Airport Job in Abu Dhabi

Senior Development Manager – Airport


The Senior Development Manager is responsible for planning, execution and management of airport decommissioning.

Efforts include:

  • Development of the business case to the satisfaction of the business sponsor
  • Obtaining necessary approvals and funding via the Delegation of Authority
  • Responsible for development and scheduling of the project work breakdown structure and the co-ordination of:
    • Consultant Appointment
    • Design development
    • Project Governance
    • Contractual and Procurement Governance
    • Performance of the assigned project within time, cost, quality and safety specifications.

Post Contract, the Senior Development Manager serves as the owner representative on a day-to-day basis and assures compliance with business objectives.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Assure compliance with Client’s project gateway process
  • Develop project business case and obtain necessary funding and approvals
  • Develop and maintain a project execution plan detailing plans to manage benefits, time, cost, quality and safety effectively
  • Manage professional consultants to ensure that design work remains on schedule, within budget and expectations.
  • Coordinate design phase activities/deliverables with the Client, architects, engineers, sub-consultants, stakeholders, agencies, tenants, airlines, etc. relative to facilities design and systems.
  • Chair and conduct design progress and coordination meetings, preparing agendas, coordinating presentation material and preparing meeting minutes for same.
  • Stakeholder management and engagement through the design development phase
  • Manage the handover of the project from design phase into procurement and delivery by others
  • Act as the owner’s representative during the construction phase to monitor compliance with business objectives

What Required Skills You’ll Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering/construction or project management
  • Minimum 15 years of experience in development and decommissioning project management ideally airports
  • Ability to manage consultants and contractors on the project
  • Experience managing projects from start to completion
  • Excellent communication in English
  • Incumbent should have a broad general technical and business background, as well as previous experience on similar or related projects.

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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