Urban Designer – ATKINS – Dubai

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REF: ME-006147
 
From Atkins offices in UAE, the Urban Designer will provide technical and professional support in the execution of urban and regional planning projects.
 
The Urban Designer will be a core team member of a large project team, working with other urban planners, economists, transport and infrastructure consultants supporting the delivery of strategic planning projects.
To be a key member of the urban planning team in the Region and provide urban planning and master planning design services to external and internal clients as part of the Atkins’ Middle East planning team.

To be involved in strategic planning studies, urban design and public realm projects in the Middle East.
Responsibilities
 
Technical management of urban design and master planning projects
Support in the preparation of technical bids and fee proposals for master planning and urban design projects and other major infrastructure projects where appropriate
Project management of medium and large scale projects involving multi-disciplinary teams
Will be responsible for the management of teams and meeting agreed budgets
Other duties associated with the main role and responsibilities will be requested from time to time.

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.

Requirements

Technical Competencies

Essential

Degree or postgraduate qualification in urban planning.
Minimum 8 years solid experience in urban design projects. Previous experience of city scale, strategic planning/designing projects is particularly important.
Confident presenter, able to convey urban planning strategies and concepts to large audiences and senior figures within Government.
Behavioural Competencies

Essential

Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a customer focus
Must have previous consultancy experience and technical management skills
Must have excellent graphic and oral expression capability and be very comfortable with the core of his/her skill set in the urban planning arena
Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and be able to understand the needs and requirements to provide design solutions in a developing country
Must be able to work in a multicultural team and manage challenging multicultural client relationships
Able to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding Middle East environment, working from clients offices and interacting with client team members.

Senior Consultant wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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FG-006284
 
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
ME-006136
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

Sustainability Manager wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
Sustainability Manager responsible for monitoring and coordination the implementation of sustainability KPIs on Expo 2020 including but not limited to LEED/CEEQUAL and Dubai Green Building Regulations and Specification.
 
Job Duties
 
Manage various stakeholders to successful implementation throughout the construction phase.
 
Stakeholders include but not limited to: Client, Contractor, Construction supervision, PM, Subs, Suppliers, Authorities, Design Team(s), Service providers such as waste removal.

Minimum Requirements
 
Minimum 12 years experience
 
LEED AP with at least 7 years of LEED project experience in the UAE and demonstrate successful completed project experience (Construction phase) and particularly experience of managing sustainability KPI during the construction phase.
 
Must be proficient in building engineering software packages such as AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch up
 
Must be proficient in MS office packages

Desired requirements

WELL AP

LFA

True Waste Assessor

Proficient in Energy modeling software such as IES

Preferred Qualifications

Ideal candidate has at least 12 years of experience in the field of sustainability with a background in Mechanical or Civil engineering.

LEED AP

CEEQUAL Assessor

Estidama PQP

AutoCAD, Revit, Sketch up

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.

Job Category Engineering – Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198274BR

Senior Transport Planner wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Transport Planner, Dubai.
 
The overall team has a wide-ranging capability from site feasibility and master planning, through to planning and then detailed design of transport infrastructure. They are involved in local, national and international development projects with a variety of clients. The multi-disciplinary nature of the business also means that we are able to deliver project teams from disciplines wider than transportation to offer clients a true ‘one stop shop’.
 
Job Duties:

Assist in the preparation of fee proposals for submission to clients, including resources and programme.
 
Act as Project Manager as necessary, with a responsibility for delivering projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
 
Develop junior staff and assist in training and mentoring.
 
Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Attend internal project briefing, to gain overview of project and jobholder’s responsibility within the project.

Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

Prepare fee proposal for Line Manager approval.

Carry out briefing and management of the junior team members in analysing data, development of plans, computer modelling and report writing.

Attend Project Progress meetings.

Prepare client reports.

Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief.

Provide specialist advice to other areas of the business.

Manage sub-consultants to produce deliverables against agreed timescales and in line with budget.

Undertake Health & Safety duties including ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design.

Specific Skills Required:

Development and application of the Dubai RTA VISUM Transport Model for the purpose of TIS / TMP studies

Development and application of a major microscopic transport model (e.g. Legion, VISSIM, Dynasim.)

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

Safeguard – To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

Be decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused – Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model – Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 5-10 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning and modelling of which at least 5 years must be focused on transport modelling.

Experience of delivering technical challenging development projects.

Experience in the use of the following computer programmes: TRICS, Oscady, Arcady, Picady, Transyt and/or Linsig. (Autocad and Autotrack would be advantageous)

Experience in the preparation and delivery of Access Feasibility, Transport Scoping, Transport Statements, Transport Assessments and Travel Plans for a wide range of development proposals.

Working knowledge of Design Manual for Roads & Bridges and Local Authority Guidelines

Experience of engaging with local authority officers and understanding of the planning process

Understanding of Health and Safety requirements.

Preferred Qualifications

Educated to degree/masters level.

Professional Accreditation such as MICE, MILT or CIHT.

Working towards Chartered or Transport Planning Professional status.

Job Category Engineering – Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197583BR

Sr. Manager, Business Applications wanted at Ghassan Aboud – Dubai

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Job Description
 
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.

Project Director wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
AECOM are currently seeking a Project Director for Dubai location.Project Director or acting project lead through direct deployment on projects as assigned. Overall coordination of the entire project management, contractual and technical team. Representing the Firm and the main point of contact towards the client and acts as the Clients prime point of contact for the project management aspects of the project, including progress reporting, safety, financial management / reporting quality control and design management. Managing the planning and resource allocation for the project identifies the resource requirements for the effective supervision of the construction works, and works with the project controls team to gain client approval for staffing if and when required.

