REGIONAL Site Lead Engineer
Location: Saudi Arabia/Riyadh
Type: Permanent position
Excellent Salary package - discussed on application
Great benefits of paid housing, utilities bills paid, 40 days holiday, car serviced and fuelled, 3 flights per year, medical insurance, bonuses and more.
We have an excellent opportuntiy for a well established organisation where our client is entering the next phase of a £2.2bn dollar project and is expanding their team by recruiting a REGIONAL Site Lead Engineer
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES & FUNCTIONS:
To provide Engineering regional project team leadership associated with the IP Network Delivery project.
The technical point-of-contact providing guidance for the delivery of the IP architecture and infrastructure rollout within the region (DWDM interfacing/WAN/LAN/IP Telephony/Inside Plant [ISP]/Outside Plant [OSP]).
Ensuring the Engineering governing principles are adhered to by delivery teams to maintain consistency and a high level of technical assurance.
Coordination of team activities at a regional scale.
Management of regional Engineering resource assignments for the IPND project.
Reporting of Engineering related high-lights and low-lights to the regional Senior Project Manager.
Collaboratively balancing Engineering and Project related trade-offs with the regional Project Manager.
SUMMARY OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
To work closely with the regional Engineering project team to maintain best practices and
Consistency between projects.
To lead the IPND regional Engineering project team and provide advice and coordination for design & technical assurance activities.
To provide the technical point of contact for technical aspects within the region.
Critique Engineering design proposals and their adherence to design standards and architecture baseline.
Maintain records of professional conduct for team members.
Conduct regional Engineering team briefings as required to maintain the communications flow within the Engineering team (Potentially combined with Project team briefings).
Technical lead of a multicultural team of more than 10 engineers.
Preparation and collation of Engineering IPND project status from regional teams for delivery to the Senior Project Manager & IPND Systems Design Authority.
PROBLEM SOLVING RESPONSIBILITY:
Will be required to address or escalate technical issues as required to ensure compliance with project requirements and adherence to project targets and schedules.
Recent management experience of small sized teams working on Defence, Government or Civil communications related projects.
Technical team management experience with a proven record of success in achieving goals and targets.
A creative design leader with solid understanding of Telecommunications principles.
Experience and knowledge on IP Networks (WAN/LAN), IP Telephony, DWDM, Microwave Transmission Systems, Encryption Devices, Network Management.
Experience in network design using Cisco components.
Experience fibre optic cabling designs
Good interpersonal and presentation skills.
Ability to communicate concisely at a senior level within the organisation.
Experience and ability to adapt communication style for different individuals / situations.
High levels of drive and tenacity to achieve project timings.
Experience working in KSA or Middle East.
Knowledge of IT Service Management methodologies.
Cisco certification e.g. CCIE, CCNA.
If you are the right candidate for this position please contatc Mark Buxton.