Digital Asset Consultant – ATKINS – Dubai

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Consultant – Digital Asset Management – (UAE/KSA/Qatar)
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Construction, Management Consultancy
What we are trying to do
 
Deliver diverse Digital Asset Management projects, covering anything from implementing innovative uses of new technology, formulating national guidance, providing strategic direction for asset management policy and using data and analysis tools to develop works programme
Transform and grow the Middle East region approach to asset management across the transportation, buildings, energy, defence and power sectors
Guide clients through solving some of their most complex challenges by providing a unique combination of management consulting, technology, and engineering expertise
Aging assets, funding shortfalls, evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies; infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges.
Clients are increasingly leveraging multi-disciplinary experts utilizing a solutions-driven approach and a solid foundation in engineering practices to meet their organization’s challenges
What we are looking for

Digital Asset Management Consultants to support our clients in the Middle East Region for the Digital Asset Management Market.
The role will work with the MEA dAM business unit of Atkins, as well as the Global dAM team at Atkins to support a pipeline of services and technology-based opportunities.
This role will deliver offerings across dAM domains, including: Asset Investment Planning, Asset Performance Management, and Enterprise Asset Management – and will also work with related domains and technologies, such as: BIM, GIS, IoT, decision support and analytics. The role will be broad in terms of markets and offerings, but a focus will be put on Transport (Aviation, Highways), Energy, Buildings, Water and Defence from a market perspective, and Asset Investment Planning, decision support and analytics from a domain perspective.
As part of our growth strategy, we are investing in our digital Asset Management (dAM) capabilities as well as partnerships that allow us to bring new offerings and delivery models to our clients.
This encompasses software applications, system integration services and managed services.
Key Deliverables and Responsibilities

Working with the central DAM team and account directors to formulate key account delivery plans, identifying opportunities for new service delivery.
Part a leading presence in the Asset Management ecosystem, establishing strong relationships with clients.
Ability to understand, describe and deliver solutions and features can address the business issues customers are facing.
Work directly with clients to improve their business processes and lead business transformation efforts
Help manage projects and multi-disciplinary project teams
Independently perform qualitative and quantitative analyses, document findings and present project outcomes
Support the team on regional delivery plans / partnering activities to fill in gaps and broaden DAM portfolio.

Geotechnical Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Responsibilities

The candidate will be required to work a variety of roles and projects including geotechnical investigations scoping, management and interpretation in addition to geotechnical design for infrastructure projects alongside a variety of environmental science and engineering professionals.
Whilst the candidate will be required to report to a more senior engineer, they will also be expected to manage and mentor a small team of geotechnical engineers – providing technical and managerial guidance where necessary.
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Candidates should possess the following:

A proven track record in geotechnical investigation management and interpretation and the design of Excavation and Lateral Support Systems (ELS), Deep and shallow foundations, piles, retaining walls (Contiguous, Diaphragm) and other related infrastructure.
Experience of working in a fast moving engineering consultancy environment (ideally including international experience)
A high level of technical capability and attention to detail
A good academic background with a civil engineering / geotechnical engineering bachelors or masters degree.
A minimum of 6+ years experience in the civil / geotechnical fields in a consulting environment
Working towards chartered status (or equivalent) within a relevant professional association
A high level of numeracy and attention to details with the ability to self check and produce accurate work
Appropriate experience in the use of geotechnical analysis software (gINT, WALLAP, ALP (OASYS) PLAXIS, GeoStudio (Slope W, Seep W) and Piglet etc.)
Good written and verbal communication skills (clear, concise report writing will be required)
Preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience working on marine infrastructure Projects.
The Individual shall have the following attributes:

Ability to adapt to different cultures and working environments to build rapport with Contractors and Clients
Willingness to collaborate and work effectively within a team environment – leading where necessary.
Demonstrate sound relationship-building skills with both clients and staff and an ability to influence and coach others
Experience and confidence in using written and spoken English within a business environment
Willingness to travel from time to time on project assignments

Finance Partner wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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Middle East – West Region Finance Partner
JOB ID 1240220
Middle East – West Region Finance Partner
 
Cisco’s future depends on the insights and thought leadership of its people; this role requires both. In this role, YOU will drive impact to the top and bottom line and we expect innovation and agility from our Team.
 
