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Parsons Corporation PMO Program Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Snr PMO Project Manager

You have a talent for recognizing trends and aiming for bigger goals

You have a strong interest in keeping up with trends, market needs, and your organization's competitive standing, and you share your broad awareness with those under your management to inform their decisions, as it does yours. Your overview will help inform our ability to innovate, adapt, and stay ahead of the curve. We will listen carefully to your observations and recognize and reward your managerial leadership.

Do you believe that losing is not an option?

Do you enjoy challenging yourself as well as colleagues and clients alike within your sphere of influence? If so, you've found your home. Here, you'll feel elevated and inspired in an environment among gold-standard equals. Our staff is comprised of people from diverse backgrounds whom we include, respect, and reward for their valuable contributions. If you will meet the high (standard) road and guide others to keep to that road, we'd like to meet you.

Job Overview:

PMO Manager is a highly visible cross-function role leading the PMO department and serving as a focal point for project support to senior leaders. This individual will develop and manage best practices for project management across the project lifecycle, and will ensure delivery of projects against goals, schedule, and budget. The Project Manager shall prepare and oversee preparation of technical and commercial proposals, including man-hour estimates. Must have experience in managing multiple large sized projects. Able to communicate with clients and in-house staff to bring projects in at cost.

Specific Responsibilities:

Partner with senior leaders across the business to proactively identify and define projects aligned to the company's strategic priorities and vision

Manage the PMO department's portfolio of projects, evaluating and prioritizing project requests, and assigning project management resources

Support project scoping, ensure resource allocation and cross-functional collaboration, identify and mitigate competing priorities, assess business readiness, and evaluate effectiveness of change management and adoption strategies.

Expert level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches.

Lead work stream 1 or 2

1: Pre-construction:




2: Delivery:

Project Controls

SEC Project Management


Operations Support

Budget, cost and profitability management skills. Knowledge of resource management tools.

Ability to mentor, coach and effectively transfer expertise to others

Ability to build a strong network and relationships at executive levels with technology and solutions, customers and vendor groups

Ensures a clear and consistent approach is followed and is aligned with corporate objectives

Acts as primary communication linkage between business and customers regarding contracts and project's progress

Attend/Chair meetings as required to resolve issues and provide status updates

Proactively engage with Directors and Senior Managers to identify opportunities for business improvements


BBS/BA degree in Engineering from Western University along with 20 years or more years of related work experience in the field of Buildings, infrastructure, and real estate as PMO and construction consultant. Experience on large construction projects with leading multinational consultant companies. Must have worked as project lead in last 10 years.

Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) or have a management level certification

Business Acumen (Business Strategy, Contract Management)

Leadership (Inclusiveness, Critical Thinking)

Technical Project Management (Professional Execution within a formal framework)

Demonstrated ability to lead and influence a matrix-organized team through the lifecycle of a project

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all stakeholders.

Our Open Door Policy will allow you to address issues at their root and jump on good ideas

Do you agree? Lack of timely feedback on even seemingly small issues can have a destructive effect. Good ideas held back by organizational constraints can also hurt an organization. That is why our Open Door Policy is so important, and you will be such an important part of it. Your receptivity to hearing issues and ideas direct from employees will help keep us flexible, responsive and moving ahead. We welcome everyone's input in our diverse workplace. Here, all are included, respected, and encouraged to advance. Our doors are open to you.

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.