Senior Environmental Project Manager


Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP124-765

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Environmental Project Manager to work with our team in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

- In charge of the delivery of consent related workstreams of environmental projects.
- Lead stakeholder and client engagement & Management of internal & subcontractor teams.
- Financial & programme management.
- Manage and maintain the project consent budget, risk register and schedule.
- Represent Wood on project and programme management aspects of our delivery.
- Actively promote and demonstrate a strong safety culture in project design and working environment.
- Lead multi-disciplinary teams.
- Interface with the wider project stakeholders including engineering teams, planners, consultation leads, and lawyers, as may be applicable.
- Lead on client project communications & enhance client relationships through exceptional communication and active listening skills.
- Support our Sales and Growth teams to develop relationships with existing customers in the sector, identify new opportunities and build relationships with new clients.
- Responsible for compliance with applicable policies and procedures.
- Ensures quality and effectiveness of key results of major projects within function through sound design, early risk assessments, and implementation of fallback strategies.
- Understands the business needs and has a thorough knowledge of the customer when developing a project scope.
- Uses established PM tools and techniques (FEP, Cash Flow Projections, Scope / Schedule Control, etc.) to stay within authorized budget limits and achieve the overall project and organizational objectives.
- Contributes to the development of project management best practices.
- Directs and manages Project Execution by performing the work defined in the project plan to achieve project objectives.
- Defines roles and responsibilities.
- Monitors and controls project work to meet the performance objectives defined in the project plan.
- Focuses on cost and milestone achievement to optimize resource utilization.
- Reviews change requests, manages and approves changes to the deliverables, organizational process assets, project documents, and the project plan.
- Closes the project by finalizing all activities across all the Project Management Process Groups to formally complete the project or phase.
- Creates or coordinates the solutions for complex problems; integrates regulatory and operational needs; performs cost / benefit analysis.
- Resolves problems and crisis situations requiring fast, astute decisions with rapid implementation by utilizing technical training and /or e experience.
- Mentors others by sharing knowledge and expertise and providing feedback and guidance. Establishes relationships and good communication channels with clients; documents agreements and commitments.
- Acts as a trusted advisor.
- Balances bottom line objectives of a project with the long-term interest of customer.


Skills / Qualifications Qualifications
- Bachelors/Masters in engineering, environmental science, environmental planning, or equivalent experience in a relevant subject area.
- 10+ years of professional experience, preferably with an environmental consulting organization.
- Demonstrated commitment to HSE leadership.
- Knowledge in the environmental and regulatory issues associated within KSA.
- Knowledge in IFC performance standards and Equator Principals.
- A working understanding of the regulatory and governmental community (Excellent client and agency interfacing skills).
- Track record of successful management of projects / work packages to meet agreed budget and schedule.
- Technical reporting prowess.
- Demonstrable Project Management experience for complex EIA, ESIAs, Baseline Surveys and Consenting Projects.
- A degree qualification in a relevant subject.
- Experience of managing large projects from early conception, through consents.
- Experience of developing and managing bids for consenting projects.
- Prior experience of leading project teams and influencing senior stakeholders would be beneficial.
- Exceptional communication and presentation skills preferred.

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

About the Company

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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Project Manager salaries in Khobar

Average monthly compensation
SAR 24,000

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