What You’ll Do

You will be an integral part of the Sales & Services Finance team who are key business partners to Cisco’s sales organization covering the whole of EMEAR. The broader team is responsible for the compliance agenda within the region, driving and shaping deals, budgeting, forecasting, analysing and reporting activities across the P&L including Bookings, Revenue, Gross Margin and Operating Expenses. The role operates across all of Cisco’s business segments and technology architectures, which requires a high degree of innovation and agility.
 
The individual will work with and influence the regional leadership team in all areas of financial performance and drive innovation within the organisation to enable the maximization of growth and profitability. The individual will also be responsible for ensuring the operating environment adheres to defined corporate compliance and controls as well as Cisco wide company policies and ethical standards.

Specific responsibilities will include:

Trusted advisor and partner to the General Manager and leadership team through participation in business planning, account planning, reporting, controls and compliance

Lead the process around the development of the Annual Plan

Drive the P&L management within the fiscal quarter and over a rolling 15 month cycle including forecasting and planning of quarterly, annual and long range plans

Ensuring strict adherence to key compliance, business controls and policies required to execute business in line with Cisco’s ethical standards

Serve as a consultative business partner to client groups on broad or complex business issues, influence and innovate Sales strategies & validate the go-to-market including providing financial guidance to the Sales organisation

Drive the critical deals analysis and shaping of complex transactions and ensuring that all business is transacted in line with standard business policy and practice as defined by Cisco

Influence change across broad areas of Cisco, by working with and leading a number of key initiatives

Who You’ll Work With

We are a diverse team who want to know the answer – constantly trying to make sense of the complexity of the day to day business, simplify for the rest of the organisation, and add insight and value to our partners. You will report to the Middle East and Africa Finance Lead, and main business partner will be the West Region Sales Director. As a function we partner with the Field Sales organisation to identify risks and opportunities in the business, drive a compliance first mindset working to deliver profitable growth. We work with the broader Finance and other internal functions to ensure that all elements within our business are adhering to policy and working to support the field outcomes.

You will not be bored – we operate in a fast paced, constantly changing environment developing commercial solutions to our business challenges while adhering and championing our corporate compliance structure and responsibilities.

Who You Are

You are a motivated and enthusiastic Finance professional who is driven to learn and grow within the Cisco organization. You are a dynamic, qualified finance professional with over 10 years’ experience, willing to use your strong influencing skills in a large, complex organisation at executive level. You have a proven business partnership record in your finance profession and are seeking the opportunity to exploit the full potential of your analytical, finance and business acumen. You will have good communication skills (both written and verbal), a strong analytical mindset with high attention to detail and the ability to work effectively under time pressure. You have a global mindset, ideally with broad geographical and industry experience that brings cross cultural understanding and the ability to work across cultures. You have the ability to work multiple priorities in parallel with a proven record of innovation and successful change management.

You are ready to impact the profitability of one of the most admired technology leaders. You have excellent interpersonal skills with confidence and strength to push back and challenge where needed and have experience, or an interest, in working in the Technology / Telecoms / IT industry.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with strong commercial awareness, previous working experience in Big 4 firms is an asset

Very strong background in controls and compliance

Strong P&L management experience across both short and long term horizons

Advanced Excel & PowerPoint skills, with a strong ability to deal with large volumes of data and financial modelling skills

Consulting Engineer wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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– Provide Planning, Designing, Implementation, Operation and Optimization services to Cisco Customers around Cisco’s Data Center products and solutions. Participate in the preparation of proposals and Statements of Work. Establish trusted advisor relationship with customer management and teams on Data Center Infrastructure areas and future technology trends
 
– Participates in or leads complex Data Center and Cloud infrastructure (network, storage and compute) design/implementation and migration, performance engineering or problem resolution projects. Solves complex, cross-functional issues that cross many technologies in network, server, storage, O/S, virtualization, consolidation, middleware, security, applications, operations, content switching, caching and/or content delivery networks, and security. Applies good analytic process to help bring any issue to resolution.
 
– Provides technical support for customers during software and hardware upgrades and Proof of Concepts. Delivers migration plans, with a thorough understanding on networked applications and related dependencies. Ensure compliance to delivery methodology operational structure, roles & responsibilities. Participates in weekly status meetings and other ad-hoc interactions with the customer managing specific asks from the customer and managing customer expectations from Cloud Consumption engagements

– Support the PM in resolution of project issues. Track deliverables against the engagement schedule and support the PM track financial, resource and material requirements for the engagements. Ensure smooth closure of engagements using relationship with the customer to guide them to the next step i.e. Sampler service to Assessment Service, Assessment Service to Optimization Service.

