Quantity Surveyor wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking Quantity Surveyor, Dubai. As a Quantity Surveyor you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.
 
Job Duties:

Feasibility estimates, cost planning (presenting with no supervision), contract procurement, tender documentation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution, post contract management (competent in cost reporting).
 
Drive performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process.

Work on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving.

Manage projects effectively using APIC, Pinnacle/ePMP and other appropriate management systems/protocols.

Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business.

Minimum Requirements

Significant experience in the Commercial Market with experience and training within a PQS business.
Preferred Qualifications

Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar qualification and hold Chartered status

Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197919BR

Trade Implementation Specialist wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/11/11
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Trade Implementation Specialist
 
Job Description
JOB PROFILE

To design, develop and deliver online trade product systems/solutions, on board clients and provide ongoing training and support in order to maximise utilisation of online solutions/channels and support the increase in income generation/reduction of costs
 
ACCOUNTABILITIES

Product Development
: Design and develop online trade product products/solutions according to client needs in order to minimise transaction related manual work for the client and the bank Test bug fixes and enhancements for all online systems relating to Trade Finance in order to ensure issues are resolved/fixed and enhancements meet business requirements Coordinate with external vendors, IT teams and business users on system issues in order to ensure resolution/close within agreed turnaround times

Trade Implementation
: Review client applications and complete online system client on-boarding activities to ensure clients are effectively on-boarded in line with agreed standard operating procedures/internal guidelines Update and maintain the MIS report/tracker for customer sign-ups and straight through processing (STP) transactions in order to measure/report on the increase in utilisation of online systems

Training, Advice and Guidance:
Conduct onsite/offsite system demonstrations and refresher training, provide guidance, answer queries and resolve issues relating to all online systems/channels to ensure maximum utilisation by external clients Conduct training for internal stakeholders on all online systems, including new joiners in the clients team and share updates on the latest system enhancements/features to build awareness/capability and encourage maximise utilisation of online trade channels. Act as the subject matter expert/key contact for all online trade systems, identify, resolve and/or escalate issues to ensure a streamlined and efficient implementation process

Management Information:
Gather customer experience feedback, analyse information/data and prepare management information/reports relating to status of client onboarding, channel utilisation, issues, client feedback, migration progress, channel growth, constraints and development requirements in order monitor/track progress/completion of activities and help inform future strategy/roadmap

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures:
Adhere to all relevant organisational and departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out to the required standard and in a consistent manner while delivering the required standard of service to customers and stakeholders

Self-Management:
Manage self in line with the bank’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own contribution to business performance

Customer Service
: Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

Skills
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 5 years of experience in Trade Finance including experience in the implementation of trade front end systems either in a client facing or technology role

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialisation Professional Qualifications

Knowledge and Skills

Understanding of Trade Finance products, processes and related IT systems/platforms

Ability to train customers on front-end trade systems

Ability to resolve and address queries from client and internal stakeholders

Abitlity to design and devolop products/solutions

Microsoft Office skills (Word; Excel and PowerPoint)

Associate Quantity Surveyor wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Position Title Associate Quantity Surveyor, Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai
 
Job Summary
AECOM is seeking an experienced Associate Quantity Surveyor to join AECOM in Dubai office. As an Associate Quantity Surveyor you will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key commercial, corporate and residential clients.

Job Duties:
Manages, oversees co-ordinates and delegates activities of the function covering: feasibility estimates, cost planning, contract procurement, tender documentation, tender evaluation, value engineering and commercial awareness, fee generation, dispute resolution and full post contract management

Play an actual part in sector specialisms, technical excellence and the development of thought leadership and the development of best practices.

Drives performance standards through expert communication and effective use of the performance management process with his team.

Act as a supervisor for current graduates and work with them to achieving competences for the APC.

Works on projects of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of a variety of factors and appropriate problem solving. Acts as an advisor to subordinates to resolve technical problems.

Accountable for briefing the team on the project scope to ensure roles and responsibilities are understood.

Manages the resources on project and within the team to drive maximum efficiencies.

Manages projects effectively using ePM, Pinnacle, ePMP etc. and other appropriate management systems / protocols.

Be aware of and develop marketing opportunities and where appropriate bring to the attention of Directors and the Business Development Department, in order that they may assist in following up potential leads enabling the development of new business.

Minimum Requirements

Significant relevant UAE experience in the Commercial Market with experience and training within a PQS Consultancy firm(s) / business.
Preferred Qualifications

Ideally Degree Qualified in Quantity Surveying or similar acceptable qualification and hold RICS Chartered status.
What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It’s a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world’s most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It’s a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It’s what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Quantity Surveying

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 192460BR

Contracts Manager wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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Faithful+Gould are currently looking for an experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager to form part of our Programme/Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based in Dubai. This will be a UAE / Regional support role across F+Gs project portfolio as opposed to being project based. Typical projects include high rise towers, mixed use developments, hotels & hospitality projects, large retail schemes (malls), airports and healthcare.

Responsibilities:
Support to all existing operations within a private sector organisation, through all the project phases, particularly those related to Commercial Management (procurement, cost, contractual etc), assessing both the strengths and weaknesses and compiling a comprehensive reports for presentation to the client.
Full quantity surveying services as required
Responsible for maintaining and enhancing F+G reputation with the Client and developing effective long term client relationships thus identifying and developing new opportunities for the group

Must be conversant in all of the following:
Procurement Management which includes the development of a procurement and contracting strategy
Contract Management and Administration including the supervision, review, monitoring, evaluation and reporting on all consultant and contractor contracts
Budget and Cost Control – provide an oversight of the Master Budget and each of the constituent projects and contracts which form part of the overall programme
Payment Applications – review of all the payment applications with a summary of all findings and a final recommendation on payments
Variation Assessment – review, assess, value all variations and make recommendations to the client
Claims Management – review, identify and track causes, check validity, assess time and cost impacts and make recommendations to the client
Final Accounts – manage the preparation, submittal, review and settlement of accounts
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 maximise 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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

Requirements:
Degree qualified professional who has reached Managerial level
15 years of experience and preferably have experience similar to this project/role
Membership of a recognised professional body
Capable of reviewing existing operations within an organisation through all the project phases (processes and procedures in both office and site)
Assessing both the strengths and weaknesses and assisting in compiling a bespoke set of process and procedures of all of the activities including but not limited to quality, progress, commercial matters, value, safety, design and construction
An experienced Commercial/Contracts Manager with a demonstrable track record in the delivery of large multi functional projects
Knowledge of project controls procedures
A “rounded profile”, comfortable with planning, analysis and managing process and commercial considerations. The successful candidate should also be able to drive for a successful delivery
Effective in building good working relationships within complex structures both within projects, with clients and internally
A minimum of 5 years experience working in USA, Canada or Western European Countries is preferable.

Retail Project Lead wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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Faithful+Gould is seeking to expand its UAE Retail team and is looking for retail Project leaders who will manage QS teams in the delivery of large scale regional malls projects.
 
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.

