Design Manager

Full Time
Job Description

Role Purpose

We are seeking an experienced Design Manager to be a part of our planning and design team in achieving innovative and high-quality project outcomes. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in project development, ensuring design excellence, collaboration, and adherence to project objectives. We seek a suitably experienced design professional with strong management skills for an exciting opportunity to contribute to our projects within a professional and motivated team


Leadership and Team Management

  • Working within a team comprising design professionals, fostering a collaborative and innovative work environment.
  • Provide mentorship to nurture the skills and professional development of team members.

Project Initiation

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders and leadership to understand project requirements and objectives.
  • Develop comprehensive project briefs, considering planning and design parameters, constraints, and NEOM expectations.

Consultant Collaboration

  • Provide guidance to appointed consultants ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration between internal teams and external consultants.

Design Oversight

  • Review proposed planning and asset designs, offering design insight to ensure creativity, functionality, and adherence to project requirements.
  • Ensure proposed designs comply with applicable NEOM procedures, codes, standards, and regulations.

Communication and Coordination

  • Participate in progress and review meetings, providing insights and recommendations to enhance project outcomes.
  • Liaise with appointed consultants and key stakeholders, addressing issues and coordinating resolutions in a timely manner.

Quality Assurance

  • Establish and enforce quality assurance processes to uphold design excellence and project objectives.


Knowledge, Skills Experience

  • Strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Detail-oriented and highly analytical.
  • Understanding of CAD, BIM, and 3-D software.


  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in planning and asset design, with a strong portfolio showcasing successful projects through planning and design.


  • Bachelor’s degree in architecture.



  • Planning Interface and Authority
  • OXAGON Senior Management
  • Dev Co. Senior Management
  • Zonal Development Leads Projects
  • Internal NEOM Sectors
  • LUP Secretariat


  • Various Designers and Consultants