Project Manager (Offshore Rig)

The Highfield Company


Ref: KP700-1173

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Role: Project Manager

Project Characteristics:
* Mega project in Saudi Arabia
* FEED phase of the project, during which we will tender for the EPCI phase of the project
* Project Home Office for the FEED phase will be in Dubai
* FEED phase estimated duration: 6-8 months
* EPCI phase estimated duration: 2 years

Reports to: Project Director

Direct Reports:
* Assigned Construction Managers

Role Summary:
The Project Manager will be directly accountable for budgetary management, people management, maintaining an effective agile work environment and ultimately ensuring the project meets cost, time and performance expectation. As a leader of the construction team, PM will be required to create an environment of exceptional team performance and ensure that our meaningful projects run smoothly, efficiently and successfully.

Key responsibilities:
* Apply contemporary practices in project management to deliver projects from inception through to completion, in compliance with client expectations and contractual obligations
* Ensure compliance with Quality, Health, Safety and Environment corporate policies and procedures and local law and regulations
* Ensure effective contract, commercial and risk management, accurate forecasting of costs and revenue and taking corrective action as required to achieve timely project delivery within budget estimate
* Ensure establishment and implementation of effective risk management plan
* Being responsible for effective client relationship management to ensure that customer expectations are met
* Resolve most project issues with any business critical or strategic issues referred to the Operations Manager
* Ensure project plans are in place to ensure sufficient resources and materials are in place; interacting with the wider organisation to channel resources when required
* Authorise construction planning, programming and completion schedules
* Authorise engagement of subcontractors, management of subcontractor work and all major subcontractor variations
* Lead engineering, procurement and construction teams to achieve project objectives


Must haves:
* A degree from a recongnised university in Engineering or Construction Management
* Minimum 10 years of Project Management experience on Major Projects valued at $200 Million USD +
* Main Contracting experience/Tier 1 contractor
* Experience in the Construction of Offshore Oil Platforms
* Experience in the FEED phase through to EPCI phase
* Experience in Modular Steel Fabrications
* Excellent verbal and written English Language

About the Company

The Highfield Company is a specialist recruitment consultancy that focuses on the international construction and engineering industry sectors. With combined recruitment experience of more than 20 years, the directors have worked on technical and management positions at all levels, from Graduate to Executive, and for many of the Construction industry’s leading companies.

With experience of sourcing candidates for assignments in over 100 countries, The Highfield Company is perfectly equipped to service the needs and requirements of any construction, property or engineering based employer anywhere in the world. Our consultants are specialists in their designated disciplines, which include Building & Construction, Civil Engineering, Oil & Gas, PQS & Cost Consultancy, Project Management, Consulting Engineering, Mechanical & Electrical and Facilities Management.

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AED 22,500

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