Ref: KP714-1439

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Newly awarded Mega Watt Data Center to outskirts of Abu Dhabi.

Tier 1 Main Contractor requires a strong Construction Manager to sit on a Mega Watt Data Center to the outskirts of Abu Dhabi. Do you have Main Contractor experience in the GCC on a new D/C facility?

The right person will be client facing and possess strong communication skills with an eye for detail.

The Project Director has tasked us with engaging strong Construction Managers capable of the need they have.

This construction manager will be looking after the CSA element on site. Working alongside an MEP Construction Manager you will ensure that all handovers, commissioning and integration happen seamlessly.

You will have prior Data experience. You will understand the pitfalls and hurdles that occur delivering such a project for a major Tech Client! You will have a track record of fitting out & completing data halls. Ensure all Structural elements and sub-contractor workmanship is sound and up to the quality standards as per the contract. You will take the following under your remit: External Envelope, Fit Out Package, Security Systems, Common Areas & Mission Critical Aspects on site.

About the role

The project is operating an 11-day fortnight. So, you will work 5 days with a 2-day weekend followed by a 6-day week with a 1-day weekend. This is common practice for those in the GCC but for those entertaining the first move please note the environment. With summer fast approaching split shifts be that day and night are common practice.

Our client is after someone to roll the sleeves up and muck in amongst the senior leadership team on site.

Our client

• Tier 1 Global Operator
• Strong cash flow
• Solid position within the UAE Tech & Data Sectors
• We are proud to have a 10 Year + relationship with this client.
• The preference is for a single status posting when relocating an expat.
• Unless you are currently based in the UAE with family.
• The client will pay a lump sum AED monthly package that will range from 35-42,000 AED Per Month depending upon experience and capability. You will then be provided 1 Annual flight home and medical.

Please note this isn’t a HARDSHIP posting so there is no rotation. You make you annual leave work like all employees within the group.

AED 35,000 to 42,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Plus flights & medical


What the client wants

• Major Build Experience on 500 million AED Design & Build Projects
• Degree Educated or a solid trades background that shows progression into Site / Construction Management
• Career history shows loyalty and success. Not 5 job moves in 7 Years thank you!
• Have strong communication skills that will be demonstrated though the hiring process. That means from the first introduction e-mail.
• Clear Buildings Experience for Main Contractors we and our client deem as Tier 1
• At least 1 Data Center Project – minimum.

You must be able to start employment before the 27th of May 2024 absolute latest as per the client request.

About the Company

At NSR we pride ourselves on market knowledge, integrity, loyalty and professionalism. Through personal relationships and knowledge of what our clients look for in specific requirements we like to pride ourselves on matching people to the right role.

The partners at NSR have always dealt with people in an open and honest manner and as a company we are driven to find the right opportunity for people enhancing their career where ever this may be worldwide.

We work on the principal that every person we deal with is a potential client, this process has proved beneficial for us as there are many people we have dealt with on the International circuit that have approached NSR Associates to recruit for them as a client after we have worked on their behalf as a candidate.

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