Project Manager

Project Manager

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    Architecture & Design

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    about 2 years ago

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Our client are a leading international Engineering consultancy who are looking for a Project Manager for their office in Riyadh.

Reporting directly into the Project Director you will be responsible for:

  • Responsible for operations of the project, ensuring that relevant client executives are adequately supported in executing strategic initiatives with speed and efficiency
  • Defines and promotes requisite levels of governance and control that enables clear visibility of performance in key areas
  • Promoting improvement measures to increase operational efficiencies and organizational effectiveness with appropriate procedures and processes
  • Assignment of personnel and management in line with existing processes (including Prior Approval Forms /PAFs)
  • Management of PMO task orders (Work Order Release Forms/ WERs) and associated cost reporting including timesheet data
  • Embed and manage PMO functions including project controls, information management, quality, health and safety, administration, reporting and systems
  • Ensuring efficient information management is in place to facilitate good communication, collaboration and integrated reporting
  • Assisting in setting up and driving best practices within the PMO and client organization

Core Competencies

  • Ability to navigate in a stage of the program lifecycle where strategy and scope is still in development and helping the organisation to align initiatives to strategic objectives
  • Setting up the environment for a high performing team in an organisation still in its infancy stage
  • Applying gravitas to achieve buy-in for new ways of working and ensuring actions are captured and completed on due dates
  • Contributes to cost efficiency through integrated controls
  • Lead by example, communicates expectations, motivates, engages and empowers others in achieving key goals
  • Proactively builds positive connections and robust relationships within internal and external project teams and with relevant stakeholders
  • Actively seeks to understand client objectives, needs and priorities. Speaks up when client needs are at risk of not being met even by their own specifications or decisions
  • Manages conflict - not shy to deal with conflict and working it out to achieve mutual benefit

Key Requirements

  • Must have as minimum a Bachelors’ degree in Architecture / Planning / Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in relevant field / position
  • Major project experience with a focus on project setups and PMOs
  • Good working knowledge of information management and project controls
  • High level understanding of integrated reporting with excellent data management skills