– Guide other consultants and engineers, resolving challenges and ensuring customer success

Who You’ll Work With

Let’s change the world together. Work directly with our customers and gain hands on experience and exposure into their networks. Be immersed in a small close knit group of cohorts, to collaborate on a variety of projects that have a real impact. You’ll learn from industry experts. We value your ideas, perspective on how to get things done. Work on network infrastructures. Deliver business solutions and technology solutions from data, security, mobility, and cloud.

Who You Are

Minimum Qualifications:

– Requires BS/BE/BTech degree or equivalent plus related experience in IT industry.

– Broad technical knowledge of the data center and its components: Applications, Storage, Network, Server and projects surrounding their planning, design, implementation, operation, and optimization. Architectural knowledge of virtualization tools and concepts. Architectural knowledge of Three Tiered application environments. Expert familiarity with cloud computing concepts including virtualization, web services API’s, elastic infrastructure, distributed data storage (database, block, object), multi-tenancy, and metered usage patterns.

– Experience with scripting languages such as Perl, Python, or Bash. Python experience is strongly preferred. Networking: OSI Layer 2 (Spanning tree, vPC, EtherChannel, VLAN, etc), Layer 3 switching /routing (OSPF, EIGRP, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, IPv4/6), DNS/DHCP WAN/ISP, network virtualization (N1kv, VRF), basics of higher layer protocols: SSL/TLS, HTTP, real-time traffic (voice/video), NFS, database access protocols. Compute technologies: x86, hypervisor (Openstack/KVM), OS (Linux/Windows), workload mobility

– Storage technologies: file (NAS), block (SAN), object storage, transport (FCoE, iSCSI, etc), replication, backup, and performance. Programmatic control of infrastructure elements (data model, API), integration frameworks and technologies (SP-style).

– Cisco’s Data Center Product Line: ACI, Nexus Products (N7K, N5k, N2k, N1kV), Catalyst products (65xx, 49xx switches), and UCS. Content Switching (OSI Layer 4-7 Switching, Cisco, Citrix or F5 Loadbalancers), Caching and Content Delivery. Strong understanding of SaaS and Application Workloads in context of Data Center Architecture design. Network/Infrastructure Security technologies (Firewall, access control, intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, administrative access control) and Compliance (PCI, SOx, HIPAA).

– OSS / BSS, including: Network Management Systems, Service Delivery, Service Fulfillment (including the network inventory, activation and provisioning), Service Assurance, Customer Care

Desired Skills:

– DC CCIE Preferred.

– Passionate, persuasive, charismatic thought leader capable of quickly establishing executive interest in how to architect, deploy and operate the virtualized data center of the future. Understands and can articulate the value and business advantage of data center virtualization techniques and cloud architectures.

– Strong customer-facing sales and architectural skills. Core expertise to include design concepts, IT analysis/analytical thinking, innovation management, enterprise perspective and process knowledge. Analyzes opportunities with a broad, strategic view; integrates business and technology requirements to achieve cross-domain solutions that work across the enterprise; applies methodologies that are appropriate for multiple users / technology platforms. Client-facing skills to include cross-functional influence, external and internal consulting/partnering.

– Excellent understanding of the industry landscape (competitors and partners). High-level, out-of-the-box thinking, analytical reasoning, and creative problem solving skills. Ability to shift from high-level thinking to realistic and pragmatic execution is essential.

– Solid understanding of the end-to-end IT process, including architecture, design & engineering, implementation, and operations; Excellent written and verbal communications skills: ability to communicate technology strategy and architecture approach to engineers, executives, and Cisco customers. Willingness and ability to work with teams, ability to build relationships using an open and respectful communication and collaboration style

– Communication skills to include conflict management, negotiation, presentation/demonstration, and written communication. Cisco best-practice skills to include building relationships, cultural sensitivity, goal alignment, learning agility, and virtual/remote training.

Senior Consultant wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Senior Consultant – Change Management / People Advisory (UAE/KSA)
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Management Consultancy, Support Services
Dubai
Acuity are currently looking for experienced candidates to further develop their ‘Change Management / People Advisory’ discipline within the Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and lead the delivery of projects across the MEA region.
 
Technical Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant your responsibilities include:
 
Onsite delivery of engagements
Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
ssist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
Manage Junior Consultants and assign tasks accordingly
Leading workstreams / deliverables with oversight from Senior Management
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

Acuity is the advisory business from the Atkins Group. We help clients with big infrastructure and energy ambitions to deliver them successfully. Combining deep business acumen with the engineering expertise of Atkins, we offer seamless, end-to-end advisory services that build greater value, and ever rewarding partnerships.

