Permits & Consents Senior Manager


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: QP928-666

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Your responsibilities will include

• Assisting in maintaining the best practice standards, strategies, plans, processes, and tools developed for the client program for permits and consent management.
• Assisting the production of the delivery team's permitting plans, working with the client counterparts to ensure timely acquisition. Evaluating and consenting management plans and ensuring their effective implementation.
• Coordinating and collaborating with the delivery teams, in alignment with the client, to provide support for permitting matters. Tracking, assigning, and following up on actions related to permitting engagement.
• Providing technical consultation to the client and the delivery teams on strategic permits and consent management as needed.
• Assisting the client in engaging with key strategic stakeholders on permitting and consents matters.
• Working closely with the client regulatory entitlement and affairs (REA) team to facilitate communications with external stakeholders, including third-party advisers.
• Maintaining the permits and consent risk management plan and tracking mitigation plans and progress.
• Preparing the monthly permits and consents management update report at a city-wide level and escalating significant issues to the client leadership team when necessary.
• Monitoring performance of permits and consent plans, providing internal stakeholders with information to understand the processes, deliverables, key performance indicators (KPIs), issues, and concerns.
• Participating in and supporting quality improvement programs.
• Assisting in auditing projects to ensure compliance with ISO 9001 and NQA-1 requirements.
• Ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and corporate policies related to the permitting/consent process.
• Keeping up to date with relevant technology related to permitting and consent functions.
• Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as appropriate.


About you

• You have a degree qualification in IT or engineering (or a related field) and proven years of related work experience, including significant managerial experience with a large group of discipline leads and technical support personnel. Professional registration with active professional membership, MBA, or related MSc degree is an advantage.
• Requires extensive knowledge of IT best practices, processes, and current technology trends.
• Working knowledge of ITIL and ISO quality management systems standards. Proficiency in analysing situations in business terms, i.e., ROI, cost per unit, etc.
• You are digitally savvy, can build lasting client relationships and lead strong, motivated, extended teams. You will have a construction or project management consultancy background and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace have to offer.

Proof of COVID-19 vaccination may be required.

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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