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Senior Project Manager

Faithful+Gould

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: SP117-20

Job description / Role

Faithful+Gould are looking for Senior Project Manager to be based in Riyadh, KSA with strong experience in buildings, preferably master plan residential and associated infrastructure.

SNC Lavalin's Faithful+Gould business is one of the world's leading integrated project and programme management consultancies; with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximise our clients' interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include: Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on to our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting - and then developing - brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It's precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Responsibilities:

- Providing a complete design & construction phase supervision and management service to large mixed-use projects. Responsible for supporting technical, safety, time, cost and quality oversight, compliance, monitoring, management and administration across the project.
- Provide day to day direction, performance monitoring and management support to the Project Management Team(s) on defined projects
- Assist in developing and maintaining a proactive safety culture across defined projects
- Ensure construction proceeds in line with approved design and applicable standards, construction programme and project budget, and that the resulting asset is acceptable to the Client
- Support the operation of robust contract administration arrangements that underpin efficient delivery of works
- Liaise with client and contractors on a regular basis and build relationships in parallel with maintaining compliance with formal communication routes
- Represent the Company in a professional manner

Requirements

Minimum requirements:

- Bachelor's Degree in a construction related discipline
- 15 years post qualification experience in Project Management
- Experience should include residential/buildings, preferably master plan or associated infrastructure as a PM from inception to completion
- Must have worked in the GCC and understand the D&B process
- Bilingual - Arabic/ English preferred
- Experience working with FIDIC red book

Rewards & Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes

- A competitive salary;
- Accommodation allowance;
- Transportation allowance;
- 22 calendar days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
- Medical and life insurance cover;
- Company gratuity scheme;
- Discretionary bonus scheme;
- Employee Assistance Programme - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

About the Company

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

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