Builds a trusted relationship with the management team and with the client’s counterpart staff. Establishes an appropriate working relationship with project stakeholders including but not limited to client, contractors and consultants. Places an emphasis on safe construction practices (Target Zero) and implementation of the HSE monitoring and reporting processes / procedures aimed at maintaining a high quality of safe construction. Leads by example in driving safe practices on site.

Uses effective project management and controls systems to regularly report on progress to the client. Attending meetings with the Client, Contractor and other Consultants Supervising the Contractor’s work to achieve construction in accordance with the contract documents managing the supervision consultant in the review of contractor’s technical submissions and ensuring all materials and equipment meet the required specifications.

Providing all necessary on-site directions and instructions. Having the ability to coordinate and monitor all disciplines of work related to the project, this includes both management of the supervision team as well as the contractors, subcontractors and other specialists. Skilled in the management and control of contractors and sub-contractors in conformance with contract documents, drawings and specifications this includes a working knowledge with local and international specifications that may relate to the project.

Monitoring the progress of works and updating, planning and preparing progress reports as required until handing over the project. Establishes and enforces effective project quality control procedures and ensures that they are audited in accordance with the contract requirements and the firm’s internal systems. Manage software and systems required under the contract for the administration of the project’s construction.

Evaluates, selects, and adapts project construction management and control techniques, procedures, and criteria to suit job tasks, and devises and implements solutions to problems encountered. Ensures that the project management team members effectively identify manage and report project risks. Performs staff evaluations of the project team and acts as the senior manager for all matters related to direct reports evaluations

Job Duties:

Leads the delivery (time, cost, quality) of assigned project(s).

Manage / Supervises the Project Management Team on Site

Supervise the Contractors to ensure the works are constructed as per specification and to established milestone dates.

Maintain a very high level of Safety awareness and ensure the contractor complies with his obligations.

Capable of administering the FIDIC based contract if performing the role of the Engineer

Resolves site issues

Presents progress and package issues to client team.

Discuss changes to the scope of work with the Client and key subcontractors.

Responsible for following up on instructions & commitments associated with the project

Establishes Project Execution Plan, Health & Safety Plan, Quality Control Plan and other documents in relation to our scope

Establishes the program requirements for all areas of the project and monitors site staff performance

Plans, directs, supervises and controls the execution of all technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the project and the site team

Assigns responsibility to key subordinates in their respective fields of expertise

Provides input to performance reviews and develop plans for subordinates

Work with other managers, project engineers and discipline Heads to develop budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of the project

Monitors and reports to management on the progress of all project activities within the program, including significant milestones and any conditions, which would affect project cost, schedule, performance or Client relation

Establishes internal weekly meetings to review project status and formulate action items

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate

Represent the company in Client meetings.

Monitor Health and Safety of the construction works and lead to address violations

Specific Skills Required:

Experience in delivery and execution of high rise projects located within master planned developments. Must have experience of delivering residential / commercial buildings within city center locations. It would be beneficial if the candidate can demonstrate experience of delivering entertainment projects. Must have a strong background in start-up, execution and handover of major projects within the UAE, specifically Dubai.
Minimum Requirements

Minimum 15-20 years of related senior project construction management experience on horizontal projects including but not limited to building, infrastructure and master planned community developments. 5 years in a senior related technical position with a broad general engineering background would be preferred.

Recent experience and knowledge of Municipal and Local Authority processes, procedures and codes and regulations within the UAE.

Previous experience with a reputable main contractor would be a plus.

Membership or ability to obtain membership in the UAE Society of Engineers is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering field (i.e. Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, Structural etc.) and PMP, plus membership of a recognized professional institution preferred

Project Director wanted at ATKINS – Dubai

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ME-006124
Buildings, Construction, Urban Development
Due to continued growth in our Design and Engineering business we are looking to recruit a Project Director to be based in Dubai.

Responsibilities
 
Establish and maintain project goals and success criteria that meet both Atkins and Client needs
Overall responsibility for the management of a project through to design completion and construction support.
Report to the Country Director and the client on a regular basis on the progress, costs and quality of the project(s) and obtain authority from the client for any decisions/instructions required to ensure continuity in the design function
Create and execute a digital plan of work to support a digital project delivery
Create and execute the BIM Execution Plan

Facilitate the development of the Design Delivery Schedule along with the client and other project stakeholders
Manage distribution and production of project workload within project team
Develop a comprehensive scope of work and contract document deliverables list for each related discipline and ensure no scope gap
Attend all design and project management meetings ensuring coordinated action is taken by the team
Ensure supply chain BIM compliance
Conduct negotiations of scope of work, deliverables and price with supply chain
Determine the requirements for using supply chain
Ensure designs meet client expectations, through facilitation of value engineering and interaction with cost consultants
Carry out design stage risk assessment and management
Initiate and implement regular project technical reviews and ensure compliance with review comments
Ensure project teams are aware of scope requirements to ensure the correct level of delivery
Drive technical design and engineering teams in the use of digital techniques to optimise the efficiency of our design processes
Proactively check and coordinate the BIM model
Interpret US / British Standards and Building Regulations (or as appropriate to KSA)
Monitoring all work executed, at all stages, to ensure that an accurate and professional service is offered
Professional interface with other disciplines and clients’ representative
Manage the quality and timeliness of service delivery to clients
Ensure that the technical teams are adequately resourced
Ensure that contractual deliverables are produced and issued on time and in compliance with the clients requirements
Monitor adherence to the procedures described in the project management manual
Create a positive and proactive approach that drives the whole of the team
Conduct team meetings and direct actions

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.

