Bechtel Corporation Director of Professional Excellence, NPMO in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Requisition ID: 214361

Relocation Authorised : International Single

Position Duties/Responsibilities :

  • On previous projects did establish appropriate, integrated organizational structure, including off-project functional and specialist support. Defined and communicated roles, responsibilities and authorities to project team members/partners and the Customer to ensure project completion in a safe manner, within budget, on schedule, and in conformance with the appropriate standards, specifications and applicable regulatory requirements. The project organizational structure should address multiple execution offices, multiple project entities, joint venture, alliance and consortium arrangements, as appropriate.

  • Ensured scope, design basis and objectives are defined, best practices/lessons learned reviewed, detailed work plans, schedules, budgets and procedures are established, including: Execution Plan; Contract Management Plan; Plan for addressing critical cross-functional work processes and systems, etc. Obtained concurrence by the members of the project team, functional management and the Customer. Ensured integration of work plans of multiple execution units or entities, such as Joint Ventures. Promotes the use of constructability reviews during project execution.

  • Monitored contractual commitments to ensure that all work is being performed in accordance with the specifications, drawings and terms of the contract, that a trend program is in place, that change orders and claims are processed in a timely manner. Managed implementation and maintains a change management control system. Ensures that all Customer communications on the prime contract are documented. On behalf of the Customer, manages contractors on construction management projects.

  • Facilitated with project team the development, communication, implementation, update and continual use of the Project Execution Plan.Reviewed approves project control systems which measure progress/performance, provide early warning of deviations from Plan, and identify corrective actions to be taken.

  • Identified quality requirements and ensured the proper processes are identified and implemented to achieve contractual quality commitments. Assessed customer perception of quality on a regular periodic basis.

  • Oversaw the Environmental, Safety & Health program including contractor and subcontractor activities. Ensured design is in accordance with ES&H laws and regulations applicable to the projects (country).

  • Oversaw the Document Control and Records Management function. Coordinated the documentation and software turnover package to the client at the end of the project. Ensures that customer standards for documentation and electronic files are maintained, as appropriate

  • Reviewed and approves bid tabulations for commitments on all major purchase orders, contracts, and sub-contracts, and approves critical changes to these documents in accordance with the delegated commitment authority.

  • Directs the preparation and presents the Project Financial Status Report (PFSR) to Bechtel management

  • Monitored cash flow to minimize the use of capital resources on the project. Informs the Customer of the current and anticipated cash requirements. Established and controls the budget for non-reimbursable project costs.

  • Assisted in the training of new project managers and other project personnel in key positions through both formal training courses and on-the-job training. Establishes a plan to provide training opportunities for project personnel.

  • Promoted the management concept of Continuous Improvement (CI) among all members of the project team. Leads the CI process for the Customer and Bechtel. Promotes, monitors and mentors the concept of total installed cost (TIC). Initiates, promotes and continually practices team building.

  • Conducted periodic project and Customer meetings consistent with the project communications plan to promote and facilitate communication, review progress/performance, discuss issues and facilitate problem resolution. Developed communication plan to ensure effective communications between the project team, the Customer and off-project operations, Functional Management, RIU/EU and Senior Management.

Knowledge and Experience :

  • Experience and a cultural understanding of project management within KSA

  • At least 20 years’ experience as Project Director responsible or Delivery of large scale projects, including 15 tears with Bechtel

  • Bachelor in Engineering from accredited University

  • Expert knowledge of work processes, work experience in engineering, procurement, or construction

  • Proficency in oral and written communications across all levels of management

  • Thirough working knowledge of project process improvement, change management, knowledge transfer, training and leadership initiatives

  • Extensive management experience of driving and managing change in the infrastructure industry environment

  • Demostrated ability to prepare and present effective oral and written reports

  • Skills in developing, coordinating, implementing and administering training programs

  • Skills in personnel management and administration

Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. at

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.