Responsibilities

Client and stakeholder management.
Executive level and monthly reporting
Internal programme management
Managing and assisting technical teams to prepare packages and deliverables
Maintaining rolling revenue & profit forecasts
Reporting on project performance
Leveraging project commercial performance – revenues and costs

Essential Criteria

In-depth knowledge and experience commercial management of retail super & mega malls at both pre & post contract stage
Middle East retails malls experience in last 4-5 years preferable
Middle East construction experience added benefit, delivery experience in UAE would be a differentiator
Good contract, commercial and financial understanding, 10 years post qualification experience
Excellent written English
Good negotiation skills
Large company & project financial control systems use & understanding
Good attention to detail.
Desirable Criteria
Professional Membership (MRICS)
Knowledge of FIDIC
The Individual
Degree in Quantity Surveying from recognised University;
Must have previous experience of FIDIC Contracts
Strong contractual, commercial and financial knowledge
Min 15 years post-contract relevant capacity in contracts and commercial management
Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 5 years
Must have minimum of 3 years Middle East experience preferred
Good communication skills
Politically aware
Team player, team leader
Qualifications
Degree in relevant discipline

Business Analyst wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Business Analyst (Wholesale Banking)
Job Description
To provide day to day transactional assistance and service to end users in the development, installation, delivery, maintenance, and issue resolution and provide support in the area of business applications that best meet end-user business processes and needs to ensure issues and inquiries are resolved in a prompt and effective manner in order to maintain smooth operations and minimise downtime

1.Software Development
Analyse functional and technical specification documents, perform system designing, coding and programing tasks and conduct unit testing to in order to ensure delivery of technology applications in line with business requirements
Conduct source code management in line with the bank’s Code Management Process in order to ensure source code is securely stored and available for re-deployment and enhancement

2.Project Delivery
Participate in business requirement analysis phase of new applications, review business requirements and map it to impacted business applications and convert business requirements into vendor understandable functional / technical specification documents in order to ensure software delivery will be in line with business requirements
Coordinate for software testing, issue resolution, provide

end user training and contribute for production deployment by adhering to bank’s technology security / standards in order to ensure robust technology solutions are delivered and deployed
Analyse business requests for system product set up / parameter change, identify required systems / applications, schedule, communicate and execute the changes in order to enable business users to launch the product or perform the requested function to carry out the business transactions

3.Core/Channel Banking Support
Provide application support by analysing issues and providing resolution, conduct periodic IT check/troubleshooting, implementation of patches and extend guidance to end users in order to facilitate banking operation smooth and to minimize downtime
Coordinate for testing fixes to ensure that the fix provided is aligned with the problem and to ensure a solution has been provided prior to handling the solution to the business users
Deliver software release by preparing the package and coordinate with relevant teams within IT for the successful release in order to ensure the software is released in relevant systems / environments

4.Software Testing
Analyse functional and technical specification documents to understand business requirements, plan and prepare test scripts and execute software testing in order to ensure all required scenarios are tested, test results are in conformity with business requirements without any defects and fit for production deployment in line with business / technical requirements

5.Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures
Implement approved departmental policies, processes and procedures, and ensure employee adherence so that work is carried out to the required standard while delivering the required standards of service to customers and stakeholders

6.People Management
Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximise own and employee contribution to business performance
Organise and supervise the activities and work of the team to ensure that targets and objectives are achieved and the business plan is delivered in line with the required policies, processes, procedures and systems

7.Customer Service
Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

8.Continuous Improvement
Manage and motivate the team to ensure they contribute to, and participate in, the identification and implementation of change initiatives, programmes and projects in line with the bank’s standards

Skills
Experience on preparation of detailed functional specifications related to Wholesale Banking initiatives (Cash Management, Trade Finance, Financing)
Excellent skills in writing requirement documents, reports, specifications, plans and analysis
Good understanding on Corporate Banking products like Current Accounts, Overdraft & Lending
Exposure in preparing Data Flow, Process Flow using tools like MS Visio and good understanding of UX/UI
CBAP or equivalent Certification Preferred

Senior Business Analyst wanted Ghassan Aboud – Dubai

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Senior Business Analyst (Automotive and Logistics)
Company: Ghassan Aboud Group
Experience: 10 to 15 years
We are looking for Senior Business Analyst who is skilled and knowledgeable in automotive after sales , supply chain, logistics, with deep understanding of automotive dealer and Third Party Logistics Provider process.

Key Responsibilities:
Serves as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization in order to provide technical solutions to meet user needs.
Possesses expertise in the business unit(s) they support, as well as, an understanding of the IT organization’s systems and capabilities.
Analyzes business partner’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities to automate processes and functions.
Assists in the business process redesign and documentation as needed for new technology.
Translates high level business requirements into functional specifications for the IT organization and manages changes to such specifications.

Educates the IT organization on the direction of the business.
Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation.
Possesses an understanding of technological trends and uses this Knowledge to bring solutions to business units supported to enhance the enterprise’s competitive edge.
Strong IT background including System Development Lifecycle: initial idea development, requirements capture, process design, application development, testing, and implementation.
Use Domain knowledge to be proactive in seeking to produce a lean and optimized design.
Assist in making recommendations for buy versus build decision.
Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
Experience in Business Analysis and proficient in Package Configuration and Change Management.
Should have progressing skills on Functional Architecture Design and Architecture Knowledge.
Should have mastered one or more ERP solutions; or one or more technical tools/ languages.
Multi cycle exposure to platforms like SAP, Oracle, Navision or other tier two ERP platforms.
Related work experience in managing a team of Business Analyst and working with senior level management, business unit and corporate staff executives to develop a technology strategy.
Must have strong understanding of retail and corporate functions to include their business drivers for success, process and approaches to business models.

Senior Manager wanted by Ghassan Aboud – Dubai

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Sr. Manager, Business Applications
Company: Ghassan Aboud Group
Experience: 10 to 15 years
We are currently looking for a Sr. Manager Business Applications to provide leadership and direction in the design, implementation and support of business application systems for the group. This is a highly technical role and will lead the application, development, maintenance and improvement of delivery operations for a portfolio of business applications to deliver IT service improvement to the business.

Responsibilities :
Managing the Application Development and Maintenance delivery of respective applications through direct and direction staff and directs the development teams in the areas of scheduling, technical direction, future planning and standard development practices.

Meets scheduled milestones to ensure project/program objectives are met in a timely manner and has an in-depth knowledge of the principles, theories, practices and techniques for managing the activities related to planning, managing and implementing systems analysis and application development projects and programs.

Report Application Development and Maintenance related performance to the business taking action where necessary to address performance issues.

Ensure compliance with best practices in Application Development and Support including establishing governance, standards and polices in this area

Participates in budgeting and capital equipment processes and quality improvement activities for the Applications Team.

Coordinate Application Development and Maintenance communications to the business (e.g. Incident alerts, change management etc.).

Monitor critical application governance and report on service level performance, generating improvement actions where necessary.

Ensure that every critical application have a technology roadmap, to maintain related hardware and software and reduce operational risk from out-of-support infrastructure in collaboration with other teams.

Manage customer satisfaction and service improvement programs, as well as escalation and complaint management.

Approve operational readiness for projects and releases.

Contribute to the definition of new vendor services in close collaboration with Senior Management and peers.

Ensure supplier and partners plans align with and support IT planning.

Work with the business to ensure that the disaster recovery capability meets business requirements, including planning, performance of testing, communication and restoration of services in response to a major outage or disaster, as well as setting up IT services at Disaster Recovery sites in coordination with the business and infrastructure teams.

Ensure compliance with appropriate internal control requirements for both internal and external suppliers, and provides assistance and support for audits, where applicable.

Successful deployment of application service related change programs.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or Information Systems

Typically has 10 to 15 years of IT and business work experience including managing team(s) in systems analysis and/or programming functions. In dept knowledge of ERP systems implementation and Support of platforms like SAP, NAVISION, EPICOR etc.

