Head of Operational Excellence, Riyadh

Job Details
Job Type
Job Sector
Building & Construction
Middle East

Linum Consult’s client is a major international construction consultancy. They are currently seeking a Manager to oversee their Operational Excellence Department in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  • Reviewing and updating policies, processes, and procedures, quality assurance, continuous improvement, risk management, training, and project monitoring and reporting
  • Develop and ratify department operating structures and department operating processes & procedures
  • Assess the capability of the existing PMO department staff and recommend appropriate roles and responsibilities
  • Prepare the department knowledge transfer programme, which includes comprehensive on the job learning
  • Ensure the Stage-Gate Process is applied consistently to projects
  • Review, validate, and consolidate project monthly dashboards and reports, highlighting any concerns


  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Engineering
  • At least 20 years’ experience in project management environments on large projects, including overall responsibility for setting up and running a PMO
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in professional project management processes and procedures
  • Good knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up work processes
  • Previous involvement in continuous improvement and talent development
  • Strong skills in management, personnel administration, and communication
  • Previous experience working internationally and/or in global organisations


To apply, please send your CV to for the attention of Francis Ryan, detailing your current financial package and notice period.

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