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Parsons Corporation Senior Project Manager in United Arab Emirates

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Senior Project Manager

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Senior Project Manager to join our team! In this role you will get to manage a major infrastructure project or several medium size projects in Abu Dhabi 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.

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

  • Establishes the program 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.

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

  • Markets and secures additional work with client.

  • Responsible for following up on instructions and commitments associated with the project.

  • Responsible for the development and distribution of a project summary to all members of the project team for reference.

  • Provides input on performance reviews and development plans for subordinates.

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

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

  • Collaborates with the office facilities staff to address project 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.

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

  • 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.

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

What Required Skills You'll Bring:

  • Bachelor's Degree in civil engineering from a reputable university

  • Minimum 20 years experience in managing design delivery of major infrastructure projects

  • Minimum two years experience managing projects in Abu Dhabi

  • Previous project management experience on major infrastructure projects

  • Highly effective communication skills and collaborative approach to project delivery

What Desired Skills You'll Bring:

  • PMP Certification and/or a Masters Degree (MS) in Business/Engineering or Construction Management preferred.

  • Experience working in an international environment with staff and stakeholders originating from differing countries and cultures and navigating the challenges which arise within this open ecosystem.

  • Significant experience delivering High Profile Infrastructure Projects on time and within Budget.

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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