AECOM Project Controls Department Manager, Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia - , Riyadh
Are you a highly experienced Project Control Department Manager looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity? AECOM is playing a major part in transforming cities, social infrastructure and urban environments across Saudi Arabia and are looking for a Project Control Department Manager to deliver a diverse range of projects on a scale unseen anywhere else in the world.
As the Project Control Department Manager, you report directly to the Project Director and work closely with program and project management teams to provide project control expertise. We will expect you to demonstrate solid technical competence with strong analytical and communication skills (both internally and client-facing) to solve complex problems. Your key tasks might include project forecasting, planning, scheduling, budgeting, change and claims management, expenditure tracking, project progress, development and deployment of earned-value methodology, and cost and revenue forecasting.
Help project teams with forecasting, planning, and executing multiple projects, include defining project control staffing requirements and providing specialized training
Provide hands-on project controls expertise on complex and challenging projects, including in-progress projects, set-up and kick-off projects and project closeouts
Support the initial formalization of contracts and commercial function across the program – working with project support staff to assess capabilities, assign roles and responsibilities, and deploy uniform procedures and practices
Apply project controls resource management approach to assess and track staff, assign project controls staff to projects, develop growth plans for individuals (balanced with overall program needs and strategy), and identify opportunities for staff development
Work with leadership to lead scope change control, change management, claims management and overall commercial management of complex projects
Collaborate with Project Managers, Project Controls staff, and business unit leaders to articulate the role of project controls across the enterprise, and identify potential opportunities for improvement/support
Support the initiatives of standardization of processes and tools; participate in the deployment and evolution of standard AECOM solutions; contribute to the global network of AECOM project control community to share knowledge and resources; and work with different stakeholders to develop project control best practices
Manage procurement activities including planning and providing cost and schedule contract specifications for pre-awarded contracts
Provide support and monitor risk registers
Identify potential claims and pro-actively resolve them with input from stakeholders.
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 20 years of project control solutions experience, with proven experience in managing project control department within large organizations, plus leadership experience across the PCS discipline
Contracts knowledge: FIDIC, NEC3, AIA, DBIA and FAR
Software skills: Proliance, Prolog, SAP, Oracle, SharePoint, Aconex, Primavera Contract Manager, Primavera, Microsoft Office Suites
Proven experience working within large institutions, developers or governmental agencies while managing the design and build type of projects.
Degree qualified from a recognized Safety, Health and Environmental institution, OHS/HSE or OHS Diploma (OHS and Environmental Management), or a bachelor degree in a relevant engineering field, structural / civil / mechanical / electrical, or a degree in project or construction Management
Qualification in NEBOSH / IOSH / OSHA
Tertiary qualification in OHS desirable
Previous international working experience in the USA, Europe, Middle East – KSA experience highly desirable
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. 227187BR
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.