Construction Director


Job Title : Construction Director
Location : Doha
Company : Parsons
Salary :
Open Date : 2022-08-19
Close Date : 2022-12-19

Job Description:

Construction Director


If you have spent your career leading major construction projects, Parsons has an opportunity for you! We are currently seeking a qualified professional to serve as Construction Director, leading all field construction activities of major infrastructure projects involving multiple units. Parsons is known for delivering optimal solutions on world class projects. Apply today to contribute your talents to a winning team.

In this role, you will direct all field construction activities of major infrastructure projects involving multiple units, or multiple smaller scope projects. Applies widely diversified knowledge and experience of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the most current and effective methods and techniques to be utilized for installation. Incumbent is totally familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities to be erected. In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement, and field engineering, commercial management, resource planning and management.


Establishes assignments and directs the activities of Construction Managers for various units and/or work areas of construction operations.

Assigns manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals.

Anticipates and resolves various problems such as changes in scope, slippage of schedules, and budget overruns.

Ensures that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project.

Makes recommendations to upper management as appropriate, for the resolution of major problems.

Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.

Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher level management and clients, including formal presentations.

Establishes policies and procedures tailored to the assigned projects and ensures conformance.

Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.

Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction related activities.

Maintains strong client and community relations, including making presentations to local civic organizations.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor's Degree in construction related field (or equivalent construction related work experience). MSc in Construction Management is preferred. Preferably registered/chartered Engineer.

20+ years of widely diversified experience (including successful management experience) in the construction of large civil/infrastructure projects at domestic and/or foreign locations is required.

Requires widely diversified knowledge of construction related processes and industry practices.

Demonstrated effective managerial capability on construction projects of comparable scope and complexity is also required, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills (particularly in formal presentations to clients and upper management).

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

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