Acuity advisory services help clients achieve genuine benefits from their investment and change programmes. We advise at senior levels on complex business problems, but we also take a hands-on role, to ensure the solutions aren’t just conceived, they are delivered. Our ethos is to stand side-by-side with our clients until the real-world benefits of their investment and change programmes are realised.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Change Management / Management Consultancy capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region.
Candidates should have between three to six years’ experience in a relevant field but most of all be flexible to work on multiple engagement and in multiple countries.
Acuity is enjoying steady growth in region and is looking to increase headcount by 50% in the next six months with Change Management / People Advisory being a key focus area.
The role is based in region and will require travel throughout the GCC.
The candidate will be exposed to several industry sectors i.e. Transport & Aviation, Governmental, Energy, Oil & Gas and Cities & Urban Infrastructure and will work alongside experienced Senior Management Consultants and Technical Specialists from our Group.
Basic & Technical Competencies

The basic & technical competencies include:

Shall be degree qualified
+ Three (3) to six (6) years of relevant experience in Change Management / People Advisory or a relevant position with transferable skills
Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
Strong Experience in Change Management / People Advisory competencies
Change Management Strategy & Planning
Stakeholder Engagement & Communications
Business Adoption & Integration Support
Organizational Design
Organizational Integration
Benefits Realization & Sustainable Performance
People Transition and Workforce Effectiveness
Manpower Planning
Job Descriptions / Levelling
Competency Assessments & Role Mapping
Leadership Coaching & Career Pathing
HR Processes/ Policies/ Procedures
HR Technology
Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
Core Behaviours

Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development
Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients’ perception of Acuity
Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels

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JOB ID: 1242377
Associate Consulting Engineer – Bachelor/Master (Graduate) – UAE
 
Program Start Date: March or September 2019
 
Location: Krakow, Poland for the first 6 months and then UAE, DUBAI
 
About Cisco:
 
It has never been a better time; to lead, inspire and innovate. Today at Cisco we are building teams that are expanding our technological capabilities in exciting new ways across mobile, cloud, security, IT, collaboration and big data spaces, including software and consulting services. Through the Internet of Everything we transform our customers’ businesses worldwide. We are pioneers and have been since the early days of connectivity. We work with customers across all sectors so your revolutionary ideas will impact everything from retail, healthcare, and entertainment, to public and private sectors, and beyond. There are over 3 billion people and 10 billion connected things in the world now, and over 50 billion estimated in the future, your career has exponential possibilities at Cisco. Join us to collaborate with like-minded innovators in a fun and flexible culture that has earned Cisco global recognition as a Great Place to Work.

What you will do:
 
By joining the Customer Experience Delivery team you will become a trusted advisor to our customers. You will consult with them to build a solid, long-term relationship, providing thought leadership in solving their technology challenges and supporting them in achieving their business outcomes. On a day to day basis this involves working with them directly to review their technical business requirements in order to propose new technology designs that will meet their current and future needs. This will involve the provision of a range of

IT consultancy services and the creation and presentation of project documentation incorporating elements design, implementation and testing in line with Cisco standards.

On an average day this means:

* Building and maintaining relationships with a variety of international customers

* Navigate customers through evolving technology and digital transformation

* Prepare customer’s business and technology infrastructure for emerging trends

* Propose and review data center, cloud, network or security designs exceeding business specifications

* Install, configure, and integrate new solutions or applications of Cisco and Third Party solutions

* Keeping an eye on the ever increasing security requirements and constantly evolving threat landscape

* Manage or optimize existing network or cloud infrastructure with redundancy and risk mitigation in mind

* Solve technology and software problems that cross a broad range of technologies, help reduce risk and increase operational efficiency

* Opportunity for travel and face-to-face customer consulting as required

* Building a specialization in a specific technology, customer or market segment, based on broad general training

Principal Marine Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary:
 
Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Geotechnical, Ports & Marine Group.
 
Develop the Coastal and Marine Engineering discipline to enable AECOM to be a leader in the Middle East region.
 
Duties & Responsibilities:
 
Contribute to the Ports & Marine & Geotechnical Group.

Skills – Develop and retain a high level of technical skill.
 
Particular skills to include:
 
Master or PhD in Civil, Marine, Marine structures, Coastal, Oceanography or related field
 
7 to 20+ years’ experience in coastal or marine engineering;
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of marine structures such as breakwaters, revetments, marinas, scour protection systems, block work quaywalls, sheet pile, diaphragm walls, jetties.
 
