Department Manager - Civil, Structural, Architecture (CSA)


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: LP742-917

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

51,000 people. 49 countries. Over 120 office locations.

We're not just engineers. We're a global team of data scientists, consultants, construction workers and innovators all working to create a better tomorrow. Every day, we help customers in energy, chemicals and resources get one step closer to solving our planet's toughest issues. Climate change. The energy transition. Digital transformation. And how we can deliver a more sustainable world.?

Whatever your ambition, there's a path for you here. And there's no barrier to your potential career success.

Key Accountabilities

Business Development Support

Assists business development activities by facilitating the maintenance of personal profiles and resumes, tracking existing capabilities, and strategically addressing future customer capability requirements. Encourages positive working relationships with external parties such as the customer, suppliers, and contractors. May be involved in networking, negotiations, strategic alliancing, and cost savings efforts. Maintains pricing records reflecting the effort to complete discipline activities. May support proposals by developing the discipline execution strategy, estimating and reviewing costs, writing prop osal content, and presenting to customers. May be called upon to lead part or all of a proposal.

Business Operations

Participates in budgeting and manages discipline operations to the budget. Controls discipline staffing levels, organizational structure, and monitors project discipline structures. Oversees engineering software licensing costs, employee usage, and skill development. Creates and maintains discipline guidelines. Ensures mentoring/training requirements are met. Manages the employee performance review process. Facilitates coverage of activities when people leave the team. Contributes to dispute resolution efforts. Ensures discipline technical work and team activities meet all health, safety, environmental, and security requirements.

Technical Competency

Owns discipline technical competency and quality programs and oversees technical competency of those within the discipline. Ensures team member adherence to company processes, generally accepted engineering and design practices, regulatory requirements, and customer specifications. Supports global standardization of equipment specifications, drawings, and document templates and oversees use by the team. Assures the understanding of technical knowledge, legal requirements, and customer specifications whenever viable and lawful. Uses local/global standards to support technical excellence. Appoints senior "known and trusted" team members to conduct checking and perform technical peer reviews and manages the execution of them.

Project Execution

Facilitates meeting project requirements through the use of discipline guidelines, programs, and management of the resources allocated to projects. May participate in project execution strategy and planning. Drives innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence. May work with Project Management Teams to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability. Reviews and authorizes work done by direct reports.

Job Specific Knowledge / Experience (Essential)
- Experience in project management, risk management, quality, procurement, or construction execution.
- Makes discipline management decisions under the general direction of the Location Manager of Engineering. Manages discipline resource mobilization and demobilization to maintain sufficient resourcing and ensure cost effectiveness. Accountable for the performance of the team, discipline risks, and driving continuous improvement. Responsible for discipline planning, budgeting, and approval of expenditures. Implements approved discipline programs in accordance with budget and company policy.
- Works with self-initiated interaction with supervisor and self-initiated technical guidance. Influence over duties. Receives administrative direction based on organization policies and objectives. Work is reviewed to ensure conformity with policy and for coordination of other company functions or groups.


People Skills

Interpersonal: Builds appropriate, constructive, and effective business relationships throughout the organization; uses diplomacy and tact; is approachable; communicates clearly, accurately, and consistently both verbally and in written matters. Employs the principles of active listening and encourages feedback from others.

Teamwork: Enjoys working in a small high calibre team with high visibility to senior stakeholders. Able to work and liaise with multiple teams and stakeholders, able to prioritise workloads and help other team members to achieve team goals.

Action Orientation: Achieves results set by self and others, meets timelines, pushes to achieve stretch goals, and demonstrates enthusiasm, persistence and tenacity. Breaks down work into executable tasks. Acts accountable for work produced and ensures it is "right the first time."

Intellectual Capacity: Deals with new concepts and complexity comfortably. Examines problems carefully and thoroughly and understands their interdependencies. Can pull information and ideas from many sources and see the importance of many factors.

What we offer you

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us. If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it's time to test the limits of what you can become.

About the Company

Worley is a leading global provider of professional services in the energy, chemicals and resources sectors. We partner with our customers to address their most critical challenges at every stage of their projects: from initial concepts to sustaining and enhancing their assets. And we provide smarter, bolder solutions while delivering on our own sustainability commitments.

We are 51,000 bright minds across 46 countries all driven by a common purpose – delivering a more sustainable world. While working to fulfill our ambition to be recognized globally as the leader in sustainability solutions.

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