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Document Controller

  • Job reference: R-027611
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Riyadh

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Job Details:

Faithful+Gould is currently looking for an experienced Document Control to form part of our PMO Delivery team in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia  This is a full time permanent based position in the Kingdom.

The programme is motivated by the need to provide affordable housing for Saudis, but in so doing aspires to impact positively on the non-oil GDP while reducing the local unemployment rate. The primary drivers are to provide 340,000 affordable residential units to be constructed in five new townships across the Kingdom. The development of the townships will include all of the physical and social infrastructure required to create great community environments. The team shall be expected to assist the Client in ensuring the project is completed within the required timescale, budget and achieve the Client’s quality requirements. A challenging 5 year timescale has been set for achieving the programme.


  • Controlling the numbering, filing, sorting and retrieval of electronically stored and hard copy documentation produced by the project team and project stakeholders in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
  • Support project team.
  • Receive, catalogue and store electronic and hard copy technical drawings, reports and related information in an orderly manner, in line with policies and procedures.
  • Allocate and control the document numbering system for the project.
  • Work with precision to ensure that all electronic and hard copy filing is accurate and is easily retrievable.
  • Respond in a timely manner to requests to retrieve information, information searches and general requests for support from project team personnel.
  • Accurately update information as required.


  • Minimum of 6 years Document Control/Management experience on major building projects (e.g. mixed-use/high rise/hotels/mega development projects);
  • Demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multi functional projects;
  • In-depth knowledge of document control systems and procedures.
  • A “rounded profile”, comfortable with working with diverse team members.
  • Effective in building good working relationships within the project team, and with project stakeholders.
  • Act as administrator for document control software such as Aconex, Procure etc..
  • Other duties as requested from time to time


  • Degree qualified: Bachelor Degree or equivalent in a related field;
  • Professional membership preferred;
  • Must be able to communicate confidently in both written and spoken English.
  • Arabic translation advantageous but not essential
  • High level of computer literacy, especially in Windows, Word, Outlook and Excel.
  • Experience with ISO9000 quality requirements.

Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 22 calendar days annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants