Program Controls Director

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh
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R153466
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Parsons KAFD is looking for an amazingly talented Program Controls Director to join our team in Riyadh who can support a team of professionals overseeing every phase of an ongoing large-scale mixed-use master development program. In this role, you will be required to develop, manage, and execute all phases of the project controls effort on the program through preconstruction and delivery stages. The candidate will manage an existing team of professionals across all aspects of project controls functions, utilizing widely diversified knowledge of best practices and drawing upon extensive experience and exposure to similar master development projects and clients.  

You will join a professional engineering, construction, and cost management team that is involved in multiple projects in the King Abdullah Financial District (KAFD).  KAFD is a master plan development positioned to become Riyadh’s new Central Business District that combines a real estate development of approximately 850,000 sqm of office space, 115,000 GLA of retail, 1,200 residential units, 5-star Hotels, and 600 hospitality keys. KAFD is set to be the main enabler of the KSA 2030 vision.

Develops, manages, and/or executes all phases of the project controls effort (mainly cost management and reporting). Typically manages large-sized projects. The incumbent utilizes 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;

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
  • High level of Client interface, attends regular meetings and provides strategy-type recommendations on critical matters to support decision-making. 
  • Leads the establishment of the program master coding architecture, integration of all functional requirements, and development of a robust, scalable reporting system across the program.
  • Guides the development and implementation of project controls procedures to support the implementation of best practices, primarily for schedule, cost, earned value, risk, and change management processes. 
  • Manages and oversees the preparation and progress of the Master Development Schedule.
  • Manages a team of Project Control specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs and performance against an established schedule with critical milestones. Assesses the impact of design and construction changes and schedule slippages.
  • Document controls oversight and reporting to this position
  • Recommends and oversees the implementation and customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.  
  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel. 
  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development goals and opportunities for the assigned employees. 
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Construction Management (or related field)
  • 20+ years of related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience.
  • Strong cost management and reporting background is required.
  • Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or related fields.
  • Proficient PC skills, including proficiency in various Project Controls Software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices 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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