Manages a team of System Analyst and Technical staff of Developers and Testers both FTE and Contractors. Reporting into the Group Head Of IT.

Growth Strategy Director wanted by SERCO in Dubai

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Career Opportunities: Growth Strategy Director (50115)
Req ID 50115 – Posted 02/05/2018 – United Arab Emirates – Dubai – Executive/Leadership – Full Time
Serco Middle East is recruiting for a Growth Strategy Director to lead a Growth Support team. The key reason for this role is to develop and monitor the division’s strategy and engagement programmes and bring rigour, discipline and structure to business growth initiatives to support its growth and revenue aspirations, by providing leadership and execution in strategy development/implementation support and tracking, strategic account management support, market intelligence and insights activities, solution development and M&A initiatives

The position will ensure that the team exceed its Business Development targets across all 3 key sectors (Integrated Facilities Services (IFS), Transport and Aviation / Defence).
The role will report to the Managing Director Growth and is based in the Serco Middle East Head Office in Rolex Towers in Dubai.

The Growth Support Director will manage the Growth Support team which consists of:

Growth Managers,
Growth Analysts, and
Growth Subject Matter Experts.

Key Responsibilities

Provide leadership to the Growth Support function so that all team members understand and adopt strategy and plans and are motivated to achieve their objectives.
Accountability for overall performance and deliverables produced by the team.

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Contracts Manager wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy
Position Title Contracts Manager / Senior Contract Administrator
United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Job Summary
The Contracts Manager / Snr Contract Administrator is responsible for negotiating the terms and conditions of contracts, and ensuring compliance with the terms and conditions during the contract administration phase, as well as documenting and agreeing any changes or amendments that may arise during the contract period. The Contracts Manager / Snr Contract Administrator provides guidance and assistance to Project Directors / Managers on all contract matters

Job Duties

Direct liaison with the Client project team

Advises on all contractual matters

Partakes in pre-qualification and selection of contractors

Administers the procurement process for contractors and consultants including, but not limited to, advance review of construction plans and specifications, assistance in preparation of solicitations, coordinating and scheduling pre-bid and post bid clarification meetings, amendment preparation and contract negotiations.

Develops and implements procedures for contract management and administration in compliance with company policy. As appropriate, contribute to or influence company policies.

Review, develop and enforce administrative procedures for effective and economical performance within terms and conditions of the contract and policies approved by the Project Manager.

Administers on-going Contracts, including monitoring contractor and compliance with the Contract documents. Investigates problems and recommends corrective action.

Ensures all warranties, bonds, insurances, guarantees, etc. are in place and maintained and updated in accordance with the Contract and are in compliance with the Clients requirements

Prepares correspondence and maintains records necessary to ensure the effective administration of all Contractual matters.

Advises on contractual implications of change orders

Ensures that all contractual procedures are implemented and maintained

Makes amendments to contractual documents as required.

Provides contractual advice in the evaluation of Interim and Final Payment Certificates

Administration, review and settlement of claims, resolution of disputes and contract change negotiations.

Reviews and responds to contractors claims in accordance with the provisions of the Conditions of Contract

Assists the Project Manager in contract close-out procedures to ensure that all terms and conditions of contracts have been complied with prior to final payment to contractor.

Skills Required

Excellent knowledge of FIDIC Forms of Contract.

Knowledge of the procurement process for Contractors and Consultants

Effective oral and written communication skills is required and the Contracts Manager / Senior Contract Administrator must be able to effectively communicate with all members of the project team, and be client and contractor facing.

Conversant with regulatory, legislative and industrial changes to review if changes are needed to contracts.

Must be able to operate under a degree of autonomy.

Must be able to directly discuss and negotiate Contractual matters with Contractors.

Must have a proven track record in the construction industry.

Minimum Requirements

Experience in the administration of commercial and/or governmental contracts.

Experience working in the Middle East is preferred.

7+ years experience of demonstrated contract experience with a major engineering firm, contractor or law firm in the areas of engineering and construction contracts.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or construction related discipline, Quantity Surveying, Law or business related field.

Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in contract, construction, and commercial law are preferred.

Commercial Manager wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy
Position Title Commercial Manager, Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai
Dubai

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking to hire an experienced Commercial Manager in Dubai. The Senior Commercial Manager will be responsible for the following activities for the project framework of projects – procurement management, contract management and administration, budget and cost control, variation and claims management, and the determination of final accounts.

The role also ensures that AECOM delivers the project within or below the Estimate at Completion in accordance with its contractual obligations, and it is also responsible for all internal contract, commercial, and financial activities in order to meet the project goals & objectives.

The Senior Commercial manager will also provide guidance and assistance to Project Directors / Managers on all contract matters

Job Duties:

Direct liaison with the Client project team

Advises on all contractual matters

Responsible for all the procurement activity for the framework of projects, including but not limited to, the preparation and review of expressions of interest and pre-qualifications, production of tender documents and request for proposals, management of the tender process, analysis and evaluation of tender submissions, arranging and chairing contract negotiations, and the facilitation and oversight of the signing of the agreements.

Provision of contract management and administration activities for the framework of projects including the evaluation of the contractor against their obligations, evaluation of contractor’s claims and the provision of mitigation strategies to the Client, agreement of KPIs with the contractor, maintenance of appropriate records, and ensuring the contractor has the required bonding and insurance in place.

Oversight of the master budget and each of the constituent projects within the framework, identifying variances and mitigation actions.

Development of a cost management system that details cash flow requirements, committed costs, costs remaining, and the overall cost to complete.

Review of all applications for payments (AFPs) and invoices from the contractors for completeness, accuracy, and compliance. Production of written reports on the findings and the subsequent action to be taken by the Client.

Assessment of the validity of contractor’s requests for changes and variations of any kind, providing written recommendations to the Client regarding the appropriate action that should be taken. In addition assessments will need to be made of variations proposed by the Client, and management of the change process as appropriate.

Management of the preparation, submittal, review and settlement of the final accounts of the contractors.

Acts as AECOM’s representative for all day to day contract matters with the Client during the program execution.

Responsible for the internal commercial management and contract administration of the project for AECOM including but not limited to the identification, management, and agreement of variations and claims, and the resolution of contract disputes.

Preparation of the internal estimate at completion (EAC), and the provision of reports on earned value, progress against milestones, cash flow, and cost management. Appropriate action is then taken to mitigate any issues as they arise, and opportunities are sought to improve the profitability of the project.

Responsible for the preparation of the application for payments and invoices to the Client, resolution of any issues, and the prompt collection of payments.

Assists the Project Director in devising and executing action plans to rectify potential cost overruns, schedule delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.

Some liaison with Technical Services and Shared Services personnel for delivery of design, costs, schedules and overall project support.

Establishes regular meetings to review package status and formulate action items.

Specific Skills Required:

Previous UAE / Middle East experience preferred

Client and Contractor facing

Excellent knowledge of FIDIC Forms of Contract.

Knowledge of the procurement process for Contractors and Consultants

Effective oral and written communication skills

Conversant with regulatory, legislative and industrial changes to review if changes are needed to contracts.

Must be able to operate under a degree of autonomy.

Must be able to directly discuss and negotiate Contractual matters with Contractors.

Must have a proven track record in the construction industry.

Experience in claims management

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 15 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry is required, with expert knowledge of pre and post Contract commercial & contract management, administration, budget and cost control, variation and claims management, and the determination of final accounts.
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, and /or Law.

Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in contract, construction, and commercial law are preferred.

