Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Salary: £140000 - £165000 per annum + Accommodation, Travel, Flights etc
Posted: 8 months ago
Contract Type: Any
Industry: Civil Engineering
Contact Name: Joe Bradley

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Technical Director (ITS)

Job Description

The ITS will serve the 6 million inhabitants of Riyadh with 6 Metro lines, 3 Bus Rapid Transit Lines, 2 circular Bus lines and 17 Community Bus lines etc.

The client is now recruiting for a Technical Director to join their team as number 2 on the Project, supporting the Project Director to deliver the entire ITS project across the Metro and Bus Network.

Job Requirements:

  • An ITS technical expert with experience of planning, design and develop the architecture and deliver ITS projects in field of Public Transports.
  • Adept in delivering consultancy and design projects in a transportation environment / Public Transports.
  • Responsible for the technical design, specifications, installation and performance for all parts of the ITS.
  • Evaluate the performance of the ITS system (including equipment) and especially the services provided by the AVM/RTPI, AFC and JP.
  • Must be able to contribute to the development and implementation of the ITS architecture
  • Evaluating progress and results obtained and recommending major changes to achieve overall objectives.
  • Able to advice, guide and coordinate actions to meet the requirements of a world class integrated public transport system and a high performance ITS system in Public Transports.
  • Minimum of 15 years with significant years of experience in design, planning, and development of ITS Projects.
  • Graduate Engineering Degree in relevant Technical field: Civil, Electrical, Electronics or Telecommunications engineering or Computer Science Engineering.
  • Project management Professional (PMP) and/or key Technical /Task Leadership experience are desirable.
  • Post Graduate qualifications and Membership of relevant Professional and Technical societies is advantageous.

Other Skills:
Effective communication with contractor and sub-contractors, other consultants, field staff, in-house engineering/technical staff, management of client and project stake holder is essential.


Negotiable between 55,000 SAR and 65,000 SAR per month / £140,000 to £165,000 per year TAX Free plus

  • Accommodation
  • Monthly Flight allowance
  • Travel
  • Other
  • 10 days off per month
  • 1 month off during Ramadan
  • 12-14 days public holidays
  • 2 weeks off every 6 months

Working Hours:

  • 20 working days per month (no more) in Riyadh
  • 8am to 5:30pm
  • You're free to break this up into a standard working week or work 4 on 2 off

I have worked with this company for the last 8 years and this project in particular since 2016. The majority of the senior management team are European Nationals.

For more information about the role, project, client, salary ect, please apply today and one of the team will be in contact shortly to discuss in more detail.


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