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Job Description

Job Summary:

This role will be three-fold, firstly overseeing the portfolio of organizational projects, providing expert knowledge and support and monitoring progress and reporting on the portfolio status to RPDC CEO. Secondly managing projects/programmes directly. Finally, the development, introduction and on-going iteration of the organization’s Project Delivery Approach.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for establishing and running the Project Management Office with the objective of ensuring all projects are delivered using a ‘best-practice’ Project Delivery Approach and are delivered within the agreed scope, time, cost and quality.
  • Provide strong leadership to promote best practices in managing interrelated projects and programs to ensure successful delivery.
  • Ensure project resources have the correct toolsets and processes in place and that all relevant staff are trained and equipped to deliver successfully.
  • Strong project or program management and excellent organizational skills are fundamental, as is the ability to liaise with people at all levels of the organization.


· Education

Engineering Degree.

· Certifications

Recognized formal project management qualification (PMP/APMP or equivalent) is desirable.

· Experience

5-8 years of experience.

· Technical Skills

Engineering skills to understand technology development projects.

Job Details

Functional Area:
Total Positions:
1 Post
Job Shift:
First Shift (Day)
Job Type:
Research Products Development Company (RPDC)
Job Location:
No Preference
Minimum Education:
Career Level:
Department Head
Minimum Experience:
5 Years
Work Permit:
Saudi Arabia
Apply Before:
Oct 28, 2019
Posting Date:
Jul 28, 2019
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The Saudi Technology Development and Investment Company (TAQNIA) was established in June 2011 by Royal Decree to localize technology in Saudi Arabia and commercialize outputs of R&D centers. TAQNIA invests in technology that contributes towards Saudi Arabia's economic diversification. TAQNIA is ...Read More