Construction Logistics Manager - Saudi Arabia

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  • Date Created
    April 11, 2018

Job description

The role involves the operationalisation and commercialization of all facilities required to support and sustain a multi-billion dollar investment. Required facilities include the establishment of worker accommodation, acquisition of substantial heavy plant and equipment, set-up of concrete batching and pre-casting facilities 

  • Leading the mobilization of major project in remote greenfield locations on a major multi-billion dollar infrastructure scheme from inception to completion.
  • Maximise the financial effectiveness and profitability of the project through diligent application of proper contractual and commercial practices with a strong focus on managing logistics and cost.
  • Managing delivery of the overall commission for Arcadis, including leading the Arcadis team and accountability for associated Business Plan.
  • Developing an excellent working relationship with the client and the whole project team to work together and successfully deliver the project.



  • Development and understanding of the project brief

  • Develop the scope of the project with consultation with the client

  • Manage all works (post-contract) ensuring the program is efficiently actioned incorporating risk management, change management and budgeting up to the handover of the project

  • Pre-construction planning, and development of a delivery strategy

  • Input to the project schedules

  • Development of the cost plan and reviews of this at relevant design phases against the project budget

  • Active Value and Risk management of the project

  • Procurement options and recommendations

  • Procurement of the contractor(s) through to completion and handover

  • Management of the Engineer / Supervision consultant

  • Progression reporting at pre-defined periods during the tenure of the project



  • Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering or relevant engineering field

  • At least 15 years of experience required.

  • Extensive experience of leading site logistics set up for major Infrastructure programmes of work.

  • Proven track record of working on major programmes of work from inception to completion.

  • Fluency in both oral written and oral English.

  • Report writing.

  • Effective, multi-cultural, interpersonal communications.

  • Energy and motivation, with natural drive and excellent communication skills.

  • Able to manage assignments from conception through to conclusion.

  • Tenacity to ask questions, listen to answers, define problems and formulate solutions.

  • Strong team player.

  • Able to multitask and manage priorities.

  • Ability to summarise detailed work into concise executive level briefs.

  • Perception, commercial awareness and an ability to identify value for money solutions to problems.

  • Self – reliance.

  • High level of discretion and integrity.

  • Arcadis is fully supportive of Nationalisation programs in the Middle East and warmly invite Nationals in all regions to apply.



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