Construction Manager - Maritime

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Employment: Full Time

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe.

Within our consult and construct business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery?consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The project:

Mace is providing project management consultancy services on a large luxury mixed-use development in the Umluj area of Saudi Arabia.

Our values shape the way we work, and define the people we want to join us on our journey:

Safety first - Going home safe and well:

• You will be an advocate of Mace's value of safety first, and be accountable for leading and maintaining exceptional safety, quality, cost, programme, sustainability and project compliance standards.
• You will possess technical expertise in local health and safety rules and regulations relevant to project portfolio.
• You will champion a diverse and inclusive working environment, and understand the importance of the wellbeing of the people you manage.

Client focus - Deliver on our promise:

• You will work as part of the construction delivery team, taking direction from the construction lead and project senior leadership team.
• You will build relationships to manage and influence stakeholders, both internally and externally.
• You will build a strong working relationship with your clients, and support the construction lead in turning the client’s vision into a deliverable onsite plan.

Integrity - Always do the right thing:

• You will be responsible for supervising and controlling the work of others of specific areas or packages, and ensuring they meet quality and safe working standards.
• You will support the senior construction delivery team in influencing the long-term development of strategy for a function or business unit (BU), creating a sustainable business future.
• You will commit to making a positive impact for our people, our clients, and our planet, and take ownership for holding others to account who do not uphold the Mace values.

Create opportunity - For our people to excel:

• You will support other Managers and junior members of your project team and provide an environment to share knowledge and experience.
• You will actively network, innovate, and seek understanding of best practice, utilising the full depth of knowledge of Mace Group, the Centres of Excellence, Mace Way Control Centre and Knowledge Hub.
• You will provide technical expertise and support to delivery teams, creating a culture of ownership, promoting roles and responsibilities.


You’ll need to have:

• Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related subject.
• Fluent in both written and oral English.
• Experience supervising maritime construction projects in the Middle East.
• Working experience in supervising the construction of blockwork quay walls.
• Working experience in supervising the construction of marinas.
• Working experience in the management of the FIDIC suite of contracts, specifically FIDIC red and yellow book contracts in supervising large construction projects.
• Working experience in supervising multi-discipline and multi-cultural environments.
• Experience in using the full suite of Microsoft software in communicating and monitoring site progress issues, i.e. Word, Excel, Project and etc.

You’ll also have:

• Experience in the successful delivery phase of projects and programmes in the maritime construction sector.
• Construction management expertise.
• Developing commercial and financial acumen.
• Experience leading parts of construction projects within large, diverse teams.
• Experience of building relationships with key stakeholders.
• Knowledge of how carbon and sustainability considerations will shape the outlook of the projects you are working on.
• Be able to attend and contribute meaningfully to meetings at all levels with all stakeholders.
• Ability to communicate effectively to all levels of the workforce and management structure.
• Be able to work in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and/or willing to relocate to take up the position.
• Willing to work remotely for long periods.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation.


Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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