Assistant Project Director

Habtoor Leighton Group
Ibra, Oman

Ref: LP052-14
Habtoor Leighton Group

The Role

The Role

For a major Road project in Ibra (Sultanate of Oman)

Responsible for the effective management of planning, site procurement, technical, financial and commercial aspects of the project. To effectively communicate direction to Section Heads and provide appropriate support such that agreed business objectives will be realised

Technical and design approvals, programme, laboratory, site procurement, costing, claims, admin, IT, HR, site store, accounts.

• Provide consistent leadership and support to Section Heads
• Empowering key Senior Staff whilst retaining responsibility.
• Undertake performance review of key subcontractors
• Ensure company policies and objectives are communicated effectively and promote continuous improvement.
• Liaise with RE on all project issues.
• Set and agree objectives for key staff aligned to job appraisals
• Produce reports reflecting current status to assist PD with programme, approvals, costing
• Consultant relations

• Ensure commercial objectives are met.
• Work closely with commercial team and project management to ensure budgeted margin levels are being realised.
• Responsibility for all key subcontracted packages with particular emphasis on programme/quality and Health and Safety.
• Agree target budgets with Contract Management and PD.
• Cost reporting for contract and productive units.

• Maintain and update programme, report delays and recommend actions and maintain and monitor KPIs.
• Undertake short to medium term forecasts for labour, plant and materials and advise PD of any shortfall/surplus.

• Agree HSE safety targets for key statistics with HSE Manager.
• Assist HSE Manager in the integration of policy.

• Agree and monitor QA/QC targets
• Assist QA/QC Manager in the integration of the policy

• Weekly KPI Summary Report
• Monthly Site Progress Report for PD
• Monthly labour/Plant forecast
• Commercial Overview
• Wastage reports

• Weekly Progress Meetings with Contract Management
• Monthly BoM meeting
• Attendance at key meetings with Client/ Consultant/ Subcontractor/ Suppliers when necessary or requested
• Weekly Safety Management Meeting
• Weekly QA/QC meeting



Degree in Civil Engineering, 18+ years experience in civil construction industry, out of which 5 years in Project Manager or Assistant Project Director role. Proven track record of delivery on projects with major clients. Should possess behavioral skills like Goal orientation, advanced negotiation, interpersonal, communication, leadership, problem solving, strategic thinking and technical skill like commercial competency, resource planning and management, safety management, risk management, project governance competency.

About the Company

About the Company

The Habtoor Leighton Group (HLG) is one of the leading diversified international contractors in the Middle East and North Africa.HLG is part of the Leighton Group, Australia’s largest project development and contracting group with annual revenues exceeding US$18 billion.

HLG focuses on five core market sectors: infrastructure; building; rail; oil and gas; and mining. The Group also operates a diverse range of complementary Associated Businesses that enable us to offer clients a one-stop solution for all their construction, development and asset management needs.
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