Extensive experience in the planning and design of artificial islands, beaches, marinas, harbours and water front development.

Extensive knowledge in coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling including knowledge of DHI Mike Zero and Delft modelling suites, Staad Pro, Plaxs, Geo5, Slope-W.

Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

Availability to travel within the Middle East;

Availability to do occasional site supervision trips in UAE and Middle East

Experience in project management, proposal preparation and business development;

Desirable skills:

Experience in port planning and design of port structures; and

Experience in geotechnical and foundation design of coastal and marine structures.

Duties:

Project Delivery – Perform project management and “hands on” technical work to support the delivery of projects. Coordinate and supervise the work created by the marine team. Coordinate with other engineering disciplines through liaison with other professionals. Monitor the work of staff allocated to specific projects to ensure that technical competence and performance meets the requirements of allocated projects. Ensure that all projects are delivered on time and on budget.

Clients – support the established client base in the Middle East market. Maintain harmonious client relationships as the project and local market level.

Continuous Improvement – A commitment to continual professional development. A commitment to continual learning on relevant technological business and human relationship matters.

Business Growth – Assist the Ports & Marine and Geotechnical Group Leader to deliver the growth, diversification and stability targets set out in the regional strategic plan.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 7 years of experience in coastal, marine, geotechnical engineering discipline in a consultancy environment;

Project management experience for consulting projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Engineering

Higher level degree (M.Sc or P.hD desirable)

Senior Manager wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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The Busines Operations & Technology service line within Atkins Acuity have been successful in securing a number of Digital Transformation Opportunities including Damac BIM Integration, DEWA BIM Transformation and RTA CM & CIS.

In order to grow the team and expand its capabilities we aim to recruit a Senior Manager with a specialism in digital transformation.
The Senior Manager Digital Transformation will be primarily responsible for providing professional advice, guidance and training to clients in a of the implementation of digital technologies, primarily within the Construction industry, to improve operational performance.
They must understand and translate customer needs into business and technology solutions and provide a pathway to successful implementation.
They must also drive decisions and provide consultation around digital transformation, the customer transformation roadmap, and ensure technology and business solutions align with business requirements.
The candidate should have a strong management consultancy background preference will be given to those who have experience working for one of the Big 4 consultancies or leading strategy houses.
The Senior Manager Digital Transformation will work closely with Clients, and their stakeholders, to assess their business and support them in developing a solution that will enable achievement of their corporate goals and objectives.

In performing they will also serve as the voice of the end user and as a voice for change to drive lean-agile practices within the Clients business.
They will also possess strong communication and influencing skills to help communicate the benefits realized through the transformation.
The candidate shall have the ability to source new opportunities in the market, convert these into wins, and lead the delivery of the acquired project ensuring that it is completed on time, budget and in accordance with Client requirements.

SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.

Required Skills and expertise

Experience in developing digital strategies and implementing digital transformation in large organisations
Strong understanding and experience in an asset intensive industry i.e. Aviation, Utilities, Oil & Gas, Rail, Highways
Experience and understanding of Infrastructure Asset Management i.e. ISO 55000
Proven ability to work in a customer facing/consulting environment
Experience leading projects through all phases of the lifecycle
Strong analytical skills, creativity and communication skills to encourage clients to execute their digital roadmap.
Strong Presentation skills

Senior Consultant wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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We are currently looking for a Senior Consultant to join our team in Dubai, UAE.
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
 
The responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Setting-up Primavera Project Management System P6v7 for program management across the planning team with all stakeholders.
Preparing the master programme for the project.
Preparing the daily escalation report for project managers.
Assisting in the consultant selection process for commercial and technical evaluation.
Assisting in establishing / delivering formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the client and project.

Reviewing contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and programming aspects and the addition of new clauses if necessary.
Arranging planning workshops/meetings to discuss and assist contractors / consultants to close their planning / project control issues.
Challenge any claims and EOT requests.
Making recommendations for possible acceleration.
Developing the document control system and communication flow for the project.
Reviewing construction programmes received from contractors and analysing them in line with the contractual requirements.

Ensuring procurement, material and submittal logs are created and maintained.
Identifying long lead items.
Preparing weekly progress presentations for the client.
Ensuring document and information transfer is managed effectively at site level
Establishing the document coding structure for all documents.
Establishing the permit approval system.
Preparing project advice for any site progress / planning concern that may impact site progress.
Developing weekly and monthly progress report protocols / templates for progress reporting and monitoring progress against it.
Preparing design programs for projects under design and guideline programs for projects to be started / under-progress.
Preparing risk assessment and mitigation plans.
Monitoring design, procurement and construction progress for compliance with contract requirements.

