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Director, Mega Infrastructure Project

  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
Operations COO

Job description

We are seeking a driven and experienced Mega Infrastructure Project Director to lead the successful delivery of our upcoming landmark project. This is a complex and ambitious undertaking that will require a highly skilled and strategic leader to navigate all aspects from planning and engineering to completion and handover.


  • Provide overall leadership and direction for the entire mega-infrastructure project, pertaining to City Development, encompassing all Utility Networks ensuring it meets all objectives within budget, schedule, and quality parameters.
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive project management plan, including risk mitigation strategies.
  • Oversee all project phases, including feasibility studies, design, procurement, construction, commissioning, and handover.
  • Manage a large and diverse team of professionals, including engineers, architects, contractors, and sub-contractors.
  • Facilitate clear communication and collaboration between internal and external stakeholders, ensuring alignment with project goals.
  • Manage project budget effectively, identifying and controlling costs.
  • Monitor project progress and address any challenges, delays, or risks proactively.
  • Prepare and deliver regular progress reports to senior management.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, permits, and safety standards.

Foster a positive and productive work environment, promoting a culture of excellence and innovation.

Job requirements


  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred, with PMP Certification).
  • Focused on QHSE and Environmental aspects Management
  • Ability to guide Project Controls Team in developing WBS, Schedules, Histograms in Primavera.
  • Strong understanding of project management methodologies (e.g., Agile, Waterfall).
  • Minimum 20 years of experience in managing large-scale City Development, Infrastructure projects, out of which the last 5 Years in Senior Project Management Positions.
  • Proven track record of successful project delivery on time, within budget, and to a high standard.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction processes, contracts, and procurement methods.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to manage and motivate a large and diverse team.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent decision-making skills with the ability to handle pressure and make sound judgments.
  • Experience in the execution of large projects in Saudi Arabia is desirable.