Senior Construction Manager - Marine and Coastal

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Riyadh, Qiddiya
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Construction Manager - Marine & Coastal to join our team! In this role you will hold a key leadership role in the marina project, overseeing all aspects of construction, including quay walls, dredging, coral relocation, earthworks, soil improvement, mechanical flushing system installation, revetment, excavation, de-watering, and landfill.

This senior-level position requires a seasoned professional with extensive experience in marine and coastal construction, ensuring the successful completion of the project within specified timelines and budget constraints. Furthermore, this position demands a strategic thinker and seasoned professional who can provide guidance, drive project success, and ensure the highest standards of excellence in marine and coastal construction.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Ensures and assures consistency in the execution of supply chain construction in accordance with Client technical requirements.  
  • Coordinate with other delivery partners and all existing contractors, and future planned procurement of major contractors.
  • Contributes to the development of innovative construction principles and ideas.
  • Leads on unusually complex construction problems and provides solutions that are highly creative, in coordination with project leads.
  • Facilitates partnerships with key stakeholders/organizations impacted by the program.
  • Assigns work to employees, oversees, and tracks the completion of work assignments.
  • Interviews and selects personnel for assignment as required.
  • Maintains clear and concise work standards and goals; provides training and development; completes performance evaluations, conducts employee counselling, takes corrective action as necessary.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.
  • Develop and implement strategic plans for the successful execution of the marine and coastal construction project.
  • Align construction activities with overall project objectives and organizational goals.
  • Provide strong leadership to the construction team, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work culture.
  • Coordinate with various stakeholders, including engineers, contractors, and regulatory bodies.
  • Oversee the execution of quay walls, dredging, coral relocation, and other marine and coastal construction activities.
  • Ensures adherence to all corporate, contractual, ethics and safety standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Ensure adherence to safety and environmental regulations throughout the construction process.
  • Implement and manage quality control processes to guarantee the highest standards in construction work.
  • Conduct regular inspections to identify and rectify any construction deficiencies promptly.
  • Monitor project expenditures and ensure compliance with the allocated budget.
  • Identify cost-saving opportunities without compromising quality and safety.
  • Identify potential risks and develop mitigation strategies to address unforeseen challenges.
  • Implement contingency plans to minimize project disruptions.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 15 years of progressive experience in marine and coastal construction, with at least 5 years in a senior management role.
  • Proven track record of successfully overseeing and delivering large-scale or mega marina construction projects.
  • Established relationships with regulatory bodies and a track record of ensuring compliance with permits and approvals.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and lead multidisciplinary teams, subcontractors, and stakeholders effectively.
  • Previous MEA and/or other international experience
  • Working knowledge with all local and international standards in the field.
  • Safety Qualification / Awareness Training.
  • Expert knowledge of marine construction techniques, materials, and industry best practices.
  • Advanced project management skills with proficiency in relevant software.
  • Exceptional leadership and decision-making capabilities.

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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