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Senior Project Manager - Hotel & Fit-out


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Ref: MP180-773

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to focus on a High-rise Hotel project in our Riyadh, KSA office.

The Senior Project Manager (SPM) will have the responsibility of owning the project, from start to finish. The project will be of a civil/structural construction and fit-out nature to meet the client’s design standards. It would be an opportunity for a talented, self-aware individual to develop a first-hand relationship with the client, own a project in its entirety and help the business grow within the region.

The main duties of the Senior Project Manager include, but are not limited to:

Job Description:
Development and understanding of the project brief.
Develop the scope of the project with consultation of the client.
Manage all works (post-contract) ensuring the program is efficiently actioned incorporating risk management, change management and budgeting up to the handover of the project.
Procurement of design teams and /or other consultants.
Pre-construction planning, and development of a delivery strategy input to the project schedules.
Development of the cost plan and reviews of this at relevant design phases against the project budget.
Active Value and Risk management of the project.
Procurement options and recommendations.
Procurement of the contractor(s) through to completion and handover.
Management of the Engineer / Supervision consultant.
Progression reporting at pre-defined periods during the tenure of the project.


Essential requirements:

Degree qualified within a construction-related sector e.g. project management, construction management, engineering etc.
Minimum 10 years’ continuous experience within Building and Hotel construction.
Minimum 5 years’ continuous experience in the Middle East region with previous experience working on High-rise Residential or Hotel and Fit-out projects.
People Leadership, collaboration and teamwork ability.
Overseeing of, and collaboration with, all project management teams.
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English.
Experience in coordinating with multiple parties.
Ability to meet deadlines, no exceptions – “Completer Finisher” attributes.
Strong technical writing ability.
Knowledge of recognized project control principles (procurement, earned value measurement, risk management, contract admin and claims resolution, change control).
Knowledge of the principal major forms of contract.

Health and Safety Objectives:

Assist in developing workplace safety procedures.
Promote workplace safety standards and procedures.
Immediately report any unsafe acts, conditions or accidents.
Participate in workplace safety inspections.
Assist the safety team in achieving high standards of workplace safety.
Assist the HSS team in carrying out safety audits.
Continuously promote and influence a positive safety culture.
Review and endorse safety procedures and standards Technical Skills:
Produce, review and implement employer requirement documents.
Act as technical advisor to the client.
Keep up to date with industry developments with respect to own discipline, other disciplines and engineering innovations and developments on a global scale.
Prepare and monitor project schedules.
Comprehend, analyse and assess budgets and cost plans, consultant and contractor applications, and the change/variation process.
Initiate and support the technical capabilities of the team.

About the Company

ARCADIS is the leading global natural and built asset design & consultancy firm working in partnership with our clients to deliver exceptional and sustainable outcomes through the application of design, consultancy, engineering, project and management services. ARCADIS differentiates through its talented and passionate people and its unique combination of capabilities covering the whole asset life cycle, its deep market sector insights and its ability to integrate health & safety and sustainability into the design and delivery of solutions across the globe. We are 28,000 people that generate more than 3 billion in revenues. We support UN-Habitat with knowledge and expertise to improve the quality of life in rapidly growing cities around the world.

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