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Parsons Corporation Engineering Manager in Jazan, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Through collaboration, you can turn good ideas into great outcomes

You're a leader who believes that it often takes a variety of viewpoints to reach more informed outcomes. You're energized by open dialogue and collaborative brainstorming, and you bring that enthusiasm to your team. We appreciate your ability to stimulate new thinking, knowing that different perspectives can lead to exciting outcomes for all. Let's talk about how we can work together.

Principal Objective:

This position, as described, is intended to be filled by a senior manager of SAPL. It is closely aligned with the duties of the Department objectives and the Annual Work Plan. This position retains performance responsibility of SAPL personnel working in support of the department activities, ensuring that work of MSA support staff conforms with department needs. Supports, as Deputy of Department, the development of engineering studies, technical specifications and engineering designs, issuance and review of engineering drawings/ documents for the facilities of Royal Commission at Jazan, and provides the needed technical support to RC departments/ Divisions as needed.

Organizational Relationship:

Reports to Director of Engineering Department and receives administrative and technical direction in terms of his responsibilities from the Operations Manager. Frequent contacts requiring the capability to persuade, influence and/or motivate all levels of RC Departments. Occasional contacts with senior management and client representatives. Organizes, plans and supervises activities of assigned Logistics responsibilities.

Join a team of explorers seeking innovation

We always ask, 'How can we improve this?' and we're looking for like-minded managers. This is one business that's not chained to the status quo. We stay ahead by keeping on top of trends, recognizing market gaps and looking to fill those gaps in ways that give us an advantage. As a manager, your sense of exploration will guide your team to discover new ground. Our diverse, welcoming environment assures that all people are respected for who they are as well as what they contribute. Join us in our rewarding and profitable journey.

Major Activities Performed:

Key roles:

  • Support the Director in establishing and implement department policies, goals, objectives, and procedures as approved by the Director of Engineering.

  • Ensure new operations plans, policies, procedures, and transition/migration plans for the department are consistent with the overall goals and objectives of RC, respective business unit and division as directed by the Director of Engineering.

  • Develop departmental business plans that are in line with Division/Business Unit/RC objectives as directed by the Director.

  • Ensure department overall process are aligned with RC plans and report to department director for noncompliance.

Budgeting and Control

  • Assist the Director in establishing and implementing the business plan, priorities and working objectives of the department and section in alignment with Executive Management's vision as stated with the approved Annual Work Plan.

  • Actively participate and contribute to the department staffing and budget planning as instructed by the Director of Engineering.

  • Monitor costs and resources in day to day activities as approved by the Director of Engineering.

  • Support Director in establishing and monitoring department's staffing and budgeting projections.

  • Ensure all administrative AEs contracts related to the department are according to RC procedures and contract terms and conditions.

Operational Tasks

  • Be prepared to represent the department in executive management meetings as necessary.

  • Coordinate with other departments and Divisions in the implementation of the current and future Master Plan deliverables and initiatives.

  • Assist in establishing, implementing, monitoring, and enforcing departmental policies, goals, objectives, and procedures

  • Actively participate in relevant coordination meetings and provide direction in daily operations to all section and department staff to manage output and products in accordance with the department objectives.

  • Manage the preparation of studies, technical specifications and engineering designs for the facilities of Royal Commission (RC).

  • Review the scope of work for the engineering projects and technical specifications and manage proposal analysis.

  • Review soil investigation reports and advises appropriate building sites.

  • Oversee the issuance of building permits and licenses for the utilization of utilities.

  • Set the guidelines for the design of roads, pavements, lighting, storm drainage and city beautification projects.

  • Review and recommend approval of engineering drawings and documents.

  • Administer and control technical studies and engineering contracts.

  • Manage the process of providing associated services to investors/tenants in line with their requests.

  • Manage and oversee the process of technical design and specification preparation, the issuance and detailing of engineering drawings, diagrams, charts and statistics.

  • Coordinate and responsible for development of detailed report for inclusion in the Unified Monthly Report prepared by Project Management Department.

  • In the absence of the Director, support the acting Director until such time as the director resumes his duties.

  • Ensure best Engineering practices are implemented at the department and provide plan for share and transfer knowledge.

  • Any other Engineering related activities requested by the Director of Engineering.

People Management

  • Direct or assist in establishing, measuring, and reporting the achievement of department goals and targets, KPI's, QA/QC procedures and performance.

  • Assist the Director in identifying gaps in knowledge and skillsets of staff, and in implementation of appropriate training and career path advancement tools for SAPL and Non SAPL Staff.

  • Assist the Department Director in communicating the support needs of the department (as agreed and approved by the Director of Engineering) to the SAPL Operations Manager.

  • Evaluate subordinates performance in a fair, transparent and objective manner on a periodic basis.

  • Create an environment where Innovators can successfully achieve professional career path goals.

  • Resolve problems and issues as they relate to departmental scope and management of staff personnel.

  • Communicate relevant information to subordinates and superiors.

  • Analyze difficult employee situations, using appropriate discretion, HR advice, and respect for the individual, in order to suggest a path of action to the Director for implementation.

Related Assignment:

Performs other related duties as assigned or directed by the Director to achieve departmental success.

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Relevant field (Engineering discipline). Master's degree in relevant field (engineering or Project Management) will be an added advantage

  • Minimum of 20 Years of working related experience out of which at least 5 years in managerial position of engineering design and implementation of engineering projects

  • Relevant PE or PMP certification is preferred

  • Knowledge of International design codes is required

Key Technical Skills

  • Conversant with technical reports, specifications, drawings and proposals.

  • Familiarity with cost control and cost management methods.

  • Experience in designing technical projects, preparing project scope and technical details then assessing and analyzing proposals from vendors for implementation

  • Cost management skills.

  • Relevant computer proficiency, experience in using Microsoft Package, and other relevant software (AutoCAD, MATLAB).

  • Time management, communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Advanced knowledge in English - Spoken and Written.

  • Time Management, communication, and interpersonal skills

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.