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Principal Master Planner

Kentz Management Ltd.

Posted on June 12, 2019

7 - 14 years Riyadh - Saudi Arabia

Master of Technology/Engineering, Any Graduation. Any Arabic National, Any European National, Indian, Filipino

Accommodation, Transportation, Company gratuity, Medical and life insurance cover, Discretionary bonus,Annual flight allowance

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As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, imagination and best practice.

As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Atkins Middle East is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, imagination and best practice.

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is witnessing vast investment in its social infrastructure as it strives to meet His Majesty King Abdullah's vision to constantly raise living standards. Atkins is positioned to play an important role, providing technical solutions to many of the challenges presented by this vital development programmer. As a result we are currently looking for a Master Planner to join our team.


Detailed planning and development regulation guidelines
Land use budgets including population projections
Land use developments
Infrastructure demand and load calculation
Providing a technical role in site planning, land use and design project
Providing technical co-ordination of multi-disciplinary planning and urban design team

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Oil & Gas / Petroleum


Desired Candidate Profile


Degree in Urban Planning - Masters degree in Urban Design would be a distinct advantage
Member of the relevant professional institute
Minimum of 7 years experience in large scale masterplans, planning and development regulations, design guidelines, population projections, infrastructure load and demand, and land use budgets
Key experience gained in front-end master planning of major development projects in several sectors including large-scale mixed use commercial, residential, Industrial, tourism and leisure projects, and urban area site layouts
Experience of working in the Middle East desirable
Ability to speak Arabic desirable
Excellent planning and time management skills
Strong customer focus and client care
Ability to Influence others
Ability to lead planning and site layout components of large-scale master planning projects
Good graphic design skills with a practical focus on urban design applications and outcomes.
Competency with AutoCAD, Sketchup, GIS, & Photoshop software


Excellent team player
Decisive, clear and consistent in approach to Structural Engineering Design
Sound communicator
Excellent technical judgement
Willingness to participate in all aspects of Structural Engineering workload delivery
Understand the importance of technical accuracy with a high attention to detail

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes
A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Assistance program


Principal Master Planner AutoCAD Sketchup GIS Photoshop software Urban design Planning Planner Master planner


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Kentz Management Ltd.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices in over 50 countries, SNC-Lavalins employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide engineering, procurement constructio n, completions and commissioning services together with a range of sustaining capital services to clients in our four industry sectors, oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure and power. SNC-Lavalin can also combine these services with its financing and operations and maintenance capabilities to provide complete end-to-end project solutions.
SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.
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