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Parsons Corporation Public Relation Officer in Doha, Qatar

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Job Description:

Be Part of a Global Firm Committed to a Sustainable World

Public Relations Officer (Temporary/Short Term)

Qatar

Parsons' engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • The Public Relations Officer is responsible in dealing, handling and resolving conflicts, feedback, complaints from the public and residents pertaining to the construction projects inconvenience.

  • Initialing dialogue with the public, residents, municipalities, MOI, traffic police, government department and embassies etc. on public relation issues as directed on project related.

  • Conduct regular visits and ad hoc visits to the affected residents affected by the works and make necessary report, feedback to the client and the affected resident.

  • Coordinate and work closely with the construction supervision team to minimize inconvenience to the public.

  • Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Engineering and/or Diploma in Law, Mass Communication or equivalent from an accredited University or institution to the approval of the Engineer.

  • Minimum 10 years of demonstrable overall experience in the public relation and communication works with no less than 5 years in works focus on public customer service.

  • Demonstrated experience in Public Relations works dealing with public complaint in a construction industry would be an advantage.

  • Must have a good understanding of Qatari culture.

  • Must be prepared to work night shifts, as required to attend to public complaints.

  • Must be fluent in English and Arabic both written and spoken with good capability in oral and written communications skills.

  • Computer skills and the ability to utilize design software are mandatory.

  • Resourceful, pleasant and approachable personality.

  • Ability to work under stressful condition to handle public complaints.

  • Experience working in Qatar is required.

Why we're the collaborative organization you should join

Can you play Beethoven's Ninth on a harmonica? All the parts all at once? Neither can we. Which is why we're a collaborative organization. Our soloists are valuable, but they don't represent what we achieve together. And just as each instrument adds to the whole sound, so too is our diverse staff instrumental in advancing our inclusive workplace while they advance their own careers. We're looking for people who, though they might be virtuosos, want to be involved in something bigger.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.

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