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.

Technical Competencies / Qualifications / Experience

Essential

Degree qualified in an engineering or architectural discipline
Minimum of 20 years of professional experience of which 5 years as a Project Director (with a design consultancy firm or project management company) on building projects in excess of AED 500 million construction cost (£100m).
Demonstrable record of taking design consultancy projects from inception through to final delivery wherein the candidate was responsible for the commercial and financial performance of the project including but not limited to contract administration, change management, project financial performance monitoring and project delivery to project programme.
Full knowledge and experience of delivering projects using Building Information Modelling processes
Knowledge of using 3D design tools (Autodesk, Bentley etc.)
Strong background in active digital project management
Demonstrable experience in utilising technology to drive efficient project delivery
Exceptional organizational skills and the ability to quickly adapt to changing environments
Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
Ability to liaise with a wide variety of staff and Clients at all levels
Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel
Thorough understanding of planning / scheduling
Be able to show Leadership skills
Have excellent team building skills
Commercially astute with good analytical skills
The ability to work in a team and independently
Desirable

Fluency in Arabic speaking and writing
Delegation skills
Administrative skills
Experienced Revit or equivalent alternative
Presentation skills
Chartered Engineer / Architect
Member of a recognised professional institution
Site Experience (as a representative of Design Consultant, Project Management Company or a Contractor)
Proficiency in operating planning tools like Primavera and / or MS Projects
3 years work experience within the Middle East
Bidding experience

Behavioural Competencies

Essential

Negotiation and influencing skills
Ability to listen and assimilate information quickly and effectively
Self starter
Articulate/good communicator
Confident
Approachable and able to motivate and inspire project management team
Attention to detail
Collaborative
Seeks continuous improvement

Mechanical Engineer wanted at ATKINS – Sharjah, UAE

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EN-002746
Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing more than 18,000 people worldwide.
 
 
We’re part of SNC-Lavalin, one of the leading engineering and construction groups in the world and a major player in the ownership of infrastructure. We support public and private sector clients with the delivery of complex infrastructure projects, from upfront strategic advice to large, outcome-focused programme management.

Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on 1000 oil and gas installations around the world, we are now the operator’s ‘go to’ company for difficult challenges from life extension to innovative new design.

Core Responsibilities

Preparation of project deliverables as per cost, schedule and quality requirements
Maintain technical integrity within the team
Conversant with international design codes for Process and Utility Packaged equipment such as Gas Dehydration, Gas Sweetening, Produced Water Treatment, Flare, Reverse Osmosis, Air Compressor, Air Dryer, Nitrogen Generation etc.
Conversant with materials used for packaged equipment
Conversant with packaged equipment operation and maintenance issues and requirements
Conversant with packaged equipment instrumentation and controls
Prepare equipment specifications and datasheets of packaged equipment
Prepare procurement engineering documents, such as tender documents/RFQs, technical bid evaluations, purchase recommendations
Some static equipment design knowledge desirable, but not mandatory
Vendor follow-ups, check & approval of vendor drawings/documents
Site visits
Assist with mechanical team objectives as required by Mechanical Team Lead
Grade A English language competence
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.

Core Requirements

Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institute (or equivalent)
5 – 10 years of experience in packaged equipment design of onshore and offshore oil & gas related projects
Competent to carry out design activies in the Design-Check-Approve-Authorize cycle for packaged equipment
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 Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Risk Assessment Engineer wanted at ATKINS – Abu Dhabi

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Technical Safety / Risk Assessment Engineer
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies, employing more than 18,000 people worldwide.
 
Interested candidates should have a good understanding of the technical and operational issues fundamental to safety and risk engineering and management within the oil and gas industries. In addition, candidates should have a strong interest in developing their own career have good organizational and communication skills.

Atkins (part of the SNC-Lavalin Group) is one of the largest providers of Process and Technical Safety Consultancy services within the Oil & Gas sector and has developed excellent long-term relationships with many of the largest International and National Oil Companies across the globe. We work on some of the most exciting and varied projects within the sector and have a strong reputation for delivering quality technical services internationally.

Due to continued growth and workload, and our commitment to our clients to expand our consultancy business in the UAE and ME region, we are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic, quick-learning Safety Consultant/Engineer to work within our oil and gas consultancy team in the Middle East region.

You will be part of a team of experienced safety professionals responsible for delivering projects to our clients (major operators and engineering companies) that we already work with in the region, including the ADNOC group of companies, PDO, KJO, QP, BP, Shell and Aramco.

You will work on a broad range of projects supporting the Senior/Principal/Lead Engineer.
Your technical skills will enable you to contribute to the growth of our UAE consultancy business and thereby receive the recognition, reward and status that you seek within your professional career.

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.

