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Project Director - 17126 - PMC

  • Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia
17126 - Riyadh City Park 1, Landscape Construction

Job description

ILF KSA is on the hunt for a talented individual for below role for an exciting PMC project in Riyadh: A unique, golden opportunity to make a meaningful impact on critical infrastructure projects in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia that contribute to sustainable development.

This project is an incredible opportunity, truly one-of-a-kind, with a scope that covers the design review, and supervision of procurement, construction, testing, and commissioning, over a duration of up to 36 months, including the construction of a closed wadi with running waters, several buildings and retails areas and a new RO plant to treat irrigation water.

As the Project Director, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful execution of the project from inception to completion. You will be responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team, managing project timelines, budgets, and resources, while maintaining the highest standards of quality and safety throughout the project lifecycle.


Leading the PMC team for supporting the Client for the supervision and monitoring of the works to be performed by the Contractor(s):

  • Lead and oversee all aspects of the project, including design verification, finalization, supervision of construction, testing, commissioning, and operation of all the facilities foreseen to be new RO plant.
  • Develop and execute comprehensive project plans, ensuring alignment with client objectives, contractual requirements, and regulatory standards.
  • Manage project budgets, expenditures, and financial forecasting to ensure cost-effectiveness and profitability.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with the Client, the design consultant, vendors, contractor(s) and any other key stakeholders involved in execution, serving as a trusted advisor and strategic partner in project planning, execution and monitoring.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration among internal teams, external stakeholders, and project partners to mitigate risks and resolve challenges proactively.
  • Monitor project progress, performance metrics, and compliance with established KPIs, implementing corrective actions as necessary to achieve project milestones and deliverables.
  • Provide regular updates, reports, and presentations to senior management and clients, highlighting key achievements, challenges, and recommendations for improvement.
  • Uphold a strong commitment to quality, safety, and environmental sustainability, adhering to relevant standards, codes, and best practices.

Job requirements


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field from Western accredited University; Master's degree preferred.
  • Proven experience of 20+ years in project management consultancy, preferably within the urban development, infrastructure, water treatment, or construction sectors.
  • Demonstrated track record of successfully managing complex projects from initiation to completion, with specific expertise in design verification, construction oversight, and commissioning activities.
  • Strong leadership abilities with the capacity to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams to achieve project objectives within established timelines and budgets.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build and maintain productive relationships at all levels.
  • Proficiency in project management software, MS Office Suite, and other relevant tools and technologies.
  • Professional certifications such as PMP, PRINCE2, or equivalent is highly desirable.
  • GCC project experience mandatory