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Parsons Corporation Cost and Commercial Director in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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Job Description:

You see the trees and the forest

What some may consider a small oversight can cause a major work problem. That's why we need an executive leader who's a keen observer to note the out-of-place crack before it spreads into a disastrous gap. You have a meticulous work ethic, founded on attention to every element of a situation, and your influence spreads wide. We look forward to hearing from you.

Parsons is now hiring a Cost & Commercial Director for one of our large Infrastructure PMCs in Saudi Arabia.

In this role, you will manage all commercial activity for a a project of significant size and represent the Company in negotiations of the most complex contractual issues.

Our Managers must be fully knowledgeable of all legal, business, financial, and long term implication of prime contract negotiation and maintenance.


  • Negotiates the most significant contracts or contract modifications, often under difficult conditions.

  • Draws upon broad prior experience to effectively negotiate the most favor terms and conditions with prospective and current clients while achieving Company objectives.

  • Identifies risks and contractual terms not conforming to Company policy.

  • Participates in Division, Company, and Corporate strategic planning activities for specific projects (e.g., risk assessment, bid/no bid analysis, participation in business plan development, etc.).

  • Selects personnel, makes staffing assignments, supervises work produced to ensure consistent high quality performance.

  • Provides training and development for personnel assigned

  • Maintains an active participation in related professional societies to keep abreast of relevant contractual issues.

  • Keeps subordinates up to date relative to the availability of resource materials dealing with current contract administration and negotiation issues.

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

We need leaders who shine when every moment counts

The heroes of a situation are the executives who meet high pressure with high focus, high determination, and high productivity. If that's you, you're in high demand in our inclusive organization where our valued, diverse staff broadens our ability to find smart solutions.


  • JD in Law or Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Finance, or related field

  • 20+ years of cost and commercial management experience within a large international engineering and construction firm is required

  • Requires a comprehensive knowledge of industry business practices and the negotiation of prime contracts

  • Incumbent must also possess strong written and oral communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills

  • Working knowledge of PC software packages typically associated with contract administration

  • Must be capable of independently negotiating the most complex commercial issues

  • Proven ability for managing and directing work involving complex situations

We go the extra mile - and it takes us light years ahead

It's the unexpected, much-appreciated extras in our customer-focused care that keep us strong and growing. People rightfully believe that we care about them as much as we care about the quality of our products. It takes vigilance, strategy, a positive spirit - and hopefully, your leadership - to keep us exceeding expectations, mile after extra mile. Help lead a welcoming, diverse organization that recognizes individuals for their unique efforts and accomplishments.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to an individual’s race, color, religion, national origin, ethnicity, union affiliation, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, employable physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, immigration status, or any other basis protected by all applicable laws.