Balfour Beatty’s professional services division has secured a programme management consultancy contract worth £5bn on a roads and drainage scheme in Qatar.

The five-year deal is worth £104m, and Parsons Brinckerhoff will oversee management and coordination of all construction, logistics and supply chain interfaces with Ashghal, the nation’s public works authority.

Parsons Brinckerhoff will also oversee general engineering consultants for each of five geographic zones comprising Qatar.

The programme involves the construction and upgrade of local roads and drainage throughout the country for a period of five years.

Balfour Beatty will partner with Ashgal in delivering the programme of infrastructure improvements.

Atkins also revealed it has been awarded a £65m role as consultant for the Doha West area.