SNC-Lavalin wins advisory services contract for a program management office for Riyadh
SNC-Lavalin was awarded a Program Management Office (PMO) Advisory Services contract from the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh (RCRC) in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to support its Architectural Projects Program (APP) department .
The program will play a key role in transforming iconic architecture, landscape and town planning projects that will benefit society as a whole and help position Riyadh among the top 100 cities in the world.
Under the two-year contract, SNC-Lavalin will provide program and project management services integrated with digital solutions. This will cover the entire project management cycle, from the study and planning stages of the project, followed by the management of tenders to the successful implementation of the project.
It also covers the design and development of a digital solution to manage a portfolio of projects related to the city of Riyadh. The scope of work will be implemented in three phases, including PMO assessment and design, enterprise performance management (EPM) solution development and implementation, and project management services .
“We are proud to support the Royal Commission for the City of Riyadh in this important project which will transform Riyadh’s arts and culture scene and improve the lives of its citizens as part of the Saudi Vision 2030 goals,” said Mohamed Youssef, senior vice-president. , Middle East and North Africa, Infrastructure, SNC-Lavalin.
“By providing our expertise in program and project management combined with digital solutions, the architectural projects program will deliver cutting-edge innovative applications that will accelerate efficiency and improve the quality of project delivery.”
As part of Saudi Vision 2030, CRCR is launching several projects in Riyadh to improve the lives of its citizens. The APP department oversees the art projects of Riyadh, King Salman Science Oasis, Islamic Museum, and River of Light, to name a few. Riyadh Art is the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia’s first and largest national public art initiative.
As part of the project, more than 1000 works of art and monuments, created by local and international artists, will be installed in the city of Riyadh according to a plan of 10 programs that covers residential neighborhoods, gardens, parks, squares, metro and bus stations, bridges, city entrances and tourist destinations. This project will also engage artists from all over the world, strengthen social values ââand improve knowledge transfer.