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Dashboard Lead NPMO (International Assignment)

Requisition ID:  220046



Location: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

This position is open for applicants as an International Assignee that meet the requirements of the job specification.


Project Overview:


Bechtel is engaged supporting the development, implementation and operation of the National Project Management Organization (NPMO) in Saudi Arabia. The NPMO, known as “Mashroat” in Arabic, will support Saudi government agencies to effectively deliver complex infrastructure projects, in line with Saudi Arabia’s “Vision 2030” plan to modernize the kingdom’s administration.    The NPMO is being established with the aim of improving the government’s capital expenditure program, to enable government entities’ project management offices to develop and improve related policies and create a dynamic ecosystem to deliver efficient and effective projects with the greatest impact. 



Job Summary:


Bechtel is among the most respected engineering, project management, and construction companies in the world. Bechtel operates through four global business units that specialize in infrastructure, mining and metals, nuclear, security and environmental, and oil, gas, and chemicals. Today, our colleagues’ team with customers, partners, and suppliers on diverse projects in nearly 40 countries. 


The Operations & Maintenance Dashboard Lead  is responsible for developing and implementation of a National Dashboard to collect cost, schedule, safety, quality data and certain other information from various government ministries and entities in support of O&M Infrastructure facilities throughout Saudi Arabia. The Dashboard will provide high level national and entity performance summary reports showing the O&M status for infrastructure facilities.


Work includes development of the dashboard scope in concert with the O&M Contractor who will assist in providing guidance for scope and reporting requirements. Once established, the Dashboard Lead will lead the Dashboard implementation program along with support from the O&M Contractor.  The Lead performs periodic entity reviews to insure the quality and accuracy of reporting with analysis and recommendations to Project controls management for follow-up actions.  Oversees the Dashboard training program and updates of training materials in English as well as Arabic. Provides guidance for major entity reviews and audits.


The Dashboard leade receives direction from the O&M Director and functionally reports to the M&E Director. It is expected that the incumbent will have PCS experience along with good leadership and communication skills.


Job Responsibilities:


The Dashboard Lead will be responsible for:


  • The development of the O&M Dashboard scope and implementation plan.
  • Develops the National and Entity Summary Dashboard for all asset types as defined by the O&M contractor.
  • Coordinates the O&M Dashboard development under the guidance from the M&E Director.
  • Writes the O&M Dashboard management and user guidelines to be used in the training program.
  • Coordinates the development of training module for O&M Dashboard users and data collection process.
  • Provide for the training and development of entity and O&M personnel as related to update of the dashboard.
  • Manages the dashboard enhancements, design of the Power BI dashboard screens and SSRS reports.
  • Works with the entities on the implementation and use of their O&M Dashboard and monitors the quality of the monthly updates seeking to increase the number of participating entities and their assets registered.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Construction Management from an accredited university
  • 13 years of diverse work experience in engineering, procurement, and construction projects including experience as a Project Controls Manager leading a team on a large-scale EPCM Project.  Other relevant experience could be as PCS, Planning or Cost Lead on an O&M program or major project.
  • Experience designing and utilizing Power BI dashboard software preferred
  • Experience in project financial and progress reporting and understanding of key performance indicators.


Basic Behavioral:


  • Experience and a cultural understanding of project management within KSA.
  • Knowledge of the application of corrective actions to reconcile nonconforming conditions.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written communications.
  • Proficiency in providing direction and “on the job” training to assigned personnel.
  • Fluent English language speaking, reading and writings skills; Arabic language skills are desirable.


LIVING and Working at the NPMO Project:   The project is in Saudi Arabia’s capital city of Riyadh.  Bechtel employees are provided free accommodations in the company secured compound.  Between NPMO and the Riyadh Metro Project, there are many Bechtel employees and families living in Riyadh.   The standard work week is 48 hours.  Single status employees are entitled to a Rotation Leave of 14 days after completing 12 weeks. Due to the nature of the project and the close working relationship to the Saudi Government officials the project maintains a professional dress code – dress shirt, suit, and tie.  Please refer to the official project Assignment Conditions regarding uplifts, enroute travel, and other details.




Shaping tomorrow together

Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.

Bechtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.