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Parsons Corporation Design Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

POSITION OVERVIEW:

Provides management and direction for one of the large Engineering disciplines, or may have a special assignment such as Manager of the Quality Program, or Operations Manager for the department, or Manager over all engineering disciplines on a large job, typically exceeding $250 million in total installed cost.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reviews and approves discipline staffing budget estimates and staffing assignment schedules on each project. Reviews and approves staff forecasting reports.

Monitors the quality and progress of the discipline on each project, ensuring that production requirements are satisfied. Works closely with Project Managers to resolve any existing or forecasted problems related to discipline staffing, quality of work, schedule performance or productivity.

Establishes standards and procedures manuals for the discipline. Recommends improvements to department procedures.

Supervises the preparation of the discipline's annual salary plan and controls salary actions within the approved plan.

Responsible for overall managerial and technical direction of the discipline. Recruits, interviews, and evaluates prospective employees. Hires, offers personnel development, conducts performance evaluations, counsels, takes corrective action, as required and approves terminations. Ensures that new employees receive orientation on company policies and procedures.

Supports pre-contract and business development efforts as required, serving as technical consultant.

Ensures performance within overhead budgets assigned to the discipline.

Actively participates in and promotes the Quality Improvement Program. Heads a committee within the discipline, striving to motivate and educate the assigned personnel.

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

KEY RELATIONSHIPS:

Supervision Received - Engineering Department Manager; Project Director; Division

Manager

Supervision Given - Engineers; Designers; CAD Drafter/Designers; support personnel

Internal Contacts - All employees on project; all engineering disciplines; other depts.

External Contacts - Suppliers; Clients; Government Agencies

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (or related field) and typically 20+ years of related work experience, including significant managerial experience of a large group of Engineers, Designers, and technical support personnel. Professional Engineer registration with active membership in a professional engineering society may be required.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Proven ability for managing a large group of engineering/technical personnel and directing work involving complex technical situations, excellent written and oral communications skills, and a thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations are required. Must also possess a thorough knowledge of current technology and the capabilities and efficiencies of specific engineering software for use in completing engineering assignments.

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.

About Us

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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