Project Manager - Infrastructure
Project Manager - Infrastructure
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Faithful+Gould is a hands-on project delivery organisation that has moulded its business to respond to the demands of the nations in which it operates. In doing so, we actively seek to employ staff who possess strong pro-active management skills which enables them to understand the entire delivery process from site acquisition through to feasibility, design, construction, sales and occupancy phases. Our end-to-end project delivery solution is focused on best maximising project outcomes while minimising project risk for our Clients.
Position Project Manager – Infrastructure
We are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager – Infrastructure with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the management and leadership of large-scale infrastructure projects.
Working Environment Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover more than £200 million. Faithful+Gould worldwide has access to 2,300 consultants, of whom 400 are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.
Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.
Role In this role, you are required to lead a team responsible for managing all technical aspect of the project including technical interfaces with third party assets and surrounding packages, stakeholder management, programme management, testing and commissioning, liaising with authorities, integration of works with adjoining packages, oversight of an array of public realm buildings, excellent skills in confidentially presenting and controlling technical matters. You are required to act as a focal point between the team, consultants, and the Construction Contractor(s), ensuring the desired project objectives are delivered. You must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the project in order to make informed value-add decisions for both the Client and the Company.
Further, you are expected to conduct yourself in line with the core values of the business and lead by example in maintaining the Faithful+Gould culture:
Integrity; we act with honesty and integrity in everything we do
Client service; we are dedicated to creating value and delivering service excellence
Teamwork; we work together to achieve common goals
Innovation; we strive to deliver innovative solutions
Commitment; our people are our strength and we value the Faithful+Gould family and community
Minimum Requirements The minimum requirements for this position are:
Bachelor’s degree Civil Engineering with mutli-discipline infrastructure experience ideally having a mix of contractor, PMC, and/or designer experience
Ideally a Chartered Engineer
15 years post qualification experience in Civil Engineering Project Management
Minimum last 5 years leading the Technical Management (Design/Engineering) of infrastructure projects
Must have worked on an array of Infrastructure projects from inception to completion.
Project Management experience with a leading PMC
Dubai experience manadatory
Competence This position requires professional ability and inherent motivation. You have the skills required to direct meetings, introduce discussion to encourage thinking on the wider commercial context and be responsible for the tasks assigned to members of your project team. You are willing and able to perform duties diligently to the quality standards set by the Company and conform to the Company’s policies and business systems and be committed to their implementation and continuous improvement at all times.
Delegated Authority You will operate within the constraints of the particular contract for which you have been appointed.
Skills and Attributes You are expected to:
Self-starter and confident problem solver
Possess a positive and forward-looking outlook, anticipate and plan for upcoming challenges
Assists the Technical Director in motivating and building a high performing team whilst creating a safe and positive work environment
Excellent at fostering client relationships
Excellent attention to accuracy and detail
Apply quality management principles and processes
Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes
Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project
Be aware of the broader environmental, social and economic perspectives and how they may affect the project
Support and provide leadership to your project team.
Responsibilities You will be responsible for at least the following areas and duties in your role:
Coordinate the inputs of project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the project
Assisaing in change management on the project
Providing strategic planning advice in relation to the requirements for phasing of infrastructure works, the sequence of works and the necessary authority approval processes.
Apply quality management principles and processes, Quality Manager and wider quality team will report directly to the Technical Lead.
Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes.
Providing technical input for offer requests and the awarding of infrastructure subcontracts.
In conjunction with the Technical Director and Senior Project Managers, Manage and resolve site planning and coordination issues.
Manage/Coordinate technical meetings with various internal and external parties and project staff in a highly professional manner.
Manage the implementation of site-based approval protocols to ensure that the infrastructure is completed in accordance with the design, specification, and quality requirements.
Report on the progress of infrastructure works including the identification of “roadblock” items and recommendations for mitigation / solution and escalation.
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.
Rewards & Benefits:
We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary;
Medical and life insurance cover;
Company gratuity scheme;
Discretionary bonus scheme;
Annual flight allowance to point of origin;
SNC-Lavalin is committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce. We aim to provide quality and fairness for all job applicants and employees and not to discriminate on grounds of gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement. We oppose all forms of unlawful treatment and discrimination.
Our aim is for the company to be representative of all sections of society and that each employee feels respected and able to give their best. We are committed to a policy of treating all our employees and job applications equally.
We pursue this commitment by:
Having clear and concise procedures and guidelines for both line managers and employees to ensure policies are fully understood and implemented;
Complying with the relevant employment legislation and codes of practice;
Ensuring that all existing employees, potential employees, colleagues and customers are treated equally and with respect;
Ensuring that the workplace is an environment free from discrimination, harassment, victimisation and bullying regardless of an individual’s gender, marital status, age, race, ethnic origin, religious conviction or disablement;
Making all decisions relating to recruitment, selection or promotion according to the employees’ ability.
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