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Project Manager

Roads and Transport Authority

Posted on June 29, 2018

5 - 6 years Dubai - United Arab Emirates

Bachelor of Technology/Engineering(Other Engineering). Any Nationality

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Posted Date: Jun 24, 2018
Expiry Date: 2018/08/23
Ref. JB3812096
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Project Manager
Job Description
• Manage the projects of Rail construction Projects section from initiation, RFP/scope preparation, prequalification, tender, tender evaluation and awarding.
• Coordinate all work efforts and review on work performed based on scope of services for the project.
• Manage and Collaborate with the project team members in all project phases, assign responsibilities to team members and follow up tasks until completion.
• Work with a team of professional engineers, on various disciplines, from within and outside of the department to ensure the developments of Rail projects are in accordance with the project objectives and requirements.
• Manage the project activities/budget/program/ and implement the necessary Control & monitoring activities of Consultant/Contractor
• Provide weekly, monthly follow up reports to the management and escalate risks and deviation of the project with recommended mitigations.
• Coordinate with stakeholders within and outside the authority regarding all issues associated with the rail projects.
• Work with technical teams as they develop technical specifications and development schedules of assigned projects.
• Provide sound and effective leadership to the team, provide direction and technical advice, leading by example to achieve the project goals and objectives.
• Manage all operational aspects of the project/ works packages and activities ensuring that they are on time, within planned costs, to the specifications.
• Work closely with the planning team to ensure successful planning of the sequence of the work, establishment of key dates and the workforce required by the project.
• Ensure that all Health, Safety, Quality & Environmental requirements pertaining to the project are in place and monitored.
• Work with the Procurement team on all contract implementation related issues; variations, interim progress applications for payment for the project works, negotiation and agreement of the project final cost.
• Organise the project teams, their workload & work effectively with the required support .
• Monitor and ensure that the work of direct and sub-contract contractors is being carried out to specification and programme, ensuring that deficiencies are remedied and managed within the scope of the contract terms.
• Ensure that effective financial and project management controls are in place and deployed to enable monitoring, modification and forecasting as appropriate
• Continually looking to enhance productivity through improved processes, procedures and systems
• Communicate effectively with all stakeholders to ensure that all parties are kept informed on all relevant matters impacting and influencing the project progress.
• Follow up the acquisition, deployment and management of resources for the project to ensure optimal resource allocation for the project
• Direct the assessment, selection and management of the consultant and the contractor associated with the project
• Ensure risks are proactively identified, assessed and managed to avoid adverse impacts on the project
• Review the performance of team members and developing them to their full potential
• Conduct and manage Value Engineering Process for assigned projects (during all relevant project stages) and produce comprehensive reports as a result of such.
• Manage Green/Sustainability Process/Manuals/Policies and implementation (as applicable) in projects.
• Ensure availability 24/7 and immediate response for the emergency works.
• Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as appropriate.
• Metros industry, at least 5 years working in light rail projects.
• Experience in design and construction of mega projects is essential.
• Experience in managing project with Design & Built contracts is advantageous.
• Highly analytical thinking with demonstrated talent for identifying, scrutinizing, improving, and streamlining complex work processes.
• Computer-literate performer with extensive software proficiency covering wide variety of applications.
• Exceptional listener and communicator who effectively conveys information verbally and in writing
• Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with customers and colleagues.
• Flexible team player who thrives in environments requiring ability to effectively prioritize and juggle multiple concurrent projects
• Innovative problem-solver who can generate workable solutions and resolve complaints.
• Goal-driven leader who maintains a productive climate and confidently motivates, mobilizes, and coaches employees to meet high performance standards.
• Results-driven achiever with exemplary planning and organizational skills, along with a high degree of detail orientation
Master degree in Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering from recognized university with PMP /
Job Details

Job Location:
Dubai, UAE

Job Role:

Employment Type:

Number of Vacancies:

Rail Agency

Rail Planning&Projects Development

Rail Construction Projects
Preferred Candidate

Career Level:

Years of Experience :
Min: 10

Master's degree
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Roads and Transport Authority

The Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) was formed in the year 2005. The organization was established with a mission to develop integrated and sustainable transportation systems and provide distinguished services to all stakeholders with an aim to support the comprehensive growth plans of Dubai. Towards this end, RTA plans and executes various transport and traffic projects in Dubai. The organization’s work includes:

- preparing legislation and strategic plans

- planning and constructing the Dubai Metro

- developing other integrated solutions of road systems and marine networks

The governing body is dedicated to the safety of the people. Acting upon its vision of providing safe and smooth transport to all, RTA makes sure all its services match with the highest international standards and are also in line with the city’s economic development plans. In simple words, the main objective of RTA is to keep the dynamic city moving and help people to connect with their goals, aspirations and desired lifestyle.

RTA boasts of offering excellent employment opportunities to professionals who are keen to join and learn from the breed of leading professionals. The organization provides ample opportunities for professional growth along with the chance to contribute to shaping Dubai’s image.

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