Senior Business Manager

Riyadh Permanent
  • One of the major projects in the Kingdom
  • A very engaging and exciting role

About Our Client

Major Project - Riyadh, KSA

One of the major projects in the Kingdom

Job Description

Senior Business Manager - Major Project - Riyadh, KSA

Ensure the efficient day-to-day operations of the Sector including, but not limited to, development and

management of budgets, contracts, new hires, office space planning and admin staff across the organization.

· Undertaking strategy development and Sector planning, and successful execution of the strategies and plans.

· Work with Sector leadership to develop the operating strategy for the organization and work with corporate

shared services (such as HR, Finance, Procurement, Legal, IT, Marketing) to ensure that the Sector has

adequate and suitable resources to deliver its objectives.

· Utilize extensive Engineering/Construction knowledge, and experience, to develop and sustain excellent

working relationship with Construction/Projects Sector, and to coordinate and participate in review of

implementation plans and initiatives.

· Develop and manage relationships with external vendors, suppliers and service providers and provide contract

management and administration services to the organization.

· Manage the Sector budgets and work with leadership and Finance to plan future budget requirements.

· Ensure that all corporate policies, communications, education and training are cascaded down through the

organization as necessary, and manage all Sector-specific communication, learning and development.

· Develop and implement dashboards and reporting for the Department, to enable leadership to use data and

analytics effectively in decision-making.

· Be the first point of contact for other Departments/Sectors needing to work with the Sector and for any

issues/concerns involving the employees in the Sector.

· Implement and co-ordinate all corporate programs and strategic initiatives across the Sector (e.g.

performance management, workforce and succession planning, Sector-specific action plans, etc.)

· Support all the functions of the Department, and wider Sector, and manage any change in line with evolving strategy. · Monitor internal assessments of business risk and ensure risk mitigation measures are in place.

The Successful Applicant

Senior Business Manager - Major Project - Riyadh, KSA

· 12+ years extensive experience in, and understanding of, Engineering or Construction management of mega, multi-disciplinary projects, at least 6 of which as business or contract management.

· Proven experience in preparation and management of organization strategy, implementation plans, budget, recruitment, and operating plans.

· In-depth knowledge of Engineering & Construction project execution, including latest technologies, contract procurement, stakeholder negotiation and dispute resolution.

· In depth understanding of business/venture strategies with ability to problem-solve and make effective decisions in a fast-paced environment, with good knowledge of technology to support business management.

· Working knowledge of international codes and standards e.g. IBC's, SBC, BS Codes, Euro Code etc. and latest building and engineering materials innovations.

· Proven ability to manage and prioritize multiple, Sector related tasks simultaneously.

· Proven ability to build professional relationships and trust, with colleagues and internal and external stakeholders alike Interpersonal skills to build effective relationships across all levels of the organization.

· Excellent communicator (verbal and written) and a good command of English and ability to present confidently to small and large audiences.

· Fully computer literate, capable of using specialist building design programs and applications in checking building design standards.

· Proficient in Microsoft packages, Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, etc., good knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, AutoCad packages is desirable.

· As is in start-up mode with accelerated programs, the Sr Manager position requires total commitment to achieve key, strategic targets that may require working additional hours.

· Strong leadership ability and rational judgement and reasoning skills, with proven ability to communicate effectively at design office, site, management, and client levels.


· Bachelor's Degree in Engineering Materials, Project Management, Business or related field.

· Master's Degree in Business preferred.

· Professional registration and accreditation with Engineering or Business Institute.

· Excellent communication skills, with high standard of English (oral and written).

What's on Offer

Senior Business Manager - Major Project - Riyadh, KSA

Competitive package and benefits

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