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Special Economic Zone Authority for Duqm (SEZAD), was established by the Royal Decree in the late of 2011, as a regulatory and supervisory governmental entity responsible for regulating, managing and developing Al Duqm Special Economic Zone in the Sultanate of Oman and granted Financial and Administrative autonomy status.

It endeavors to transform Al Duqm into a world class investment and leisure endpoint through: Planning, designing, and implementing long term strategies for infrastructure development and to attract investments to promote a wide spectrum of economic activities, in addition to overseeing the urban expansion of modern Duqm city while protecting the environment, thereby ensuring Duqm its rightful place as the best location to visit, live, work, and invest in the Middle East. AL-Duqm Special Economic Zone Authority is on an inspiring progress path.

Below are the current vacancies.

Position No. Job Requirements

Senior Urban Planner

(SUP/02)

1 Duties & Responsibilites
  • Designing, promoting, administering, implementing and maintaining a master plan, the policies and development control regulations and guidelines affecting land use, zoning, public utilities, housing and transportation within the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZAD).
  • Coordinating and supervising consultants, contractors and stakeholders on various projects, whilst ensuring compatibility with the approved master plan and its guidelines.
  • Propose Urban Development plans in the SEZD and supervise their implementation.
  • Act a liaison between the planners and the manager of the department.
  • Will be responsible to train colleagues and transfer knowledge.
  • Review and approval of master plans, site plans, etc. for the proposed projects operating in the SEZD.
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of planners, architects and engineers to provide on a wide variety of planning efforts including comprehensive planning, multi-modal facility planning, public utility planning, urban design, etc.
Qualification & Experience
  • Recognized Degree in Urban Planning/Design (if degree in architecture must also have planning/design components) (in all cases Master’s degree preferable), candidate must also be member of renown planning or architecture institute or association (e.g. RTPI/RIBA, APA/AIA, CIP/RAI, PIA/AIA, NZPI/NZIA, etc.)
  • At least 5 years of experience and extensive knowledge in the field of Urban Planning, specifically in designing, promoting, administering, implementing and maintaining a master plan, policies and guidelines.
  • Proficiency with all related computer software  
  • Willing to be based in Al Duqm
  • Fluency in English

Urban Planner

(UP/02)

1 Duties & Responsibilites
  • Develop and update the comprehensive plan, sub-area plans or other plans related to industrial, tourism, commercial, and housing development within the Special Economic Zone at Duqm (SEZD).
  • Coordinating and supervising consultants, contractors and stakeholders on various projects, whilst ensuring compatibility with the approved master plan and its guidelines.
  • Prepare study reports, review submitted reports advise on project feasibility, regulatory conformance, and possible alternatives.
  • Review and approval of master plans, site plans, etc. for the proposed projects operating in the SEZD.
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team of planners, architects and engineers to provide on a wide variety of planning efforts including comprehensive planning, multi-modal facility planning, public utility planning, urban design, etc.
Qualification & Experience
  • Recognized Degree in Urban Planning/ Architecture.  
  • At least 2 years of experience in urban planning with extensive knowledge of planning regulations and proficiency with all related computer software (e.g. AutoCAD, ArcGIS, Adobe Creative Suite, Sketchup, 3D studio max, MS Office, etc.) with the ability to produce attractive maps, graphics etc.
  • Willing to be based in Al Duqm
  • Fluency in English and Arabic

 

 
  • All job positions are based at Al-Duqm
  • Interested applicants shall forward their CV in English indicating the position code in the email subject to hr@duqm.gov.om latest by 24/01/2017.
  • Applications forwarded without mentioning position code and/or after the deadline date shall not be considered
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

 


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