Project Manager

Ignite Search & Selection


Ref: OP555-704

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Ignite is looking for Project Manager for one the leading Business in Oil & Gas.


• To be overall responsible for all aspects of the project performance; including management of the contract, cost, schedule,and interfaces with project stakeholders, as well as safety of personnel and equipment.
• Establish the project team
• Coordinate and manage project team
• Ensure the structuring phase are executed effectively by identifying and managing all required activities
• Establish a realistic, effective and robust Project Management Plan
• Control all structuring phase costs and ensure that expenditure remain within the set thresholds
• Efficient management of resources ensuring deliverables are achieved on time
• Support negotiations with Suppliers and Contractors
• Establish a lean management structure for the execution phase, both effective and cost effective
• Assist and lead the supply chain division issuing RFP’s, managing the bid evaluation process
• Responsible to ensure a successful structuring phase
• Ensure the timely delivery of project documents
• Optimise the project budget
• Support in setting up supplier contracts or the project to risks, specifically quality and costs
• Ensure to establish a strong and efficient management team for the execution phase
• Prepare the project charter


• Degree or equivalent in Construction Management or Civil/Mechanical/Electrical Engineering
• 10+ years management experience of managing large scale construction projects
• Management of all construction aspects, electrical, mechanical and civil engineering works
• Good technical knowledge track record of managing large oil and gas projects
• Good understanding of Utility interfaces and stakeholders
• Independent and self-dependent working
• Assertiveness and organisational skills
• High energy level and motivation
• Pro-active and initiative-taking
• Good at building relationships and trust, good judgement skills and high integrity
• Good communication skills, convincing personality, customer and goal oriented
• Strong team leadership and team builder with excellent managerial skills and multicultural awareness and intercultural competence
• Speak and write English and preferable Arabic Speaker
• Excellent report writing skills
• High level of entrepreneurship
• Analytical thinking and strong negotiation skills
• Adaptable to matrix, functional and projectized organizations
• Process driven

About the Company

Ignite is a specialist Construction and Property Recruitment Consultancy. We are experts in the Middle East and Asia markets which we service from our offices in the UAE and UK.

Our consultants operate in a niche market making them experts in their sector. This allows us to offer our clients and candidates expert market knowledge whilst building long term relationships.

We pride ourselves on recruiting Construction and Property staff of all levels and disciplines. We offer the same high quality service whether you are recruiting or seeking work from Engineer through to Company Director level.

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Project Manager salaries in UAE

Average monthly compensation
AED 22,000

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