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Project Management Office Director (Relocation to Saudi)

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Project Management Office Director (Relocation to Saudi)

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.



Globally, we are delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. We work in the transport and energy sectors, providing consultancy, engineering and operations services for clients such as major airports, governments, regulators, cities and rail and road operators.



The Project Management Office Director develops and implements PMO processes and policies, directs project management staff, and works with other department leaders to define, prioritise, and develop projects and programs.



This is an exciting time to join Egis, working in a leadership position, playing an integral part in helping Egis meet our future goals.



As the PMO Director, you shall manage all governance & departmental sub-functions within a broader departmental set of functions, including, corporate, governance, setting business planning, investment, operations, delivery, and steady state delivery including O&M /  project lifecycle.



You shall take responsibility for the creations of functional strategies, developing budgets, policies and procedures to support the functional infrastructure.



Job description

This role is working for our Saudi Arabia Region. We are happy to support individuals looking to relocate to Saudi Arabia. 




  • Continuously improve project management toolkits and methodologies
  • Define the overall objectives and key deliverables for the project
  • Develop and utilise strong working relationships to ensure thorough and effective management of assigned project initiatives
  • Drive the training on project methodology and other trainings as needed, including the evolution of materials
  • Provide Program Management and project team oversight
  • Establish project benchmarks and performance KPI metrics, measuring the performance of these
  • Develop and adjust staffing model to support the evolving functions and program demands
  • Translate the project vision into program high level scope, design and executables
  • Lead the analysis, selection and roll-out of PMO tools that enable the integrated delivery model.
  • Develop the organisation structure and functions strategy, providing optimal portfolio value analysis and delivery strategy. This includes documenting all key decisions and action items.
  • Own the governance plan for stage-gate decision process’, approvals, and core PMO leadership team meetings.
  • Ensure functional area deliverables are understood, cross-functionally aligned, execution of deliverables and timelines are on track.
  • Bring a deep background in Portfolio, Program & Project management.
  • Partner with the Leadership Directors to facilitate an effective, cross-functional governance process to enable portfolio status and health.
  • Leads project quality and analytical functions to mitigate and address project delivery challenges in the support of continuous improvement efforts.
  • Leads preparation of regular, thorough, and articulate executive KPI summaries for senior leadership on project and team performance.
  • Leads interviewing and hiring process in assigned areas and provides direct input into performance evaluations.
  • Partner with the HR Director to facilitate an effective, cross-functional governance process to enable portfolio status and health.
  • Ensures adherence to practices, procedures, precedents, policy, and Executive Leadership direction.
  • Develop and employ strategies to bring alignment and true partnership between investment, governance, controls, commercial finance, technology, delivery and business stakeholders and team members.
  • Direct program and project management staff and works with other department leaders to define, prioritise, and develop programs and projects


Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in development, construction, business or related filed, required.
  • Extensive experience in the development and project management at a senior level required.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing programs from concept to completion and into operations.
  • Ability to perform root cause analysis on issues encountered during project delivery and devise course correction and ‘get to green’ plans.
  • Exceptional influencing and team development skills.
  • Proficient in Project Management at a strategic level.
  • Ability to manage multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Certification in Project Management is highly preferred.
  • Strong Microsoft Project and Excel skills.
  • Organisational and planning skills, with the ability to communicate both written and orally at a high level, in order to build effective working relationships.
  • Superior organisational skills, with experience managing multiple projects with high priority.
  • The ability to lead others through challenges, obstacles, deadlines, and changes is required.
  • Ability to inspire others, creates vision and strategy, energizes others



We are committed to our planet


In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.


Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.



Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.



Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required