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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

About the Role:

We are seeking a seasoned and dynamic Senior Project Manager to join our team, bringing expertise in both project execution and strategic consulting. Candidate will play a key role in guiding complex projects from concept to completion, while providing valuable insights and recommendations to enhance business operations. Candidate exceptional leadership and team-building skills will be instrumental in motivating and developing project teams, ensuring we deliver outstanding results for our clients.


  • Project Management:

  • Lead and manage project from initiation to completion, ensuring successful delivery within budget and timeline constraints.

  • Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, including scope, schedule, resources, and budget.

  • Monitor project progress, identify and mitigate risks, and implement corrective actions as needed.

  • Manage project stakeholders, ensuring effective communication and collaboration throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Consultancy & Contractor Supervision:

  • Analyze client needs and challenges, providing expert advice and innovative solutions to optimize business processes and achieve their goals.

  • Develop and present compelling proposal and recommendations tailored to client requirements.

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, fostering trust and long-term partnerships.

  • Lead and manage the contractor’s selection process, ensuring alignment with project requirements and budget constraints.

  • Develop and implement detailed work plans and schedules for contractor activities, ensuring clear scope and communication.

  • Monitor contractor performance daily, proactively identifying and addressing any deviations from specifications or timelines.

  • Conduct regular quality inspections and ensure quality deliverables as per contract agreements.

  • Manage and resolve any conflicts or misunderstandings arising between client and contractor, promoting collaborative problem-solving.

  • Team Leadership:

  • Provide effective leadership and mentorship to project teams, empowering them to contribute at their highest potential.

  • Set clear expectations, delegate tasks effectively, and provide regular feedback and coaching.

  • Foster a collaborative and positive work environment, promoting open communication and team spirit.

  • Additional Responsibilities:

  • Manage project budgets and resources effectively, making informed decisions regarding contractor expenditure.

  • Identify and implement process improvements to enhance project efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Stay up to date on industry trends and best practices in project management and consulting.

  • Contribute to the development and implementation of company-wide project management methodologies.

  • Develop and implement risk management strategies, mitigating potential issues and maintaining project stability.

  • Provide ongoing performance feedback and development opportunities to contractor teams.


Additional Information


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 $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at 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: J10102451

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ME and Africa

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Please Select