Project Manager (Pre-construction)

Project Management and Program Management
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Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.


Principal Objective:


Provides direction and management for medium and large-sized projects, or several small projects, is responsible for the implementation, planning, programming, coordination, scope development, scope management and overall implementation of the project to meet project goals and objectives. Plans and defines project goals and devises methods to accomplish them; develops in-depth knowledge of client objectives, contract terms, and stakeholder requirements. Should be familiar with the integration of engineering/technical aspects, as well as procurement and construction activities.


Major Activities Performed:

  • Specific to this position on the Jazan Program - Act as the lead Project Manager for overall coordination and management of any assigned Infrastructure or Facilities projects interface with Master Planning Team, Engineering, Procurement, F&B, Utility Company, and alt other stakeholders, to define the technical design basis, schedule, development implementation plan, lead efforts of RFP development, tender, bidding, and award) and manage the overall Pre-Award RFP development process and Stakeholder Management, up to and including Award of the Project. Must have both EPC and PC project execution experience.
  • Participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of client.
  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.
  • Establishes the program implementation requirements for all areas of the project and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria. Responsible for the development and distribution of Project Charter to all members of the project team for reference.
  • Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates. Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.
  • Makes recommendations to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work. Discusses the qualifications required of any key project positions in specific detail with the department managers, directors and section managers.
  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project. Ensures that the project meets or exceeds goats established in these plans.
  • Works with the key project individuals to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential conflicts, coordination issues, delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work. Advises the client of any such changes.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes. Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.
  • Reporting of projects progress status.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Organizational Relationship:

  • Supervision Received: Manager of Projects & Manager, RC Projects Section.
  • Supervision Given: Project Engineers; project support staff, Schedulers.
  • Internal Contracts: All employees on project; other disciplines and departments.
  • External Contracts: Clients; Suppliers; Subcontractors; Government Agencies, as necessary.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Engineering or related field and at least 15+ years of related engineering, procurement & construction business work experience is required.
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, experience in design & construction, as well as previous project management experience on similar or related projects. Professional registration is a significant advantage.
  • Incumbent must meet Parsons' project management certification requirements.
  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are also required. In addition, must be knowledgeable of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT.

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