Programme Specialist Lead

1Recruit International
Doha, Qatar

Ref: MP907-107
1Recruit International

The Role


The Role


• Public Works Government Authority
• Infrastructure Division – Drainage and Infrastructure
• Location: Doha, Qatar

Continuing growth of major infrastructure projects in the country of Qatar is creating exceptional opportunities typically only experienced once in a lifetime. An infrastructure budget of over $120B over 7 years enables professional challenges for executive candidates to impart their world standard knowledge. Our client, the Qatar Public Works Authority, therefore is seeking to recruit a Program Lead for a tunnel and iconic bridge project connecting the Business District of Day with the new Airport area valued at USD7B .

Reporting to the Manager, Infrastructure Affairs Design, this role is responsible for the delivery of QR30B of capital programmes, including to:

• Management of supply chain partners comprising programme management consultants, General Engineering Consultants and Contractors and suppliers.
• Work in partnership with consultants and contractors to ensure delivery of the capital programme to achieve time, quality and financial objectives.
• Responsible for administration of professional services and works contracts on behalf of the client ensuring the highest standards of Governance and application of 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 comprising area road and 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.
• Manage the process of handover of completed infrastructure assets for beneficial use to the company.

Requirements


Requirements


Essential attributes include:

• Degree qualified in engineering or comparable with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in infrastructure projects ideally tunnelling or bridges.
• Preferably candidates should be experienced in implementation of infrastructure programmes in excess of USD500M.
• A minimum of 5 years experience in the government sector i.e. government infrastructure organizations preferably in relation to drainage and or roads infrastructure would be highly regarded.
• 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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