Requirements

Degree qualified Engineer/Scientist or equivalent, preferably working towards Chartered status (we will help with this), most likely with a process/chemical engineering degree.
3-5 years post graduate experience.
Major Hazards Industry experience, much of it within the oil & gas sector.
Excellent communication, report writing and presentation skills
Experience in Onshore and/or Offshore Risk Assessment, Safety and Risk Management and Safety Case/COMAH/HSEIA reporting.
Experience in the use of process safety assessment software packages, such as DNV PHAST, BP CIRRUS, Shell FRED, etc.
Self-motivated and with the ability to learn quickly and take responsibility.
Previous experience of working within a consultancy environment is ideal but not essential.
Career Development

We have a Career Development Framework which is designed to bring clarity and consistency to your career at Atkins.
It provides guidance on how you can get the most from working for Atkins and make the most from the available learning and development opportunities.
The Framework provides you with information about your career options and opportunities to enhance your skills and experience, which will help navigate your chosen career route.
It is designed to encourage you to consider your personal growth and development, and to help you take the next steps in your career.
Rewards

This position comes with a highly competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with the seniority of this role.
Candidates will ideally be currently based in the Middle East region but a comprehensive expatriate relocation package will be provided for the right candidate currently located outwith the region.

Project Coordinator wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Job Summary
 
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Graduate Project Coordinator to be based at Dubai.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Our Project Managers assist clients in defining and implementing the organisational structures and mechanisms required to successfully deliver a collection of individual/integrated capital projects. This includes operating portfolio, programme or project management offices, through governance and assurance processes, progress tracking, trending and reporting and communications between projects and stakeholders. This also includes specialist subjects in program planning, risk and value management and information management.

We cover a wide range of market sectors, such as Residential, Retail, Commercial, Transportation, Industrial, Healthcare, Education and Government, in their roll out of key infrastructure and property programmes, to support their emerging and growing business streams

Job Duties:

As a Graduate Project Coordinator you will play a key supporting role in the delivery of our services to our clients. Initially, working alongside more senior Project Managers, you will be responsible for gathering, sorting, analysing and presenting a wide variety of information and data relating to the projects you have been assigned to.

Typical tasks may include:

Project Administration:

Project programming (key dates, milestones)

Setting up meetings with key people from the design team and other key players in the construction process

Taking minutes and producing meeting reports

Collating and organising project data and information

Interpreting and reporting on items from the risk register

Contract Administration:

Issuing instructions for the change control process

Issuing certificates and instructions on the project as appropriate

Facilitating workshops

Answering queries on a range of issues and escalating as appropriate

Project Co-ordination:

Checking progress on-site and answering queries from contractors

Procurement strategy / Matching client objectives

Producing monthly reports for sign-off from a Senior Project Manager / Associate

Monitoring project programme, advising on variances and escalating as appropriate

As you progress through the Graduate Development Programme your responsibilities will increase and you will be expected to manage your own projects and clients. The timings of this will vary on your background and demonstrated abilities in the role.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

Safeguard – To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

Be decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused – Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model – Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Ability to understand complex problems and have the confidence to suggest possible solutions.

The ability to work in a consultancy environment, with a strong attention to detail, excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently and show initiative,

An innovative thinker with the ability to communicate ideas clearly (visually and verbally)

Demonstrate evidence of report writing skills

The ability to successfully manage time to meet project deadlines, as well as a strong work ethic

The ability to be able to work under close direction from senior colleagues as a key member of a multi‐disciplinary team

An aspiration to progress within their career and a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Strong negotiation skills

Preferred Qualifications

A construction related degree (accredited by RICS or MICE ideally).
Requisition/Vacancy No. 196966BR

Project Controls Engineer wanted at PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Controls Engineer
Dubai, UAE
 
Through Parsons’ engineering and construction management services, we deliver innovative, safe and sustainable infrastructure in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain and Kuwait. Our focus is on delivering air, rail, road and highway transportation; water conveyance and/or wastewater treatment; and land development and public infrastructure to our clients and your communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world class infrastructure.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
Develops, implements, and maintains cost control, and/or provides planning/scheduling function on one or more larger projects. The Project Controls Engineer at this level is a fully qualified professional with solid experience, technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures to complete complicated tasks independently.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of difficult project control problems.
Calculates, reports and recommends on project data including schedule, cost/budget, risk, quality, and safety.
Develops cash flow forecasts.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Analyzes, evaluates, and forecasts current status against an established baseline schedule.
Assesses the impact(s) of design or construction changes and schedule slippages.
Reports status of schedule to appropriate project and Company management as well to the client.
Understands and applies engineering, procurement, and construction terminology, concepts, and relationships.
Develops and maintains critical path logic networks and bar charts utilizing this information.
Customizes project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Accumulates historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning and forecasting.
May supervise and provide performance reviews for one or more lower-level Project Control Engineer and/or support personnel.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

QUALIFICATIONS:
University Degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field.
Minimum 10 years of work experience. Work experience in Dubai is preferred.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to analyze and present reports in a clear and organized manner.
Proficient computer skills including MS Office and various Project Controls software.

Practice Lead – Highways & Utilities wanted at ATKINS – Abu Dhabi

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The new Design and Engineering Division (D&E) in Atkins Middle East & Africa Business brings together the capabilities of talented engineers, architects and other professionals facing the Transportation, Real Estate, Water and Defence markets.

We have a requirement for a Practice Lead Highways & Utilities to be appointed to lead the team in Abu Dhabi. This role plays a key part in the overall practice team, shaping our overall technical competency and direction of the established highway and utilities teams.

The Practice Lead Highways & Utilities (PLHU) will work with the Deliver Work Director and the Market Directors using their business plans to develop a highways team resource plan which includes GDC resource. The PLHU will also maintain staff development and training plans for the team. Develop the new skills and capabilities in the practice to address the new sectors and services such as Intelligent Mobility. The PL will undertake the above activity whilst ensuring target utilisation and productivity is met within the practice.

