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Assistant Manager - Development

Date: Jun 5, 2021

Location: Riyadh, SA, 12382

Company: Qiddiya

Qiddiya Investment Company (QIC) is driving the development of Qiddiya Saudi Arabia’s Capital of Entertainment, Sports and the Arts. As a core tenet of Vision 2030, Qiddiya has a dual economic and social purpose: to advance economic diversification and unlock new professional pathways while enriching lives of youth in the Kingdom. 

Qiddiya is located south-west of Riyadh on a site that spans 334 Phase one is set to open in 2023. 
Visitors will enjoy activities across five cornerstones: Sports & Wellness; Nature & Environment; Parks & Attractions; Motion & Mobility; and Arts & Culture. Development of these areas will give rise to family-friendly theme parks; sports arenas suitable for international competitions; academies for sports and the arts; concert and entertainment venues; racetracks for motorsport enthusiasts; outdoor and adventure activities alongside nature and environment experiences; and historical, cultural and educational activities. Qiddiya will also include a variety of real estate options and community services.


General Summary

Assist in oversight activities on architectural design elements of Area Development in close collaboration with third party design vendors to ensure successful delivery of all projects.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Assist in providing oversight on architecture design activities for Area Development including but not limited to architectural drawings, site analysis, concept designs, plans, final designs and construction details to ensure compliance with approved themes, specifications and budget.
  2. Assist in oversight activities on the production of sketches, digital models and rendered views throughout the design process in cooperation with hired design companies to ensure compliance with approved themes, specifications and budget.
  3. Prepare formal responses to hired design companies’ clarification inquiries regarding architectural matters including but not limited to materials selection and specifications in order to confirm compliance with tender specifications and project requirements.
  4. Participate in resolving site installation and logistics issues to support on time project delivery.
  5. Participate in managing the relationship with hired third party design companies and key stakeholders to ensure smooth cooperation.
  6. Participate in periodic meetings with Government representatives to facilitate design programs in terms of legal matters and compliance of design with local regulations.
  7. Provide the Planning & Design team with regular updates on designs and drawings modifications to ensure compliance with BIM guidelines and GIS data.
  8. Assist in budget development, cost estimations and forecasts in order to ensure design upgrades/modifications are continuously reflected.

Job Specification



Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or related field

Professional Certifications

(if required)


Years of Experience

4-6 preferred total years of relevant experience


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 307

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