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Parsons Corporation Senior Project Manager (Program Manager) in United Arab Emirates

Job Description:

Senior Project Manager (Buildings)

Dubai, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Contracts Manager to join our team! In this role, you'll get to manage manage a PMC program consisting of multiple packages.

What You'll Be Doing:

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

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

  • Market and secures additional work with client.

  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project. May participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies and in public meetings in support of clients.

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

  • Establish the program requirements for all areas of the project; and monitors the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a one to two page description of the project to all members of the project team for reference.

  • Plan, direct, supervise, and control the execution of all business, technical, fiscal, and administrative functions of the assigned project.

  • Assign responsibility for executing project plans to key subordinates after careful assessment of how to utilize their qualifications and strengths. Provides input to performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.

  • Field responsibilities may include labor relations, local procurement and payroll operations, etc., if required.

  • Mobilize company resources, through liaison with support departments, other offices, or subsidiaries, to create project teams capable of completing effective, quality work.

  • Discuss the qualifications required of the key project positions in specific detail with the profit center and department managers.

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

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

  • Ensure that the project meets or exceeds goals established in these plans.

  • Work 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. ‘

  • Advise the client and company management of any such changes.

  • The Program Manager is specifically responsible for maintaining current and timely change orders.

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

  • Monitor 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.

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

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

What required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, ideally civil

  • Minimum 20 years experience in project/program management and execution in buildings projects

  • Prior experience managing residential developments, residential high rise buildings and hospitality projects

  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background

  • Ability to manage projects, interface with clients and enjoy being hands on technically in the project.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry standards

  • Proven ability to perform in a management capacity, excellent written and oral communications

  • Prior experience working on projects in the UAE/GCC

  • Experience managing development, residential building and hospitality projects

  • Ability to perform as a lead to the project management team

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

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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.

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