Asset Management Director and Practice Lead

Asset Management Director and Practice Lead

Parsons International
15-18 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Description :
Minimum Clearance Required to Start:Not Applicable/None
Job Description:
This growth-oriented role requires a dynamic and innovative professional to lead and develop all aspects of Parson’s continued expansion into Asset Management throughout the Middle East. The candidate shall lead a team of subject matter experts to drive growth and deliver technically complex projects in Asset Management and be considered a global thought leader with a track record of disrupting the industry.
The candidate will establish models to assist organizations to realize maximum value from their assets by management of activities and practices for systems, performance, risks and expenditures over their life cycles, aligned with our core MEA market and adjacencies. Clients will include government, local agencies and authorities, energy/utilities, commercial, private equity and defense.
An extensive knowledge of Asset Management is essential which should be grounded with a deep understanding of the various facets of Asset Management of various typologies and its relationship with the entire project lifecycle, including critical infrastructure protection.
The role will included delivery of a full range of Asset Management services including consultancy, engineering, solution development and productization. A proven capability to deliver multiple projects is a key requisite.
Candidate will be responsible to grow and maintain an external and internal Asset Management ecosystem through relationship building and a strong industry presence.

  • Lead a team to identify, develop and deliver Asset Management opportunities throughout the MEA region.

  • Drive the business development strategy for Asset Management opportunities including leading the team’s input for tender responses in Asset Management and related fields.

  • Lead and oversee the delivery of Asset Management projects across multiple industry domains which include both consultancy and solution / product deployment.

  • Work with the Strategy team to identify and build relevant industry partnerships in order to support the Asset Management strategy

  • The MEA region is a key flywheel of the Global Parsons business and thus a major area for development of the Asset Management Business; a critical aspect will be the two-way interface between MEA and the Parsons Global Asset Management teams, to build capability and share knowledge and strategies.

  • Establish, develop and manage both client and partner relationships throughout the MEA region and be able to demonstrate Parson’s capabilities in this domain.

  • Makes regular recommendations for new technologies and product offerings through a knowledge of the Asset Management technology landscape and revolution.

  • Leads current and futures trends and serve as the internal and external subject matter expert for Parsons’ Asset Management offerings.

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


  • Minimum; Bachelor’s degree in a technology / engineering related field..

  • At least 15 years’ successful experience in various technology-driven business development, design and deployment projects around the world.

  • Extensive experience ofimplementing strategic asset management frameworks in accordance with ISO-55000

  • Proven experience in building, mentoring and leading teams of experts and engineers and to drive business growth through strategy, business development and robust project delivery.

  • As a recognized professional in the Asset Management industry, the candidate shall be the representative of Parsons’ and shall have proven experience of publishing thought pieces, journal papers and have extensive experience presenting at industry relevant conferences and events.

  • Identification of new areas of work, to keep ahead of industry trends identifying opportunities to diversify the portfolio and disrupt the industry.

  • The candidate must demonstrate strong communications and analytical skills and the ability to pay careful attention to details and must have the capacity to work well in groups.

  • The role will be based out of the UAE with frequent travel throughout MEA.

  • The candidate shall have excellent project management and communication skills

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