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Parsons Corporation Crisis & Disaster Management Department Manager in Al-Sinaiyah, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Saudi Arabia Parsons Limited (SAPL) in conjunction with the Saudi Royal Commission is looking to hire a Crisis & Disaster Management Department Manager to join our team at Yanbu Industrial City!

The primary objective of this senior role is to provide strategic consultation to the Royal Commission in Yanbu on crisis and disaster management, civil defense, security and related matters.

The role will report to the Director of Crisis & Disaster Management and lead a team of specialist in Crisis Planning and Business Continuity Specialists whilst interfacing with both internal and external stakeholders across all related activity.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Directs and provides guidance to the assigned Specialists, Strategists and Analysts in the performance of assigned tasks.

  • Reviews staffing plans on all assignments.

  • Participates in planning during all stages of the execution of the task(s).

  • Reviews schedules and approves staffing estimates for jobs assigned.

  • Keeps the client informed on the status of all tasks involving assigned personnel with respect to schedule, budget, task execution, work quality and client satisfaction, and contributes leadership, experience and expertise in the solution of difficult problems.

  • Monitors the use of available computer programs, technological advances and management control techniques on the tasks assigned.

  • Formulates and recommends the approval of plans and programs for assigned tasks.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Individual must possess a graduate degree from a Western Country university or equivalent.

  • Minimum of 20 years relevant work experience in developed and developing countries.

  • Proven leadership skills to successfully manage and work within multi-national teams and to provide strategic consultation to the Royal Commission in Yanbu.

  • Proven background in crisis incident command, training, exercise and organizational learning.

  • Should be able to provide evidence of active Crisis Management Certification and supervisory knowledge regarding International Crisis Management framework for processes, principles and concepts.

  • Should be able to identify International Standards and Best Practice Guidance strategies.

  • Preference for professional experience with any of the following: technology delivery system (TDS), risk assessment and management (RAM), system safety cultures, emergency evacuation and shelter plans, crisis communications procedures, business continuity management, police, fire, security and intelligence agencies.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills with the ability to communicate at a high-level. Arabic would be an advantage.

  • Experience of managing a multi-cultural team of crisis & disaster management professionals.

  • Time management, communication, and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong and effective presentation skills.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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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/LGBTQ+.

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