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Project Director

Country/Region:  LV
Field:  Project Management

Riga, LV

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  15-20 years
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Around the world, SYSTRA’s specialists plan, design, integrate, test, commission, project manage and deliver mass transit and mobility solutions that are relied on by more than 50 million people every day.
For more than 60 years, the Group has been committed to helping cities and regions contribute to their development by creating, improving and modernizing their transport infrastructure with sustainability, accessibility and innovation at the heart of our designs. With more than 9 000 colleagues globally, we are growing significantly and seeking out the very best talent to join the SYSTRA signature team and be part of leading the way in infrastructure design.


SYSTRA, the global engineering and consultancy leader in public transport and mobility solutions is hiring an experienced Project Director


Key Responsibilities
Leading large and complex projects in an international environment
To head supervision and be an inspiration to less experienced engineers
Acting on Client behalf to deliver challenging billion value contract and participation in Systra’s business development initiatives within the area
To build client relationship


Familiarity and experience with FIDIC projects
Previous experience as Project Director of engineer activities (or similar position)
An extensive experience in supervision of international railroad projects above €500m in construction value
You set high standards for the consultancy services that are provided for clients and business partners
An interest and drive to work internationally to develop projects for our customers
Proven project management skills on major, multi-disciplinary projects
Proven commercial skills, ability to establish and retain long term client relations and networking
The ability to gain and familiarize yourself with new knowledge and understand complex matters and technical solutions
A pro-active and energetic approach
A high level of empathy and you are able to understand and “read” the needs from other people around you
Excellent English language skills


The position Project Director will require networking across Systra’s organisation and good abilities for cooperation and communication is thus a prerequisite. Our International Business Unit has a continuous focus on servicing and delivering on the clients’ needs and to offer the best competencies in the market. The position also offers an attractive wage package that lives up to what can be expected for the requirements and qualifications of the position as Project Director.


At SYSTRA , we believe that a diversity of ideas, perspectives, and experiences create a productive work environment. As such, we value diversity of thought and experience and encourage applications from diverse community groups. Our values are Excellence, Connected Teams, Bold Leadership.

Systra is an equal opportunities company; this position is open to all applicants.