Project Manager NICC - Depots

Requisition ID: 264403 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Camp 
  • Telework Type: Full-Time Office/Project 
  • Work Location: Sharma 


Company Overview:

Since 1898, we have helped customers complete more than 25,000 projects in 160 countries on all seven continents that have created jobs, grown economies, improved the resiliency of the world's infrastructure, increased access to energy, resources, and vital services, and made the world a safer, cleaner place.

Differentiated by the quality of our people and our relentless drive to deliver the most successful outcomes, we align our capabilities to our customers’ objectives to create a lasting positive impact. 

We serve the Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security and Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel are our values – ethics, safety, quality, people, culture, relationships, innovation and sustainability, and our covenants – integrity, respect, collaboration, trust, and delivery. They are what we believe, what customers can expect, and how we deliver.


Project Description:

NEOM Project Summary: Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company will provide executive project management consultancy services (including technical, commercial, and construction management) for the development of certain defined aspects of the NEOM Infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.”    


NEOM is a planned cross-border city in the Tabuk Province of northwestern Saudi Arabia. The site is near the Red Sea and the borders of Egypt, Israel, and Jordan. It will cover a total area of 26,500 km2 (10,200 sq. mi) and will extend 460 km along the coast of the Red Sea. NEOM will be the home and workplace to more than a million residents from around the world. It will include towns and cities, ports and enterprise zones, research centers, sports and entertainment venues, and tourist destinations. As a hub for innovation, entrepreneurs, business leaders, and companies will come to research, incubate, and commercialize new technologies and enterprises in groundbreaking ways.



The Project Manager Depot will be assigned to the Bechtel EPM organization, responsible for Managing all aspects of the project depot scope from design constructability, design interfaces and execution of the works, including setting up the project strategy for the procurement of subcontracts.

Implement ES&H and Quality programs and standards of consistency across the project whilst maintaining effective relationships when interfacing with stakeholders and general public.

The position demands solid knowledge of the overall function and its application. Plan and implement a variety of management processes in the projects and monitor the project progress along the way in an efficient, timely, and cost-effective manner.



  • Knowledge of front-end activities including:
  • Best Practices/Lessons Learned
  • Constructability
  • Risk Analysis/Contingency Evaluation
  • Estimate/Proposal Review Process
  • Knowledge and understanding of standard tools, techniques and procedures including:
  • Project Controls
  • Financial management
  • Automation, including standard office tools
  • Records management
  • Root Cause Analysis
  • Knowledge and experience in baseline development and implementation including:
  • Scope definition
  • Roles and Responsibilities
  • Estimates and resource loaded schedules
  • Progress and performance curves and metrics
  • Reports and action items tracking
  • Business and Commercial awareness including
  • Knowledge and experience in Project Execution Plan development and implementation.
  • Knowledge and experience in contracts/subcontracts formulation, risk analysis, negotiations, and implementation including:
  • Change control and documentation management
  • Cost trend program and its linkage to change control
  • Knowledge of cross functional work processes and interface knowledge, especially Project Controls, Supply Chain management, Quality management and the ability to manage the relationships/interfaces with management and functional groups
  • Lead, motivate and manage a team of Construction Managers, Assistant Construction Managers and/ or Construction Management
  • Assistants. Act as a role-model for the team in terms of behaviors and values.
  • Undertake the detailed planning of resources so that there is appropriate construction management support to the portfolio of works. This may require the utilization and management of internal or external specialist support.
  • Determine implementation strategies for construction management processes and have these implemented effectively so compliance is achieved.
  • Drive consistency in the approach taken to construction management, implementation of processes and the management of the supply-chain.
  • Arrange for construction management input to the portfolio of works, particularly advice regarding construction/ implementation/ constructability, attendance at pre-possession planning meetings, construction/ implementation reviews and NEOM client meetings. Decide for suitable inspections/ audits and verify that they are being undertaken at appropriate frequencies for the portfolio of works regarding safety, quality, environment, sustainability, engineering/ design compliance, functionality, and commissioning. Arrange for the keeping of suitable records for the portfolio of works and that information regarding construction management is being informed to the project team in a timely and effective manner.
  • For the portfolio of works to have a robust process whereby issues are identified on site, and reported to the project teams, that may result in cost variation and that assistance is provided for the valuation of these variations.
  • Undertake a 'trouble-shooter' role when significant issues are encountered with construction management within the portfolio of works to facilitate the timely and effective resolution of the issues.
  • Collate and disseminate best practice and successful innovation within the organization.
  • Apply a 'continuous improvement' approach to construction management. Identify areas to be targeted for improvement and implement the changes necessary to deliver these improvements.
  • Accountable for the overall implementation of the construction management strategy to the portfolio of projects being undertaken


Qualifications, Experience, Job Knowledge and Skill set Requirements: 

  • A recognized bachelor’s or master’s degree in Civil /Structural or any discipline in Engineering (or international equivalent).
  • Leadership: 20+ years' experience in complex rail infrastructure including depots and station structures and track installation projects (preference for Middle East and in KSA experience) with a proven record of delivering project excellence in direct project manager role. 25 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Minimum 10 years of progressive experience in large industrial / infrastructure projects with supervisory / managerial experience in leadership roles like Project Field Engineer, Project Superintendent, Construction Manager or Site Manager
  • Management: Experience of direct professional oversight of the following functional areas: Engineering, Construction, Project Controls (Cost, Schedule, Scope, Trends); Environment, Safety & Health; Risk Management; Contracts & Procurement; Financial management; Quality Control and Six Sigma.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Extensive experience of working internationally at ministerial level. A record of close engagement with utility providers and wider commercial and public sector stakeholders. High degree of communication and interpersonal skills to maintain a positive work environment between all parties including the Client, Contractors, and other stakeholders throughout the project life cycle.
  • Development: A proven record of instituting project continuous improvement.
  • Has experience in all aspects of project management and project control activities.
  • Knowledge of industry, technology, and EPC work processes, including knowledge of Civil works, MEP building, slab tracks, equipment, and systems. 
  • Experience with lump sum and reimbursable projects.


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; Energy; 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 and expression, age, national origin, disability, citizenship status (except as authorized by law), protected veteran status, genetic information, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

In accordance with the laws of Saudi Arabia, Bechtel has adopted mandatory COVID-19 safety protocols for all work locations in the country. These requirements may include vaccination and testing. Any and all offers of employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia are expressly conditioned upon the applicant’s willingness and ability to comply with all COVID-19 related safety laws and Bechtel protocols in place at the time of a candidate’s start date. A candidate’s failure or refusal to comply with such laws and protocols renders an issued offer null and void.
This requirement cannot be waived by a recruiter, manager, or supervisor. Your submission of an application for employment with Bechtel in Saudi Arabia constitutes your understanding and acknowledgment of this express condition.