Principle Requirements

Experience in management or leadership role, preferably in the same sectors or alternatively in comparable areas of technical and professional delivery.
Lead a practice recognised for technical excellence and demonstrate ability to flexibly respond to business needs
Proven track record of successful delivery of major infrastructure projects from concept to detailed design and completion of construction
Strong collaborative behaviours to interface with clients, other members of the D&E team, GDC and other suppliers.
Whilst experience and knowledge of the Middle East market and in particular the highways and utilities sectors is a distinct advantage, it is not an absolute requirement for the role.

Key Responsibilities

Technical leadership on large multi-disciplinary project delivery
Build and motivate a team and demonstrate good leadership qualities
Manage and report on business performance and assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts
Ensure compliance with Health & Safety regulations and ensure that a good Health & Safety culture is engendered within the office.
Staff recruitment, retention and development making sure staff reach their performance potential
Develop a highly motivated and performing team creating opportunities for the development of individuals
Provide technical expertise on a variety of large engineering projects
Oversee designs and budgets and drive projects from tender to delivery in a multi-disciplinary environment
Lead single discipline bids and provide significant input into multi-disciplinary bids
Continue to build relationships with existing clients, securing repeat business and identifying additional business opportunities
Increase your networking profile with both internal and external clients

Project Manager – Security Systems wanted at PARSONS – Dubai

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Project Manager – Security Systems
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Parsons’ engineering and construction management staff members create innovative, safe, and sustainable infrastructure in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Oman, Bahrain, and Kuwait. We deliver rail, transit, road, and highway transportation; water conveyance and wastewater treatment; oil and gas; land development; public; and aviation infrastructure to our customers and communities. Parsons creates interconnected communities and world-class infrastructure.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provision of the Program, Project and Construction Management support to a major aviation program in the UAE.
Lead the delivery of aviation security work.
Cooperation with external stakeholders to develop and deliver the required infrastructure and systems under budget and on time.
Responsible for integrated planning and delivery for all airport facility, aviation and utility systems.
Coordination of systems design, construction and commissioning activities to ensure effective and uniform systems integration and operation.
Oversight of design, engineering and implementation of security access control systems, CCTV and other aviation related security systems required Program wide.
Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Telecommunications Engineering or Construction.
Fifteen years of work experience in project management, a lead role in airport security/ SAS systems development, procurement and installation on large airports projects.
Minimum seven years of experience in security/SAS systems planning, design, construction management and tender solicitation documents.
Thorough understanding of software applications, security systems, networking, and technology.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Capability to effectively communicate with users and security/IT colleagues on technical and non-technical subjects.

IT Team Leader wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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MPR-13869 IT Team Leader – UAE VAT Strategic

Job Description
To undertake business and technical requirement analysis, translate business requirements into technical solutions, transfer technical knowledge to relevant stakeholders and provide support for production systems, technology projects and changes in addition to supporting the Project Manager and managing vendors in order to ensure timely and quality project delivery and systems support

1.
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

2.
System Management
Manage production applications and systems, analyse 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
3.
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
4.
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

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.
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
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

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 prioritisation
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

Knowledge of service tax and their accounting
Operational knowledge of tax life cycle process
Exposure to accounting and regulatory reporting
Application Architecture & Solution Design
Strong database and technical experience spanning across DBs, Integrations methods like Web Services, XML, JSON, SOAP

IT Project Manager wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

1.
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, parameterisation, 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

2.
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
3.
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 capitalised 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

Middleware, TIBCO
Enterprise Service Bus (ESB)
Architecture principles including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) / Web Oriented Architecture (WOA)
Solution Design
Information Security
Agile Software Development, SCRUM
IT Change and Release Management, ITIL
Presentation & Communication

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 optimisation
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

IT Project Manager wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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MPR-14149 IT Project Manager – Mobility

Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

1.
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, parameterisation, 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

2.
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
3.
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 capitalised 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

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 optimisation
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

· Mobile Application Architecture

· Mobile App Development Technology (iOS, Android), KONY

· Architecture principles including Service Oriented Architecture (SOA) / Web Oriented Architecture (WOA)

· Solution Design

· Mobile Application and Information Security

· Agile Software Development, SCRUM

· IT Change and Release Management, ITIL

· Presentation & Communication

Team Collaboration & Management

IT Systems Manager wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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MPR-14101 IT Systems Manager (Digital Marketing)
 
Job Description
To lead and manage technology projects and change initiatives, align technology capabilities with technology and business strategies and needs while effectively allocating resources to support business with the implementation, management and maintenance of the assigned portfolio of banking applications

1.
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 utilised

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

2.
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

3.
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

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

IT Team Leader wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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MPR-5967 IT Team Leader – IT Treasury, Risk and Wholesale Banking

Job Description
To undertake business and technical requirement analysis, translate business requirements into technical solutions, transfer technical knowledge to relevant stakeholders and provide support for production systems, technology projects and changes in addition to supporting the Project Manager and managing vendors in order to ensure timely and quality project delivery and systems support

1.
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

2.
System Management
Manage production applications and systems, analyse 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
3.
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
4.
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

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 prioritisation
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

JP Attached, 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 and various types of Integrations method

Senior Façade Engineer wanted at AECOM- Dubai

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Position Title Senior Façade Engineer
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AECOM is currently seeking Senior Façade Engineer. We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design
 
Job Duties:
 
The successful candidate will assume general responsibilities for façade consultancy input to a wide range of clients and projects and pro-actively contributing to the growth of Façade Design and Engineering capabilities.

This includes responsibility for all design, documentation, administration and compliance with project constraints undertaken for facades, structures and BMU systems.

