AECOM Area Manager in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia - Ar Riyad, Riyadh

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Area Manager to be based at Riyadh.The Area Manager will serve as a part of the Client representative/PMC team within a FIDIC contract with a third party supervising “Engineer of Record”, for all matters related to the management of the construction progress, its sequencing, timeline, quality and SH&E, much of the candidates time will be spend on site driving progress.

Providing support to the site Construction teams to mitigate risk that might affect project delivery.

The Area Manager may also be deputizing or supporting for the Project Director in times of absence.

Job Duties:

  • Monitor the work of all site operations of the Contractor(s).

  • Monitor project baseline programme and work progress including milestone dates. Take corrective action with the Engineer & Contractor to drive to completion.

  • Monitor the contractor's progress and assist in the preparation progress reports to the Client.

  • Assist at the weekly progress review, SH&E meetings and other progress meetings held at the site.

  • Review the start-up, testing, final commissioning activities, after review by Engineer.

  • Monitor and drive the final completion of the work and all punch lists.

  • Participate in the final inspections of the work with the Engineer and Client.

  • Recommend acceptance of the completed work to Client after receiving the same from the Engineer.

  • Communicate with the Project Director and Site Management team continuously regarding the project progress on site.

  • Applying a tactical influence, persuasion and pressure to Contractor(s) to ensure the project milestones related to key deliverables are met and exposure to AECOM liability is kept to a minimum.

  • Reviewing weekly and monthly reports presented by the contractor on comments of non-compliance, areas of concern and corrective actions.

  • Advising the management of any foreseen slippage of progress and propose corrective actions.

  • Continuous visits to project site for monitoring of site activities in respect of quality, safety and progress and advise manager representatives of findings, area of concern and corrective action.

  • Reviewing and monitoring the contractor’s proposed construction equipment and manpower histogram and advise on any shortage.

  • Leading the PMC in reviewing and implementing pre commissioning and commissioning plans and following all up at site.

Specific Skills Required:

  • Primavera P6 understanding/competence

  • Good understanding of labour outputs

  • Experience of works methodologies & sequencing

  • Strong SH&E experience

  • Understanding of all major construction activities

  • Time served delivering projects with a contractor

  • Project close out experience

  • Computer literate especially for document management software

Person Specification:

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Client facing

  • Persuasive

  • Impactful

  • Decisive

  • Ethical

  • Leadership qualities including being a role model to all AECOM employees

  • First class communication skills

  • Able to deal with high pressure situations in alignment with AECOM’s behavior model.

  • Champions and promotes diversity within the business.

  • Safety awareness

  • Safeguard - To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritizing safety and security in all that you do

  • Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

  • Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

  • Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

  • Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Additional Comments:

  • Member of Saudi Council of Engineers.

Minimum Requirements

  • An ideal candidate should have a minimum of 15 years’ overall Construction Management experience with hands on time with the delivery of large scale construction projects and in particular residential projects with at least 7 years’ experience in building construction.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Building, Civil Engineering or Project / Construction Management with appropriate experience.

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.

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210688BR

Clearance Required No

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.