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Chief Projects Officer

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6353

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Chief Projects Officer will manage Project Management & Facility Management teams with directors of both departments as direct reports, while reporting to CEO.

Client Details

Fast growing Real Estate company with rich history in Saudi Arabia.


* Chief Projects Officer will manage Project Management & Facility Management teams with directors of both departments as direct reports, while reporting to CEO
* Coordinates the efforts of various workers in order to ensure that required tasks can be accomplished
* Develops a timeline for the completion of certain milestones for multiple projects
* Creates a budget for the completion of a particular job, and monitors the amount spent in order to ensure the project does not exceed this amount
* Recommends changes to a project that is ongoing if it appears it is not proceeding on schedule or is producing unsatisfactory results
* Develops an alternate course of action for completing a job should the initial plan fail
* Makes presentations to investors, business partners and company executives concerning different phases of a project
* Reviews proposals and approves or denies them
* Establish effective governance and support the chartering and sponsoring of projects
* Maintain strategic alignment of business objectives through projects, programmes, and portfolio
* Execution Excellence (Planning & Organizing/ Time Management/ Process Orientation - Process Adherence/ Operational Excellence - Quality & Cost)
* Strategic Orientation (Developing Strategy/ Executing Strategy/ Creating Change)
* Business Acumen (Commercial Acumen/ Market/ Business Awareness)
* Customer Orientation (Customer Service/ Customer Sensitivity/ Customer Relationship)
* Achievement Orientation (Ownership/ Initiative/ Results Orientation/ Exceeding expectations)
* Effective communication (Communication skills/ Convincing ability/ Persuasive/ Influencing/ Negotiating skills)
* Problem Solving (Analytical Thinking/ Creativity/ Problem Analysis/ Problem Resolution/ Decision Making)
* People Centered (Interpersonal effectiveness - Interpersonal Relationship/ Developing self and others - capability building)

Job Offer

Tax free salary and competitive salary benefits


* 20+ years of experience with a mix of consultancy/developers side responsible for multi-site Project Management & Facilities Management
* 10+ years of experience in a Director/Senior Management/Chief Projects Officer role
* Experience managing projects in excess of SAR 500 million
* Experience with delivering commercial assets projects
* Experience with collecting and filtering data and presenting to the board
* Bachelor's degree in a related field
* Master's degree and Project Management certifications are a plus
* Arabic is a plus but not essential

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

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