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WSP Middle East are currently looking for a Technical Director with an Infrastructure and Interior Design background to provide technical leadership ensuring the highest technical standards are maintained on high rise building PMC projects on NEOM, in the capacity of lead Project Management Consultant.
Your new role, what's involved?
* Attend all Project Meetings
* Keep a daily log of project items (staffing, activities, forms, stakeholders onsite and any other pertinent issues)
* Provide coordination between all the stakeholders
* Accept and distribute all hard copy design, RFI, and Shop Drawing submissions
* Ensure that Consultants and/or the Contractor are adhering to the Quality Control Plan
* Verify and log any unit price item quantities
* Provide review and comment on all submitted deliverables for the project
* Provide technical assistance as required
* Be responsible for providing technical expertise and overseeing the technical aspects of a project
* Ensure that project outcomes meet the required technical standards
* Provide input to client proposals including bid planning, costing, producing proposals, and provide technical inputs
* Be accountable for the technical success of projects won or allocated
* Actively contribute to the ongoing development of engineering excellence within the team and help to create a culture of excellence and continuous improvement within your specialism
* Be responsible for ensuring excellent technical standards are maintained in the design, documentation, and supervision of project work
* Take responsibility for technical standards of the project and business while building strong personal relationships across project and business teams
* Manage and direct technical opportunities, develop new ideas and seek to provide increasingly efficient and effective high-quality standards and service
* Lead and develop technical capability by developing and delivering technical solutions
* Perform leadership on design, project management, and cost management of building services projects
* Deliver projects to meet client's needs and maintain solid financial control
* Provide leadership to professional and technical staff on complex and large scale projects
* Actively participates in industry, client, and community relations to enhance company image with regard to structural design capabilities
We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* Have a bachelor's degree in Architectural or Civil engineering with a Minimum of 25 years industry experience in managing and delivering large and/or complex buildings construction projects, to a high standard and to fast-track programs
* 10 years experience on high rise tower PMC projects
* Chartership / Professional Engineer status or equivalent membership
* Knowledge of and experience with the plan and schedule analysis, communication with stakeholders, supervising the work of consultants, contractors, construction contract administration and compliance, issue management and conflict resolution, Jobsite safety, change order review, field inspection, contractor requisition, and project commissioning and close-out
* Experience monitoring the performance of technical standards
* Perform supervisory role including verification of time charges
* The ability to interpret project requirements and procedures
* Experience leading and supervising as to the technical specialist on projects
* Demonstrable experience in carrying out witness inspection and testing of systems and conducting detailed reporting
* The ability to coordinate multiple activities in a logical and orderly manner
* Strong communication and interpersonal skills and able interact effectively with clients, consultants, contractors, and colleagues
* The capability to work in a disciplined manner with little supervision
* Computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, & Databases)
* High-rise tower (Ideally 300+ meters)
* Effective leadership and high commitment in order to achieve goals
* Must be familiar with contractual matters related to construction projects and have a good working knowledge of the FIDIC Red Book.
What's in it for you?
What if we can have work-life balance? What if we can be rewarded in ways that support our individual needs? What if we can be accepted for who we are? Here at WSP - we can!
WSP recognises that work is only one part of our lives and making time for the other things in our life is important - be that our families, our friends or ourselves. So, if working from home, working part-time or having flexible start and finish time will help with this let us know as part of your application.
As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, generous annual leave, and paid professional subscriptions.
Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring.? Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.
Apply now and be the future of WSP!
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic.
About the Company
WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.