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Parsons Corporation Project Management Department Manager in Al-Sinaiyah, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Due to succession within the Team and at SAPL overall, we are looking to recruit a Manager for the Project Management Deaprtment at our amazing Yanbu Industrial City Program to lead the Project Management Department, it’s team and function.This is an excellent and senior opportunity for an established ‘Project Management Leader’ to further develop their career on a truly world class scheme.

Reporting to the overall Program Manager, this role takes the full responsibility for the effective operation of the Project Management Department at Yanbu Industrial City. As well as leading, directing and developing the Project Management Team and activity, the role will interface with the Royal Commission Directorate, SAPL Senior Management, other SAPL Departments’ leadership at Yanbu Industrial City as well as external consultants related to the individual capital projects.

Saudi Arabian Parsons Limited (SAPL) has been the overall Program Manager for the Yanbu Industrial City for over 45 years. The Saudi Royal Commission of Yanbu and SAPL have been partners from the start for the design and construction of this Industrial / Economic City. Despite our tenure to date the Program still has years in the making as it continues to develop and become a key part of the Saudi 2030 Vision, as well as creating an economic powerhouse that will define the future sustainability of the Saudi Arabian economy.

Specific Responsibilities will include (but not limited to):

· Strategy Formulation

  • Support the Director in establishing and implementing department policies, goals, objectives, and procedures as approved by the Director.

  • Ensure new operations plans, policies, procedures, and transition/migration plans for the department are consistent with the overall goals and objectives of RC, respective business unit and division.

  • Develop departmental business plans that are in line with Division/Business Unit/RC objectives as directed by the Director.

· Budgeting and Control

  • Monitor costs and resources in day-to-day activities.

  • Assist the Director in establishing and implementing the business plan, priorities and working objectives of the department and section in alignment with Executive Management's vision as stated with the approved Annual Work Plan.

  • Actively participate and contribute to the department staffing and budget planning

· Operational Tasks

  • Be prepared to represent the department in executive management meetings as necessary.

  • Coordinate with other departments and divisions in the implementation of current department deliverables and initiatives.

  • Provide guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to projects for the resolution of difficult and complex project management issues.

  • Assist in establishing, implementing, monitoring, and enforcing departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures

  • Actively participate in relevant coordination meetings and provide direction in daily operations for all sections related to capital projects and department staff to manage output and products in accordance with department objectives.

  • Manage contractor prequalification, performs proposals analysis, and approves the proposal, which adds the highest value to the Royal Commission (RC) after coordination with Contracts and Procurement Department.

  • Review projects and recommend approval of initial and final acceptance certificates to Director in accordance with Construction Department.

  • Set project schedules for internal purposes, coordinate communication efforts with various technical affairs department, and advise departments of any overlaps in schedules and provide input and feedback to rectify deviations.

  • Ensure that quality control procedures are established and applied throughout project stages.

  • Ensure that health, safety and environmental (HSE) control policies and procedures are taken into consideration during the project duration.

  • Manage project controls and reporting operations for the department workplan.

  • In the absence of the Director, support the acting Director until such time as the director resumes his duties.

· People Management

  • Direct or assist in establishing, measuring, and reporting the achievement of department goals and targets, KPI's, QA/QC procedures and performance

  • Assist the Director in identifying gaps in knowledge and skill sets of staff, and in implementation of appropriate training and career path advancement tools.

  • Assist the Director in communicating the support needs of the department to the SAPL Program Manager.

  • Evaluate subordinate performance in a fair, transparent and objective manner on a periodic basis

  • Create an environment where Innovators can successfully achieve professional career path goats.

  • Communicate relevant information to subordinates and superiors.

  • Resolve problems and issues as they relate to departmental scope and management of staff.

  • Analyze difficult department staff situations using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual.

  • Related Assignments

  • Perform other related duties as assigned or directed by the Director to achieve departmental success.

Any applicants must posess the following qualififcations / experience / credentials

  • A Bachelor's degree in Engineering / Constuction Management or other related subject obtained from a recognized WESTERN UNIVERSITY.

  • A minimum of 20 years of experience working in project management, with at least 10 years working in a supervisory / leadership / management role.

  • Advanced knowledge and experience of Engineering and Design processes and Construction Management.

  • Certification in Project Management or Total Quality Management desirable.

  • Knowledge of international standards for quality assurance (ISO).

  • Knowledge of cost estimation methodologies.

  • Familiar with proposals, construction, engineering and consultative projects.

  • Experienced at assessing and communicating the impact of design, construction, specification changes and schedule slippages.

  • Expertise in the techniques of cost control and contract management and coordination of project estimation processes and efforts.

  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills with the ability to communicate at a high-level. Arabic would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge of quality, health safety and environment (HSE) regulations and procedures.

  • Intermediate computer skills are essential with experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point).

  • Time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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