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Assurance Director - Military Veterans

at Parsons Corporation

Req #: R137602


  • SA - Riyadh, Qiddiya

Job Description:

Parsons is now hiring an Assurance Director who can lead a team of professionals overseeing the safety, environmental, sustainability, and quality efforts of a major program in the greater area of Riyadh.  

Parsons extensive experience in this field, combined with your professional oversight and technical guidance, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance.  

We need our Assurance Directors to be versatile, support and advise all business units with assurance strategies and expertise, as well as have exceptional communication, analytical and management skills. In this role, you will provide training and support to the program and senior functional managers. You will lead safety, environmental, sustainability, and quality audit efforts and champion the implementation of assurance initiatives. Our Assurance Director will assist senior functional management in meeting established program goals and objectives.  


Provides management direction and includes administrative and supervisory responsibilities, involving all safety, environmental, sustainability, and quality standard practices, processes and procedures on a large program and within functional areas to ensure that products or services are in accordance with customer and Parsons' requirements. This position provides leadership to safety, environmental, sustainability, and quality professionals and the development and implementation of systems, procedures, and related functional activities. Regularly interacts with senior-level representatives from a variety of functional groups, including program management, design/engineering, purchasing, construction, and other personnel.


  • Provides Assurance leadership using the ISO Standards as the basis for process development and optimization, procedure development, data collection and reporting and Systems training. Interfaces at senior and executive levels with regard to ISO 9000 process improvement and reengineering.

  • Develops and maintains Assurance Policy, Processes, Procedures and related documents. Reviews manuals, documents, and implementation procedures to verify compliance with industry codes and standards, regulations and regulatory commitments.

  • Participates in Client pre-bid, bid or contract planning and preparation.

  • Plans and executes required audit activities (schedules, plans, reports, finding resolutions, etc.).

  • Performs and adequately documents Internal Assurance Audits of assigned office, projects and jobsites and manages all related follow-up activities. Audits conducted to assure compliance with client and Parsons' standards, contract requirements, and applicable codes, specifications and drawings, including but not limited to: Design, Engineering, Estimating, Procurement, Project Controls, Vendor/Subcontractor

  • Facilitates all internal and external Assurance audits and briefs management with the results.

  • Effectively documents, follows-up and closes corrective actions - both internal and external. Analyzes findings/ issues/ non-conformances identified during audits to determine program quality and identify performance trends. The analysis includes all available oversight results, both internal and external, and trending data.

  • Handles qualification audits of suppliers of purchased items and services.

  • Assures audited activities meet Parsons' program and Client requirements.

  • Performs Assurance reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.

  • Promotes safety awareness, including adhering to safety rules and requirements. Participates, as needed, in safety field audits and assessments.

  • Reviews from a quality perspective (and approves if required) documents prepared by internal or external organizations, such as quality manuals and procedures, technical deliverables, test plans and procedures, purchase orders, and subcontracts.

  • Collaborates with management for interface on Assurance activities with internal or external organizations (customers, suppliers, subcontractors, and others).


Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, Environmental, or Quality or 20+ of related work experience, including 10+ years' experience in a management capacity.


Membership in a nationally- recognized professional organization. Certified in OSHA, CQM, LEED, and ISO. Possesses working knowledge of more than one area of industry, such as infrastructure, government, aviation, process, or transportation.

  • Management ability and knowledge of Assurance Management practices, processes, and current technology is required.

  • Requires thorough experience in directing and implementing assurance management systems and standards specified by ISO 9000, ASME, ANSI, ASTM and similar organizations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate clearly, conduct presentations to management and interface effectively with a diverse group of professionals.

  • Proficiency in analyzing situations in business terms, i.e. ROI, cost per unit, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to work with other departments in a tactful and effective manner.

  • Strong leadership and management skills, excellent written and verbal communication, and strong analytical, problem-solving, and risk assessment skills. Ability to make public presentations.

  • Computer proficiency with advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Visio.

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.

Riyadh, Riyadh Province

Contact Information
Henry Edem Duke
Parsons Corporation

Founded in 1944, Parsons, an engineering, construction, technical, and management services firm with revenues of $2.7 billion in 2011, is 100% owned by the Employee Stock Ownership Trust. We conquer the toughest logistical challenges and deliver design/design-build, program/construction management, and other professional services packaged in innovative alternative delivery methods to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide. Parsons is a leader in many diversified markets with a focus on transportation, environmental/infrastructure, and defense/security.

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