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PPP Specialist - Advisory Services

WSP

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP362-1241

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

About the Role:

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

WSP are looking for a PPP Specialist to be based in the UAE to cover regional projects. The successful candidate will provide operationally sound advice and support to the ME business in relation to PPP advisory services, agreements and related issues affecting major multidisciplinary projects, as well as contributing to the growth of the business with a focus on PPP Advisory services.

A typical week would include:
* Lead PPP activities involved in the execution of projects
* Ensure timely submissions of project deliverables and leading meetings as required
* Coordinate project tasks throughout the project duration
* Provide technical expertise in PPP
* Lead the project delivery team and coordinate with the various business units and sub consultants involved in a project
* Bring, maintain and expand a significant client network
* Provide substantial inputs to understanding the market for PPP Advisory services in ME with a focus on governments, multilateral institutions and investors
* Lead the submission of bids for PPP Advisory services for ME opportunities
* Work to raise the company's profile through targeted events, the preparation and presentation of conference papers and attendance at conferences/seminars where appropriate
* Contribute to developing the business strategy in ME, strategizing market penetration, managing and planning resources and fostering a collaborative, professional and positive working environment.

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
* A graduate or post-graduate degree in Engineering, Finance or Economics
* Minimum 10 years of experience, 7 of which associated with PPP transactions
* Demonstrated experience in preparing feasibility studies, project structuring and transaction implementation (including financial and economic analysis, risk assessment & allocation, contract design and tender documentation)
* Strategic-thinking business professional with strong leadership and transaction skills.

What if we can?

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 recognizes 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.

About us:

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.

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.

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