Programme Manager

1Recruit International
Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP907-25
1Recruit International

The Role


The Role


• Public Works Government Authority
• WasteWater Major Project
• Location: Doha, Qatar

The country of Qatar continues to experience substantial construction growth with infrastructure budgets rising to over $120B for infrastructure and road projects by 2016. To support this growth, our client; the public works authority; has created the role of Programme Manager IDRIS to drive a major project. IDRIS is the Inner Doha Resewerage Implementation Strategy which is a major drainage portfolio programme comprising 35km of tunnel sewer and a new wastewater treatment plant for the southern districts of Doha valued at USD3B.

Reporting to the Director Infrastructure Affairs, the Programme Manager is responsible for the delivery of a QR 8bn capital programme comprising a tunnelled transfer scheme, wastewater treatment plant and marine outfall. The responsibilities comprise the:

• Management of supply chain partners comprising programme management consultants, Design Consultants, Contractors and suppliers.
• Working in partnership with consultants and contractors to ensure delivery of the capital programme to achieve time, quality and financial objectives.
• Administration of professional services and works contracts ensuring the highest standards of Governance and application of company policies, standards and procedures.
• Preparation of regular reports and briefing papers on the progress of the capital programme.
• Management of risk across the capital programme and preparation of management reports to propose strategies for mitigation.
• Management of the performance of the PMC and consultants and provision of feedback to ensure continuous improvement in the quality of service delivered through the supply chain.
• Coordination with internal and external stakeholders to ensure appropriate levels of liaison in support of programme delivery.
• Responsible as line-manager for the programme delivery team PWA drainage engineers, commercial managers, project controls managers, schedulers and project coordinators.
• Ensure the implementation of project gateway approval processes in accordance with company procedures.
• Manage the technical approval process to ensure that appropriate company resources are mobilised for technical acceptance and approval of standards to be adopted for the programme.

Requirements


Requirements


• Degree qualified Chartered Engineer or Programme Management Specialist with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the delivery of capital investment programmes in the water sector valued at USD1.2B
• A minimum of 5 years experience in the government sector i.e. government infrastructure organizations preferably in relation to drainage and or roads infrastructure
• Senior management experience, managing large teams of varying ability and experience
• Experience in directing and managing significant engagements from the client side, preferably within a government agency.
• Experience of working in Qatar or the Gulf region is desirable.

An expatriate package and relocation assistance will be provided to attract the top candidates to the role. To apply online, please click the appropriate link below.

About the Company


About the Company


1Recruit International LLC is an international global recruitment and human resource solutions consultancy with a global mind set and a proven track record in talent management. Resourcing across an array of executive business sectors, our corporate mission entails client satisfaction through quality orientation; a consultative approach, delivery excellence and innovation through 'best fit” candidates technically, behaviourally and culturally.
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