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:
Must have an engineering degree from the relevant field (Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering).
Must possess 15 years of total experience and experience in ME 4 years preferred
Strong experience in PCM of major projects in Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Infrastructure project
Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision.
Ability to manage resource within the local PC team
Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.

Digital Asset Coordinator wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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Coordinator – Digital Asset Management
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Management Consultancy
The role of the Digital Asset Management Coordinator is an exciting and rewarding opportunity for the right individual to build upon their experience in all areas of project coordination, with a specialism in project planning, scheduling and delivery.

The role will work with the MEA DAM team to develop bid proposal plans (from high level indicative plans to more detailed L4 & L5 project delivery plans).
 
The role will also require working extensively with client organisations to ensure our projects are planned, scheduled and delivered to the highest standards.
 
The DAM team develops and delivers projects across all market sectors and requires flexibility and innovative thinking in approach to ensure the best solution is always delivered to the client.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual to join to a growing market and help shape the future of DAM for Atkins both regionally and on a global scale.

What we are trying to do

Deliver diverse Digital Asset Management projects, covering anything from implementing innovative uses of new technology, formulating national guidance, providing strategic direction for asset management delivery and using data and analysis tools to improve client decision making abilities
Transform and grow the Middle East region approach to asset management across the transportation, buildings, energy, defence and power sectors
Guide clients through solving some of their most complex challenges by providing a unique combination of management consulting, technology, and engineering expertise
Aging assets, funding shortfalls, evolving government priorities and emerging disruptive technologies; infrastructure owners and operators are facing a multitude of challenges.
Clients are increasingly leveraging multi-disciplinary experts utilizing a solutions-driven approach and a solid foundation in engineering practices to meet their organization’s challenges
Atkins provides a range of digital Asset Management (DAM) services in the Middle East and Africa which includes Geospatial services, information data management, Asset condition survey, Asset Investment Planning and Asset Performance Management.

The DAM Market is rapidly expanding in the Middle East and Africa and we are looking to support the growing team with a project Coordinator.
The aim is to support the bidding and delivery of projects by ensuring projects are well planned and scheduled throughout the bid, mobilization, delivery and close-out stages.

Should be strategic thinking, combined with a hands-on approach; detail-orientated and able to translate that into successful implementation
Possess excellent stakeholder management and influencing skills
Customer driven with a focus on providing a professional service
The ability to communicate fluently and concisely to all levels of an organisation
Team player with ability to work alongside high-performing multi-skilled teams
A balanced and positive attitude
Ability to think ‘disruptively’ and challenge the status quo
Expert user of Primavera P6, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel
Proven experience in a comparable role
An ability to bring innovative approaches to client problems
Experience with client relations management
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (Engineering, Project Management, Business Administration etc.)
5+ years’ experience in directly relevant endeavours
PMP / PRINCE2 certification is a plus
Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

A competitive salary
Transportation allowance
Medical and life insurance cover
22 calendar days annual leave
Medical and life insurance cover
Company gratuity scheme
Discretionary bonus scheme
Annual flight allowance to point of origin
Employee Assistance Programme

Virtual Consulting Systems Engineer wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID 1230181
What You’ll Do
 
Ever wondered what it would be like to immerse yourself in the ocean of major technology disruptions in the world today? What if you could be rewarded for being at the epicenter of helping drive industry vertical sales of one of the largest pioneers of the Internet on our planet, shaping the future through connecting the previously unconnected?

As a dynamic technical leader, you will be providing technical direction and business guidance across the Middle East, Global Virtual Engineering (GVE) and driving business impact through technology solutions and ecosystem partners. You will work with internal and external

stakeholders in order to drive technology, services, and software adoption, business relevance, contributing to building a strong business network. You will be responsible for GVE’s industry vertical thought leadership, translating this for business relevancy (across GVE, GVS&CS, and Cisco), and continually seeking innovative methods for improving your vertical’s performance and overall impact. You will use Cisco technology to stay virtually connected with team members, customers and peers using collaboration tools and processes.

