Construction Director

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh
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R155958
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Construction Director to join our team! In this role you will join a leading professional engineering, construction, and cost management team working on a major mixed use hospitality program in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Directs all field construction activities of major projects involving multiple units (Typically a project having more than 7 million construction manhours or a total installed cost of more than $250 million.), or multiple smaller-scope projects. Applies widely diversified knowledge and experience of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the most current and effective methods and techniques to be utilized for installation. Incumbent is totally familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities to be erected. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement, and field engineering. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.


    SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Establishes assignments and directs the activities of Construction Managers for various units and/or work areas of construction operations.
    Assigns manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Anticipates and resolves various problems such as changes in scope, slippage of schedules, and budget overruns. Ensures that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project. Makes recommendations to upper management as appropriate, for the resolution of major problems.
    Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.
    Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients, including formal presentations.
    Establishes policies and procedures tailored to the assigned projects and ensures conformance.
    Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.
    Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction-related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations, including making presentations to local civic organizations.
    Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
     

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in construction
  • 25+ years of widely diversified experience including a minmum of 15 years successful management experience in the construction of large mixed used and/or hospitality projects.
  • 12+ years experience in KSA or the GCC.


What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Requires widely diversified knowledge of construction-related processes and industry practices.
  • Demonstrated effective managerial capability on construction projects of comparable scope and complexity is also required,
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (particularly in formal presentations to clients and upper management).

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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ABOUT US

Founded in 1944, Parsons Corporation, a digitally enabled solutions provider, is focused on creating the future of the defense, intelligence, and critical infrastructure markets. From Earth to outer space, we deliver tomorrow’s solutions today. Equipped with the capabilities required to take on any defense, intelligence, or critical infrastructure challenge, our agile, innovative, and disruptive approach enables us to deliver solutions at the speed of relevance.

Our people are our greatest asset. We strive to be an employer of choice that engages employees in the community and creates rewarding career paths to cultivate a resilient workforce that is ready for the future.

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Parsons has contributed to major infrastructure projects in Canada since the 1940’s, helping to design and build many well-known landscapes across the country, including the Regina Bypass, Turcot Exchange, Kicking Horse Canyon, Olivier-Charbonneau Bridge, and the Edmonton Light Rail Transit. Our markets are diverse, including Bridge, Tunnel, Road and Highway, Aviation, Rail and Transit, Smart Vehicle Solutions, Smart Mobility, Integrated Delivery, Environmental Remediation, Mining and Reclamation, and Water/Wastewater, as well as serving numerous industrial clients. The Parsons’ signature stands out and our achievements have been recognized via numerous awards for innovation and quality, particularly in long-span bridges, complex brigles, and major road networks expansions. Our teams work across Canada in many provinces, including Alberta, Ontario, Manitoba, British Columbia, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Northern Territories and the Yukon.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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We care about your financial wellbeing. Parsons offers competitive pay and retirement plans to help you build wealth for the future while giving you the flexibility to diversify your investments.

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Balance in life is important and time away from the office is imperative to allow you to refresh and focus your attention on the things that matter to you. Parsons supports your time away by providing paid time off and paid flexible holidays.

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Health is not a one size fits all. At Parsons, we offer a robust Employee Assistance Program as well as comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans through large, national carriers with the choice of regional PPO, HDHP, or HMO networks.

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