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Website SAS Global Consultants

Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Salary: SAR 60,000 per month

Benefits: Medical insurance, Flights & paid annual leave

Company: International Project Management Consultant

Job Summary:

Our client are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Controls Lead Manager who should have at least 15-20 years of experience within project controls, commercial and planning management and oversight of mega construction programs specifically within the Middle East and in a PMC environment

Key Responsibilities:

  • Has overall responsibility for managing and monitoring budgets, cost, planning/scheduling, and management of change, including managing the development and implementation of budgets and baselines to meet the project objectives and ensure adherence to the policies and procedures of the project.
  • Assessing the capability of project control staff and recommending appropriate roles and responsibilities.
  • Inputting to the project control department knowledge transfer program includes comprehensive on-the-job learning.
  • Developing and getting ratified section operating structure and department operating processes and procedures based on the PMM processes and procedures.
  • Controlling and monitoring project schedules from registration to handover.
  • Implementing the relevant Stage Gate Process on all new and existing projects.
  • Ensuring that all projects provide input to monthly dashboards, consistent with project guidelines
  • Undertaking cost-related activities.
  • Preparing and maintaining portfolio cost reports, showing the budget for each project, forecast commitments and actual costs.
  • Defining cost requirements for contracts.
  • Preparing financial input for contracts.
  • Preparation of consolidated cost report.
  • Establish project invoice registration and update it monthly.
  • Monitor the project’s cash flow and available funds.
  • Implementing PMM standard planning and scheduling processes and procedures Qualifications.
  • Undertaking all planning and schedule-related activities.
  • Preparing and maintaining portfolio level 1 management schedule showing plan/actual/forecast for each project in a single line highlighting critical projects.
  • Preparing and maintaining a level 1 stage gate schedule for each project.
  • Preparing schedules for projects before bidding.
  • Defining schedule requirements for contracts.
  • Evaluating bidder’s schedule submittals.
  • Preparing milestones and schedules input for contracts.
  • Maintaining Master Schedule.
  • Preparing consolidated schedule performance report.
  • Review and approve baseline schedules submitted by the contractor.
  • Review the recovery plans and corrective actions proposed by contractors and accepted by the supervision consultant.
  • Implementing an Enterprise Documents Management System (EDMS) per relevant retention legislation.
  • Developing a structure and archiving project documents.



  • Bachelor in engineering from an accredited Western university.
  • Minimum 20 years’ experience in planning and scheduling, including working as the scheduling manager on large-scale projects.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in directing cost engineering, cost estimating, control and analysis, planning and scheduling, schedule development, control, and analysis. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria and system set-up for all project control activities.
  • Knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup/set-up work processes.
  • Involvement in continuous improvement and capacity building/talent development.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Professional user of scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and EPPM platform.
  • Ability to review and analyze project schedules and contractor performance.
  • Demonstrated management skill, supervisory and personnel administrative functions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working internationally (preference KSA experience).
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