CPS - Cultural Assets and Museums - Program & Project Manager / Senior Manager - Subcontractor opportunity

Al Ula

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Not Applicable



Management Level


Job Description & Summary

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager/Program Manager with a strong background in architecture and design development for cultural assets, preferably within the context of museums. The ideal candidate will possess comprehensive knowledge of project management principles and methodologies as defined by the Project Management Institute (PMI) and have a deep understanding of culture, heritage, design management, and the development of cultural assets. This role requires exceptional project management skills and a passion for preserving and promoting cultural heritage.


1 year – to be renewed upon Client’s request


AlUla, KSA


Years of Experience: 8-15 years


  • Manage and run programs and a wide variety of projects in the Culture sector (cultural assets, museums etc.)
  • Manage and oversee the development and interpretation of various cultural asset
  • Develop program/project business cases and other program management documents
  • Manage the dependencies and prioritization among the projects
  • Monitor the availability of required human and financial resources and their efficient utilization
  • Apply Project Management methodologies (PMI), tools and processes to plan, track and monitor project progress from initiation through closure to ensure successful delivery of projects and/or services within timeline, budget, scope (value) and quality
  • Assist the business in the scoping exercise of programs/projects by using technical background in the field and flagging risks and opportunities to reach comprehensive program /project scope
  • Manage the program /project changes, risks, issues, and escalation processes
  • Ensure proper risk management by documenting all risks and employing an effective mitigation strategy
  • Develop and implement/activate the program governance effectively and involvement of the defined stakeholders
  • Manage and maintain stakeholders’ communication
  • Plan and schedule project timelines, deliverables and milestones using appropriate tools
  • Monitor program/project budgets and prepare regular status reports
  • Coordinate and manage vendors to ensure deliverables meet scope of work and quality standards
  • Evaluate program /project outcomes in terms of quality, consistency, accuracy, overall value, completion dates and provider performance
  • Deliver informative and well-organized presentations and briefings to management
  • Ensure project wide compliance with governmental regulations and legislation


  • Proficiency in RIBA design stages, including experience in design development, to effectively manage the development of cultural asset projects throughout all the design stages.
  • Must demonstrate his knowledge of culture, heritage, and the management of cultural assets, preferably within a museum or cultural institution setting.
  • Strong project management skills with sufficient level of understanding of project management concepts and tools.
  • Familiar with best practices in (E)PMO structures and operating models.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and leadership skills to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in a similar role, out of which a minimum of 3-4 years of experience in a Program/Project Management capacity
  • Strong communication, presentation and reporting skills.
  • Strong stakeholder management and ability to navigate political environments.
  • Analytical mindset with problem-solving skills to manage project challenges.
  • Motivated, active, team player, social and proactive.
  • Must be fluent in English both written and spoken, Arabic is a plus.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in fields such as Architecture, Cultural Heritage/Assets Management, or any related discipline.
  • PMP and PgMP are considered as distinguishers. (PMP course knowledge is a must)

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Government Clearance Required?


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Job information

Firm: PwC

Location: Al Ula



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