Ref: SP823-28

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Project Engineer to join our fitout construction team in the UAE. As a Project Engineer, you will be responsible for coordinating and managing various construction projects, ensuring their successful completion within the specified timeframes and budget constraints. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in construction engineering, exceptional project management skills, and the ability to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

- Coordinate and manage fitout construction projects from inception to completion, ensuring adherence to project specifications and timelines.
- Oversee the planning, scheduling, and execution of construction activities, including the procurement of materials and equipment.
- Collaborate with architects, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless project coordination and communication.
- Monitor project progress, identify potential risks or issues, and implement effective solutions to ensure project success.
- Manage project budgets and costs, tracking expenses, and making adjustments as necessary to maintain financial control.
- Ensure compliance with all relevant industry standards, building codes, and safety regulations throughout the project lifecycle.
- Prepare and present regular project status reports to senior management, highlighting key milestones, challenges, and achievements.
- Lead and motivate project teams, providing guidance, support, and mentorship to ensure high levels of performance and productivity.
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, addressing their concerns, and ensuring their satisfaction with project deliverables.
- Contribute to the continuous improvement of construction processes, methodologies, and best practices to drive operational excellence.


- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field. Master's degree or professional certifications would be a plus.
- Proven experience in fitout construction project management, with a minimum of 5 years in a similar role within the UAE or the GCC region.
- In-depth knowledge of construction principles, practices, and techniques, with a strong focus on fitout and interior construction projects.
- Proficiency in project management tools and software, including Primavera, MS Project, AutoCAD, and other relevant applications.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with diverse teams and stakeholders.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to project challenges.
- Solid understanding of contractual agreements, procurement processes, and cost management within the construction industry.
- Demonstrated track record of successfully delivering complex construction projects on time and within budget, with a strong emphasis on quality and client satisfaction.
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic work environment, managing multiple projects concurrently and adapting to changing priorities as needed.
- Fluency in English is required, and proficiency in Arabic would be an advantage.
- Valid professional engineering license or certification in the UAE or eligibility to obtain the same.

AED 10,000 to 14,000 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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