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    Projects Director

    Mawten Real Estate Co.

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

    Ref. JB1761113

    Job Description

    The role of the Projects Director is to lead the management of the projects to ensure plan, execute, and finalize projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan. The Projects Director will also direct All business concerns, day-to-day operations, determine and formulate policies and provide direction to the Projects Department.

    - Direct and manage projects development from beginning to end.
    - Define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders.
    - Develop full-scale project plans and associated communications documents.
    - Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion.
    - Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis.
    - Estimate the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals.
    - Draft and submit budget proposals, and recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
    - Determine and assess need for additional staff and/or consultants and make the appropriate recruitments if necessary during project cycle.
    - Set and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders.
    - Delegate tasks and responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
    - Identify and resolve issues and conflicts within the project team.
    - Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
    - Plan and schedule project timelines and milestones using appropriate tools.
    - Track project milestones and deliverables.
    - Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations.
    - Determine the frequency and content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, and troubleshoot problem areas.
    - Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
    - Define project success criteria and disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
    - Coach, mentor, motivate and supervise project team members and contractors and influence them to take positive action and accountability for their assigned work.
    - Build, develop, and grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
    - Conduct project post mortems and create a recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
    - Develop best practices and tools for project execution and management.


    - University graduate in relevant engineering/Construction field. (Preferable in Civil Engineer)
    - Min 15 years direct work experience in large-scale, mixed-use projects at least 5 should have been in a similar position. (In KSA preferable in Riyadh)
    - Familiarity with KSA construction contractors and consultants
    - Preferable has experience in the Development Side
    - Has a good track record of medium / Large projects
    - Certification in Project Management is a plus.
    - Strong familiarity with project management software, such as Primavera & Microsoft Project
    - Demonstrated experience in personnel management.
    - Technically competent with various software programs, such as Microsoft, AutoCAD
    - Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential.
    - Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
    - Flexible during times of change.
    - Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
    - Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating.
    - Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
    - Ability to defuse tension among project team, should it arise.
    - Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
    - Strong written and oral communication skills.
    - Strong interpersonal skills.
    - Adept at conducting research into project-related issues and products.
    - Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.
    - Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.

    Job Details

    Job Location:
    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    Company Industry:
    Real Estate
    Company Type:
    Employer (Private Sector)
    Job Role:
    Employment Type:
    Full Time Employee
    Monthly Salary Range:
    Number of Vacancies:
    Job Ref.:

    Preferred Candidate

    Career Level:
    Years of Experience:
    Min: 15
    Residence Location:
    Algeria; Bahrain; Comoros; Djibouti; Egypt; Iraq; Jordan; Kuwait; Lebanon; Libya; Mauritania; Morocco; Oman; Palestine; Qatar; Saudi Arabia; Somalia; Sudan; Syria; Tunisia; United Arab Emirates; Yemen
    Bachelor's degree / higher diploma
    Min: 37 Max: 60