Ref: SP823-24

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a skilled and experienced Construction Manager to oversee and manage the construction of villas in the UAE. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in construction management, excellent leadership and project management skills, and a thorough understanding of construction processes and regulations in the UAE. The Construction Manager will play a key role in ensuring the successful completion of villa construction projects within specified timelines and budgets, while maintaining the highest quality standards.

- Oversee and manage the entire construction process of villas, from planning and design to execution and completion.
- Supervise and coordinate the work of contractors, subcontractors, and construction teams, ensuring that all work is carried out according to specified plans, schedules, and quality standards.
- Develop and implement construction schedules and timelines, and ensure that all milestones and deadlines are met.
- Manage project budgets, costs, and resources to ensure efficient and effective use of resources, and to minimize project expenses.
- Ensure compliance with local building codes, regulations, and safety standards, and address any issues or concerns related to regulatory compliance.
- Collaborate with architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to review and approve designs, plans, and specifications, and make necessary adjustments as required.
- Coordinate with procurement and supply chain teams to procure materials, equipment, and supplies required for construction activities, and ensure timely delivery to the construction site.
- Monitor and report on construction progress, issues, and risks, and take proactive measures to address any potential delays or obstacles.
- Provide leadership, guidance, and support to the construction team, and foster a positive and collaborative work environment.
- Communicate and liaise with clients, consultants, and other stakeholders to provide regular updates on project status, address any concerns, and ensure client satisfaction.


- Proven experience in construction management, with a minimum of 5 years of experience in overseeing the construction of residential villas or similar projects.
- Strong knowledge of construction processes, techniques, and best practices, with a focus on villa construction methods and materials.
- Excellent project management skills, with the ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple construction projects simultaneously.
- In-depth understanding of local building codes, regulations, and safety standards in the UAE, and experience in ensuring compliance with these requirements.
- Demonstrated leadership and team management abilities, with a track record of effectively leading and motivating construction teams to achieve project goals.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to liaise with clients, consultants, and other stakeholders, and to build strong working relationships.
- Strong problem-solving and decision-making capabilities, with the ability to proactively identify and address construction-related issues and risks.
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field is preferred.
- Professional certifications in construction management or project management would be an advantage.

AED 15,000 to 20,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.

About the Company

Founded by Aaron Fletcher and Tony Piccolo, FPA is a prominent recruitment and HR consulting firm operating in the Middle East and the UK. With an impressive professional background of over 22 years, both founders have established themselves as reliable partners for top-tier talent acquisition in the industry.

Our firm's skilled team provides a wide range of specialized services, including executive search, specialist recruitment, and industry salary benchmarking, tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients.

We take a comprehensive approach to ensure that we find the right talent to drive businesses forward. At FPA, we are committed to excellence and leverage our industry expertise to navigate the competitive landscapes of the Construction and Real Estate markets. This dedication to our clients makes us the preferred partner for businesses seeking success in these industries.

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AED 18,500

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