for the program where needed, working in collaboration with the client and the Delivery Teams.

  • Functional oversight of the design review process and verify that all design changes are properly documented and communicated to relevant stakeholders by the delivery teams.

  • Functional review of design-related issues to validate they are tracked, resolved, and closed out in a timely manner.

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to verify that interfaces between different program components are properly managed and coordinated.

  • Verify that identification and management of program-level design risks and risk mitigation strategies are implemented across the program.

  • Verify that all design documentation is properly recorded and managed throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Provide technical support to the Delivery Teams on design matters.

  • Prepare and communicate to the relevant parties regular progress reports on design compliance and interface management.

  • Develop and implement digital improvement plans that maximize the use of BIM/GIS applications in the design development process to verify that interfaces are actively managed and coordinated through the gate way process


4-year degree in Engineering (or related field) and 10+ years of related work experience, including managerial experience of discipline leads and technical support personnel. Professional registration with active professional membership is required. MBA or related MSc degree desirable.

Proven experience in managing design compliance and interface issues on infrastructure projects. Strong understanding of relevant regulations, codes and standards. Ability to identify and manage design risks and experience in managing design documentation.


Proven ability to manage a large group of senior technical personnel, the ability to drive excellence in field of expertise, focusing on safety, quality and improvement of processes and mentoring. Ideal candidate should have excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations required.  Must also demonstrate the ability to effectively execute and manage complex tasks.  Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific software. 

Must be capable of conducting focused briefings to all levels of management.  This includes effective problem solving and exercising excellent judgment regarding timing and senior management involvement in significant issues.  Ability to network across departments and key external stakeholders.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position.  The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment and are not limited to those listed.


We are committed to providing our employees with exceptional long-term career opportunities that go beyond mere job roles. We believe in cultivating a culture of growth, empowerment, and innovation, where individuals have the freedom to explore their passions and unlock their full potential. As a member of our team, you will not only be a part of an organization at the forefront of its industry.

You will have the opportunity to contribute to transformative projects, collaborate with diverse and talented professionals, and make a meaningful impact on the communities we serve. Join us on this exciting journey as we work together to create a lasting legacy for Saudi Arabia, while fostering personal and professional growth for our valued employees.

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