Senior Resident Construction Manager

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Saudi Arabia
SA - Yanbu
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Infrastructure (Construction/Quality/Safety/Inspection)

Job Description:

Part of the Saudi 2030 Vision, the Yanbu City Program on the West (Red Sea) Coast of KSA is one of the largest and most significant schemes in Parsons' history.

We have just agreed the budgets for the coming year which is 100% positive and we will be growing the team with a view to escalating the works.

A key requirement will be western educated / experienced Senior Resident Construction Manager. This role will be based in Construction Department focusing on infrastructure.


The key qualities sought are:

Major Activities Performed: List the major job function(s) of the position.

Organizational Relationship:

A brief synopsis of reporting relationships; i.e., reports to, supports section, group, etc.; interfaces with senior management. clients. etc. Reports to:

• Section Manager

• Senior Client Team Management and Sections

• Provides direction and supervision to Resident Construction Engineers

• Project administrative staff, and any other specifically assigned positions to the project — as required by the role

Key activates will include:

  • Monitors and ensures Contractor meets and fulfills project goals, KPIs and any other methodologies

  • Initiates and chairs regular meetings and workshops required to deliver the works to the agreed quality standards, safely within agreed budgets and timeframes

  • Team player, develops working relationship with subordinates and contractors Provides project management guidance in interpretation of specifications, procedures, methods, schedules, and productivity. Reviews clashes and or conflicts to resolve problems with contractor performance to determine best options.

  • Supervises the Resident Construction Engineers (Arch, Civil, Elec, Mech) and administrative support staff.

  • Receives initiates and routes all correspondence and submittals between Contractor and Owner.

  • Reviews shop drawings / as-built drawings, material submittals and technical or contractual clarifications submitted by contractor, and coordinates and routes for various Departmental or End User approvals.

  • Reviews and recommends approval of Contractor's Monthly Invoices and Progress reports.

  • Any other duties that are deemed to be necessary to successfully fulfill the role and requirements of the client organization

Applicants with the following qualifications and credentials are sought:

Experience and Qualifications:

List the background experience required for the position, number of years experience, in what fields. Describe the desirable academic background.

• BSc Degree Engineering — construction related discipline (Western University)

• Over 15 years of construction experience, of which at least 08 years must be direct Project Management or Construction Management responsibility on a variety of significant Construction/Infrastructure Projects - roads bridges, utilities, residential, commercial, educational, health facilities, industrial etc, fully conversant with all forms of construction methods, techniques, codes and practices.

• Professional Membership or Project Management certification is desirable.

• Working experience and general knowledge of multi-craft and multi-discipline construction practices — and in a multi-cultural environment

5 years international industry exposure desirable.

• Fluent in English — oral and written, is mandatory and also Arabic desirable.

• Knowledgeable with MS Office software, MS Project, Primavera, MSWord, Excel, Power Point.

• Must be able to obtain KSA Driver License

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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