Project Manager – Bus O&M Expert


VacancyID: 12040
Location: Middle East - Saudi Arabia -
Type: Permanent
Closing Date:20/12/2017


Can you help societies thrive in a world we cannot control?
Can you anticipate the unforeseeable, perceive the unexplainable, and plan something unbelievable?
Can you think international and still act local?

WSP are looking for a Project Manager to manage the contracts for the procurement, planning, logistics and operations & maintenance of all bus services and networks, for the public transport program currently being upgraded in Makkah to help it accommodate the transportation needs of its residents and Hajj pilgrims.

The key objective of the role is to manage the appointed contractors and contracts to ensure that they introduce an improved bus service in Makkah which aims to support the economic development, enhance the quality of life, safety and security, and public transportation opportunities for all residents of Makkah


How will you know when you are successful in this role?
The bus service in Makkah will;
■ Be frequent, with adequate capacity for the peaks;
■ Be reliable, providing even service intervals when frequencies are high and running to time when they are low
■ Be simple and easy for passengers to understand and remember, as well as being integrated with other public transport.
■ Provide a comprehensive service to all areas and recognizing the needs of local people from all sections of the community.


In order to meet the challenge you will have the following skills and experience
■ A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Traffic and Transport Planning
■ Minimum 15 years of experience in similar projects.
■ Experience in managing bus operations and maintenance contractors
■ Good communication and leadership skills.
■ Familiar with Integrated Transport Systems (ITS)
■ GCC experience is a plus

We would like to speak with creative, positive, people focused individuals who are proactive and results-driven. If have a passion for new technology, and thrive upon ‘thinking out of the box’ to develop and deliver solutions to complex problems, then WSP is the place for you