Project Director

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh
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R156091
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW:

  • Provides direction and management for every phase of a major program to ensure on-schedule completion within or below budget and in accordance with contractual obligations. 
  • Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. 
  • Must be able to manage a program, project, or subtask of up to $75 million in total cost. 
  • Prior experience must include Project Management, Program Management, Client Management, Planning, Scheduling, Project Controls, Cost Management, Claims Management, Delay Analysis, EOT Preparation and Training activities.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or subtask.
  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and  other consultants during the program execution.  Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client.  Assists business development in understanding client issues and business plans in order to market and secure new/additional work.
  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the program, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherenece to these criteria.
  • Promotes technical excellence on the program, including furtherance of the Quality Improvement Process.
  • Mobilizes Company resources, through effective liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.
  • Works with individual project managers to develop budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of a project.  Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.
  • Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.  Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.
  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions which would affect project cost or schedule.
  • Manages multiple teams of planning subject matter experts who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project schedules and assess the impact of design and construction risks and changes and schedule slippages.
  • Leads the teams responsible for the development of the program master schedule and mentor them to establish robust schedule management procedures required for managing all types of schedules on the program.
  • Leads staff who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, forecast, and report schedule status against an established baseline. 
  • Drives process improvement initiatives within project control and monitoring functions.
  • Monitors and analyses construction stages schedules, contracting and procurement strategies (incl. commercials) and Construction Projects Risk Management.
  • Posses extensive experience on a program management level of these key functions: Program Planning & Scheduling, Budgeting & Cost Control, Risk Management, Performance Measurement & Reporting, Resource Management
  • Demonstrates leadership skills of notable strength, allowing to motivate and inspire teams to deliver their best work while building strong relationships with clients and stakeholders.
  • Serves as the primary point of contact for program stakeholders, including clients senior management and external partners. Facilitate effective communication and collaboration among stakeholders and manages expectations, by ensuring satisfaction and addressing concerns promptly.
  • Identifies opportunities for team’s process improvements within program management functions, implements best practices and continuous improvement initiatives. Stays updated on industry trends and advancements in program management.
  • Completes other responsibilities associated with the position as may be appropriate.

 

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Supervision Received: Program Director
  • Supervision Given: Project Managers, all disciplines and Support Staff
  • Internal Contacts: All department subsidiaries
  • External Contacts: Clients, Governmental agencies, Subcontractors, Public

                                                                                                                                             

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • BS/BA degree in Engineering or related field
  • 20 or more years of related work experience, including supervisory and management experience, is required. 
  • A professional registration is required.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position.  The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment and are not limited to those listed.

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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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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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