Commercial Manager wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy
Position Title Commercial Manager, Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking to hire an experienced Commercial Manager in Dubai. The Senior Commercial Manager will be responsible for the following activities for the project framework of projects – procurement management, contract management and administration, budget and cost control, variation and claims management, and the determination of final accounts.
 
The role also ensures that AECOM delivers the project within or below the Estimate at Completion in accordance with its contractual obligations, and it is also responsible for all internal contract, commercial, and financial activities in order to meet the project goals & objectives.

The Senior Commercial manager will also provide guidance and assistance to Project Directors / Managers on all contract matters

Job Duties:

Direct liaison with the Client project team

Advises on all contractual matters

Responsible for all the procurement activity for the framework of projects, including but not limited to, the preparation and review of expressions of interest and pre-qualifications, production of tender documents and request for proposals, management of the tender process, analysis and evaluation of tender submissions, arranging and chairing contract negotiations, and the facilitation and oversight of the signing of the agreements.

Provision of contract management and administration activities for the framework of projects including the evaluation of the contractor against their obligations, evaluation of contractor’s claims and the provision of mitigation strategies to the Client, agreement of KPIs with the contractor, maintenance of appropriate records, and ensuring the contractor has the required bonding and insurance in place.

Oversight of the master budget and each of the constituent projects within the framework, identifying variances and mitigation actions.

Development of a cost management system that details cash flow requirements, committed costs, costs remaining, and the overall cost to complete.

Review of all applications for payments (AFPs) and invoices from the contractors for completeness, accuracy, and compliance. Production of written reports on the findings and the subsequent action to be taken by the Client.

Assessment of the validity of contractor’s requests for changes and variations of any kind, providing written recommendations to the Client regarding the appropriate action that should be taken. In addition assessments will need to be made of variations proposed by the Client, and management of the change process as appropriate.

Management of the preparation, submittal, review and settlement of the final accounts of the contractors.

Acts as AECOM’s representative for all day to day contract matters with the Client during the program execution.

Responsible for the internal commercial management and contract administration of the project for AECOM including but not limited to the identification, management, and agreement of variations and claims, and the resolution of contract disputes.

Preparation of the internal estimate at completion (EAC), and the provision of reports on earned value, progress against milestones, cash flow, and cost management. Appropriate action is then taken to mitigate any issues as they arise, and opportunities are sought to improve the profitability of the project.

Responsible for the preparation of the application for payments and invoices to the Client, resolution of any issues, and the prompt collection of payments.

Assists the Project Director in devising and executing action plans to rectify potential cost overruns, schedule delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.

Some liaison with Technical Services and Shared Services personnel for delivery of design, costs, schedules and overall project support.

Establishes regular meetings to review package status and formulate action items.

Specific Skills Required:

Previous UAE / Middle East experience preferred

Client and Contractor facing

Excellent knowledge of FIDIC Forms of Contract.

Knowledge of the procurement process for Contractors and Consultants

Effective oral and written communication skills

Conversant with regulatory, legislative and industrial changes to review if changes are needed to contracts.

Must be able to operate under a degree of autonomy.

Must be able to directly discuss and negotiate Contractual matters with Contractors.

Must have a proven track record in the construction industry.

Experience in claims management

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 15 years of experience in the engineering and construction industry is required, with expert knowledge of pre and post Contract commercial & contract management, administration, budget and cost control, variation and claims management, and the determination of final accounts.
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Quantity Surveying, and /or Law.

Professional Membership such as RICS, and training in contract, construction, and commercial law are preferred.

 

Job Category Commercial Management / Contract Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 185140BR

Quantity Surveyor – Al Futtaim Engineering – Dubai, UAE

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Date: 12-Apr-2018
Location: Dubai, AE
Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC
 
No two days are the same at Al-Futtaim, no matter what role you have. Our work is driven by the desire to make a difference and to have a meaningful impact with the goal of enriching everyday lives. Take our engaging and supportive work environment and couple it with a company culture that recognises and rewards quality performance, and what do you get? The chance to push the limits every single day.

As a humble family business that started on the banks of the Dubai Creek in the 1930s, Al-Futtaim has expanded to a presence in 31 countries, a portfolio of over 200 companies, and 42,000 employees. You’ll find us in industries ranging from automotive and retail, to finance and real estate, and connecting people with international names like Lexus, Ikea, Robinsons, and Adidas. Our team is proudly multicultural and multinational because that kind of diverse representation gives us the global mindset to grow and impact the people, markets, and trends around us.

Come join us to live well, work better, and be the best.

Reports to: Sr. Quantity Surveyor

Location: Dubai, UAE

Job Purpose: To manage financial and contractual matters related to labour and material quantities required for the assigned project

Key Accountabilities:

Maintain Contract Documentation and advise on pre-tender and post contract matters
Post Contract liaison with clients and their representatives
Preparation and submission of Monthly Interim Valuations and ensure payments are payed at predefined stages during the construction processes as detailed in the contract.
Periodically report to senior management on financial & contractual issues and attend meetings on financial status in the form of contract reviews assessed through project progress, labour analysis, material procurement and subcontractor account review.
Identify the changes in the scope of works, notify the concerned parties, manage & value the claims for submission and agreement of variation claims
Provide commercial support to Project Manager by assisting in determining the most efficient and economical suppliers in the market
Prepare, Submit and Agreement of final accounts
Agreement and certification of sub-contractors interim valuations and final accounts
Payment Certification of Subcontractors
Preparation and analysis of various forms of claims identifying delays and disruption for both time extensions and cost evaluation
Assist Senior QS to foresee any cash flow scenarios that may occur by accurate cash flow forecasting or budgeting
Ensuring compliance with procedures to ensure that the team work within parameters set and agreed and in compliance with procedure, audit requirements and delegation of authority (DoA)

Job Requirements:

Diploma or Degree or higher

Must have at least 8-10 years’ experience in GCC

Technical Skills:

Competent user of Microsoft Office: Word/Excel/Power-point
Communication skills
Time-management skills

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Quantity Surveyor wanted by Atkins in Dubai

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Buildings
Dubai
Quantity Surveyor – Post Contract – Hospitality

Faithful+Gould are currently looking for an experienced Quantity Surveyor to form part of our Project Management Consultant (PMC) project team based on hotel and / or retail projects in Dubai. The main objective of the PMC is to manage the development programme, which includes infrastructure enhancement works, as well as retail mall and hospitality new build elements. The team shall be expected to assist the client in any way possible to ensure the development is completed to the required timescales and within their stated budgets. The project is expected to last for up to 2.5 years, although the position with Faithful+Gould is indefinite.

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 maximise 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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

Key Responsibilities

Post contract administration of contract (POMI, FIDIC Red Books and D&B – drafting correspondences, claims, delay analysis etc.)
Management of bonds, insurances and guarantee logs
Interim valuations and payment certificates
Variations analysis, recommendations and management
Performing risk and value management and cost control functions
Undertaking costs analysis project work
Identifying, analysing and developing responses to commercial risks
Writing detailed progress/ cost reports
Reporting to Client Representative on all commercial issues
Understanding the implications of health and safety regulations
Managing workload with minimal supervision
Client facing and involvement in commercial meetings.
Experiences and Qualifications:

Must have previous experience of FIDIC Traditional and Design and Build Contracts
Hotels/ Residential/ Commercial experience a must
Degree in Quantity Surveying from recognised university
Min 3 years post-contract experience
Must have consultant and/or client background for minimum of 2 years
Should be currently in the UAE and looking for a career move
Knowledge in the use of QS software CATO or similar is required
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
Team and /or independent worker
Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.
Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Sales Leader wanted by Commercial Bank Dubai

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Team Leader, Direct Sales – (18000102)
Job Purpose
To actively drive the retail banking Credit Card sales in order to achieve the strategic objectives of the Bank, increase market share, and expand the Credit Cards and new-to-bank portfolio.

