Project Manager - Infrastructure

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United Arab Emirates
AE - Abu Dhabi
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R155830
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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Manager – Infrastructure to join our team! In this role you will get to lead an international team of professionals in the delivery of a dynamic infrastructure project for a high profile client.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.
  • Forecasts monthly revenue, labor costs, ODCs, and gross profit for the term of the project.
  • Develops and manages the budget; oversees the profitability of the project.
  • Responsible for project invoicing and billing including all accounts receivable and accounts payable.
  • Oversees establishment of Project Management Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes the project requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
  • Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.
  • Monitors and negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
  • Markets and secures additional work with client.
  • Maintains client relationships and rapport with potential teaming partners.
  • Develops career development plans with all direct reports and identifies and coordinates training needs and requests for their staff.
  • Identifies the staffing plan for projects and pursuits.
  • Responsible for employee performance including recognition and disciplinary efforts.
  • Serves on a committee or board for professional organizations that meet our objectives.
  • Attends key conferences for networking and brand exposure.
  • Submits abstracts to key conferences and encourages presentations from staff.
  • Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions with senior leadership.
  • Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project office space requirements.
  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.
  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work; advises the client and company management of changes.
  • Responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.
  • 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.
  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.
  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.
  • Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
  • Participates in proposal development on project pursuits, client meetings and client presentations.
  • Identifies business development opportunities, marketing events, and maintain current knowledge of project pipeline for key clients.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical/business field
  • Minimum of 10 years of Experience, 2 years in a Managerial Role
  • Broad background experience in the Design and Construction Industry specifically delivering Public Infrastructure Works
  • Ability to meet Parsons’ project management certification requirements
  • Effective leadership skills with ability to perform in a management capacity
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (English)
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations (in delivery of Infrastructure Projects)
  • Knowledge of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on projects
     

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to work and manage an international team of professionals
  • Desire to overcome many project challenges to achieve the project goals and meet or exceed the baseline targets
  • Strategic Planning / Thinking outside the box to solve problems for clients
  • Masters Degree in Business, Engineering or Design/Construction Management
  • Member of a Professional Society – i.e. PMI, CMAA, ASCE etc.

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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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.

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