Senior Interface Manager-NEOM/T

Requisition ID: 264435 

  • Relocation Authorized: International - Single 
  • 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 & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals markets. Our services span from initial planning and investment, through start-up and operations. Core to Bechtel is 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:

Saudi Arabian Bechtel Company is providing Project Management Consultancy (PMC) 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.


Summary of Responsibilities:

Leads interface management team as Senior Interface Manager and is responsible for managing interface between various contractors involved in project activities of assigned respective project areas, including establishing an effective relationship management strategy among key internal and external stakeholders to achieve optimum performance outcomes for the assigned areas. Is accountable for the monitoring and oversight of project and use innovative thinking to overcome challenges and implement solutions which minimize disruption to the project, avoid time overruns, reduces the cost overruns, mitigates the reworks in construction, enabling effective project delivery.


Essential Job Duties:

· Responsible for overall interface management of the project in ensuring the quality, cost, statutory, safety and environment issues and project scheduling requirements are met.

· Responsible for the overall interface management to help the delivery of the construction works, projects, quality control, management reporting, risk planning etc.

· Maintains effective project governance, processes and systems to be utilized throughout project.

· Coordinates with Area Director and Project Managers for the effective resource management, materials, and plan schedules.

· Managing, engaging, reporting to the Area Director on all key internal and external stakeholders.

· Responsible for planning of the whole construction interface process from inception through to completion.

· Responsible for preparations of interface plans that are underpinned and aligned with critical path of the region.

· Manage the construction interface between the various business work streams and departments.

· Responsible to identify the interface, ensure the boundary is clearly identified in the tender document, ensure the interface handovers are clearly identified in the schedule, develop the interface management protocols for the contractors.

· Develop an understanding of the interface risks and how they should be best allocated and managed.

· Implement Bechtel’s Zero Accident Philosophy, and ensure contractor’s compliance to the project ES&H plans, site security plan, traffic plans, emergency response plan, housekeeping, fire protection and jobsite work rules

· Lead the ES&H implementation activities, conduct joint safety inspections with Contractor’s senior staff and participate in the clients' ES&H programs

· Support in managing the contracts awarded by client and ensure that the contractual obligations are met by the contractors

· Manages and coordinates inputs to ensure continuous construction work front availability through review of look ahead schedules, commodity charts, resource charts, engineering deliverables, material delivery schedules and any other service requirements including contractor submittals

· Ensures required permits and licenses are in place prior to the start of works at site

· Facilitate, liaison, coordinate and manage the interface with government agencies, client, internal functions, contractors, and other stakeholders for the successful completion, manage and handover of works


Qualifications, Experience, Job Knowledge, and Skill set Requirements:

· A recognized bachelor’s or master’s degree in relevant Engineering discipline

· Minimum 20 years of professional experience, or 25 years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree

· Minimum 15 years of progressive work experience in construction of large-scale projects in a similar role, either in direct construction or construction management role

· Experience of working in mountainous terrains, in construction of region connecting projects such as roads, rails, related utilities and other infrastructures like camps, approaches, lifestyle buildings etc.,

· Has proven experience and thorough knowledge in construction of large-scale projects.

· Thorough knowledge of international standards and specification and codes as applicable, including various Safety procedures and practices associated.

· Knowledge and experience in the implementation of ES&H and quality management systems

· Experience in KSA / Middle east / GCC is preferred

· Must be able to demonstrate good 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

· Self-motivated individual with ability to work independently and exercise professional judgment, with a passion to take ownership of projects and provide sound technical leadership to contractor’s staff and field engineers

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.