Head of Project Controls

Linum Consult

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 13 May 2024

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Employment: Full Time

Head of Project Controls – Riyadh


Linum Consult’s client is a major international construction consultancy. They are currently seeking a Manager to oversee their Project Controls department in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


• Having overall responsibility for managing and monitoring budgets, costs, planning/scheduling, and management of change
• Assigning project control staff appropriate roles and responsibilities, based on their capabilities
• Implement the relevant Stage Gate Process on all new and existing projects
• Ensure that all projects provide input to monthly dashboards consistent with project guidelines
• Prepare and maintain portfolio cost reports, showing budget, forecasts, and actual costs
• Implement an Enterprise Documents Management System (EDMS)
• Define schedule requirements for contracts


• Bachelor’s degree qualification in Engineering
• At least 20 years’ experience in planning and scheduling, working in a managerial role on large scale projects
• Excellent technical knowledge of directing cost engineering, cost estimating, control and analysis, planning and scheduling, schedule development, control and analysis
• Demonstrable history of setting up and establishing criteria for project control activities
• Good holistic understanding of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up processes
• Advanced knowledge of scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and EPPM platforms
• Previous experience of working internationally, preferably in the Middle East

SAR 55,000 to 60,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


Linum Consult is a niche global consultancy specialising in international recruitment of white collar workers across the Construction & Engineering, Mining and Oil & Gas sectors. We provide a full 360 consultancy service for clients, candidates and partners to eliminate the potential pitfalls of international mobilisation.

All Linum Consultants are industry experts with in country, international, multi-cultural experience. We provide precise market information combined with local knowledge to help facilitate informed decisions that are often life changing.

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