Project Engineer - Grid Automation

ManpowerGroup Middle East

Dubai, UAE

Ref: HP647-3110

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Job Description Summary:
As a Project Engineer, you will provide execution support for a portfolio of Grid Automation product Trading contracts (SAS, Telecom, M&D and Protection/Control Panel) for customers in North Africa & Turkey.

On this position with close coordination with Project Management, Sourcing, Procurement and Finance controlling team.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Manage the offshore project part and be the prime project contact for offshore contract execution.
• Execute Projects in collaboration with engineering department, contract admin, contract management, finance, procurement & other support functions.
• Be accountable for On Time Delivery, Sales, cash-in realization (& accurate forecasting), Risk management and Customer satisfaction.
• Follow project management best practices as per Project Management Handbook and specific Product line guidance.
• Monthly update on actions plans progress & Sales/cash forecasts.
• Preparation and presentation of project reviews.
• Contribute to Operation department development & Unit continuous improvement.
• Lead EHS/Safety actions and performance be fully compliant with Client rules and processes, ensure project teams (own and subcontracted) are properly trained and holders of required qualifications when required.
• Follow Client compliance Policies and promote open reporting.
• Support Commercial team by engaging as required in pre-contract process, providing return of experience, optimizing project costs & deliveries.


Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college.
• Min 5 years of experience in Electricity Grid project management or engineering mainly in Digital Systems and protections applications or Telecom in utility.
• Proficient in project management tools and procedures.
• Excellent oral and written communication skills. Fluent in Arabic, French and English
• Willingness to travel 50% of the time and must comply with all relevant company travel and tax policies.
• Following EHS Procedures and policies.
• Language fluency: English and Arabic required. French a plus.

Desired Characteristics:
• Bachelor’s or master’s engineering degree.
• Previous work experience in multi-cultural environment
• Engineering and Business knowledge, with experience in Digital Substation, Protection, Control, and telecommunication activities.
• Strong interpersonal, leadership and conflict resolution skills
• Familiarity with contractual terms.
• Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple long and short-term projects simultaneously

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

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About the Company

We lead in the creation and delivery of innovative workforce solutions and services that enable our clients to win in the changing world of work.

ManpowerGroup powers the success of many of the world's most dynamic organizations. We deliver innovative workforce solutions that enhance competitiveness, increase efficiency and spur productivity. Combining global reach with local expertise - 3600 offices in over 80 countries - we know the changing world of work and bring a deep understanding of the companies we work for and the industries we service.

ManpowerGroup entered the Middle East in December 2007 after acquiring local company Clarendon Parker, thus bringing 15 years in-depth local knowledge combined with a global footprint and industry shaping expertise and thought leadership. Manpower Middle East supports clients in the Middle East and North Africa regions. Our business is aligned to key skill specializations to ensure our clients requirements are met by expert and knowledgeable consultants that understand your industry and role requirement.

Our consultants are experts in finding the right talent across all industries in a broad-range of occupations including:

  • IT & Telecommunications
  • Engineering & Construction, Oil & Gas
  • Banking, Finance & Legal
  • Sales & Business Development
  • Marketing, Public Relations & Communications
  • Human Resources & Training
  • Customer & Support Services (Secretarial and Administrative)
  • Operational, Supply Chain & Logistics
  • Executive Recruitment
  • Emiratization Solutions
  • Recruitment Program Outsourcing Solutions
  • Managed Service Provider Solutions
  • Talent Based Outsourcing Solutions
  • Outsourced Staffing Solutions

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