Portfolio Delivery Director - Large Scale Development

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-6636

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Portfolio Delivery Director - KSA - Large scale development

Our client is looking for a Portfolio Delivery Director for a large scale development. Ideal candidates will be the ones who have managed project/program management for a portfolio of projects

Client Details

Our client is a leading development company that grows unique and vibrant downtown areas


As a Portfolio Delivery Director, you will :

* Lead the implementation of projects and oversee the day-to-day delivery operations at all phases
* Develop a clear and rigorous project schedule, value, and scope management techniques, and forecast budget to ensure on-time delivery
* Manage project initiation and execution through scheduling of all relevant phases and work activities to ensure work optimization and execution as per budget, schedule, Health & Safety standards, and contractual requirements
* Oversee the effective mobilization and implementation of required systems, people, processes, and equipment as defined in the project plan developed at the start of the project throughout the project life cycle
* Coordinate with Development & Asset Management Division and other Delivery teams to enhance collaboration amongst them and expedite the process of review and approval of conceptual, schematic, and detailed engineering designs
* Act as a Center of Excellence and support delivery teams in resolving matters relating to project delivery
* Provide contractors and consultants with detailed project plans and documentation at all stages of the project from initial concept to construction documentation and ensure that all the drawings and designs are clear in order to ensure projects are compliant
* Lead the cost management and reporting at Project level on a minimum of a monthly basis.

Job Offer

Apart from the attractive remuneration, opportunity to execute the exciting vision and growth story that they have for KSA


An ideal candidate must have a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture or any related field with a minimum of 20 years of overall experience and at least 3 years in positions of progressively increasing managerial responsibilities. Handling portfolio of projects at a time, you must know :

* Project management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, execute, control and close multiple projects at a time
* Direct the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
* Construction management: Knowledge of how to initiate, plan, organize, execute and manage the construction of of large scale mixed use projects
* Cost control: Knowledge of how to implement a budget starting from the Land IR, till the final cost estimate and later on the CFU (Cost Follow Up)
* Time line management: Knowledge of how to set a realistic time line for a construction site, and how to recognize and prevent any deviation
* Construction contracts and legal issues: Knowledge of local construction and design contract types, including a basic knowledge of the most common legal issues and claims, throughout the project development and during the warranty period (post-project)
* Sustainable construction norms
* Stakeholder management : managing contractors and consultants for projects

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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