Spine Project Manager

  • Planning, design, and implementation of multi-modal mobility systems and services for NEOM and the Spine Project
  • Planning, design configuration, and assessment of integrated mobility systems and services across all modes including
    • Public transit including high speed and local services
    • Urban autonomous and shared mobility services
    • Neighborhood, active, and micro-mobility services
    • Air Mobility
    • Water Mobility


  • Overall development, coordination, and successful implementation of the Spine Project.
  • Identify mobility system requirements and specifications for the Spine systems & infrastructures.
  • Plan and develop terms of references across the design, build, (shadow and pre-) operations, maintenance, and replacement life cycle of the Spine multi-modal mobility systems and services.
  • Coordinate all interface management activities to deliver and operationalize Spine systems, infrastructures, services, and operations on time, schedule, and costs.
  • Ensure the Spine project is fully integrated and harmonized with the overall NEOM Mobility systems’ requirements and Regional Master Plans.
  • Ensure close collaboration with Urban Development, Projects, Supply Chain & Logistics, Energy, Utility, and relevant key stakeholders to activate the Spine systems and services.
  • Coordinate integration of the Spine with KSA national mobility networks to guide technical design, operational, and policy requirements of multi-modal as required.
  • Oversight of project risk/ opportunity management to enhance modal integration within NEOM & across borders.

Background, Skills

  • Dynamic, proactive personality who thrives under pressure
  • Significant experience across different mobility modes and service environments including public transit, shared mobility, active and micro-mobility, and surface transport including Metro and BRT systems and services
  • Excellent knowledge of design, planning, network development, and implementation of regional and urban mobility systems and services
  • Excellent communication skills (e.g. writing, listening, understanding) and attention to details
  • Deep understanding of complex and integrated public mobility systems and service delivery management at a municipal and regional level
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities amidst demanding workstreams and timelines, quickly master and take the lead on complex technical issues, is essential.


  • Postgraduate degree in Civil, Mechanical, Transportation Planning, Urban Planning, Public Transport Management, or related disciplines
  • Minimum 8 years of work experience in complex and large-scale public transport infrastructure implementation
  • Prior experience working on high throughput transit, electric and autonomous mobility systems’ integration with wider infrastructural planning is highly preferred
  • Professional accreditations will be considered favorably (e.g. Programme Management, Enterprise Risk Management, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications
  • Able to work effectively in teams and independently.

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