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Senior Project Manager – Land Development (Master Planning, Infrastructure, Landscape) – Riyadh, KSA

  1. Riyadh
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Senior Project Manager – Land Development (Master Planning, Infrastructure, Landscape) – Riyadh, KSA

Job Summary:

We are seeking a highly qualified and experienced Senior Project Manager with a strong technical background in Land Development to lead and oversee complex projects within our organisation. The successful candidate will have extensive project management experience, as well as a strong technical background in Land Development disciplines (infrastructure, transport planning, landscape, sustainability). The ideal candidate will possess Middle East Experience with the knowledge, skills, and expertise to lead multi-disciplinary land development teams and drive internationally significant development projects from inception to completion.

Key Responsibilities:

Project Leadership: Lead and manage Land Development Projects (Master Planning, Infrastructure, Transport Planning.

Team Management: Build and lead cross-functional project teams, providing guidance, mentorship, and motivation to team members to achieve project goals.

Client Interaction: Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, understand their needs, and ensure project deliverables meet or exceed client expectations whilst aligning with project budgets

Project Management Fundamentals:

  • Cost and Resource Management: Develop project budgets, monitor and control expenditures, and allocate resources efficiently to optimize project outcomes.

  • Risk Management: Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies to ensure project success.

  • Scope and Schedule Management: Develop a work breakdown structure for the project, create schedules, monitor and control project progress against schedule. Ensure scope and deliverables are well-defined. Ensure variance and scope creep are identified and that change is adequately documented and managed.

  • Quality Management: Manage and control quality on the project by implementing AtkinsRéalis processes and templates and instilling and maintaining a quality culture across the project teams.

  • Procurement Management: Apply commercial and legal acumen (with the contributions of support functions) to manage procurement activities on the project, ensuring Main Agreement Execution, Change Control and supplier/subcontractor appointments.

  • Stakeholder and Communication Management: Establish stakeholder and communication management plans. Ensure communication is efficiently and accurately flowing into and out of the project, in accordance with business protocols. Evaluate stakeholder power and influence and ensure relevant feedback is considered and requisite approvals sought.

Land Development Design Delivery: Experience project managing land development type projects within the Middle East (master planning, infrastructure), leading multi-disciplinary teams.

Design Oversight: Work with Design Managers and Technical Leads to oversee the design process, ensuring that urban design principles, aesthetics, and functionality are integrated effectively into project plans. Sufficient technical understanding of supporting disciplines and their requirements in order to ensure a balanced and robust master plan which is suitable for progression into future project stages.

Regulatory Compliance: Stay updated with relevant planning and zoning regulations, and ensure projects adhere to all legal requirements. Maintain a strong understanding and ensure compliance with relevant international, regional, local planning and land development technical standards.

Key Candidate Attributes:

  • Proven experience as a Senior Project Manager on large and complex Land Development projects in the Middle East

  • Proficiency in project management tools, processes and principles

  • Strong knowledge of urban planning principles, land use, zoning, and architectural design.

  • Strong understanding of the full Land Development project life cycle and technical disciplines (visioning, master planning, detailed design, construction, handover, operations) to allow sufficient foresight to be applied at early stages to ensure designability, buildability and maintainability.

  • Experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams (master planning, transport planning, infrastructure, landscaping, architecture etc) through the master planning process and subsequent infrastructure design stages.

  • Technical background in a land development discipline is preferred (master planning, transport planning, infrastructure)

  • Excellent leadership and team management skills.

  • Exceptional communication and presentation abilities.

  • Familiarity with local, regional, and international urban planning regulations

  • Knowledge and understanding of key Middle East Clients and Stakeholders

  • Strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities.

  • Knowledge of sustainability and green building practices is preferable

  • Multilingual ability is preferable

  • Middle East experience is required

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Land Development discipline (e.g. master planning, transport planning, infrastructure) is preferred

  • PMP, MAPM or other similar project management accreditations preferred

Working Conditions:

This role may require travel to project sites and meetings with clients, local authorities, and stakeholders. It may also involve occasional extended working hours to meet project deadlines.

Rewards & Benefits:

  • We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Accommodation allowance

  • Transportation allowance

  • Annual leave

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • 22 working days annual leave (based on 5 days working a week)

  • Flight allowance

Equal Opportunities Statement:

AtkinsRéalis is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforces. 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, victimization 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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