With more than 8500 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.
Our Middle East operations have an exciting opportunity for a Design Manager/Project Manager to join our Abu Dhabi office in the UAE. Reporting to the Property and Buildings Group Manager, this position will suit a Senior/Principal Architect/Engineer with a track record of people, project and client management, who is seeking to work in a challenging and collaborative atmosphere. The successful candidate will possess the following.
Minimum 15 years experience with minimum 5 years consultancy background
Extensive design management experience from concept through to construction, across a range of project types including residential, commercial, hospitality, medical, educational, high-rise and infrastructure developments
Proven track record of managing large-scale multidisciplinary design projects, on time and within budget
Ability to successfully manage clients and other significant internal and external stakeholders
Extensive experience in preparing fee proposals, winning jobs, and negotiating contracts with both clients and subcontractors
Developing and agreeing work packages, budget and progress with other team leaders
Managing and chairing technical coordination meetings and interdisciplinary checks with project team
Implementing SID Safety in Design
Implementing and monitoring a ISO 9001 Quality Assurance Structure throughout projects
Working knowledge of international building codes and standards
Working knowledge of conditions of contract in the UAE
Working knowledge of the local authority approvals processes
Working knowledge of BIM workflows, tools, processes and management knowledge
Preferably holding a PMP certification
High level of competency in using software such as MS Office, CAD and project management software
Middle East experience and a working knowledge of design and construction practices specific to this region.
In addition to your technical strengths, we are looking for a manager with strong leadership, communication and mentoring skills that can lead and manage teams. The ideal candidate must be able to foster productive working relationships across a cross section of the engineering and construction industry.
A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate based on qualifications, skills and experience. GHD practices family friendly policies and warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities and supports the nationalisation programs in the United Arab Emirates.
Please forward your covering letter and resume.
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Power Generation / Power Distribution / Energy / Nuclear Energy
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