Who You’ll Work With

You will be part of one of Cisco’s fastest growing, disruptive, and innovative sales teams and the talent engine for Cisco Sales. We serve our customer’s life-cycle through a series of selling motions (Land, Adopt, Expand, Renewal, and Services) in order to drive higher value and an optimal experience from Cisco solutions. Your stakeholders will include GVE, GVS&CS, Business Entities, WW Systems Engineering, GPO, and WW Field Sales.
The Global Virtual Engineering team within the Global Virtual Sales and Customer Success (GVS&CS) organization is a dynamic and multicultural team that consistently delivers technology sales enablement therefore contributing to profitable growth. Within this trusted team you can share best practices, your ideas, feel supported by your colleagues, challenge the status quo, be innovative, and have the flexibility to drive projects you are passionate about.
We connect Cisco customers with solutions that can transform their businesses and change the world for the better. You will have a significant impact in how customers are driving value from these solutions and technology offers.
We will provide you with a platform for success including: coaching, training and on-the-job learning that will strongly support you in your career advancement.
You will discover an innovative, flexible and award-winning working environment using the latest Cisco technologies to enable and empower you to perform to the very best of your abilities. Our teams can adapt quickly to respond to market changes and are highly encouraged to give back to our local communities.

Who You Are

Are you a people-focused technical sales professional with a broad knowledge of Cisco and/or relevant industry products, solutions, technologies, software and related programs? Do you have the ability to own the room when talking about industry vertical solutions? Do you demonstrate strong executive presence, act as an evangelist, have the ability to win hearts and minds (influencer), and add energy and confidence to your key interactions? Are you able to represent GVE (overall) as well as industry vertical thought leadership at any level from IC to Senior Leadership? Do you love facilitating communications and understanding requirements from customers, partners, sales, and engineering teams?
If you are a guru in translating technology vision, strategy and goals into a compelling value proposition for the team, then we want you!

Our minimum requirements for this role:

Experience in Vertical Specific Experience in Opportunities such as Manufacturing, Finance, Sports & Entertainment, Healthcare, Education, Government, Energy and/or Transportation
Passionate about the rapidly evolving world of Healthcare and Education and experience with Application Ecosystem Vendors in bringing multi-vendor solutions to market
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field
Bring energy and experience in presenting to colleagues on complex topics and skills
Can navigate between organizational levels breaking silos and finding opportunities to collaborate between groups.
People oriented, interested and skilled in growing talent & team, able to work with early in careers as well as experienced specialists
Regional Relevance (ie. Regulatory requirements)
Excellent written and verbal communication, listening and strong presentation skills
Strong problem solving skills: ability to assess a problem and figure out an effective course of action. Ready to take on calculated risks.

Implementation Consultant wanted at PHILIPS – Dubai

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Job Title
Implementation Consultant
Job Description
You are responsible for

-Providing implementation and solutions to customers on operational or maintenance aspects of EMR system .

-Serving as customer contact on Implementation Related needs for EMR Implementation.
-Diagnosing and consulting on software and systems needs using established procedures. Determines most cost effective to implement.
-Preparing reports for analysis of product failure trends and service ability issues. .
-Introducing new supporting process activities.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience

– A multi-disciplinary approach and knowledge of basic principles, theories and concepts.
-Formulates the solution for Clinical problems by combining previous experiences based upon technical analysis and (feasibility) studies.
-Bachelor’s degree

-5 years of related experience.

– Excellent communication skills in English

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

Consultant wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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Management Consultancy, Support Services
Acuity are currently looking for junior candidates to further develop their Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and support in the delivery of projects across the MEA region.

The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Management Consultant capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region.
Candidates should have between one and three years’ experience in a relevant field but most of all be flexible to work on multiple engagements and in multiple countries.
Acuity is enjoying steady growth in region and is looking to increase headcount by 50% in the next six months.
The role is based in region and may require travel. The candidate will be exposed to a number of industry sectors i.e. Transport & Aviation, Governmental, Energy, Oil & Gas and Cities & urban Infrastructure and work alongside experienced Consultants and Technical Specialists from our Parent Group

Technical Responsibilities

As a Consultant your responsibilities include

Onsite delivery of engagements
Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
Assist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
Complete assigned tasks accordingly
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin’s employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors.

SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.

Acuity is the advisory business from the Atkins Group. We help clients with big infrastructure and energy ambitions to deliver them successfully. Combining deep business acumen with the engineering expertise of Atkins, we offer seamless, end-to-end advisory services that build greater value, and ever rewarding partnerships.

Acuity advisory services help clients achieve genuine benefits from their investment and change programmes. We advise at senior levels on complex business problems, but we also take a hands-on role, to ensure the solutions aren’t just conceived, they are delivered. Our ethos is to stand side-by-side with our clients until the real-world benefits of their investment and change programmes are realised.

