Project Director - Roads Maintenance, Riyadh

Project Director - Roads Maintenance, Riyadh

Riyadh Saudi Arabia
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Job Description

Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh
Job Summary

  • Lead the technical delivery of the Saudi Road Maintenance Master Plan, implementing Performance Based Contract

  • Support the Project Manager, Stakeholders Liaison Manager and other team members in delivering the project, liaising with the Saudi Ministry’s department heads and technical staff to obtain relevant information and identify efficiencies and improvement.

  • Liaise and communicate with AECOM internal technical specialists in the UK and Middle East to develop, monitor and deliver project plan within timescale and budget and to client satisfaction

  • Implement the technical quality requirements, address the project brief, meeting the client’s programme and budget control within AECOM’s Project Management system.

  • Take ownership for project tasks.

  • Develop and review proposals for a wide range of transportation projects.

  • Prepare and review highway asset management strategy, policy and life cycle plans.

  • Write, review and deliver project asset management, design and due diligence reports.

  • Provide training and mentoring to junior staff.

  • Display a positive attitude to all activities and tenacity to meet deadlines.

  • Liaison with clients, coordination/chair kickoff/progress meetings/workshops.

  • Identify opportunities and promoting AECOM services of road pavement design and asset management advisory services.

  • Manages the most complex and sensitive projects, often in multiple geographic locations. Many projects assigned are distinguished by their magnitude or program complexity, requiring that more than one person be involved.

  • Proactively identifies potential program problems or opportunities, analyzes the issues using all appropriate resources, develops alternatives and arrives at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  • Authority to act independently or as a team leader representing IE with consulting firms and is responsible for ensuring that the final product of the project or program team reflects the original scope and budget requirements.

Minimum Requirements
The successful candidate must have a minimum of 20 years post graduate experience in strategic and tactical asset management, highway operations and maintenance, design and construction supervision of civil & infrastructural projects.
International experience of working in the Middle East is an advantage.
Your skills profile should be a combination of the following areas:

  • Experience working with government transport-based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, TfL, Transport Scotland, local authorities, overseas highway authorities), or road concessionaires and asset owners/operators.

  • Experience in developing or evaluating asset management policy, strategy and implementation plans, as well as operation and maintenance for highways projects.

  • Experience in reviewing roads maintenance operation, identifying efficiency and improvement for implementation.

  • Experience in developing and reviewing Performance Based Contracts for highways projects.

  • Experience of task and technical management, including project performance and controls.

  • Experience of providing engineering / technical asset management consultancy/research advice.

  • Experience in international pavement design, evaluation, material specification and maintenance management for highway projects.

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management skills.

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills.

  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and exhibit innovative thinking.

  • Minimum 15 years direct related Road Maintenance and Road Asset Management experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree (minimum) in transport-related discipline

  • Ideally Chartered with a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, CIHT)

  • Member of the Institute of Asset Management (IAM) is an advantage

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to make amazing happen in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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