The following is an overview of responsibilities and performance standards required of you as a Senior Façade Engineer with

Provide façade engineer design and build-ability consultancy, including material knowledge and installation techniques.

Provide detailed engineering computations and analysis as required for report submissions.

Coordinate with client consultants such as architect, structural, sustainability, and acoustic engineers to determine best façade design outcomes.

Project lead internally with respective team colleagues to allow deliverables to be issued to client.

Provide design sketches and reports as required for schematic, design development and constructions phases of projects.

Act as Project Leader on assigned projects and manage projects, site meetings, design workshops and site inspection as required and/or as project planning stipulates

As Team/Project Leader, oversee the work of Sub Consultants/Contractors and review outputs produced by them

As Project Leader, monitor and report on team performance against agreed timelines, and fees/budgets

Assist with preparation and coordination of expressions of interest, tender submissions and similar consulting proposals

The Senior Façade Engineer will be responsible for efficient and profitable completion of all projects and tasks under their control whilst maintaining excellent technical standards and client satisfaction

Liaise with other staff, project teams, associated consultants and clients and assist in building and maintaining relationships with all of these.

Minimum Requirements

Taking the lead role as the facade designer applicable to all elements of design delivery from contract award to practical completion of projects.

Partnering within the Design Department, specifically working with the Drawing Production, Structural – Engineering Managers and Document Control.

Carry out design engineering for a variety of different structures.

Project management and administration on a daily basis.

Review contractor shop drawings and calculations.

Attend inspections during construction, installation and fabrication of concrete and steel structures.

Communicate with design team and technical director on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent. Master degree preferred.
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 Engineering – Engineering Design

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193195BR

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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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

Senior Façade Engineer wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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AECOM is currently seeking Senior Façade Engineer. We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design

Job Duties:
The successful candidate will assume general responsibilities for façade consultancy input to a wide range of clients and projects and pro-actively contributing to the growth of Façade Design and Engineering capabilities.
 
This includes responsibility for all design, documentation, administration and compliance with project constraints undertaken for facades, structures and BMU systems.

The following is an overview of responsibilities and performance standards required of you as a Senior Façade Engineer with

Provide façade engineer design and build-ability consultancy, including material knowledge and installation techniques.

Provide detailed engineering computations and analysis as required for report submissions.

Coordinate with client consultants such as architect, structural, sustainability, and acoustic engineers to determine best façade design outcomes.

Project lead internally with respective team colleagues to allow deliverables to be issued to client.

Provide design sketches and reports as required for schematic, design development and constructions phases of projects.

Act as Project Leader on assigned projects and manage projects, site meetings, design workshops and site inspection as required and/or as project planning stipulates

As Team/Project Leader, oversee the work of Sub Consultants/Contractors and review outputs produced by them

As Project Leader, monitor and report on team performance against agreed timelines, and fees/budgets

Assist with preparation and coordination of expressions of interest, tender submissions and similar consulting proposals

The Senior Façade Engineer will be responsible for efficient and profitable completion of all projects and tasks under their control whilst maintaining excellent technical standards and client satisfaction

Liaise with other staff, project teams, associated consultants and clients and assist in building and maintaining relationships with all of these.

Minimum Requirements

Taking the lead role as the facade designer applicable to all elements of design delivery from contract award to practical completion of projects.

Partnering within the Design Department, specifically working with the Drawing Production, Structural – Engineering Managers and Document Control.

Carry out design engineering for a variety of different structures.

Project management and administration on a daily basis.

Review contractor shop drawings and calculations.

Attend inspections during construction, installation and fabrication of concrete and steel structures.

Communicate with design team and technical director on a daily basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering or equivalent. Master degree preferred.

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193195BR

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

Senior Project Manager wanted at ATKINS – Abu Dhabi

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Atkins Nuclear, now part of the SNC-Lavalin nuclear division has been operating for over 40 years with operations based in the Canada, UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and are fully engaged in the development of the next generation of nuclear power.

Our middle east office, centred in Abu Dhabi, has become one of the largest nuclear consultancies across the region, and at the forefront of emerging nuclear power markets.
 
As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit a nuclear-experienced project manager to help our client(s) manage some very complex organisational and technical projects.

Initially, we are looking for individuals to be based in Abu Dhabi, at the clients’ site, and take a senior client facing role on a secondment basis, but alongside an Atkins/SNC-Lavalin team of professionals.
Responsibilities:
Manage multidisciplinary project(s), using client developed project tools and processes
Standard delivery expectations such as reporting, safety leadership, risk management, schedule oversight, and client management
Confidently engage and build trust from a broad range of client stakeholders, from technicians to C-level executives

Requirements:

Essential:
8 years + professional experience,
Degree qualified engineer or scientist
Nuclear experience (5 -8 year)
Able to work in the field and interact well with delivery teams
Good standard of written English and the ability to write clear technical reports
Reasonable level of commercial awareness and demonstrate the ability to work within budget and programme
Innovative and open to ideas
Highly motivated and proactive, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively
Interpersonal skills, able to build and develop relationships internally and externally
Desirable:

Familiarity with the Arabic language
Project Management qualifications

Database Administrator wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
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Database Administrator
 
Job Description
Carry out database administration activities. Install, and configure Databases in UNIX & Windows environments. Patch the databases regularly in-line with Security Policies of the Bank.

