Parsons Corporation Quality Manager in Yanbu, United States

Quality Manager


Yanbu, Al Madinah, Saudi Arabia

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Quality Manager - Yanbu, Saudi Arabia

Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.


The Quality Manager (QM) is a key position within the Saudi Arabian Parsons Limited (SAPL) project team. The QM interfaces directly with program staff and with the client. The Quality Manager is responsible for developing, maintaining, implementing and improving Quality Assurance (QA) and Quality Control (QC) procedures and for ensuring that they are consistent with the Parsons’ ISO 9001 Quality Management System (QMS).

In addition to direct responsibility for QA QC plans and procedures, the QM ensures that the SAPL program operations comply with corporate quality audit requirements. The QM identifies the need for quality related corrective action and facilitates resolution when appropriate.


  • Provides oversight and direction regarding all aspects of QA and QC as related to SAPL Program Management activities in the industrial cities of Yanbu and Jazan, Saudi Arabia.

  • The ability to function at all levels within a multi-cultural environment is an absolute requirement. The successful candidate will demonstrate proven ability to achieve consensus at multiple levels within the organization.

  • Provides the exceptional leadership and direction that is required to consistently meet contract obligations, client expectations and Parsons’ corporate policy mandates.

  • Develops and optimizes program quality systems using PACE and the ISO 9001 Standard as basis. Systems include process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection, reporting, and quality systems training.

  • Ensures the consistent administration of quality process improvement efforts within the entire organization.

  • Interfaces with program staff, contractors, vendors and suppliers regarding quality or performance issues.

  • Facilitates the implementation of corrective action and monitors the progress of actions required to achieve conformance.

  • Collaborates with functional managers in facilitating leadership programs, achieving quality objectives and in establishing future quality objectives.

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


  • The successful candidate will have a 4-year degree in engineering or quality management and a minimum of 15 of years of experience working in a quality management position.

  • Experience working in an engineering, construction and project management environment is required.

  • Lead Auditor Certification (ISO 9001 or equal) or ASQ Certification (CMQ/CQE) is also required. Experience working in a large or mega-project environment is desired.


  • Requires management ability and extensive knowledge of Quality Management practices, processes and current technology.

  • Requires thorough experience in directing and implementing quality management systems and standards specified by ISO 9000, ASME, ANSI, ASTM and similar organizations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly, conduct presentations to management and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with other departments in an effective manner.

  • Leadership and management skills, excellent written and verbal communication in English, strong analytical, problem solving, and risk assessment skills. Ability to make public presentations.

  • Computer proficiency with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and Visio. Project planning skills are essential.

  • Strong working knowledge of ISO Quality Management Systems Standards.

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/LGBT.

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards 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 applicable laws.