Project Manager

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

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Manager to join our team!

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Lead and guide design strategies and overall project approaches to ensure Client’s objectives are achieved and Client’s expectations are consistently met.
  • Manage scope definition, development, and the tendering process for procurement of sub-consultants and/or third-party reviewers.
  • Provide direction and management on design aspects related to infrastructure design projects (roads, bridges, tunnels, utilities, landscape, etc.).
  • Devise, in coordination with the Project Director, PM team, design management, and design delivery strategy to ensure technical excellence and on-schedule completion of design activities.
  • Provide technical input, solutions, and expertise as required.
  • Promote technical excellence on the project through the application of quality assurance processes, ensuring quality objectives applied to each project are consistently met.
  • Prepare, execute, monitor, and control the projects' design management plans.
  • Maintain overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts, and time schedules.
  • Express awareness of the local authorities’ requirements, processes, and procedures, the required documentation to obtain authorities' approvals, and the required level of details for the design documentation.
  • Provide high-level liaison with Clients and Client’s representatives on design progress.
  • Establish and chair meetings and design workshops as required to review project status and formulate action items.
  • Manage the delivery of the design by the various disciplines by ensuring consistency in designs produced with respect to adherence to the overall vision, concept design, design criteria, required standards, and Client’s expectations.
  • Coordinate and manage activities of sub-consultants for the delivery of projects.
  • Liaise with Discipline Leads, internal and external team members including designers, specialist designers, engineering disciplines, quantity surveyors, etc., to ensure fully coordinated design between all disciplines.
  • Work with Project Director, Project Manager, and Discipline Leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.
  • Ability to mentor and lead subordinates and young engineers to improve their performance and develop their career.
  • Monitor the quality and progress of the disciplines in projects, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied.
  • Work closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance, or productivity.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from a recognized institution.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in roads and infrastructure projects within a consultancy.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role managing roads and infrastructure design projects.
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background.
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients, and enjoy being hands-on technically in the project.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards.
  • Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communication.

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.


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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