Project Design Manager (Stormwater Networks)

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Employment: Full Time

Ready to put your project management expertise to work on complex, water and wastewater projects? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done?

What You'll Be Doing:
• Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution
• Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors
• Markets 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
• Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required
• Establishes 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 summary description of the project to all members of the project team for reference
• Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project
• Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates
• Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required
• Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work
• Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers
• Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements
• Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project
• Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans
• Works 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
• Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes
• Monitors 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
• Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items
• Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate


What Required Skills You'll Bring:
• Bachelor's degree in Civil or Environmental engineering
• Minimum 10 years experience is required, with 7 years of related experience on water/wastewater projects
• Prior experience in design of water/wastewater/stormwater networks is required
• Demonstrable hands-on experience of delivering at least five technically complex water, wastewater and stormwater conveyance, treatment and/or disposal projects.
• Familiar with GCC regional design standards and regulatory requirements developed through at least 10 years of experience in the Middle East
• Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background
• Professional registration (P.Eng, C.Eng, CIWEM) would be an advantage
• Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project
• Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards
• Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communication in English


Parsons is a leader in many diverse markets such as infrastructure, transportation, water, telecommunications, aviation, commercial, environmental, planning, industrial manufacturing, education, healthcare, life sciences and homeland security.

Parsons provides technical and management solutions to federal, regional and local government agencies as well as private industries worldwide.

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