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Parsons Corporation Project Manager - Infrastructure in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Manager – Infrastructure to join our team! In this role you will get to lead an international team of professionals in the delivery of a dynamic infrastructure project for a high profile client.

What You'll Be Doing:

  • Plans, directs, supervises, and controls the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.

  • Forecasts monthly revenue, labor costs, ODCs, and gross profit for the term of the project.

  • Develops and manages the budget; oversees the profitability of the project.

  • Responsible for project invoicing and billing including all accounts receivable and accounts payable.

  • Oversees establishment of Project Management Plan, Health and Safety Plan, Quality Assurance/Quality Control Plan, and other documents as required.

  • Establishes the project requirements for all areas of the project, and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Assigns responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths.

  • Monitors and negotiates changes to the scope of work with the client and key subcontractors.

  • Markets and secures additional work with client.

  • Maintains client relationships and rapport with potential teaming partners.

  • Develops career development plans with all direct reports and identifies and coordinates training needs and requests for their staff.

  • Identifies the staffing plan for projects and pursuits.

  • Responsible for employee performance including recognition and disciplinary efforts.

  • Serves on a committee or board for professional organizations that meet our objectives.

  • Attends key conferences for networking and brand exposure.

  • Submits abstracts to key conferences and encourages presentations from staff.

  • Discusses the qualifications required of the key project positions with senior leadership.

  • Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project office space requirements.

  • Works with other managers, project engineers, and discipline leads to develop budgets, schedules, and plans for the various elements of a project.

  • Works with the key project individual to devise and execute actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work; advises the client and company management of changes.

  • Responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

  • Promotes technical and commercial excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes.

  • Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule.

  • Acts as the Company representative with the client and selected subcontractors during the program execution.

  • May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

  • Establishes weekly meeting to review project status and formulate action items.

  • Participates in proposal development on project pursuits, client meetings and client presentations.

  • Identifies business development opportunities, marketing events, and maintain current knowledge of project pipeline for key clients.

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

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related technical/business field

  • Minimum of 10 years of Experience, 2 years in a Managerial Role

  • Broad background experience in the Design and Construction Industry specifically delivering Public Infrastructure Works

  • Ability to meet Parsons’ project management certification requirements

  • Effective leadership skills with ability to perform in a management capacity

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills (English)

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations (in delivery of Infrastructure Projects)

  • Knowledge of current technology and how it can be effectively utilized on projects

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • Ability to work and manage an international team of professionals

  • Desire to overcome many project challenges to achieve the project goals and meet or exceed the baseline targets

  • Strategic Planning / Thinking outside the box to solve problems for clients

  • Masters Degree in Business, Engineering or Design/Construction Management

  • Member of a Professional Society – i.e. PMI, CMAA, ASCE etc.

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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