Cost Section Manager

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh
SA - Abha
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R149277
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Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Cost Section Manager to join our team! In this role you will get to develop, manage, and/or executes all phases of the project controls effort (planning/scheduling and cost analysis).  You will utilize widely diversified knowledge of project controls activities, and draws upon extensive experience and exposure to various types of projects and clients

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Interface / work with Commercial Team and other Departments  to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.

  • Manage / report on multiple work packages the expenditure to date / to completion / versus planned expenditure etc

  • Manage / report on multiple work packages expenditure compared to Tender Award

  • Assist in Overall Development cost reports

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project cost problems. Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides and prepare reports. Assist in assessment the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of costs; keeps project and company management fully informed.

  • Assigns and supervises multiple work packages work activities (as applicable)

  • Recommends and assist in the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Create ad-hoc reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience of directing cost engineering, cost estimating, control and analysis, planning and scheduling, schedule development, control, and analysis. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria and system set-up for all project controls activities.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Quantity surveying or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience) and typically 10+ years of related experience, as well as some experience in a supervisory capacity and in financial reporting.

  • Discussing and building upon ideas with co-workers in a diverse and supportive environment like ours often leads to solutions that are bigger and better than you’d find working solo. You’ll make a great manager here if you like lead people to think, listen well, and share ideas and opinions.

  • Our welcoming, inclusive, and respectful environment empowers all employees to shape their futures — and ours — through recognition and advancement.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to manage an estimating team that would be required to perform difficult and complex estimating task deliverables typical to the engineering and construction industry projects and programs is required.

  • In addition, excellent written and verbal communication skills, a thorough knowledge of company and project procedures and practices, and a familiarity with typical project controls software such as Primavera scheduling software, Estimate/Schedule Transfer tools, Contract Manager, and DMCS (Document and Materials Control System) is required.

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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OUR MISSION

We’re committed to delivering innovative infrastructure, defense and security solutions to enable a sustainable, safer, smarter and more connected world.

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.

PARSONS IN CANADA

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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75+ Years

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17,000+ Employees

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80+ Languages

COMPETITIVE BENEFIT OFFERINGS

Financial Wellness

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.

Work Life Harmony

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.

Career Development

We are committed to fostering the personal and professional growth of our employees. Develop and advance yourself though our comprehensive training, educational and mentorship programs.

Veteran Support

We provide Industry leading benefits to support veterans and active-duty members to provide security for you and your family by offering robust leave and benefits; including paid active-duty military leave and paid time off when transitioning back to civilian life.

Mind & Body

At Parsons we inspire healthier habits, heathier minds, and a healthier you through our wellness program. Participate in our weekly Meditation Mondays and Wellness Wednesdays. Wellness, at Parsons, is more than just your annual checkup.

Health

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.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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