Senior Project Manager - Public Private Partnerships

Senior Project Manager - Public Private Partnerships

We are currently searching for a Senior Project Manager for Public Private Partnership (PPP) to join our Riyadh, KSA office. You will manage and implement complex PPP projects across various sectors such as infrastructure, healthcare, education, and public services. 

The successful candidate will ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the required quality standards.

The role requires a strong understanding of the principles and practices of PPPs and the ability to manage complex stakeholder relationships.

Type of contract
Associate, Associate Director
Area of Expertise
Middle East, India and Asia
Office / Project Location
Ref No

What will I be doing? 


  • Lead and manage the delivery of PPP projects from inception to completion, ensuring that all key milestones are met, and risks are managed effectively.
  • Develop project plans, budgets, and schedules, and ensure all project deliverables are completed on time and within budget.
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders, including government agencies, private sector partners, lenders, and consultants, to ensure that project objectives are met.
  • Identify potential issues and risks, and develop and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Monitor and report on project progress, including financial performance, and prepare regular reports for senior management and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that all project activities are in compliance with relevant laws, regulations, and policies.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to project team members, including contractors and consultants, to ensure they deliver high-quality work.


What do I need to be successful? 


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Finance, or related field. A master's degree is preferred.
  • Significant relevant experience in managing PPP projects, focusing on infrastructure development, construction, or public services.
  • Strong understanding of PPP principles and practices, including risk allocation, financial structuring, and contract management.
  • Experience managing complex stakeholder relationships and engaging with senior government officials and private sector partners.
  • Excellent project management skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and deliver results within tight deadlines.
  • Strong communication skills

A place for everyone

Buro Happold values individual's flexible approaches to working patterns as an important part of the way you work and achieve balance. We welcome applications from those who are seeking flexibility in their careers.   

Our exceptional portfolio of projects is the result of the diversity of thought, identities, backgrounds and experiences that shape us. Appreciating each other’s differences is key, we want employees to feel they don’t have to mask elements of their identity to thrive. 

We are working to change the lack of representation of marginalised groups in the built environment and are particularly keen to hear from anyone who feels they are underrepresented in the industry. We have much to learn from one another. Embracing difference allows us to develop the most innovative and elegant solutions.

Please let us know if there are any adjustments we could make to the application process to make it easier and more comfortable for you. Contact so we can work with you to support you throughout your application. 

Important information:

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