Senior Project Manager - Architecture

Atkins Middle East

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP331-2149

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Due to the tremendous growth in KSA, SNC Lavalin Group is looking for a Senior Project Manager - Architecture to join one of their projects in Riyadh, KSA.

Responsibilities & Duties:

- Review deliverables by external parties and direct programmes progress, in coordination with the internal team.
- Coordinate and oversee internal resources and third parties/ Vendors for the flawless execution of projects
- Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
- Developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
- Ensure resource availability and allocation
- Develop a detailed project plan to track progress.
- Use appropriate techniques to manage cost estimates and changes in project scope, schedule and costs.
- Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
- Report and escalate to management as needed
- Manage the relationship with all stakeholders
- Coordinate with project commercial team for tendering process
- Perform risk management to minimize project risks
- Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/ vendors
- Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
- Manage & track Enterprise Project Management (EPM) solution.
- Plan the delivery of the project design and tender at hand.
- Oversee all aspects of the Design process, working closely with engineers and architects to develop plans, establish timetables, and manage construction costs.
- Manage the day-to-day working, utilization, implementation and technical consultants engaged on RCRC assignments. From ensuring the correct design parameters, to explaining the work ethics and activities to colleagues.
- Ability to propose various project delivery strategies and present to the client
- Report progress on projects by suitable media to sector management, maintain and update project reporting, quantity surveying, checkpoints and financial reporting to a high standard.
- Plan and arrange regular visits to RCRC ongoing projects, ensuring every project receives sufficient supervision and consultancy.
- Develop contacts with senior staff, directors, and other influential staff within each project during the implementation phase.
- Review project schedule status and ensure deviations from agreed baseline are corrected
- Produce reports on each project at agreed intervals, and whenever substantive actions are required.

Qualifications & Requirements:

- Bachelor's degree in Architecture
- Project Management degree is added value
- PMI certification (or similar)
- Minimum of 15 - 20 years of experience with 5 years recent experience managing large projects

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

- A competitive salary
- Transportation allowance
- 21 calendar days annual leave
- Medical insurance cover
- Company gratuity scheme
- Discretionary bonus scheme
- Annual flight allowance to point of origin
- Employee Assistance Program - 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

SNC-Lavalin Projects and O&M Services is a business unit of SNC-Lavalin Group. We provide a full range of project management, programme management, construction management, engineering services, consulting services and operation and maintenance services across the MENA region. Active in the Middle East for over 40 years, we have offices in the Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Oman, and Egypt. for transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin's employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions - including PPP, capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance to international clients. On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world's most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies.

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Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers' needs, our vision is to:

  • focus on quality
  • seek world class design and excellence
  • strive to add value
  • be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).

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Senior Project Manager salaries in Saudi Arabia

Average monthly compensation
SAR 25,500

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