About the Job
Achieve the monthly sales target set by the Bank – 225 Primary Credit Cards. The targets can be revised upon Management’s discretion at any strategic point in time.
Establish effective business relationship with organizations and clients through networking in order to develop a sustainable business model.

Generate new sources of business through company visits and company listing, participation in company events and reviewing the approved list of companies for identifying business potential.
Perform competition and market analysis to support sales management’s strategizing and planning initiatives.
Awareness of the latest policies, procedures and guidelines of the department, other associated units and the Bank to ensure compliance, minimum-risk operations, and timely processing of applications.
Effective rework controls to ensure high levels of customer satisfaction and timely achievement of business targets.
Diligently follow the sales performance management process in order to manage non-performance and encourage consistent performers throughout the team.
Portray elements of effective leadership to motivate and guide the team and promote a productive working environment.
Conduct daily team sessions to discuss business strategies, knowledge sharing, product and policy updates, and share and implement best practices.
Ensure the team complies with the latest policies pertaining to application processing.
Actively track team performance to ensure acceptable productivity levels are maintained in each business cycle.
Maintain a strong network within the Bank to aid in achieving business objectives.
Ensure compliance to the unit’s approved operational procedures and timely address any deviation.

Qualifications

Bachelors Degree
Post graduate in business management is preferred
Knowledge & Experience

5 years of supervisory experience in banking and with a proven track record in sales
2 years of experience in the Middle East; preferably in UAE
Should have a valid UAE driving license
Ability to generate reports and create presentations
Skills

Excellent verbal and written command of English (preferably bilingual in spoken Arabic)
Strong sales skills
Strong management and motivational skills
Planning and organizing skills
Strategic planning
Interpersonal skills
Analytical skills

Primary Location: AE-AE-Dubai
Job: Personal Banking
Organization: PBG-S&D Sales
Employee Status: Regular
Job Posting: Apr 1, 2018, 1:54:41 PM

Tenancy Delivery Manager wanted by Atkins in Dubai

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Tenancy Delivery Manager
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Construction, Infrastructure
Projects:

1.The concept / theme is a streets and square concept, with an outdoor ambience incorporated within an indoor conditioned environment. Aesthetically designed keeping the family shopper in mind, the retail offerings of the mall have been categorized into 3 distinct districts. The project will feature 2 million square feet of leasable space spread over ground and first floor levels, comprising c.650 retail and F&B outlets, three major family entertainment centres, a 20-screen Cineplex, a hypermarket, and outdoor events area.

2.The mall will deliver modern ”industrial chic” architecture and interior design and will provide over 50 F&B offerings across two levels with external terraces to maximise the integration with the adjoining Expo Plaza Park, an urban green park of multi-recreational and sports usage. Key entertainment offerings include a 9 screen cinema and large family entertainment centre located at opposite ends of the linear mall positioned to draw custom down the main mall concourse spine of approximately 300m in length. The mall will consist of c. 180 units.

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Services:

The scope of services to be performed by the Service Provider shall include as a minimum:

a) Ensure all works pertaining to the retail unit fit out and handover of the trading units to The Dubai Mall Operational Team are completed on time and to the required standards.
b) Ensure nominated unit is ready for handover prior to tenant commencement.
c) Management of all pre-handover contractor briefing, meetings and minutes of the same
d) Ensure all tenancy fit outs are in-line with the approved drawings and project standards
e) Carry out daily on-site inspections and fit out progress monitoring reporting
f) On-going monitoring of the fit out phase to ensure attendance, programme, compliance, health and safety and quality standards are met
g) Ensure on-going tenancy issues are resolved
h) Ensure all fit out base building queries are issued to Emaar Development Project Consultants for action & clarification

Tenancy Coordination & Delivery/Project Management Deliverables Present the following:

RDT Project Execution Plan inclusive but not limited to:

Master Tenant Fit Out Programme (P6 software) inclusive of:

All tenancies and the key design, construction, completion and handoveractivities/ milestones
Alignment to Main Contractor Base Build construction programme inclusive ofcritical path and key milestones pertaining to unit handovers and MEPservices commissioning, authority inspections and certification inclusive ofTaking Over Certificate (TOC)
Weekly Design and Construction progress and tracking reports
Project overviews indicating the vital parameters and progress of all units.Mitigation plans for units under delay
Physical site possession checklists, reports and tracking
Design, Permits and Construction approvals process
Verify & certify all local authority documentation for carrying out works on site.Verify availability of DCD/ OM/ DEWA approved documentation on site.
Completed Emaar approval forms, including, but not limited to the following:
Tenant Authorised Representative details
Tenant Designer details
Tenant MEP consultant details
Tenant Structural Consultant details
Tenant Lighting Consultant details
Tenant General Contractor details
QA/QC plan
Design Management plan inclusive of:
Design submission forms for all stages of Concept & detailed design includingMEP design
Construction Management plan
Site inspection reports
TVR Tracking report
Collection & log of contractor’s insurance
Processing of general & hot- work permits
Assisting in manpower & material movement & site logistics
Assistance in hoarding movement to facilitate shop front construction
Assistance in final hoarding removal
Daily site inspection
Photographic record of site progress for all units.
HSE management plan aligning to Main Contractor HSE policies.
In the case of Dubai South Mall specific management planning to assure tenant contractor compliance to the Worker Welfare and HSE minimum assurance standards
Issuance of penalties to errant contractors (HSE violation)
Commissioning, Inspections and retail opening plan
Review & sign off of project close out documentation including T&C reports. Pre handover inspections reports, including compliance with LOD’s
Pre site handover design meeting minutes
Pre-Opening defects report
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Defects close out report
Site inspection reports
Pre-Trade inspection report and sign off prior to opening sheets
Compiling project documentation and issuance to the asset team prior to opening.
Liaising with local authorities for facilitating onsite inspections.
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 maximise 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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.

Internal Relationships:
Participate in meetings to discuss issues and status
Review and determine daily priorities
Seek authorization when required
Seek performance feedback
Escalate issues through chain of command
Establish priorities
Seek and provide information
Seek clarification regarding agreed terms and conditions with merchant
Define scope of works in preparation of tenancy
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Discuss issues
Liaise with Centre Management to coordinate works and costs
Discuss and coordinate issues
Report status in Retail Design Management meetings on each asset.
Track activities to ensure tenancy is handed over to lessee by deadline
Detail lessor and merchant requirements and lease terms and conditions
Assist billing tenants for works
Coordinate and obtain final lease plan for Retail Design Management
External Relationships:
Confirm lease terms and conditions
Discuss merchant issues
Handover tenancy to merchant/s and or Tenant Authorized Representative (TAR)
Assist billing tenants for TVR works
Liaise with the Lessee and the local municipality to seek permits and approval for works within associated with tenancy
Resolve issues impacting with the centre
Coordinate quotations with contractors
Project manage works with contractors for tenancies
Manage Health & Safety
Collect certificates for trade
Experience Required:
Ideally experience in retail project management of buildings and facilities of similar project
Management skills and the ability to relate to the complexities of managing retail property
University degree or equivalent in a technical discipline preferably Interior Design or Architecture
Diploma/ Certificate in Occupational Health and Safety or equivalent
Excellent communication skills
Conflict Management Skills
Site Management Skills
Knowledge of Authority Processes
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
Accommodation allowance
Transportation allowance
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Estate agent salesperson wanted by DSOA in Dubai

