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Parsons Corporation Senior Planning Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Senior Planning Manager

Job Location: Saudi Arabia

Strategy and order. These are your lifelines!

You approach each work day by assessing what your team needs to get done and are ever-aware of staying on target and on time. You, in a word, are Organized. When you get in 'focused managerial mode,' there's no stopping you. You are analytical and clear-headed and feel a sense of accomplishment at the end of the day knowing it went as it should. So do the people you manage, thanks to you! Please apply your admirable organizational skills to our organization!


Develops, manages, and/or executes all phases of the project controls effort (planning/scheduling and cost analysis). Typically manages small to medium-sized projects. The incumbent utilizes widely diversified knowledge of project controls activities, and draws upon extensive experience and exposure to various types of projects and clients.

Harried No Longer

Work does not have to be stressful to be productive. Your push for excellence comes from within. In this managerial position, you'll appreciate timeframes that allow you and the members of your team to be careful, focused, and relaxed enough to do their best. We welcome diversity and appreciate the fresh perspectives and skills that every member of our staff brings. Here, everyone is respected, included, and considered for the opportunities that arise from working at a human pace.


  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.

  • Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.

  • Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.

  • Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.

  • Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.

  • Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.

  • Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.

  • Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.

  • Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.

  • Participates in business development efforts by gathering and presenting a variety of background data. May be required to make informal or formal presentations.

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

We're a community in which everyone feels free to participate

In our supportive environment, employees are comfortable sharing their ideas and departments are encouraged to dialogue with each other. As a manager, your talent for leading and participating in constructive collaborations will be highly valued. We welcome and respect every member of our diverse staff for the skills and perspectives they contribute. Help them all to stretch their imaginations - and their potential.


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent work experience) and typically 15 years of related experience, as well as some experience in a supervisory capacity.


Major project experience in the Middle East, specifically acting on behalf of a Master Developer with a mixed use development.

Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various Project Controls Software and Microsoft Office Suite. Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity, as well as thorough knowledge of industry practices is required. Incumbent must meet Parsons Project Controls Manager Certification requirements.

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.