Capital Projects Manager

Riyadh | Other

Capital Projects Manager

Make a difference every day

The Job Opportunity

Are you looking for a career with long-term, government-backed contracts, trusted leadership, and loyal colleagues? Looking for a career with challenging and purposeful work? Serco has a place for you. Here, you'll find stability and growth. Join our team today as a Capital Projects Manager and support our contract in KSA. We invite you to make a difference every day.


The primary purpose of this position is to manage and deliver SME projects (transitions, mobilisations, CAPEX, OPEX, ad-hoc projects) in a structured manner and ensure the end to end project lifecycle is fully managed. The incumbent will have responsibility for oversight, monitoring, engagement, reporting and transition of capital works, from projects under the control of the Airport Authority to operational facilities under the control of the Service Providers team. The lead shall also represent the Airport Authority (Facility Management Division) to ensure safe, effective, and efficient transfer of capital facilities from Engineering to FM division to Service Providers, including handover processes, procedures, documents, training, and provision of critical parts.


In the Middle East, we employ more than 5,500 people across four countries including the United Arab Emirates, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Iraq. Our employees remain our greatest asset.


Key accountabilities

  • Develops and implements a robust Transition Plan at the start of each transition adhering to Serco governance
  • Works closely with stakeholders to agree with the business requirements to develop effective working relationships and ongoing management processes
  • Identifies and manages project dependencies and critical path as well as overseeing the tracking of key milestones and deliverables
  • Manages the development and delivery of progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations within the agreed format and timeframe
  • Proactively manages changes in scope, identifies potential risks, and devise contingency plans
  • Designs, implements, and oversees the issues management approach and ensures risk management is controlled in line with Serco standards
  • Manage Transition, CAPEX, OPEX Coordinators and planning resources involved in programme delivery to ensure delivery against objectives.


What we are looking for in our candidates:

  • Ability to work to flexible hours, in a trusted environment and to demonstrate absolute discretion
  • Comfortable with high degree of uncertainty, flexibility to respond to issues, meet deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task, respond and deliver in a time-sensitive environment
  • Advanced level user of MS Office tools, (especially Word, Excel, Visio).


Specific requirements

  • Minimum 5 years' experience, in delivering or administration of projects or programmes
  • Degree holder in Business Administration /Engineering preferably
  • Prince2 or PMP Qualifications
  • Prefer Airport (Terminal and Airside) Operations, Projects or facility management experience
  • Knowledge of quality management and control systems
  • Experience in liaising with key stakeholders and high-profile Clients within an organisation on matters pertaining to the functions covered by this position
  • Basic working knowledge of planning tools such as Excel / Project
  • Six Sigma certification is a preference (yellow belt/green belt/black belt).


Working with Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play.

We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


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14/06/2023 03:07:00
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