Basic & Technical Competencies

The basic & technical competencies include

Shall be degree qualified
+ One (1) to three (3) years of relevant experience in Management Consulting or a relevant position with transferable skills
Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
Compliance best practices in management and improving business processes
Ability to structure a large amount of information within a process framework
Strong data management and detail oriented
Basic understanding of Project management including:
Risk Management
Cost Management
Schedule Management
Resource Management
Be professional with stakeholders
Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development
Core Behaviours

Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients’ perception of Acuity
Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels

Senior Consultant wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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Management Consultancy, Support Services
Dubai
Acuity are currently looking for experienced candidates to further develop their Management Consultancy Service Line to both support future growth and lead the delivery of projects across the MEA region.

The ideal candidate should be someone who has worked in a Management Consultant capacity preferably with a Big Four Consultancy or Global strategy houses or international management consultancies in the Middle East region.
Candidates should have between three to six years’ experience in a relevant field but most of all be flexible to work on multiple engagement and in multiple countries.
Acuity is enjoying steady growth in region and is looking to increase headcount by 50% in the next six months.
The role is based in region and may require travel. The candidate will be exposed to a number of industry sectors i.e. Transport & Aviation, Governmental, Energy, Oil & Gas and Cities & urban Infrastructure and work alongside experienced Consultants and Technical Specialists from our Parent Group.

Technical Responsibilities

As a Senior Consultant your responsibilities include

Onsite delivery of engagements
Support the Project Manager in delivering quality deliverables for our clients
Support in stakeholder engagement and presentations to clients
Assist in the development of tools and template to support successful delivery
Support in any business development activities including the preparation of bids, pricing and content development
Manage Junior Consultants and assign tasks accordingly
Leading workstreams / deliverables with oversight from Senior Management
SNC Lavalin’s Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

Founded in 1911, SNC-Lavalin is a global fully integrated professional services and project management company and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. From offices around the world, SNC-Lavalin’s employees are proud to build what matters. Our teams provide comprehensive end-to-end project solutions – including capital investment, consulting, design, engineering, construction, sustaining capital and operations and maintenance – to clients across oil and gas, mining and metallurgy, infrastructure, clean power, nuclear and EDPM (engineering design and project management). On July 3, 2017, SNC-Lavalin acquired Atkins, one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, which has been integrated into our sectors.

SNC-Lavalin maintains exceptionally high standards for health and safety, ethics and compliance and environmental protection, and is committed to delivering quality projects on budget and on schedule to the complete satisfaction of its clients.

Acuity is the advisory business from the Atkins Group. We help clients with big infrastructure and energy ambitions to deliver them successfully. Combining deep business acumen with the engineering expertise of Atkins, we offer seamless, end-to-end advisory services that build greater value, and ever rewarding partnerships.

Acuity advisory services help clients achieve genuine benefits from their investment and change programmes. We advise at senior levels on complex business problems, but we also take a hands-on role, to ensure the solutions aren’t just conceived, they are delivered. Our ethos is to stand side-by-side with our clients until the real-world benefits of their investment and change programmes are realised.

Basic & Technical Competencies

The basic & technical competencies include

Shall be degree qualified
+ Three (3) to six (6) years of relevant experience in Management Consulting or a relevant position with transferable skills
Strong analytical, organizational, multi-tasking, presentation, communication, and problem-solving skills
Compliance best practices in management and improving business processes
Ability to structure a large amount of information within a process framework
Strong data management and detail oriented
Good understanding of Project management including:
Risk Management
Cost Management
Schedule Management
Resource Management
Ability to engage effectively with stakeholders
Self-motivated and determined to pursue continuous improvement, which is essential to processes & procedures development
Core Behaviours

Demonstrate drive, enthusiasm and commitment to projects while projecting a professional image
Excellent planning and organisation skills
Able to make decisions, act on own initiative and operate in a proactive manner with a positive attitude
Function confidently and competently within client environment and has a positive impact on clients’ perception of Acuity
Planning and Organizational agility: Accurately scopes length and difficulty of projects, setting realistically aggressive objectives and goals. Compensates for roadblocks and looks ahead to see impact on dependent activities.
Consistently achieves high quality standards and requires limited direction and supervision
Shows flexibility in tasks and location, and deals well with ambiguity
Excellent communication skills – written and spoken English is essential (Arabic preferred)
Understands when to ask for support and using the correct channels