Head of Project Controls, 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 Project Controls department in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.


  • Having overall responsibility for managing and monitoring budgets, costs, planning/scheduling, and management of change
  • Assigning project control staff appropriate roles and responsibilities, based on their capabilities
  • Implement the relevant Stage Gate Process on all new and existing projects
  • Ensure that all projects provide input to monthly dashboards consistent with project guidelines
  • Prepare and maintain portfolio cost reports, showing budget, forecasts, and actual costs
  • Implement an Enterprise Documents Management System (EDMS)
  • Define schedule requirements for contracts


  • Bachelor’s degree qualification in Engineering
  • At least 20 years’ experience in planning and scheduling, working in a managerial role on large scale projects
  • Excellent technical knowledge of directing cost engineering, cost estimating, control and analysis, planning and scheduling, schedule development, control and analysis
  • Demonstrable history of setting up and establishing criteria for project control activities
  • Good holistic understanding of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up processes
  • Advanced knowledge of scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and EPPM platforms
  • Previous experience of working internationally, preferably in the Middle East


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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