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Deputy Project Controls Director (Infrastructure) - AlUla

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. Saudi Arabia
R-114436

About AtkinsRéalis 

Created by the integration of long-standing organizations dating back to 1911, AtkinsRéalis is a world-leading professional services and project management company dedicated to engineering a better future for our planet and its people. We create sustainable solutions that connect people, data and technology to transform the world's infrastructure and energy systems.

We deploy global capabilities locally to our clients and deliver unique end-to-end services across the whole life cycle of an asset including consulting, advisory & environmental services, intelligent networks & cybersecurity, design & engineering, procurement, project & construction management, operations & maintenance, decommissioning and capital.

The breadth and depth of our capabilities are delivered to clients in key strategic sectors such as Engineering Services, Nuclear, Operations & Maintenance and Capital. News and information are available at www.atkinsrealis.com or follow us on LinkedIn. 

We are currently looking for a Deputy Project Controls Director for our Project Delivery Office based in Al Ula. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing team on high profile projects within in Saudi Arabia.

Key Responsibilities

This role will have full oversight and line management authority of the Planning, Risk, Document Controls, Change Management and Reporting functions to provide senior level coordination and direction, with a specific focus on Asset/Infrastructure coordination and integration, in order that the following key elements are achieved:

  • Act as primary point of contact for Client for schedule, risk, change, document control and reporting matters.

  • Advise the client on all aspects of planning, schedule, and project control according to best industry standards.

  • Conduct executive level presentations to the client management team to brief on the status of the Program, individual projects.

  • Provide strategic planning for the programme with respect to high-level milestones and critical path.

  • Provide direct oversight and direction to planning/scheduling, risk management, document control and reporting.

  • Review of Risk Reports including QSRA-PERT analysis.

  • Effectively communicate the Integrated Program schedule to all stakeholders.

  • In support of the Program Controls Director, work with associated teams to develop, periodically review, and improve project controls processes and procedures, with a specific focus on Asset/Infrastructure coordination and integration, to be adopted across the Programme to achieve a consistent and coordinated approach, including:

    • Planning structure approach for PDO and PMC

    • Development of WBS and activity codes

    • Performance monitoring and reporting

    • Input into the Programme Management Information System (PMIS)

    • Risk Management

    • Asset/Infrastructure Integrated Master Schedule Management

    • Lead effort to analyse all Asset/Infrastructure schedule related data, identifying issues and opportunities and provide solutions to ensure all Program schedule objectives are met.

    • Generate and implement methods for gathering and interpreting pertinent project information with analysis focused on identifying and mitigating or resolving negative impacts.

    • Liaise with cost management team to integrate cost and schedule data.

    • Attend weekly and monthly meetings with Client and other stakeholders.

    • Reporting - Interface and challenge PMC’s, Contractors and Design Consultants on their reports. Evaluate and escalate where necessary areas of concern, notifying the Client and other Stakeholders through Notifications/Memos, etc.

  • Develop and monitor Program KPIs.

  • Responsible for ensuring all associated Asset/Infrastructure Schedule Management, Reporting, and Project Documentation Maintenance activities, are carried out in in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Responsible for monitoring the performance of projects and conducting health checks based on cost and time.

  • Mentor/support Project Controls teams as required.

Key Requirements:

  • Minimum 20 Years experience including 10 years PgMC/PMC Managerial experience on similar projects.

  • Degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Construction Management.

  • 5 years Middle East experience preferred.

  • Must have previous experience on large scale Infrastructure projects.

  • Must have a consultant and/or client background for a minimum of 5 years, preferably in a PMO/Program Level.

  • Must have a consultant and/or client background for a minimum of 5 years, preferably in a PMO/Program Level.

  • Fluent in English (read, write and speak).

  • Project management acumen.

  • Arabic speaking is an advantage but not essential.

  • Digital-savvy candidates preferred.

Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Annual leave

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Employee Well-Being Programme

Al Ula Specific Benefits:

  • Accommodation and shared transportation provided.

  • AlUla specific Project allowance.

  • Additional holiday and flight allowance.

Why choose AtkinsRéalis?

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