1 Database Administration
• Manages the database and systems administration functions for the Bank.
Monitors the Installation, configuration and implementation of Databases in UNIX & Windows environments.
Monitors database administration tasks on Oracle RAC & MS SQL databases.
Application and database tuning on Production database for enhancing the performance.
Ensure database backups are monitored and periodic restorations are exercised by Database Administrators to ensure backup quality.

Monitor database system details within the database, including stored procedures and execution time, and implement efficiency improvements.
Develop, implement, and maintain change control and testing processes for modifications to databases.
Review database & cluster logs
Manages the Disaster recovery databases. Monitors the synchronisation between production and DR databases. Manages and troubleshooting of DR databases.
Troubleshoots high priority systems such as the core banking systems to ensure availability of service.
Managing Database monitoring Tools

2 Project Management

• Provide support to the SIT/UAT process and production roll-out

3 Project Analysis and tracking

• Monitor and Reviews Capacity planning reports

4 Business Alignment

• Deliver to a standard of fast resolution of problems, demonstrated by a service-orientated mindset throughout the team

5 Leading People

• Coordinate with system analyst IT teams for project delivery

6 Communication

• Support with the communication of project status and issues

7 Other accountabilities

• Undertake similar or related tasks or duties as directed by senior management

Skills

Minimum Education Level

A university degree in a technical discipline is essential. A Master degree in a business systems related subject area would be desirable.

Professional Qualification

Database Administration Certifications would be an added Advantage

Experience

(indicate years of experience required for the role as well)

Excellent knowledge in Oracle 10g, 11g and 12c Administration
Excellent knowledge in MS SQL 2005, 2008 and 2012.
Good knowledge of UNIX (IBM AIX and Linux)
8 – 10 years experience in Database Administration.
Experience in managing Oracle database administration specialised in RAC
Experience in managing MS-SQL database administration in Cluster/Fail-over
Practical experience in monitoring and tuning the database to provide high availability of service

Data Platform Manager wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
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Data Platform Manager
 
Job Description
To manage big data platforms and middleware systems, aligning technology capabilities, capacity, upgrades, integration and changes with business requirements and providing technical advice to ensure technology system availability/service level agreements are met and upgrades, maintenance and integration is completed with minimal disruption to business

Big Data Platform Management
Maintain big data platform environment and middleware systems and manage day-to-day maintenance to ensure tuned for optimum performance and efficiency and service level agreements (SLA’s) are met

Benchmark system performance, analyse system bottlenecks and propose solutions in order to eliminate them
Oversee the security of big data platform and middleware systems through the use of vulnerability tools and enforcements of policies and procedures to ensure integrity and protection of systems and data Liaise with IT colleagues and business units to complete capacity planning by understanding, collating and estimating requirements and reviewing system capability to ensure demand can be met
Plan and oversee the upgrade and patching of data platforms and systems by liaising with business units, IT colleagues and external vendors, creating planned maintenance windows and completing required UAT to ensure required/ongoing support for systems and applications can be secured
Provide technical advice and guidance to the technology services team and business units in order to integrate and standardise supported systems across the bank
Streamline the operation of the big data platforms in order to facilitate analytical use case execution for a diverse user community/different business groups

2.
Vendor Management
Coordinate with external vendors to work on support issues and monitor contract compliance to ensure services are provided as per agreed service level agreements (SLAs) and turnaround times (TATs)
Review solutions provided by vendors and translate against the project requirements to assist business users in understanding system functionality
3.
Project Management
Engage with project managers in change initiative projects to ensure timely IT deliverables
Assist project managers in developing project documents and provide support in obtaining project approvals to ensure banking projects are delivered within planned timelines
Manage the identification of the resolution on issues reported by business users by coordinating with internal staff or vendors to ensure issue resolution
Provide support to the project managers in project transition to production and successful handover to production support team to ensure minimal interruption in support services
Ensure technical support for System Integration Tests for technology staff as well as for UAT to business users to assist in timely delivery of business requirements

Skills
Minimum Experience
At least 8 years of experience in Banking/Financial Services in IT having maintained big technology platforms with at least 5 years of experience in a managerial capacity
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
Professional Qualifications
Certification in Cloud platforms (For example: AWS Solution Architect) and/or Cloud Technology Certification
Certification in Infrastructure Domain
Middleware systems certification
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge and experience of banking operations and related problems
Knowledge of UNIX/LINUX OS
Experience with Hadoop platform engineering.
Familiar with distributed systems and understanding high availability.
Experience with Java, Python or Scala
Experience with IBM WebSphere, Oracle WebLogic, Red Hat JBOSS & Apache Tomcat Administration.
Knowledge of cluster monitoring tools
Understanding of OS concepts, process management and resource scheduling
Basics of networking, CPU, memory and storage
Understanding of shell scripting
Understanding of all the components in the Hadoop ecosystem (For example: Apache Hive and Apache Mahout)

IT Team Leader wanted at ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/11
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IT Team Leader
 
Job Description
To undertake business and technical requirement analysis, translate business requirements into technical solutions, transfer technical knowledge to relevant stakeholders and provide support for production systems, technology projects and changes in addition to supporting the Project Manager and managing vendors in order to ensure timely and quality project delivery and systems support.

