Senior Project Manager

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JOB DESCRIPTION / ROLE

Employment: Full Time

Overview

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration - through conceptualization - to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 60 years we've led with vision, contributing to many of the world's most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is recognized by ENR as one of the Top 225 International Design Firms and one of the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms. We are also ranked by World Architecture as the 57th largest global architecture firm and the #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2023 WA100 Survey.

We invite you to join us. Why?

When you join KEO, you'll discover more than just a job - you'll find a supportive environment that fosters your professional development through internal global mobility and career development and does so within a culture that supports company-wide health and well-being through on-demand counselling services and regular workplace clinics. You will be invited to celebrate community events such as sports days, fun-runs, in-house sports teams and beach clean ups. In addition to your competitive package and benefits you will have access to a suite of policies that include hybrid working arrangements, individual athletic sponsorship, study assistance sponsorship, employee referral rewards, mentoring and coaching programs and extensive in-house on demand learning courses.

Responsibilities

Our newest opportunity is for a talented Senior Project Manager to join our Infrastructure Division based in Riyadh, KSA. This position is responsible for facilitating the completion of a program, project, or service, by coordinating the activities of the entire team.

We envisage success in this role to include;

- Representing the Firm in communications with the Client, Sub-Contractors and JV partners, as delegated by the Project Director/Executive Director.
- Leading the delivery of large multi-disciplinary infrastructure projects.
- Effective preparation, planning and control of financial budgets and team resources in order to deliver the required commercial and project outcomes.
- Planning, preparing, and managing complex programmes and project contracts.
- Ensuring project standards and QMS procedures are implemented across each of the technical areas involved in the project, including project administration.
- Ensuring terms of the contract are followed and manage scope changes and their effect on delivery of project objectives.
- Preparing monthly Project Report and input to consolidated Division Report.
- Leading a team of professional employees, driving increased organisational performance and achievement of team goals.
- Analysing existing work processes, procedures, and systems, identifying opportunities for increased efficiencies, cost-effectiveness, and service improvements.
- Participating in business development activities, including tender/proposal preparation and presentations.
- Anticipating and objectively and systematically analysing and resolving complex problems.
- Proactively identifying, assessing, and mitigating project risks.
- Leading and developing strong communication and working relationships with staff, management, subcontractors and clients which support collaborative work practices.
- Ensuring the effective functioning of diverse, large/complex and/or multidisciplinary teams by using appropriate interpersonal styles to promote team cohesion and collaboration
- Managing own continuous development and facilitate the development of team members through monitoring of staff performance, and day-to-day coaching & feedback.
- Ensuring integration of health, safety and sustainability principles in all inputs and outputs of team.

Requirements:
Qualifications

- To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that your career journey to date will include at-least 15 years experience in a consultancy environment, of which at least 5 years were spent working on projects within the GCC partnered with a Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. The successful candidate will have spent the majority of their career within the consultancy sector where major scale infrastructure projects were handled primarily in the design phases.
- Membership of professional institution as well as being either IEng, CEng / P.E. will be viewed favourably.

KEO's performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its' contribution to client success wherever we work.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award-winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration – through conceptualization – to realization of planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities.

As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey.

We invite you to join us.

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