Parsons Corporation Development Manager - City Center in Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

Development Manager - City Center


Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia

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The Development Manager of City Center Projects is a Key Position within the Qiddiya Project Development Organization and provides portfolio management and required oversight of all PMT Staff and Project Management Consultants (PMC) throughout all Program phases, for the delivery and execution of all Infrastructure related projects.

The Development Manager is responsible for managing Architect/Engineers and design firms for infrastructure, utilities, and other early works. This position will support the Project Development Organization by providing high level oversight of design and review of assigned projects with emphasis on promoting and maintaining the technical adequacy, uniformity, and quality of the project designs in conformance with approved standards and codes.

Additionally, the Development Manager is responsible for ensuring all Design Interfaces for Site Wide Infrastructure are managed and coordinated across multiple Project Management Teams, Designers, and Stakeholders and for providing technical solutions during the Construction phase.

The types of projects to be managed and delivered in this Portfolio include, but are not limited to:

  • City Walk Areas

  • Community Services

  • Cultured themed projects

  • Iconic buildings

  • Retail and hospitality projects

  • Landscape environment

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective department level Management Plans that provide clear direction to all team members.

  • Provide overall leadership and accountability for the technical design delivery of all Infrastructure and Early Works projects for Qiddiya

  • Act as Authorized Representative for PIF to interface with all necessary Stakeholders

Skills Abilities:

  • Ability to provide effective leadership in regards to the overall Project Management Team (PMT) to deliver designs and technical solutions for a Portfolio of City Center related projects.

  • Ability to work under independently pressure, while using good judgment, to make Program related decisions that drive Project Delivery forward

  • Possess adequate interpersonal skills to bring required Stakeholders together in order to collaborate, negotiate, and finalize project decisions

  • Strong ability to delegate and manage multiple number of senior level staff on a daily basis to meet Program objectives

  • Ability to develop and interpret critical path schedules and set priorities for the PMT

  • Commitment to excellence and possession of high expectations for the position and for the PMT

  • Ability to maneuver in a dynamic environment

  • Ability to manage comfortably throughout all phases of the Program including planning, procurement, design, and construction phases


  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering or related field

  • A minimum of twenty (20) years of experience with at least five (5) years working on Mega Projects with values greater than 500M USD.

  • Direct experience delivering complex and integrated City Center projects that include aforementioned representative portfolio

  • Direct experience interfacing with executive management and stakeholders

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Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBT

Parsons is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to an individual's race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by applicable laws.