Sr. Construction Director Jobs in Riyadh at Parsons Corporation

Title: Sr. Construction Director

Company: Parsons Corporation

Location: Riyadh


Directs all field construction activities of major projects involving multiple units (Typically a project having more than 7 million construction manhours or a total installed cost of more than $250 million.), or multiple smaller-scope projects. Applies widely diversified knowledge and experience of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the most current and effective methods and techniques to be utilized for installation. Incumbent is totally familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities to be erected. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement, and field engineering. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.

Specific ResponsibilitiesEstablishes assignments and directs the activities of Construction Managers for various units and/or work areas of construction operations.

Assigns manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals. Anticipates and resolves various problems such as changes in scope, slippage of schedules, and budget overruns. Ensures that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project. Makes recommendations to upper management as appropriate, for the resolution of major problems.

Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.

Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher-level management and clients, including formal presentations.

Establishes policies and procedures tailored to the assigned projects and ensures conformance.

Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.

Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction-related activities. Maintains strong client and community relations, including making presentations to local civic organizations.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Key RelationshipsSupervision Received – Division Manager; Vice President

Supervision Given – Construction Managers

Internal Contacts – All employees on assigned projects

External Contacts – Client; Suppliers; Subcontractors

Education/ExperienceBachelor’s Degree in construction-related field (or equivalent construction-related work experience), as well as 20+ years of widely diversified experience (including successful management experience) in the construction of large civil/structural and/or industrial projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is required.

Skills/CompetenciesRequires widely diversified knowledge of construction-related processes and industry practices. Demonstrated effective managerial capability on construction projects of comparable scope and complexity is also required, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills (particularly in formal presentations to clients and upper management).

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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