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Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

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Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

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Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

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We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Project Director - Riyadh in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh

Job Summary

Responsible for developing and guiding new project opportunities that will ensure sustained profit growth within the business unit.

Serves as a fully capable professional who leads a design or project management group and is responsible for the delivery of large-scale projects from bidding to execution that are within our budget, to the approved programme and to the Client’s satisfaction. The Project Approver acts as interface between the external Client and our professional team and plays the role as mentor to the project management staff. He or she will from time to time act as a Bid Manger for large scale project opportunities and contribute to the development of the company by supporting the senior management team in the implementation of AECOM’s strategies and profitability.

Core Accountabilities:

Business Development Project Management Client engagement Project Financial Management Team Leadership Management of the team Project Status reporting and reviews Compliance of Project Delivery System (PDS) Compliance of Project Data Quality Mentoring Project Time management Assisting with Project Bids Performance and Reward appraisals Assisting with management of the practice Guiding and management of team and junior staff Recruitment Continuously improve industry knowledge within the practice Assisting senior management with the development of the business Interface with other Practice Groups

  • Under minimal supervision, performs complex duties utilizing advanced techniques and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and methods.

  • Assumes lead responsibilities for a team of engineers and professional support staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 20+ years post undergraduate education Minimum 5+ years’ experience delivering complex projects in KSA A proven track record in business development in KSA Proven related professional experience in a Buildings or Project Management Practice

  • Experience of working on large scale projects including site

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Architecture, Engineering or Construction Management FIDIC, NEC or other Construction Contract courses Chartered internationally with a body such as RIBA, CIBSE, ICE or similar

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 Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243022BR

Clearance Required No

Virtual: 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.