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Project Director - Entertainment


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: GP186-4665

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time
Job Duration: Permanent Employment

Charterhouse is working with an international consulting firm who are looking to hire a Project Director to join their team.

Your main responsibilities will be to communicate with the client’s representatives continuously regarding project progress and areas of concerns. You will participate in the planning and formulation of design alternatives and solutions for the construction project. You will also provide conceptual estimates, feasibility studies and cost estimates as well as coordinating the production of basic design plans and construction documents. In this role you will develop and administer project budgets and fiscal controls, contracts and quality control provisions. Perform project cost estimating and value engineering, as appropriate along with overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of the construction project. Monitor and coordinate work performed by architectural, engineering and construction departments.


The successful candidate should hold a bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or equivalent with 20 years’ experience as Project Manager. You should have a PMP, PMI, CEng, RIBA or equivalent certification with a strong track record in delivering projects in a fast moving and challenging environment. Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, including Excel and Word. You should also possess exceptional leadership skills, a collaborative management style and ability to work in a multi-discipline team format. Due to the nature of the role, you should have an excellent command of written and spoken English.

About the Company

The Charterhouse brand and business was launched in Dubai and the Middle East in April 2004 by a team of international recruiters and management consultants, after its inception in Sydney, Australia in September 2003. Charterhouse Middle East is now positioned as the leading regional recruiter within its area of disciplines and functional markets.

Charterhouse offers professional and bespoke contingency and retained search services to all sectors of the market. Service quality is guaranteed, thanks to a particular focus on flexibility. Charterhouse was the first international search and selection business to establish Dubai as its base. The growth in the Middle East region has been mirrored by Charterhouse globally, with offices now in Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Hong Kong, Singapore, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney.

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