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Parsons Corporation Quality Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Quality Director to join our team! In this role, you will join a leading professional engineering, construction, and cost management team working on a major mixed use / hospitality project in the Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

What You'll Be Doing:

  • SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides Parsons Quality Systems leadership using the ISO 9001 Standard as a basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting, and Quality Systems training. Directs and facilitates efforts to initiate (and maintain) GBU/ Regional/ Project ISO 9001 QMS certification.Implements the defined Parsons’ Corrective Action/ Preventive Action and Non-conformance tracking programdevelopment including defining requirements and future administration and support of a unified, globalsystem to include tracking of NCR’s, CAR’s, Audit Findings, etc. Conducts global Quality Systems audits andfacilitates associated corrective actions.Collaborates with the Vice President of Quality and Compliance for each business unit, in facilitatingGlobal Quality Leadership programs, achieving present Quality objectives, setting future Quality objectives andproviding input and coordinating output from the Global Quality Management Reviews. Provides continuedexpertise and improvement for the Parsons’ Quality Management System.Provides leadership, guidance and training to Quality personnel; monitors performance, and identifies skills,training, and capabilities needed for Quality activities. Develops and provides consistent quality trainingprograms to key Resource Center personnel including direct reports. Provides Quality support in the ParsonsGuidance Document Development Program initiative. Supports staffing requirements in the Regional Units,and provides leadership in the training needs of related Offices, Projects and Facilities.Participates in the interview and selection process (including hiring recommendations), and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements. Conducts performance evaluations and makes appropriate recommendations for required actions, including recommendations for advancement, changes in status, or disciplinary action. Manages the salary administration process, including preparing the annual salary plan and recommending salary actions for merit increases and/or promotions.Directs preparation, issues and maintains GBU/ Regional and/or project Quality program manual(s) andprocedures in compliance with Parsons and customers’ quality requirements, and ensures that these areimplemented effectively.Ensures that Parsons and customers’ quality requirements are met for products and services provided, byverifying compliance with quality standards and quality program requirements. Acts as a liaison withcustomers, contractors and/or internal departments on quality related matters. Interfaces with other GBU/Regional Quality Managers as member of Corporate Quality Working Group to maintain the PACE QualityGuide and advance the overall performance of quality at Parsons.Identifies and reports to executive management, quality issues or trends based on data from a variety ofsources. Provides input to management on organization performance metrics, and process or proceduralsystem improvements.Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business or Quality discipline or related field (or equivalent work experience) and typically 20+ years of related work experience in the field of Quality, including 10+ years experience in a management capacity. Requires proven experience in directing and implementing quality management systems and standards specified by ISO 9000, ASME, ANSI, ASTM and similar organizations. Lead Auditor Certification (ISO 9001 or equal) or ASQ certification (CMQ/CQE). Active membership in a nationally-recognized Quality organization.PreferredProfessional Engineer registration or Chartered Engineer. Other related certifications may include, but are not limited to: Building Inspector, NQA-1 (nuclear auditor), NDT (ASNT), Welding Inspector (AWS), DOT. Possesses working knowledge of more than one area of industry such as infrastructure, government, aviation, process, or transportation.

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Strong leadership and management skills, excellent written and verbal communication, strong analytical, problem solving, and risk assessment skills. Requires the ability to communicate clearly, conduct presentations (including public presentations) to management, clients, and customers, and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals. Strong interpersonal skills to work with other departments in a tactful and effective manner. Strong attention to detail.Ability to direct and manage team members with day to day activities as well as special projects to assure timely completion.Requires extensive knowledge of Quality Management practices, processes and current technology. Strong working knowledge of ISO Quality Management Systems Standards. Proficiency in analyzing situations in business terms, i.e. ROI, cost per unit, etc.Possesses computer proficiency with working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio. Project Planning skills are essential.

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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