Project Manager (Roads/Highways)

Country/Region:  SA
Field:  Engineering

Duba, Tabuk, SA

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
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SYSTRA is one of the world's leading engineering and consultancy groups with 65 years of experience and employing more than 10,500 employees across 80 countries.

In Saudi Arabia, SYSTRA has been ever present for more than 20 years and continues to expand and play its part in helping the Kingdom achieve its 2030 vision. With 400+ employees SYSTRA is involved in many of the Kingdoms iconic projects.

We are currently looking for a Project Manager (Roads/Highways) for our Oxagon project to be based in NEOM. A new floating Industrial city named OXAGON, touted to be the "world's largest floating structure".  It will be built in the southwestern area of NEOM. Half of OXAGON will float on the Red Sea, which on average is 500 metres deep. 

In this role, you will get to manage the design of major infrastructure projects coordinating between design team members and project client and stakeholders.


Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of the package design during the lifetime of the package until complete the deliverables in agreed time and cost.
  • The manager shall be a prime point of contact for the aspects of project including Design proposals, data gathering, coordination and modifications.
  • Devise in coordination with the Engineering Manager, design management and design delivery strategy to ensure technical excellence and on-schedule completion of design activities. • Provide technical input, solutions and expertise as require.
  • Promote technical excellence on the project through application of quality assurance processes, ensuring quality objectives applied to each project are consistently met.
  • Prepare, execute, monitor, and control the projects design management plans.
  • Maintain overall knowledge of drawings, specifications, general contracts and time schedules.
  • Express awareness of the local authorities’ requirements, processes and procedures, the required documentation to obtain authorities approvals and the required level of details for the design documentation.
  • Provide high level liaison with Clients and Client’s representatives on design progress.
  • Establish and chair meetings and design workshops as required to review project status and formulate action items.
  • Manage the delivery of the design by the various disciplines by ensuring consistency in designs produced with respect to adherence to the overall vision, concept design, design criteria, required standards and Client’s expectations.
  • Coordinate and manage activities of sub-consultants for delivery of projects.
  • Liaise with Discipline Leads, internal and external team members including designers, specialist designers, engineering disciplines, quantity surveyors, etc. to ensure a fully coordinated design between all disciplines.
  • Works with Program Director, Project Manager and Disciplines Leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project


Person Specification

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering (or related field).
  • Professional Engineer registration is required with active membership in a professional engineering society; PMP is desirable
  • 15 years of related project execution and/or program management experience, in which 10+ years of experience in infrastructure work experience, including experience in design, Project management
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required
  • Must have the ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.