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posted Date: Feb 27, 2018
Expiry Date: Apr 28, 2018
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Sales Associate (Real Estate)

Job Description

Proactively attract companies and customers through promoting by sales calls, networking, attending local and international exhibitions.
Assist clients with inquiries and provide a hassle free experience in business setup.
Assisting sales team to close the leads and increase revenue.
Welcoming and having ethics of doing business.
Work closely with other departments to efficiently register companies and generate revenue.
Good Knowledge of UAE laws and regulations for company setup.
Skills
Excellent business command of the English language (writing, reading and verbal), Arabic would be considered an advantage.
Excellent presentation skills.
Ability to communicate across various levels in the organization.
Ability to multitask and manage deadlines.
Advanced knowledge of MS Office package
Excellent follow up, analytical and interpersonal skills.
Ability to build and maintain strong rapport with clients and colleagues across various levels in the business.
Education
Business Administration or Marketing

 

Investment Lawyers wanted by STA law in Dubai

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In this position, the nominee will work closely with STA’s corporate lawyers in Dubai to assist in a variety of investment transactions and asset management activities. We are looking for an experienced transactional lawyer with knowledge in the asset advisory/fund investments space and securities law issues. The candidate must demonstrate seasoned judgment, a strong work ethic and the ability/appetite to punch above their weight.

Responsibilities

Negotiate, draft and evaluate a variety of transactional agreements, disclosure documents, advertising/marketing materials, subscription agreements, investment management agreements, non-disclosure agreements, and trading documentation

Assist in a variety of investment transactions and asset management activities;
Assist with investments compliance issues/policies and reviewing, preparing and filing Forms and preparing corporate governance materials;
Support senior lawyers and outside counsel on complex and fast-paced transactional matters.
Requirements:
A law degree from a top-tier law college in the UAE or abroad with high academic achievement and should a member of the relevant bar council;
Demonstrated track record as a transactional lawyer with at least one to two-year(s) experience in one of the top law firms in UAE;
Experience in a variety of investment and capital markets transactions, including (re)insurance or insurance-linked securities transactions, and derivatives are preferred;
Ability and willingness to work autonomously and as part of an interdisciplinary team to work tenaciously to achieve results with a sense of seriousness and urgency; and
Outstanding verbal and written communication, collaboration, negotiation, and presentation skills.
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Attorney in private equity/mergers acquisitions wanted by STA law in Dubai

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We are looking for an attorney with experience and expertise in private equity and M&A to support our corporate lawyers in Dubai. The attorney for this group will be primarily responsible for assisting the Alternatives and Private Equity clients with issues relating to direct private equity investment, fund formation/product development, and investments in third-party private equity/hedge funds, equity co-investments, and secondary.

Responsibilities:

Provide advice on transactional and organizational documents for private equity and hedge fund creation (including fund-of-fund development);
Structure private offshore investment funds in the UAE and abroad;
Advise the corporate team on the expansion, structuring, and consultation of direct private equity investments across a range of asset categories, including minority investments, control investments, and partnering arrangements;
Support a variety of on-going management, corporate governance functions, and M&A related-matters to portfolio companies;
Advise on review and contract investments in third-party private equity and hedge funds, secondary purchase and sale transactions and co-investments;
Should have thorough knowledge of the regulatory and operational aspects of representing clients in the UAE and abroad;
Select, manage, and oversee external counsel per the firm’s Outside Counsel Management Guidelines;
Communicate material legal, compliance and regulatory issues promptly to the firm’s relevant stakeholders.

Qualifications:
Minimum of 4 years related experience working at a law firm or financial institution in the UAE;
Experience drafting and negotiating private equity fund and investment documentation
Ability to appropriately prioritize tasks, and coordinate transactional legal assignments while showing leadership, independence, and reliable judgment;
Demonstrate aptitude to work effectively as part of a team and independently ;
Experience and willingness to take responsibility for assignments;
Detail-oriented and adaptable with a solid work ethic;
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage massive workload of several matters promptly;
High standards of integrity and sound legal judgment;
Diverse problem-solving skills in the legal arena;
Significant interpersonal skills and the ability to successfully deal with internal colleagues, external counsel, and other third parties at senior levels.

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I.T. Project Manager wanted by ADCB bank in Abu Dhabi

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Date Posted: 2018/02/01 06:33:41
Expiry Date: 2018/04/02
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I.T. Project Manager – DATA ANALYTICS

 

Job Description

  • ADCB is hiring an IT Project Manager who is familiar and have the Knowledge of data modeling
  • Familiarity with MDM, BI, and data warehouse design and implementation techniques
  • Understanding of common information architecture frameworks and information models
  • Understanding of the differences between relational modeling and object modeling
  • Understanding of meta models, taxonomies and ontologies, as well as of the challenges of applying structured techniques (data modeling) to less-structured sources

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Project Management and Change Delivery Management

  • Manage and deliver technology projects and changes by engaging with various internal and external stakeholders and adopting the project management framework to ensure projects are completed within the defined timelines and budgets in compliance with ADCB standards
  • Manage the development, configuration, parameterization, testing, deployment of technology changes and transition to production while extending support and guidance to business users for planning/conducting software acceptance testing
  • Develop and design technology solutions through business and application architecture principles and maintain efficient and agile technology for the business
  • Develop project approvals, RFPs, technical documents, procedures, transition documents and other project related documentation within scope of the subject matter of the project in line with the required standards
  • Coordinate with IT teams in planning and monitoring and adapt to changing business priorities to ensure technology changes are aligned with business requirements/priorities

 

System Management

  • Manage the support, maintenance and availability of a portfolio of banking applications along with managing key support processes like problem management and incident management
  • Manage a team of application support analysts responsible for supporting a wide range of banking applications to ensure availability of relevant application systems to support business and operation needs

 

Budget Management

  • Contribute to the preparation of the business area’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon
  • Manage planning and budgeting for technology projects and coordinate and contribute for preparation of business initiated technology projects, monitoring the financial performance against the budget for the bank and its subsidiaries
  • Identify opportunities for the appropriate and cost-effective investment of application solutions including sourcing, purchasing and development

 

People Management

  • Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximize own and employee contribution to business performance
  • Manage the effective achievement of the team’s objectives through setting individual objectives, managing performance, developing the team and providing formal and informal feedback to maximize overall performance, engagement and motivation

 

Policies, Process, Systems and Procedures

  • Recommend and implement improvements to departmental policies, procedures and processes covering all areas of activity so that all relevant procedural requirements are fulfilled while ensuring that ADCB delivers best-in-class services, products and innovation

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Identify opportunities to contribute to organizational and departmental change initiatives, programmes and projects taking into account best practice and standards in the business environment
  • Maintain a current knowledge of emerging technology trends and techniques and proactively recommend innovative technology solutions to business for offering enhanced customer service/products.

