Project Director - Public Realm

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7985

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

This role will secure projects, conduct construction feasibility studies and project planning within the Public Realm and Landscape areas. Needs to have the ability to work, lead and direct a high-performing team while showcasing problem-solving and innovation skills.

Client Details

Our client is a market leading Landscape progressive local company that provides a complete end to end Survey, Design, Build, Operations & Maintenance, and Activation services. They leverage a global international partnership network and home-grown expertise, and together they have a deep understanding of Saudi Arabia's various climates, topographies, native species & what serves well in such environments and become trusted to deliver excellence to a diverse range of clientele across the region.


Duties and Responsibilities:

* Experience in rushed projects.
* Experience in securing projects, construction feasibility studies and project planning.
* Able to foster a sense of team spirit within different departments.
* Communicates well and relays information in a timely manner with ability to work, lead and direct a high-performing team, showcasing problem-solving and innovation skills.
* Experience of working on major projects, clients, consultants, and developers.
* Has good budgeting skills and is able to reduce costs without making adjustments that would affect quality.
* Demonstrate business experience with significant profit and loss responsibility, coupled with financial management skills
* Knows what is required in order for a particular project to be completed, and has realistic expectations as far as meeting deadlines go.
* Possesses good math skills, and can make accurate calculations effectively.
* Has good leadership and supervisory skills with excellent verbal and written communication abilities with capacity to interact effectively with a diverse range of individuals.
* Leads a team of Project Managers, and other professionals who are essential to a project's success.
* Monitor and report on project milestones, such as financial and programmatic ones.
* Develop strategic and operational plans for each of the projects.
* Responsible for project implementation, financial and administrative oversight, monitoring, reporting and evaluating the project.
* Work with Tendering Unit on new project leads, pricing, and submission.
* Handle contract negotiations, risk management and change management processes.
* Coordinate the efforts of various employees to ensure the completion of tasks.
* Report on construction progress, schedules, costs, quality and update work plan and trackers.
* Responsible for overseeing Project Managers, who coordinate teams to ensure that work is completed on time and within budget, to a high standard.
* Provide leadership to strategically manage risk, monitor finances and ensure each phase of work is started or completed on time and meet project KPI's.
* Develops a timeline for the completion of certain milestones for a given project.
* Oversee and lead all aspects of projects, ensuring high-quality construction standards and method and efficient execution and successful project delivery.
* Creates a budget for the completion of a particular job, and monitors the amount of money 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.
* Coordinate construction activities and direct workers and subcontractors including managing equipment and materials.
* Makes presentations to investors, business partners and company executives regarding different phases of a project.
* Reviews proposals and approves or denies them consulting executive management.

Job Offer

This is an opportunity to join a market leading company with a clear succession plan for the role and the ability to earn a market related salary and benefits.


* The successful candidate will have strong exposure to Project Management within the Public Realm/Landscape sector with proven leadership qualities.
* Minimum Master Degree in related engineering
* 15+ years of experience in landscape or relevant fields with at least 5 years in similar

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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SAR 74,500

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