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Parsons Corporation Deputy Program Director / Commercial Manager in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Deputy Program Director / Commercial Manager

Ready to take your management and lager scale development experience to the next level to work on complex development and urban challenges that will have a huge impact on the local mater community?

Parsons is now hiring a Deputy Program Director/ Commercial Manager who can work in a high-paced team environment. Working closely with small team of multi-disciplinary professionals, technical staff and assist the Program Manager overseeing all phases of a large scale development's component project portfolio and implementation of its component projects or programs.

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your senior management and technical experience, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.

We need our Deputy Program Managers to be versatile as well as have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills.

In this role you will develop, and manage master community annual budgets and prepare multi-year budget projections related to a large scale development's component project portfolio.

Provide cost analysis, reporting and prepare detailed presentations and briefings to senior and executive level Clients and local government representatives.

You will utilize widely diversified knowledge of planning, engineering, construction and cost management activities, and draws upon extensive experience working directly with senior and executive level Client representatives.


  • Assists the Program Director in the performance of their duties.Develop and manage component project budgets, monitoring expenditures and perform statistical analysis as required

  • Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to the Program for the resolution of difficult and complex challenges.

  • Act in the absence of the Program Director or as required subject to the Program Manager's discretion

  • Interfaces directly with senior and executive level clients, attends regular meetings, and prepare reports and briefings.

  • Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages. Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and Client management fully informed.

  • Effectively interface on a daily basis with Client Representatives, plot developers, architects and colleagues on a variety of development matters

  • Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or adhoc basis.

  • Prepare monthly reports, contract and procurement management and annual financial reporting and budgets

  • Participates in business development efforts by gathering and presenting a variety of background data.

  • May be required to make informal or formal presentations.

  • Develop timely project briefs and or reports for presentation to Client senior management.

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


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering Management, Construction Management, or Commercial Management (or related field)

  • 15-20 years of related experience, including supervisory/managerial experience

  • Requires advanced engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field

  • Proficient PC skills including a proficiency in various

  • Project Controls Software and Microsoft Office Suite

  • Proven ability to perform in a supervisory capacity

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices is required

  • Incumbent must meet Parsons Project Manager Certification requirements

  • strong command of English (written and spoken) is essential


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.