Senior Project Manager (Highway & Infrastructure)

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Project/Program Management/Management

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager

Dubai, UAE

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Mobilize company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. 

  • Discuss the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. 

  • Collaborate with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

  • Act as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. 

  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. 

  • Market and secures additional work with client. 

  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project. 

  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Oversee establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

  • Establish the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. 

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

  • Work with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. 

  • Ensure that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans. 

  • Work 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 any such changes.  The Project Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

  • Promote technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. 

  • Monitor 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. 

  • Establish weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.   ​ 

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized institution

  • Minimum 15 years of project management experience is required, with 5+ years of design management of roads, tunnels, bridges and interchange projects

  • Must have a strong background in roads and highways design and good knowledge and understanding of associated design disciplines such as roads, traffic, structures, drainage, utilities, street lighting, MEP, landscaping and master planning.

  • Should have a broad general technical and business background with emphasis on infrastructure related projects

  • Prior experience working on projects in MEA is highly desirable

  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project

  • Must be experienced in coordinating multi-discipline design teams, and able to align them to meet project goals

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, with excellent written and oral communications


 

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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OUR MISSION

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.

Want to learn more about the benefits eligible for the Parsons’ location you are interested in? Connect with one of our recruiters for further detail.

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