Project Executive Director - Oceanarium

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Jeddah
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R151760
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Program Executive Director - Oceanarium to join our team! The ideal candidate will possess a strong background in project management, construction, and stakeholder engagement to ensure the successful delivery of the project within scope, budget, and timeline.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead the overall project planning, execution, and delivery of the oceanarium construction project from inception to completion, including site selection, design development, permitting, and construction phases.
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring alignment with project goals and objectives.
  • Coordinate and manage the efforts of internal project teams, external consultants, contractors, and vendors to achieve project milestones and deliverables.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements, building codes, environmental regulations, and safety standards throughout the construction process.
  • Proactively identify and address project risks, issues, and challenges, developing and implementing effective mitigation strategies as needed.
  • Facilitate regular project meetings, workshops, and reviews with key stakeholders to provide updates, gather feedback, and make informed decisions.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project scope, objectives, and success criteria, ensuring alignment with organizational priorities and strategic goals.
  • Prepare and present project status reports, executive summaries, and presentations to client management teams as required.
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive work environment, promoting teamwork, communication, and knowledge sharing among project team members and stakeholders.
  • Monitor project performance metrics, key performance indicators (KPIs), and financial indicators, analyzing trends and variances to identify areas for improvement and optimization.
  • Conduct post-project evaluations and lessons learned sessions to capture best practices, identify areas for improvement, and drive continuous process improvement.
  • Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to project team members, fostering their professional growth and development.
  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned program, project, or subtask.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Construction Management, Architecture, or related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 25 years of progressive experience in project management, with at least 10 years in senior leadership roles overseeing large-scale state of the art construction projects
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering complex construction projects on time, within budget, and to quality standards.
  • Ability to demonstrate involvement on a sports or entertainment project from commencement date to handover/ project completion.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, with the ability to effectively present complex information and influence decision-making.

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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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.

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