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Jacobs Framework Project Director – Communications Network Installation in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Jacobs is supporting a Government organisation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to help modernize and develop its communications network and part of this strategy is the implementation of a Nationwide Fibre Network. This includes the supply, installation and design of fibre optic projects at multiple locations (Central, East and West) within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

As Framework Project Director you will ultimately support our client’s team in helping to implement business strategy by establishing a suitable governance framework and programme structure. Your responsibilities will require you to:-

• Provide overall management and operational support to our staff involved in the project

• Seek opportunities to grow the framework/programme for Jacobs to maximise top and bottom-line growth and performance

• Provide required leadership and exercise effective management of the project to comply with Jacobs best practice in project management

• Promote and reinforce Jacob’s culture and values with our client and our project team

• Provide coaching and guidance to our people by building and managing meaningful and supportive relationships across the organization

• Support our client’s team with the management of portfolio of multiple projects, managing their interdependencies, resourcing and any proposed changes which may affect project priorities

• Work closely with internal and external recruiters to ensure resources are experienced and qualified to deliver the resource plan and meet client demand

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful applicant you will be Bachelor’s degree qualified and will ideally possess a Professional qualification in project management, such as APM PQ, PMI or another recognized qualification (PRINCE2) beneficial.

You will have a demonstrable track record in programme assurance, governance and methodology and will ideally have experience working within a dry utility environment such as Telecom/Network infrastructure covering design and installation.

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