Project Director (Infrastructure Design)

Company: Full Time Parsons Corporation Sector: Roads & Infrastructure
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : May 15, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Director with Infrastructure Design experience to join our team! In this role you will get to manage our Project Managers over a wide range of projects.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Play a pivotal role in providing direction and management overseeing all Project Managers (PMs), to assure on-schedule completion within or below budget and per contractual obligations. Initiates and sets goals for the PMs and projects to the planned goals of the Country Manager and corporate strategy.
  • Oversee delivery and overall success of our projects, supervision of our managers and inform the Country Manager on progress and performance.
  • Initiate and set goals for the project managers and projects according to the strategic goals of the Country Manager.
  • Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and checks the deliverables for adherence to these criteria.
  • Oversees establishment of Project Execution Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as needed.
  • Act as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.
  • Negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.
  • Collaborate with Business Development to market and secure additional work with client.
  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a project summary to all members of the project team for reference.
  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work; advises the client and company management of any such changes.
  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.
  • Monitors and reports to Country Manager on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.
  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related technical/business field. Master’s Degree preferred.
  • MME Registration is required.
  • Minimum 20 years of infrastructure experience including a sound understanding in the design and regulations relating to various roadway typologies, wet and dry utilities, structures, public realm, and the environment.
  • Thorough technical and business background.
  • Significant project management or construction management assignments at a Program Director level.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of program management, capabilities, and skills in engineering principles, and have a strategic mindset of industry best practices and regulations.
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and be able to effectively communicate with client, corporate, and their project managers on technical and non-technical subjects.
  • Must have deep knowledge and understanding of roadway and infrastructure design principles, standards, and regulations.

What Desired Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Advanced leadership skills with ability to perform in a management capacity.
  • Supervise all projects and project managers involved to provide feedback and resolve complex problems.
  • Devise evaluation strategies to monitor PMs performance and determine the need for improvements.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations
  • Advanced knowledge of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on the project.

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