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AECOM Project Director in NEOM, Saudi Arabia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

The Project Director serves as the senior AECOM representative for the project and is responsible to lead by example in personal conduct and professional oversight of all project aspects. Ensures client’s vision is achieved by managing and exceeding the client’s expectations.

Is responsible for the overall performance of the project (contractual, financial and technical) and assumes accountability for the performance of sub-contracted entities in the performance of the services required to deliver the contracted scope of services.

Optimizes resources required for project delivery and actively support staff professional development.

Duties:

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations including in a large, complex project with greater risk and complexity, and significant financial impact.

  • Resolves complex issues.

  • Manages project on a local and International basis achieving quality outcomes, financial performance and client satisfaction.

  • Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and executes project.

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client and has full responsibility for project delivery.

  • Project team will include AECOM staff across the globe and representing multiple business lines, working in a remote location and including various subcontractors.

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements :

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline civil / mechanical / electrical / structural / construction project management / industrial engineering

  • PMP, APM or an equivalent accreditation

  • Membership of a chartered institution MICE/ MCIOB/ MRICS

  • Proven track record of instituting project excellence models and best practices, including capacity building and talent development

  • Seasonal experience and knowledge of local authority processes, procedures, codes and regulations.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Minimum 25 years’ senior management experience in building, construction or infrastructure environment, plus 5 years of experience in a senior technical position with a broad engineering background

  • Maintain stakeholder relations with utility providers, private and public sector stakeholders

Additional Information

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10091349

Business Line: Construction Management

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: On-Site

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