Project Director


Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: QP928-555

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The opportunity:

Project: To work on a regeneration scheme for a large mixed-use development that will host entertainment and sporting events.

Responsible and accountable for your project, provide strategic level leadership and work with the client and project stakeholders on all key project matters, ensure the plans for planning the project, including design, procurement, project controls, and delivery are agreed upon with the client and communicated to the team, and implemented, manage relationships with the client and other project stakeholders.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Ensuring the team's full compliance with Mace scope of the project.
• Managing and being fully accountable for the entire project.
• Directing and managing your subordinates in a professional, inclusive and caring manner.
• Establishing project strategies, agreed with the client, and ensure these are captured in the project execution plan and other plans as required and are communicated, understood and complied with.
• Being a leader for matters in relation to Health, Safety and Wellbeing on the project at all stages.
• Ensuring the project planning and monitoring of the progress is in line with the strategic goals and in compliance with Mace procedures.
• Ensure reporting of issues is accurate and timely.
• Ensuring the project team develops all necessary project plans and keeping them updated and relevant over the course of the project.
• Ensuring project budgets are managed and matters of concern are raised to the client, with recommendations and strategies for VE or remedies of problems where possible.
• Ensuring quality systems are in place and suitably managed and monitored.
• Managing the team, and chairing relevant senior meetings, ensuring these are recorded as required.
• Managing risk management.
• Ensuring the team effectively communicates with all project parties/stakeholders and ensuring suitable records are maintained.
• Encouraging the team involvement in Mace foundation, responsible business and other such initiatives, all in line with Mace vision.
• Managing the team and ensuring they consider sustainability and social responsibility goals as they fulfill their role and make plans and decisions
• Ensuring the Mace account is always administered in a timely manner and all debt is managed.
• To be proactive in managing the happiness and well-being of your team.


About you:

• You have strong understanding of strategic project planning and also have skills in client and stakeholder management at a senior level, knowledge and experience of HSE rules and regulations and able to lead on such matters
• Suitable technical qualification relevant to the specific project / role, strong communicator, good commercial skills
• Able to ensure suitable project controls are in place and managed
• Able to manage the Mace project accounting matters as required
• Able to manage HR matters in line with Mace procedures
• Experienced in risk management
• Able to persuade and influence the project team to make effective and timely decisions
• Comfortable and competent as the primary interface with clients and stakeholders at all times in line Mace core values, you are an honest, trustworthy, approachable and respected leader
• Lead the team and ensure they consider sustainability and social responsibility goals as they fulfil their role and make plans and decisions, be entrepreneurial and commercially minded seeking new opportunities for Mace.

Apply now for a confidential discussion.

About the Company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

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Project Director salaries in UAE

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AED 75,000

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