Project Controls Director, Major Program - Saudi Arabia - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - , Riyadh

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking an experienced Project Controls Director to be based on one of our high profile programs in Saudi Arabia. The successful candidate will develop and manage the systems, procedures and tools necessary for control of time and cost of the project and /or program, including Work Breakdown Structure (WBS), planning / scheduling, earned value management, cost estimating, and contract management.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Providing guidance and specialized assistance to projects for issues related to project cost and time.

  • Developing and managing project reporting formats and procedures.

  • Leading and managing teams consisting of project controls specialists and planning & scheduling engineers.

  • Providing an oversight for development, review and monitoring of project schedules, and the master program schedule incorporating the individual project schedules.

  • Managing and coordinating the preparation and maintenance of budgets and cost estimates.

  • Leading the development and maintenance of WBS and development of schedules and budget data for WBS elements.

  • Providing recommendations to manage project risks and improve the financial performance of the project.

  • Supporting the project team in maintaining timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.

  • Developing and maintaining status reports including schedule status, financial analysis, cost performance and earned value reports.

  • Developing and managing the system, structure and tools for document management systems.

  • Generating critical milestones for the construction stage for inclusion in tender documents through detailed discussions with the Project Manager, and evaluation of interfaces between buildings / infrastructure.

  • Monitoring and reporting the actual progress of the work versus the planned work. Monitor actual production rates and compare with plan.

  • Preparing technical Proposal and Tender evaluations.

Minimum Requirements

A minimum of 20+ years experience in construction and project management industry is required with 5 years experience on a major program in a lead project planning and controls role.

The role is based in a remote location, with onsite housing.

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor's Degree in a related subject.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238333BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.