Marketing Communications Manager

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department: Marketing
Job Description
Country/Region: SA
Field: Business Development, Tendering, Marketing & Commu
Location: Riyadh, SA
Type of Contract: Permanent
Level of experience: 10-15 years
Job number:

SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups with 65 years of experience and employing more than 10,500 employees across 80 countries.

In Saudi Arabia, SYSTRA has been present for more than 20 years and continues to expand and play its part in helping the Kingdom achieve its 2030 vision. With 400+ employees SYSTRA is involved in many of the Kingdoms iconic projects.

As SYSTRA continues to grow as a business in Saudi Arabia, we are looking for a Marketing Communications Manager.

You will need a proven track record in driving multi-channel communication strategies and leading on innovative marketing initiatives. With a particular focus on encapsulating the essence of our values and brand in all our external activities e.g. conferences, events, marketing campaigns, thought-leadership etc; and ensure that any senior leader engage with the external market with a consistent SYSTRA brand in mind.


  • Working with senior leaders of the business, to drive the overall marketing strategy in alignment with global strategic plans and objectives.
  • Developing strategies, managing budgets, setting goals, and ensuring consistent brand messaging across various marketing channels.
  • Collaborate closely with the Proposal & Business development teams (communications and graphics teams)
  • Developing and maintaining Business Unit-specific marketing collateral to enable the broader organisation to understand the expertise, strategies and promote cross-selling of services.
  • Training, coaching and development of our people in particular the senior leadership to feel confident in delivering key messaging, our brand and personifying SYSTRA.
  • Collaborate closely with Human Resources in employee branding activities and supporting the Employee Value Proposition roll out.
  • Aligning all Country specific communications and activities with the Global strategy for Marketing & Communications including focusing on driving the SYSTRA brand and other global themes.
  • Working closely with business leadership to develop an annual calendar of regional / global events and associated strategies and communication briefs for each event.
  • Coordinating and prioritizing SYSTRA’s participation in regional events, conferences, memberships, sponsorships, white papers, project openings, etc. Networking with key partners to obtain good positioning for SYSTRA.
  • Develop externally facing collateral, social media posts, news and announcements, and other communications.
  • With the SYSTRA Headquarters’ support, be responsible to develop and update the local SYSTRA Arabia website
  • Responsibility for developing specific award submissions, responding to surveys, and coordinating other external visibility opportunities.
  • Developing content for internal communications such as newsletters, town halls, leadership conferences, executive briefings, etc.


  • A degree in marketing, communications, business, journalism or a closely related field.

Plus 10 years of experience in marketing and communications in particular working with senior executives, ideally from the same industry


  • Fluent in English with strong written and oral communication. Ability to edit and write content in English. Proficiency in Arabic language an advantage but not essential.


  • Preferably already have a strong network in the Middle East and / or the Engineering industy so can support in prioritising key marketing initiatives and approaching key partners / channels to market.
  • Strong communication abilities, able to articulate complex ideas in a creative manner and able to influence or persuade others.
  • Demonstrated experience of leadership, personal accountability, persistent and goal-oriented
  • Strong business acumen with an aptitude for improving processes with a commitment to internal and external client service.
  • Ability to travel, as needed.
  • Exercise responsible and ethical decision-making regarding company funds, resources and conduct and adhere to SYSTRA’s Code of Conduct and related policies and procedures.

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