Skills

Minimum Experience

  • At least 8 years of experience in technology services with a banking industry background, with at least 5 years in a managerial capacity for management of financial applications / technical systems

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent

 

Professional Qualifications

  • PMP/ Prince 2 certification or equivalent
  • ITIL certification or equivalent

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Project management
  • Team management
  • Negotiation and mediating
  • Business liaison
  • Process optimization
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Emerging technology
  • Infrastructure/operating platforms
  • Software testing
  • Software change management
  • Software configuration management
  • Application support and maintenance
  • Presentation and collaboration tools
  • Information security
  • Mobility and internet banking technologies
  • System monitoring and capacity planning
  • In-depth banking functionality and operations knowledge in at least 3-5 of the following; core banking, lending, deposits, customer relationships and accounts, workflows and business processes, customer channels, payments and collection, cash management, cards and loyalty, middleware technology, business intelligence and analytics, trade finance, treasury systems, compliance and risk systems, ERP and HR systems, ATM/Pos acquiring, telephony and voice systems

Job Details

  • Job Location:Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Job Role:Information Technology

Preferred Candidate

  • Years of Experience :Min: 8
  • Residence Location:United Arab Emirates

I.T. Team Leader wanted by ADCB bank in Abu Dhabi

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Date Posted: 2018/02/01 09:24:16
Expiry Date: 2018/04/02
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I.T. Team Leader – RISK SYSTEMS

Job Description

  • ADCB is looking for a strong individual who has good understanding of Risk Management, Credit Approval process and Credit Risk analytical function including basic knowledge on banking products and modules
  • Working experience in supporting implementation of Credit approval workflow, Limits management, Loan processing and Risk Management Systems.
  • Experience in requirement gathering, writing functional & technical specifications, UAT support, and transition planning and production deployment.
  • Knowledge and expertise on basic programming languages & database operations.

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

Project Management

  • Contribute and support the Project Manager in the delivery of technology enabling change initiative projects and IT deliverables in high priority, medium or strategic level for respective IT functional area adopting Project Management framework principles in compliance with ADCB standards
  • Participate and contribute in business requirement analysis, RFP process, project approvals and assist the Project Manager in the overall project administration for project delivery in order to ensure that business expectations are met
  • Review solutions provided by vendors against the project requirement, assist the business in understanding system functionality, coordinate for project and change delivery, testing and deployment in order to ensure smooth and trouble free transition in production environment

 

System Management

  • Manage production applications and systems, analyses incidents and trouble shoot issues, provide solutions and coordinate with stakeholders for deployment of fixes, testing and production implementation of releases in order to facilitate banking operations and un-interrupted customer service
  • Coordinate and support problem management, change management, conducting IT health check, capacity planning, patch deployment, risk profiling, system integration, in order to ensure bank’s technology systems are secured and robust

 

System Development

  • Direct team members in the areas of application design, programming concepts, database designing, web application deployment, integration methods and configuration
  • Evaluate business requirements, conduct Technical analysis including assessment of size, complexity, technical dependencies and extend of testing required, estimate effort, cost and timelines to enable business to cost benefit analysis
  • Contribute and provide assistance in software testing, implementing integration methods, software deployment, problem and change management process in order to ensure successful implementation and usage of the system to facilitate banking operations

 

People Management

  • Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximize own and employee contribution to business performance
  • Organize and supervise the activities and work of the team to ensure that targets and objectives are achieved and the business plan is delivered in line with the required policies, processes, procedures and systems

 

Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures

  • Implement approved departmental policies, processes and procedures, and ensure employee adherence so that work is carried out to the required standard while delivering the required standards of service to customers and stakeholders

 

Continuous Improvement

  • Manage and motivate the team to ensure they contribute to, and participate in, the identification and implementation of change initiatives, programmes and projects in line with the bank’s standards

 

Customer Service

  • Demonstrate Our Promise and apply the ADCB Service Standards to deliver the bank’s required levels of service in all internal and external customer interactions

Skills

Minimum Experience

  • At least 8 years of experience in Information Systems with 2 years in a managerial capacity with knowledge in management of applications/systems

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science

 

Professional Qualifications

  • PMP/ Prince 2 certification or equivalent
  • ITIL certification or equivalent

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Planning and prioritization
  • Vendor management
  • Team leadership
  • Solution design
  • Architecture principles including service oriented architecture
  • Application development tools
  • Infrastructure/operating platforms
  • Software testing
  • Software change management
  • Software configuration management
  • Application support and maintenance
  • Incident management
  • Presentation and collaboration tools
  • Banking functionality and operations
  • Information security

Job Details

  • Job Location:Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Job Role:Information Technology

Preferred Candidate

  • Years of Experience :Min: 8
  • Residence Location:United Arab Emirates

I.T. Systems Manager wanted by ADCB bank in Abu Dhabi

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Date Posted: 2018/02/01 09:31:17
Expiry Date: 2018/04/02
Ref. JB3764441

I.T. Systems Manager – WHOLESALE CHANNELS

Job Description

  • Focus on Channels for Corporate Customers like Online Banking, H2H and Online Integration with 3rd Party in addition to customer experience from technology point of view.
  • Strong technical knowledge and management of application lifecycle including extensive application testing and rollout experience
  • Experience in corporate portal and integration with external system & back end systems
  • Online offering of Cash Management and eCommerce technologies and its securities.
  • Handling products with multi-channel and familiar with Omni-channel approaches
  • Good exposure in liaising with back office processing of functionalities such as Corporate Lending, Trade Operations, Payment Operations and  & Delivery thru multi channels

 

 

ACCOUNTABILITIES

System Management

  • Manage a portfolio of banking applications along with managing key support processes like problem management and incident management and ensure effective performance monitoring metrics, dashboards and service levels are in place and utilized
  • Undertake complex technical evaluations of existing infrastructure and ensure priorities are assessed and defined in order to determine upgrade capacity plans and needs that will enhance system performance and put forward comprehensive recommendations
  • Lead capacity planning for new and existing systems and in the resulting technology change that may impact future development in technology services and systems within the bank
  • Lead development and implementations of processes for ensuring that overall architecture and systems integration of the respective systems acquired by the Bank has a commonality and direction which will be sustainable for the foreseeable future in both banking and technology perspectives

 

Project Management and Change Delivery

  • Manage and ensure delivery of multiple technology projects and change deliverables in a high priority, medium or strategic level for respective functional area within time and budget, developing project approvals, RFPs, technical documents, procedures, transition plans while contributing to development of detailed business cases in line with the required standard
  • Lead the adoption of Project Management framework principles in compliance with ADCB standards while recommending improvements to ensure efficient project delivery
  • Lead the design, development and implementation of technology solutions through business and application architecture principles and maintain efficient and agile technology for the business
  • Evaluate technology capabilities, system architecture and solution fitment of system design, development, integration and implementation in order to ensure that the developed solutions / systems meet bank’s expansion and technology services requirements

 

Business Alignment

  • Co-ordinate with business stakeholders to understand the business unit’s technology requirements and assist them in translating these requirements into IT project deliverables
  • Contribute to the identification of opportunities for continuous improvement of IT systems, processes, and practices taking into account international best practice, improvement of business processes, cost reduction, and productivity improvement
  • Manage business technology initiatives and ensure that technology provisions are alighted with business priorities and requirements

 

Budget Management

  • Contribute to the preparation of the business area’s budget and manage and monitor the financial performance against the budget so that areas of unsatisfactory performance are identified, rectified promptly and potential performance improvement opportunities are capitalized upon

 

People Management

  • Manage self and team in line with ADCB’s people management policies, procedures, processes and practices to ensure adherence and to maximize own and employee contribution to business performance

 

 

Skills

Minimum Experience

  • At least 12 years of experience in technology services with a banking industry background, with at least 3 – 5 years in a managerial capacity for management of financial applications/technical systems

 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science or equivalent

 

Professional Qualifications

  • PMP/Prince 2 certification or equivalent
  • ITIL certification or equivalent

 

