Project Director - Rail (FE-PM) - Construction & Engineering Recruitment Specialist

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Our client is a Multinational project management company. They have an urgent requirement for a Project Director with extensive infrastructure and rail experience on projects across the Middle-East, Africa and Asia. This role will be based in Abu Dhabi. The right candidate will have experience of reviewing FIDIC contracts and operating in a project controls role. This role is client facing and will require working closely with the planning department of the national authority. This role is responsible for managing and leading a diverse team of professionals including Architects, Engineers, Designers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors and other supporting services.

Drawing on your existing infrastructure delivery and rail projects experience, you will be responsible for monitoring the project direction and coordinating throughout all project life-cycles and final handover to the client.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop the strategy and execution plan
  • Establish project contract management system
  • Create quarterly contract management status report
  • Negotiate contract terms with the client
  • Deliver on all technical and commercial aspects of the project as per the contract requirements
  • Manage the client relationship and key stakeholders
  • Business development to ensure repeat business
  • Deliver the financial objectives for the programme
  • Manage all programme risk and contingencies
  • Ensure compliance with the ‘company’ Business Management System
  • Direct staff and resources to meet programme delivery requirements
  • Ensure project success
  • Manage the Project Manager’s performance of delegated responsibility
  • At least one experience as contract manager on a project of similar size, preferably in the rail or urban transport sector
  • Involvement in at least one large metro project, in the last ten years.
  • Good knowledge of the FIDIC contracts

Job Details

Posted Date: 2020-11-26
Job Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Management
Company Industry: Civil Engineering

Preferred Candidate

Career Level: Director/Head