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Project Director - Western

Currie & Brown

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: MP689-154

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Currie & Brown is currently looking for a project director for our Riyadh, Saudi Arabia office.

The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as preferred service provider.

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

Providing accurate cost advice and reporting to our clients
Delivering projects, commissions and professional assignments
Assuming a leading role in setting objectives and priorities, working as a proactive team player
Maintaining effective communication to ensure all information is available for the successful completion of projects; liaising with other managers to ensure efficient financial control
Undertaking commercial management services with limited supervision
Delivering all work outputs in an accurate and timely manner
Providing support to the team leader/service leaders in cost management of projects
Representing the company in a professional and diligent manner; meeting, negotiating and corresponding with clients to form strong working relationships


The successful candidates must meet the following requirements:

BSc in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or equivalent
Western national
Professional membership of CIOB or MAPM
Knowledge of project planning software such as Primavera
Middle East experience working on major building projects is essential
A minimum of 15 years’ managerial experience, with at least five years’ experience in the Middle East, including time spent working on projects in Saudi Arabia
Client and sector growth strategy and implementation planning experience
Strong business development and team management experience
Excellent customer service and client/external interfacing skills
Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, well-disciplined and commercially astute
Excellent communication and presentation skills both written and verbal
A track record of working with teams and managing projects by prioritising workloads and delivering to deadlines

About the Company

Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the procurement, construction, management and utilisation of their physical assets.

From airports to corporate headquarters, power stations to health and education, leisure and hotel facilities to transportation infrastructure - the sheer range of projects we are involved in gives us a vast breadth and depth of experience. Projects of this kind cannot be tackled with an 'off-the-peg, one-size-fits-all' solution. Instead, we apply flexible working and innovative thinking to provide a value-for-money, tailored solution.

We operate throughout the world and have offices in the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

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