Knowledge and Skills

  • Capacity planning
  • Negotiating and mediating
  • Portfolio and project management
  • Data management
  • Emerging technologies
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Information management
  • Information security
  • Information technology policy and planning
  • Information technology service operations
  • Software engineering and development
  • Systems analysis and design
  • Mobility and internet banking technologies
  • System monitoring and capacity planning
  • In-depth banking functionality and operations knowledge in at least 3-5 of the following; Core banking, lending, deposits, customer relationships and accounts, workflows and business processes, customer channels, payments and collection, cash management, cards and loyalty, middleware technology, business intelligence and analytics, trade finance, treasury systems, compliance and risk systems, ATM/Pos acquiring, telephony and voice systems

Job Details

  • Job Location:Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • Job Role:Information Technology

Preferred Candidate

  • Years of Experience :Min: 12
  • Residence Location:United Arab Emirates

Commercial Manager – Energy wanted by Mott McDonald in Abu Dhabi

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Job Profile
Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description
Main Purpose of the Role:

The Commercial Manager shall provide management and oversight to all active projects within the designated country and support the Unit Contract and Commercial Manager in the implementation of commercially successful projects through effective business practices including credit management, assisting with project set-up and start-ups, claims/variations management, all while ensuring all Mott MacDonald’s internal governance protocols are implemented and adhered to.

Key Responsibilities – will include, but not be limited to:

Working alongside teams to ensure the proposed fees include sufficient allowance for all costs to deliver commercially successful projects ensuring commercially attractive bids / contract extensions are submitted
Commercially aware to be able to identify potential contractual risks and minimise impacts
Articulation of commercial strategies for claims implementation
Ensure appropriate agreements with third parties are in place, including sub-consultant organisations and strategic and JV partners
Monitor contractual arrangements and advise on potential variations
Ensuring active commercial management of all projects in MME;
Develop the capability of Project Principals to manage risk, deliver profit, develop capability
Monitoring and advising on compliance with internal governance, contractual and commercial obligations, reporting non-compliance to the Unit Contracts & Commercial Manager and the respective Country Manager;
Review working capital, contribute to credit management meetings and provide leadership in the recovery of bad debts
Develop and implement training and guidance on the following:
How to manage budget to deliver ROCE (Return on Capital Employed
How to manage working capital
Spread knowledge of Group directives and policies
Develop commercial awareness and risk management
Close out ‘legacy’ projects when instructed by the respective Country Manager and or the Energy Sector Leader.
Attended regular Monthly Project Control Meeting with the to ensure that consistent business practices are applied across the Unit;
Ensuring all necessary unit staff receive commercial training as required;
Where appropriate assisting in the development of project recovery strategies;
Supporting project management teams in client meetings to resolve commercial issues as required;
Working with project teams to advise and recommend cost-effective methods of delivery where appropriate.
Review of Inter Entity Trade Agreements to ensure that robust working agreements are drafted and signed in a timely manner.

MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Improving return on capital employed, reducing project loss factor, mitigating against project profit deteriorations, managing PI notifications.
Use of internal management system – bid management process (commercial aspects).
Effective system compliance and controls discipline in project management.
Effective review and dissemination of lessons learned with customers, bids and in projects, within the division or unit and more widely.

Candidate Specification
Essential Candidate Requirements
Thorough knowledge of contracts used within the Energy markets
Experienced in the development and submission of claims
Educated to degree level in an engineering based degree or equivalent qualification; professional status with a relevant professional body
Minimum of 15 years post degree experience
Middle East work experience, preferred
Technical background but with strong commercial acumen with proven successful commercial management of a portfolio of projects;
Collaboratively and efficiently to ensure project risks are minimised, opportunities maximised and risk mitigated
High level of analytical skills combined with experience in the use of management accounting tools and Microsoft products;
Experience of working in a pressured environment to demanding timescales;
Ability to analyse commercial risk in contract documents in accordance with parameters set by the business;
Provide commercial training and mentor staff of all grades;
Experience of developing complex multi-discipline financial proposals, including collaborative contracting structures;
Strong verbal and written communication skills to communicate effectively with wide variety of stake holders; and
Flexibility on working hours during busy periods.

financial advisers wanted at 4C mortgage consultants Dubai

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4C is a company with big ambition. It is led by a credible and
well-experienced management team which has unrivaled expertise in the UAE mortgage market.

We are on the lookout for Mortgage, Banking and Finance professionals to join our team of Consultants and Advisors. Being in a business that is built on a strong foundation of trust, we not only look for professional competence and commitment to the job but also a strong moral character in our advisors.

We offer a very professional and learning rich environment along with a strong sense of well-being, since Integrity is the core value of our organisation.

Commercial Sales/Leasing Consultant wanted by Allsopp& Allsopp real estate

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Compensation – AED 20,000 OTE

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Would you like to work for a company that values you and your skills?

The focus of the role involves two main tasks:

  • The listing process – ensuring all required due diligence is done before listing for property for Commercial sale / lease to market with Allsopp & Allsopp.  Comparing potential stock this with others in the area and applying local and market knowledge;
  • Negotiation – this takes place between the prospective buyers and sellers, with the aim of achieving an agreeable price by both parties.

Typical Work Activities

Commercial Sales / Leasing Consultants deal with the lease / sale of purchase of office spaces, shopping malls and large retail projects.

Common tasks involved and typical work activities tend to include:

  • Collecting information about a property, and arranging for photographs to be taken
  • Visiting and talking to the sellers/landlords about their property and its special features
  • Offering advice on the value of the property
  • Expert up-to-date knowledge of the rules and regulations and current pricing yields (price per square foot or meter) of real estate industry in UAE
  • Sourcing and leasing commercial properties such as office spaces, shopping malls and large retail projects
  • Marketing and promoting properties for sale/lease
  • Negotiation with prospective buyers/tenants and sellers/landlords at offer stage
  • Monitoring sales and leases as they proceed
  • Advising clients and helping buyers/tenants to decide what they wish to buy/lease
  • Making sure that a price is agreed that is acceptable to both parties
  • Regular Care Calls to all Clients
  • Keeping up to date with market trends in the local Commercial property market

Many hours would be spent in your vehicle while you show Clients the available properties or looked for new listings, you must be fond of driving and be prepared to travel to and from in your dedicated area regularly.

Since this is an extremely competitive profession, you would need to be the kind of person who is prepared to work hard and not allow anyone or anything to stand in your way if you wish to make a success of this career.

We are looking for individuals who have the following attributes:

  • Commercial & Real Estate Sales and or Rental experience in the UAE and UK preferably
  • Positive attitude and hardworking
  • Strong team ethic
  • Excellent communication skills both written and spoken in English,
  • Presentable, Professional, Honest
  • Strong networking skills
  • IT Skills, MS Office, word and Excel
  • Own car and UAE Driving license
  • RERA Regulated/trained

Personal skills:

  • Smart business dress is required at all times.
  • Staff are expected to act professionally and adhere to high company standards.
  • Punctual and contribute to the development of the company.
  • An excellent work ethic, strong interpersonal skills and a supportive team player

If you are a motivated individual, looking to kick start your career in real estate, or a seasoned pro seeking better prospects then Allsopp & Allsopp is the right place for you. Apply now and be a part of a winning team.

Must be:

  • Corporate Minded
  • Have good written and spoken English
  • Confident dealing with people of high position e.g. CEO’s
  • Experience / willingness to learn
  • Good knowledge of different areas of Dubai
  • Been in Dubai for a few years