Senior Project Manager - Civils and Infrastructure

Mace

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted
Ref: QP928-254

Job description / Role

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our Middle East and North Africa hub started in 1998 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management and cost consultancy services.

The role

Senior Project Manager - Civils and Infrastructure

This is an opportunity to lead one of three major infrastructure projects within this wider programme of work, reporting to the programme director and a key client interface.

Your responsibilities will include:

• Developing and managing effective communication and liaison with all relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure that requirements are identified, assessed and appropriately integrated into the project.
• Working in a client facing role, responsible for monitoring and managing the project through all stages of delivery.
• Developing the delivery strategy, guiding the design management, managing procurement and all construction activities through the extended professional team of consultants and contractors.
• Coordinating, planning and managing internal and external meetings in relation to the project.
• Driving the procurement of services and works required to deliver the project.
• Providing input into client system safety and project risk assessment and management process.
• Managing the overall client interaction and relationship, ensuring Mace’s position as a partner of choice.
• Establishing and managing a high performing team that strives for quality, safety, cost and schedule improvements at every opportunity with all delivery partners, questioning and seeking to improve the project deliverables.
• Ensuring that the highest standards of health and safety are considered as a priority through all stages of the project.

Requirements

The requirements

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:

• Minimum 12 - 15 years of professional experience is required for client approval.
• Minimum 8 years of working experience in the Middle East is required for client approval.
• Working experience in infrastructure or major leisure facility projects.
• Experience leading projects from start to finish.
• Expertise in building and maintaining key client relationships.
• Strong project management background.
• Strong technical grounding skills.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Strong influencing skills.
• Competency in using the Microsoft Office suite.

Qualifications

• A relevant degree qualification.
• A member of a relevant professional body.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”

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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