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Project Director - Theme Park

  1. Riyadh
R-112892

We are currently looking for a Project Director – Theme Park with a minimum of 18+ years’ experience to assist the Executive Project Leadership team in the management of mega projects in Riyadh, KSA.

The PD is accountable for the overall Theme Park Project, their primary role is to ensure that everything is coordinated, delivered on time, within budget, and meet the Client's scope requirements. They work closely and lead the multi-disciplinary project team to establish project objectives, manage scope and change, developing project plans, and coordinating activities between different teams to achieve the project goals.

The Project Director also manages the project budget, including the allocation of resources, and monitors project progress to ensure that milestones are met. They will have the ability to liaise directly with Clients to manage their expectations, build relationships, and ensure that the project aligns with the Client's needs.

In addition to these responsibilities, the PD manages project risk, develops contingency plans, and ensures that health and safety standards are adhered to. They are responsible for managing project documentation in a common data environment, ensuring that projects are compliant with regulatory requirements, and maintaining AtkinsRealis project management methodology.

Key Responsibilities

Project Delivery                   

  • Accountable for the end-to-end leadership, management and delivery of all aspects of this project. This includes project management, timeliness, quality, risk management, project financial performance and scope management of the projects, in line with the AtkinsRealis methodology.

  • Accountable for successful close out of commercial fee and contractual negotiations with the Client and their representative.

  • Accountable for the establishment of the project, including resourcing from Delivery Centres and Offices, project set up, work breakdown structure, program development, milestone establishment, scope changes and variations

  • Demonstrate care about the well-being of themselves and others, through actively participating in and driving OHS activities.

  • Build and lead whole project delivery team, secure required resources.

  • Ensure project delivery activity is in line with Company standards and client expectations

  • Ensure effective closeout and debrief occurs with Client, Client Relationship Executive, People Manager and Project Leader

Technical Management:

  • Offer strategic guidance on the establishment of Technical Design standards, and philosophy.

  • Planning and directing, collaborating and communicating with the relevant technical design and  master planning consultants.

  • Establish communication paths to resolve possible design issues, provide guidance and align with the project requirements.

  • Control-monitor-provide-technical support on every design stage of programs.

Financial Management  

  • Accountable for the P/L of the project

  • Have an excellent understanding of Risk and the need to use their commercial acumen

  • Review and submit monthly Project Status Reports

  • Review Project budget at the start of the project.

  • Conduct Monthly Financial Review with the team and present to Senior Management         

Client Management

  • Manage contract matters with Client

  • Escalate issues in a timely manner to the Project Review Board.

Requirements:

  • Master’s Degree in engineering or architecture from a reputed institution.

  • Proven experience in leading on large multi-disciplinary projects or running a programme of works, in design or construction environment.

  • Iconic or landmark project deliveries to be specifically highlighted in CV.

  • Experience of leading a business and having responsibility for a P&L account.

  • Proven success in the delivery of large capital projects within scope, time and budget

  • Ability to influence for results.

  • Experience in the planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders.

  • Strong leadership skills and proven ability to build, lead, organize, motivate and direct large multi-national organization.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to interact with clients, team members, and senior management.

  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.

  • Proficiency in project management software and tools.

  • Thorough understand of local standards, Approving Authority processes.

  • Be resilient with a “can do” attitude and able to work under pressure.

  • Be collaborative and able to work across regional and business boundaries.

  • Be an inspiration leader and set standards by example, to motivate the project team.

  • Be focused on delivering to agree objectives and standards.

  • Assert independent views and challenge when appropriate.

  • Willing to challenge the status quo.

Rewards & Benefits:

  • We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • 22 calendar days annual leave

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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.

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