Deputy Project Director - Delivery in Yanbu at Parsons

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Yanbu
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/7/2019

Job Description

Ready to put your project management expertise to work on complex, urban projects? Are you great with people and have a track record managing teams that get the job done?

Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Project Manager with a desire to work on creating innovative, practical solutions to various projects that enhance the fabric of our community.   In this role you will be responsible for the scope development, scope management and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives.  Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms and corporate policies. Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your experience coordinating projects through all phases of project inception, programming, design, and closeout will propel your career and leadership opportunities forward. We need our Project Managers to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team oriented environments that have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

POSITION OVERVIEW

Provides direction and management for medium-sized projects or several small projects and ensures on-schedule completion within or below budget per contractual obligations. The Deputy Project Director (DPD) is responsible for the scope development, scope management, and commercial performance of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines program goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and corporate policies. The Deputy Project Director should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities. This level of Project Manager typically manages projects up to $50 million in total installed cost.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution. The DPD negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors. Markets and secures additional work with the client. Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.
May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and public meetings in support of clients.

Oversees the establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two-page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions under the Delivery branch of the program. The Delivery branch includes the Engineering/Design Management and the Construction Management for a High-end Luxury Residential complex. The DPD assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. The DPD provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement, and payroll operations if required.

Mobilizes company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. The DPD will discuss the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers. Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project space requirements.

Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

Works with the key project individual to devise and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client and company management of any such changes. The Deputy Project Director is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.
 

The DPD promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through the application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meetings to review project status and formulate action items.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related technical/business field, and typically, 15+ years of related work experience in high-end luxury residential is required. The incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. Professional registration may also be required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:
Incumbent must meet Parsons’ project management certification requirements. Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communication skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. The candidate must also be knowledgeable of current technology and its effective use and application on the project.


Must be eligible to obtain and maintain, or currently possess Confidential clearance.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

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