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Project Manager - Building

Project Manager - Building

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Saudi Arabia
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KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

We are now seeking an exceptional Project Manager - Building to join our award winning team based on our Makkah site in Saudi Arabia 


This critical role will be responsible for providing leadership and direction to the project team, consultants and contractors during the planning, development and delivery phases of the project. 


Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

  • Providing leadership, guidance and advice to the project team.
  • Ensuring work is conducted with quality assurance protocols.
  • Liaising with the client, developer, consultants and contractors as well as KEO internal construction management, supervision and design divisions.
  • Ensuring the delivery of the contracted PM/CM infrastructure services to the client.
  • Participating in implementing the Project Management Plan and procedures.
  • Preparing tender strategies by identifing qualified consultants, contractors and vendors, whilst preparing and issuing RFP’s and evaluating proposals.
  • Overseeing and guiding consultants design progress activities and monitoring and verifying design progress submittals at all design phases.
  • Attending meetings and workshops with consultants and contractors, preparing the meeting minutes and achieving identified actions.
  • Organising and managing design review meetings, workshops and reports during design phases.
  • Reviewing and monitoring project cost estimates, value engineering proposals and cost reconciliation.
  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of the risk management plan.
  • Being instrumental in establishing a culture throughout all the project stages by leading by example and finding practical and cost effective solutions in collaboration with other project stakeholders.


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will bring a minimum of 20 years career experience working on large building projects with a minumum value of 4 Billion SAR, with a Bachelor Degree in civil engineering or project management. 

A Professional Membership of an Engineering or Construction Management Society is viewed favourably.


Bilingual communication skills in both English and Arabic are essential.


KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.