Strategic Delivery Manager

Strategic Delivery Manager

A position has arisen for a (Strategic Delivery manager)  to join our Project Management team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

The role requires, supporting the construction planning strategy leader, to determine how a program or project can best be delivered by benchmarking against similar projects, assessing different delivery options, analysing key metrics, developing a realistic timeline and budget, developing construction and logistics strategies and plans to identify and understand constraints and technical risks, hidden costs, resource, and infrastructure requirements. Propose options and alternatives to better improve the overall project buildability, de-risk and reduce the construction periods.

Type of contract
Associate Director
Area of Expertise
Middle East, India and Asia
Office / Project Location
Ref No


What will I be doing


  • Support and develop implementation options and analyse the merits of various options in conjunction with the development of the masterplan/design.
  • Use databases and experience as a benchmark to validate delivery timeframes, costs, and options.
  • Undertake a holistic study of resources, temporary infrastructure, transport, and security and incorporate logistics considerations in the delivery model.
  • Creating integrated strategic programmes covering design, approvals, procurement, and construction.
  • Assess technical solutions to provide guidance on best practise construction buildability and methodology.
  • Produce graphical visualization of the phases/delivery process for ease of communication.
  • Support the development of delivery strategies including procurement and packaging strategy.
  • Develop other specific studies /presentations as and when required.
  • Review/input into feasibility studies produced by others.
  • Assess key implementation risks - Compile high quality reports/presentations.
  • Coordinate the studies and deliverables across the different teams

What will I need to be successful in this role

  • BSc in Civil Engineering or similar
  • Qualified professional capable of providing planning and technical expertise to manage complex tasks and multi-discipline projects.
  • Over 5 years’ experience on planning large high profile complex capital programmes
  • In-depth knowledge of the design, procurement, and delivery process for large/complex projects
  • Overall Design/Planning experience of large/complex building or infrastructure works.
  • Understanding and knowledge of process-based design and management techniques
  • Expertise in the communicating with high performing professional teams.
  • Proven ability to communicate and influence at management level.
  • Ability to organise and prioritise a demanding workload to meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent PowerPoint experience



A place for everyone

Buro Happold values individual's flexible approaches to working patterns as an important part of the way you work and achieve balance. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.   

Our exceptional portfolio of projects is the result of the diversity of thought, identities, backgrounds and experiences that shape us. Appreciating each other’s differences is key, we want employees to feel they don’t have to mask elements of their identity to thrive. 

We are working to change the lack of representation of marginalised groups in the built environment and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

Please let us know if there are any adjustments we could make to the application process to make it easier and more comfortable for you. Contact so we can work with you to support you throughout your application. 

Important information:

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