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Project Director

Division:  Projects Delivery
Department:  Public–Private Partnership
Company:  The Red Sea Development Company

Job Purpose

Project Director (PPP)

To support the Senior Project Director in leading the PPP Utility Program of works through all stages, providing leadership and guidance in ensuring the overall project visions and goals of TRSDC are adequately communicated and achieved.

Provide leadership and direction to the project team to ensure that the works are executed by the PPP Company and contractors (EPC’s) in line with the requirements of the Utility Concession Agreement (UCA) and the overall vision of TRSDC.

Take responsibility for all aspects of Time, Cost, Quality, Health, safety, and Environmental Management of the Program, ensuring compliance with all appropriate TRSDC plans, procedures, metrics, business objectives and other requirements.

Coordinate and collaborate with the designated TRSDC Program Construction Directors who shall lead the planning and execution of physical construction works for their respective projects / programs

Job Responsibilities - Leadership

Strategic Contribution 
• Direct the implementation of the annual business plan and targets and implement the strategic agenda of the Project Delivery function to deliver the overall TRSDC vision and mission. 
• Ensure that the strategy is translated into operational business plans for all project management aspects and monitor the performance and execution of those plans in order to achieve functional objectives and deliver the company’s strategy. 

• Direct the activities of the Project / Program team to ensure that all work is carried out efficiently, in line with the strategic Project, Construction and other Management plans, policies and procedures.
• Build and lead a motivated, engaged and competent team, by establishing a clear set of roles and responsibilities, setting goals, targets, priorities and objectives, managing performance, and providing ongoing feedback and coaching to meet the organizational functions’ challenges and goals. 
• Serve as a role model to ensure employees’ awareness and commitment to TRSDC vision, mission, values, fundamentals and strategy to establish a highly engaged and motivated team, and continuously improve performance. 

• Understand in detail the project budget for the relevant program / project and monitor financial performance against that budget so that the business is aware of anticipated costs. Ensure any areas of unsatisfactory performance or risk are identified, and potential performance improvement / mitigation opportunities are identified and implemented to negate or minimize impact.

Job Responsibilities - Organizational

Project Management

  • Ensure the development, communication and implementation of the various TRSDC Policies, procedures and processes, to all members of the team, and check to ensure compliance with the same.
  •   Develop project-specific team Roles and Responsibilities and Accountabilities for the team and ensure these are clear and communicated, to cover all critical activities.
  •   Ensure appropriate communication with other TRSDC departments, such that the various departmental coals and requirements are considered and achieved.

Policies, Systems, Processes, Procedures, Standards and Reports

  • Follow all relevant functional policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions to ensure that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.

  •  Assist in the preparation of accurate and timely functional MIS statements and reports to meet corporate and functional requirements, policies and standards.

  • Safety, Quality and Environment

  •  Apply safety, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls to ensure employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high-quality products/service and a responsible environmental attitude.

Continuous Improvement

  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of the department's systems, processes and practices considering ‘international best practice’, improvement of business processes, cost reduction

and productivity improvement.

Job Stakeholders - Internal

Executive Director Construction, Other ED’s and Senior stakeholders, HSE, Contract, Commercial, Planning, HR and other Managers as appropriate

Job Stakeholders - External

Service providers, vendors, consultants, subcontractors and contractors.

Job Requirements - Qualification & Experience

• University degree in Engineering or project management or any related field. 
• Minimum of 15 years of relevant experience with 4 years in a senior managerial position preferably in project management and site environment.

Job Requirements - Skills

• Communication and Interpersonal skills 
• Decision making skills 
• Financial Awareness 
• Risk Management Skills 
• Project Management Skills 
• Negotiation Skills

Job Context

Project Director will initially be based in TRSDC HQ but will relocate to site upon appointment of Contractors to execute the works. They may be required to conduct site visits and/or business trips as needed.

Job Competencies - Leadership

Strategic Thinking
Driving Change
Empowerment & Talent Development
Innovation & Creativity

Job Competencies - Core

Effective Communication
Teamwork and Collaboration
Adaptability & Learning Agility
Business and Organizational Awareness

Job Competencies - Functional