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Project Director - Marine/Reclamation

Abu Dhabi

  1. Project, programme & cost management
R-089451

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Faithful+Gould are currently looking for a Project Director - Marine/Reclamation to work on Mega projects in UAE.

Requirements:

  • 20+ years of relevant experience managing large marine/reclamation works

  • UAE Experience, required preferably Abu Dhabi

  • Degree qualified

  • Experience in a client facing role

  • Proven ability to manage teams

Key Accountabilities

  • Proven ability to successfully deliver port and coastal construction projects

  • Reviewing designs, drawings, construction methodologies, test results, risk assessments and any other documents on behalf of the Client in accordance with local and international (BS and EU) standards and practices.

  • Has wide experience in project construction supervision in Dredging and reclamation work experience, past project in marine structures like Quay walls, wharves, etc.

  • Has Knowledge of different construction methodologies i.e. Block wall construction for quay/wharves, secant piles, etc.

  • Shall have an excellent understanding of BS/EU codes, marine-related guidelines and standards (BS6349, PIANC, CIRIA, etc.)

  • Liaising with the Client on a daily basis, the candidate will effectively be a member of the Clients team.

  • Supervising the Contractors works by performing daily inspections, ensuring that the works are progressing in accordance with the approved design drawings and design standards.

  • Review and ensuring the proposed methods of construction, materials, etc. are in accordance with good engineering practice and do not endanger the safety of the Client s staff and equipment or that of its customers or neighbors.

  • Review and ensure the Contractor s designs/specifications, calculations, construction drawings, and construction methodologies fully satisfy the Employer s Requirements.

  • Review and advise on the designs, calculations, materials and any other requisites with respect to alternative designs, materials, as proposed by the Contractor requiring an amendment to any designs, materials, or any others.

  • Supervise site activities to ensure that the required construction standards and specifications are met.

  • Record the progress of the works against the current programme and record any variances and inform the Client of such variances.

  • Communicate effectively with all relevant parties including the Employer, Client, Contractor and other stakeholders, as necessary.

  • Manage procedures and systems for accurate record keeping and claim management.

  • Monitor the chosen construction methodologies applied on site for compliance with relevant Client and local health and safety legislation.

  • Liaise with the Client H&S coordinators

  • Record the progress of the works against the programme to assist the Client in assessing accurately the valuation of the works completed.

  • Liaise directly with the client and the contractors to mitigate the implications of any site queries/ site problems that may arise.

  • Direct Experience in working on marine construction sites including engagement with multiple stakeholders.

  • Detailed experience in fulfilling duties required by the Safety Health and Welfare at Work (Construction) Regulations.

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary

  • Transportation allowance

  • Medical and life insurance cover

  • 22 calendar days annual leave

  • Company gratuity scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin

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