Smart City Specialist - Capital Project Services - Subcontractor Opportunity

Al Ula

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Not Applicable



Management Level


Job Description & Summary

Contract type
Fixed-term contract for a duration of 12 months (renewable)

Smart City Product Manager

Role Description
This is an on-site role located in Al Ula, KSA for a Smart City Product Manager. As a Smart City Product Manager at PwC Middle East, you will be responsible for identifying the needs of cities and developing the product roadmap and delivery plans to meet those needs. Day-to-day responsibilities will include leading the development and deployment of smart city solutions, engaging with stakeholders to understand their needs, managing team dynamics, and keeping up with industry trends and best practices.

General Responsibilities

  • Oversee and report on the evolution of the product into a mature level in terms of functionality.  

  • Drive compliance with the project governance among all relevant parties.

  • Drafting reports (both internal and external) and executive level presentations  

  • Support in reviewing the vendor’s deliverables and ensure compliance with scope and contractual requirements and provide recommendations on the quality of submitted deliverables to proceed with invoicing.  

  • Challenge the vendor on their performance. 

  • Support in holding technical discussion meetings with the vendor in coordination with the project manager. 

  • Support the project delivery alongside the project manager, and support in identifying risks and issues and proposing corrective actions. 

  • Monitor and report on the project progression as per the planned schedule.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with all project stakeholders, ensuring proper alignment and understanding of roles and responsibilities. 

  • Provide daily and activity-based reports to the Smart County director, highlighting progress, risks, and mitigation plans. 

Specialized Roles

In addition to the general responsibilities, you'll be placed in one of the specialized roles where your focus and expertise will be leveraged. The candidate must be specialized in at least one of these three streams:

Smart County Guidelines & Policy:

  • Act as a Product Manager experienced primarily in policy and regulation.

  • Bring a strong background in formulating, implementing, and enforcing smart city or county regulations, guidelines, and policies.

  • Exhibit deep knowledge in smart city regulations, codes, and policies, both internal and external.

Smart County Platform:

  • Act as a Product Manager responsible for the evolution of the Smart County Platform and stakeholder collaboration including roadmap development and evolution.

  • Be technically familiar with the components of an SCP and its integration, from ingestion and data management to the application layer.

  • Transform high-level functional requirements into technical implementations, co-designing new use cases in collaboration with different departments.

Digital Twin Smart Development Management:

  • Act as a Product Manager, focus on the implementation of Digital Twin solution in development and construction of capital projects.

  • Design and implement use cases by leveraging enablers, developing operating capabilities, and formulating roadmaps for Digital Twin projects.

  • Manage the solution architecture delivered by vendors, ensuring integration from ingestion to enablement to application.


  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field

  • 8+ years of experience in product management or a related field

  • Experience working on smart city projects

  • Deep knowledge of the technology stack associated with smart cities, including IoT, cloud computing, data analytics, and AI

  • Track record of leading cross-functional teams and effectively communicating with stakeholders at all levels

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with an ability to think strategically and creatively

  • Demonstrated ability to work well under pressure and adapt to changing circumstances

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Experience working in the Middle East is a plus

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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Al Ula