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Program Director

Menasa & Partners

Dubai, UAE

Ref: MP552-962

Job description / Role

We are currently looking for a Program Director for a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy. The right candidate must have held a Program Director role overseeing large Mixed-Use programs of $3 Billion or higher within the GCC.The candidate placed in this role will be responsible for managing and leading a diverse range of professionals including Architects, Engineers, Designers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors and other supporting services on large scale mixed-use development projects. Drawing on your existing projects delivery experience, you will be responsible for monitoring the project direction and coordinating throughout all project life-cycles and final handover to the client.

Core Responsibilities
• Develop the strategy and execution plan
• Negotiate contract terms with the client
• Deliver on all technical and commercial aspects of the project as per the contract requirements
• Manage the client relationship and key stakeholders
• Business development to ensure repeat business
• Deliver the financial objectives for the program
• Manage all program risk and contingencies
• Ensure compliance with the ‘company’ Business Management System
• Direct staff and resources to meet program delivery requirements
• Ensure project success


• Construction related Bachelor's degree
• A minimum of 15 years post graduate experience
• Must have held an operation’s or managing director role
• Experience in leading on large mixed-use developments in the GCC.
• Proven success in the delivery of large capital projects within scope, time and budget
• Ability to influence for results
• Experience in the planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders
• Effective IT and communication skills in report writing, presentations and holding effective conversations
• Proven ability to lead, organize and direct large multi-national organization

About the Company

The name MENASA originates from both the geographical region of Middle East, North Africa & South Asia as well as the Arabic word for platform or stage. We provide the platform for employers to approach the best global talent available.

Menasa & Partners is a privately owned, fully licensed, Executive Search company head-quartered in Dubai, UAE.

From our head office in Dubai we are ideally placed to assist organizations in the global search for talent.

We specialize in providing companies not only with suitable individuals to work in their organizations but also offer unparalleled knowledge of the global markets.

Our staff all have in depth knowledge of their vertical markets therefore offering tailored strategic advice.

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AED 43,000

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