Programme Director


VacancyID: 12160
Location: Middle East - Saudi Arabia -
Type: Permanent
Closing Date:11/10/2017


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/Programme Director to provide leadership to manage the Project Management Team on a large programme of infrastructure works in Saudi Arabia.

The key objectives of the role will be to;-
 Provide leadership to guide the team of managers to deliver the services needed
 Agree the scope of services with the Client and approve the Project Delivery Manual
 Prepare and implement the Project Implementation Plan (PIP), Organisation Chart and Delegations and Authorities Matrix
 Provide the main point of contact for the Client and other project stakeholders
 Approve the Project Strategic Planning for Work Breakdown, Cost Breakdown, logistics and procurement
 Approve and control the Program Master Integrated Schedule, Project Key dates and Milestones
 Plan resources and make sure that they are available to deliver the services needed
 Oversee the management of the Design, Procurement/Commercial, Health, Safety, Security and Environmental (HSSE), Quality, Planning, Risk, IT, Document Control/Records Management, Construction, Commissioning and Handover and Closeout
 Approve the coordination and interfacing of stakeholder and project information
 Build effective teams and provide support to staff assigned to the project.


How will you know when you are successful in this role?
 The client is satisfied with our services
 The project management team is positively engaged and performing with high degree of efficiency
 The projects are delivered to schedule and budget


In order to meet the challenge you will have the following skills and experience;-
 Should be a Chartered Engineer
 Minimum 20 years of experience in Project Management and managing teams
 Experience in the management and control of large scale of projects, particularly, transportation infrastructure such as roads, rail and metros
 Good communication and leadership skills.


WSP Middle East