AECOM Construction Management Department Manager, Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - , Riyadh
We are looking for an exceptional Construction Management Department Manager to lead the construction and execution for AECOM’s existing and future megaprojects in Saudi Arabia. As one of the country’s largest urban design and civil infrastructure consultancies, we’re helping to develop, create and deliver a diverse range of projects. If you are ready to take your construction experience to the next level, join us for this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
As the primary point of contact for the construction team, you will report directly to the Project Director and manage the overall direction and day-to-day operation of the department. You should show demonstrable experience of your commitment to driving health and safety and quality.
We expect you to establish and implement effective construction management plans, processes, procedures and tools, in line with PMO defined standards and methodologies; set out clear lines of communication within the PMO protocol to promote best practice strategies for the management and governance of all staff, consultants, contractors and relevant third-party stakeholders.
Day-to-day operations management
Develop and implement construction management plans, regulations, practices, policies, procedures and tools in line with the PMO standards and methodology
Direct and guide construction department to deliver the scope of work defined in the contract, while implementing required procedures and policies relating to health, safety and environmental practices
Review, develop and enforce procedures for effective performance management of the program construction department
Lead the constructability reviews of all designs formulated for land, ports and other projects that led by the PMO during the design processes
Provide construction input to contracts
Review project outcomes to assess the effectiveness of communications processes and procedures
Review project outcomes using available procurement records and information to determine the efficacy of contracting and procurement processes and procedures
You will be required to collaborate with relevant PMO functional departments and third-party stakeholders regarding technical, financial, safety, quality, program and other project elements to ensure overall success.
Provide guidance and assistance to Operations Delivery Director, Senior Project Managers and relevant PMO departments on all construction-related matters, by integrating the functionalities between project delivery and PMO governance
Collaborate with Operations Delivery Director and Senior Project Managers to develop projects objectives to ensure final deliverables meet contract requirements
Support Operations Delivery Director and Senior Project Managers to create and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns, schedule delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work
Interact with relevant departments to develop the basis for quality outcomes and quality management plans to meet program quality objectives and standards, and assist with establishing, benchmarking and assessing risks.
Build relationships with functional department heads, internal and external third-parties, including consultants and contractors to effectively manage the PMO end-users and client relationships.
Communication and reporting
Develop the communication management plan within the construction department to ensure clear lines of communication and reporting with an emphasis on meeting deadlines and developing transparency in all operations
Provide reporting about PMO program construction department with performance reviews
Review and amend the construction department reports to feed into the program reports
Identify and circulate lessons learned for on-going project improvement.
Staff development and training
Allocate resources – assess and align staff competencies with project tasks – set up KPIs and monitor staff performance
Identify, plan and implement on-going staff development and training to ensure the team has necessary knowledge, skills, competencies and experience to meet PMO objectives
Clearly communicate staff responsibilities, authority and individual performance measurement criteria to the construction team and other related stakeholders – providing a basis for on-going assessment
Our clients really value the experience and expertise that our employees bring to their projects. This is particularly the case in KSA where our clients often request previous AECOM or legacy company experience. If you have previous AECOM or legacy company experience, really want to be able to make a difference whilst working on some truly incredible projects and would like to explore the possibility of returning to AECOM we would love to hear from you.
Minimum 25 years’ senior management experience in building, construction or infrastructure environment, plus 3 years of experience in a senior construction management position, with a broad understanding of means and methods of construction both locally and internationally
Experience in leading major government and/or semi-government programs and projects
Proven track record of delivering successful large-scale engineering projects at regional and/or global level, with a strong background in managing project/program starting up, execution and handover
Experience in overseeing project control (cost, schedule, scope and trends), environment, health and safety, risk management, contracts, procurement and financial management, and quality assurance
Manage stakeholder relationship with utility providers, private and public sectors.
Degree qualified in a relevant discipline civil / mechanical / electrical / structural and construction or project management
PMP, APM or an equivalent accreditation
Membership of a chartered institution MICE/ MCIOB/ MRICS
NEBOSH / IOSH / OSHA Safety certifications desirable
Preferred experience in modular and prefabricated construction
Strong skills and experience in logistics and site resource planning and management
Solid knowledge and experience in construction methods in various construction systems including steel, concrete, wood and aluminum and their sequencing, pros and cons
Experience in instituting continuous improvement to support capacity building and talent development (preferably in KSA)
International working experience in the USA, Europe, Far East or Middle East
Seasonal experience and knowledge of local authority processes, procedures, codes and regulations
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is
pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions
inclusion, diversity and overall
employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our
core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only
delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Construction Services
Business Group Construction Services Group (CS)
Country Saudi Arabia
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226886BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.