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Project Manager - Architectural and Fitout/ Finishes

Jeddah

  1. Project, programme & cost management
R-094839

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Faithful+Gould are looking for Project Manager - Architectural and Fitout/ Finishes in Jeddah, KSA.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Responsibilities:

As an Architectural Fitout/Finishes Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the fitout and finishes phase of construction projects. You will work closely with the design team, contractors, suppliers, and other stakeholders to ensure that the architectural finishes and fitouts are executed according to the project specifications, quality standards, and timeline.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning and Coordination: You will be responsible for developing project plans, schedules, and budgets, and coordinating with various stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution. This includes coordinating with architects, designers, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and other relevant parties.

  • Quality Control: You will be responsible for ensuring that all architectural finishes and fitouts are installed and executed according to the project specifications, quality standards, and applicable codes and regulations. This includes conducting regular inspections and quality checks to ensure that the work meets the required standards.

  • Procurement and Material Management: You will be responsible for procurement of materials and finishes, coordinating with suppliers, and managing the inventory to ensure timely delivery and availability of materials as per the project schedule. This includes reviewing and approving shop drawings, samples, and material submittals.

  • Budgeting and Financial Management: You will be responsible for managing the project budget, tracking costs, and ensuring that the project is executed within the allocated budget. This includes reviewing and approving contractor invoices, change orders, and managing cost variations.

  • Stakeholder Communication: You will be responsible for maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders including the client, design team, contractors, and suppliers. This includes conducting regular project meetings, providing progress updates, addressing concerns, and resolving issues in a timely manner.

  • Risk Management: You will be responsible for identifying and mitigating risks associated with the architectural finishes and fitouts phase of the project. This includes proactive risk assessment, developing contingency plans, and implementing risk mitigation measures to ensure smooth project progress.

  • Health and Safety: You will be responsible for ensuring that all work related to architectural finishes and fitouts is executed in compliance with health and safety regulations, and that proper safety measures are in place to protect workers and occupants of the building.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in architecture, engineering, construction management, or a related field.

  • 10+ years of expereince in a similar position in KSA/GCC

  • Proven experience as a project manager in the construction industry, specifically in the architectural finishes and fitouts phase.

  • Strong knowledge of architectural finishes and fitouts materials, methods, and processes.

  • Familiarity with relevant building codes, regulations, and industry standards.

  • Excellent project management skills, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and risk management.

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills to effectively interact with clients, design team, contractors, and suppliers.

  • Ability to read and interpret architectural and construction drawings, specifications, and documents.

  • Proficient in project management software, Microsoft Office, and other relevant software tools.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, prioritize tasks, and meet deadlines.

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.

  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality.

  • Knowledge of health and safety regulations and practices in the construction industry.

Experience Required:

  • More than 15 years as a strategic and operations executive in a range of dynamic start-up, growth and stable corporate environments. Management of complex, matrixed team environments across multiple cultures. 

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

Auxiliary Requirements:

  • Professional/lead by example.

  • Passion/can do attitude/constructive challenge.

  • To hold a proven track record of integrity and ethical behaviours

  • Open to change/new ideas

  • Share information

  • Supportive

  • Customer focused

  • Arabic speaking an advantage but not essential.

Core Competencies:

Analytical Thinking, Communication, Financial Management, Leadership, Management, Negotiating, Presentation Skills, Project Management, Technical Functional Knowledge, Written Communication

Salary and Benefits:

  • A competitive salary 

  • Accommodation allowance 

  • Transportation allowance 

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme 

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin 

SNC-Lavalin is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.

Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.

We pursue this commitment by:

Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;

Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;

Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;

Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;

Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.

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