1. 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

2. System Management
Manage production applications and systems, analyse 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

3.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

4.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

Skills
At least 8 years of experience in Information Systems with 2 years in a managerial capacity with knowledge in management of applications/systems
Bachelor’s degree in IT/Computer Science
PMP/ Prince 2 certification or equivalent
ITIL certification or equivalent
Knowledge and Skills
Planning and prioritisation
Vendor management
Team leadership
Solution design
Architecture principles including service oriented architecture

IT Systems Manager wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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IT Systems Manager
 
Job Description
To lead and manage technology projects and change initiatives, align technology capabilities with technology and business strategies and needs while effectively allocating resources to support business with the implementation, management and maintenance of the assigned portfolio of banking applications

1.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 utilised
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

2.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

3.Business Alignment

4.Budget Management
5.People Management
6.Policies, Processes, Systems and Procedures
7.Vendor Management
8.Continues Improvement
9.Customer Service
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
Job Code: 1535

OE Manager wanted by Nawah Energy – UAE

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Job Description
To provide governance, oversight, and support across Nawah’s nuclear power plant in accordance with the Nawah Governance Oversight Support Performance (GOSP) model for the NPI Program and the Manage Knowledge and Utilize Operating Experience Process as a requirement by FANR, IAEA, WANO and other industry standards.

Governance of NPI Program/ Process
Lead the design, development, and implementation of the Knowledge Management (KM)/ Operating Experience (OE) processes for Nawah’s nuclear power plants.
Exercise the Nawah GOSP model for the assigned processes.
Manage the work of OE staff to ensure quality governance activities.
Exercise change management and ensure standardization of program implementation.
Manage program interfaces with organizations outside Nawah including the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), Barakah One, etc. using Service Level Agreements (SLA) or other legal process in order to provide requested NPI services.

Communicate actively with corporate and/ or plant/ site stakeholders for programmatic changes to NPI programs/ processes.
Oversight of NPI Program/ Process

Establish and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPI) to monitor program performance at the corporate level, and plant level including periodic adjustment of performance criteria as necessary.
Monitor Nawah corporate and plant level performance with respect to the assigned NPI program/ process.
Support in Implementing NPI Program/ Process

Support activities for implementation of assigned NPI program/ process.
Liaise with external agencies such as the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), World Association of Nuclear Operators (WANO)/ Institute of Nuclear Power Operations (INPO), Nuclear Safety Review Board (NRSB), Committee of Nuclear Power (CNP), etc. to support corporate or site inspections or assessments as needed.
Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for related NPI programs/processes to ensure effective corporate and fleet implementation.
KM Oversight

Ensure that KM is implemented within Nawah.
Perform an oversight role to ensure that the processes that support the implementation of KM are effectively implemented.
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Project Engineer wanted by Parsons – Sharjah, UAE

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Project Engineer / Architect
Sharjah, UAE

JOB OVERVIEW:
Supervise mid-size design contract.
Review and approve the design of aircraft hardstands.
Review and approve the design of client engineering building.
Oversee and direct the shop drawing approval process.
Develop meeting minutes for design and progress meetings.
Oversee and direct site supervision team during the construction phase. Supervise land surveying and geotechnical tasks.

Review and approve all method statements by contractors.

Develop the air and land side fence allocation in different stages during construction phase.

Arrange and attend stakeholder coordination meetings. Prepare agendas, meeting invites and MoMs minutes.

Prepare RFP documents and scope descriptions and exhibits for enabling works. Issue addenda for RFP.

Start and organize document control library of existing facility as-builts, UG utilities, and geotechnical reports.

Perform other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

REQUIREMENTS:

Degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture.

At least 15 years of relevant experience in managing design contracts, supervising design and related site works.

Preferably with at least 3 years’ experience working on the same capacity in an international airport project in an engineering – consulting firm.

Preferably with at least 5 years relevant experience in UAE or GCC region.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Systems Analyst wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/10
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Systems Analyst – Branch Initiatives

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
Having experience in ATM , POS terminals and Banking Kiosks
In depth knowledge in ATMs (NCR, Diebold ) and ATM Message protocols( NDC, IFX, ATM Web Interfaces), Card Printing
Strong project management skills with experience in multi-faceted project throughout the entire project life cycle
Understanding business needs, requirements, and expectations and devising; transforming functional requirement into technical solution
Planning project activities viz., system design, scoping, estimation, tracking, change management, release management, delivery management & post implementation support
Technically proficient on programming languages(Java, C++ etc), application servers(IBM Websphere,Weblogic), Enterprise Service Bus(TIBCO), Operating Systems(Windows, AIX), Database(MSSQL, Oracle, Oracle PLSQL),
Good knowledge of SOAP / Web Services, MQ
Basic familiarity with web technologies HTML / XML, java/asp scripts and IIS.

VAT Team Leader wanted by ADCB bank Abu Dhabi

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Team Leader – UAE VAT Strategic
Job Description
To undertake business and technical requirement analysis, translate
business requirements into technical solutions, transfer technical knowledge
to relevant stakeholders and provide support for production systems,
technology projects and changes in addition to supporting the Project
Manager and managing vendors in order to ensure timely and quality
project delivery and systems support

1. 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.

2. System Management
Manage production applications and systems, analyse 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 robus.

3. System Development
Direct team members in the areas of application design,

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Team Leader – Mobility
Job Description
To undertake business and technical requirement analysis, translate
business requirements into technical solutions, transfer technical knowledge
to relevant stakeholders and provide support for production systems,
technology projects and changes in addition to supporting the Project
Manager and managing vendors in order to ensure timely and quality

project delivery and systems support
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, analyse 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 robus.

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IT Project Manager wanted by ADCB bank in Abu Dhabi

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IT Project Manager CRS & AML
Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

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, parameterisation, 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 capitalised 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 maximise 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 maximise 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 organisational 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

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
Strong technical experience in data analysis, solution design and delivery of the Compliance applications (SAS AML, FircoSoft, TRSD)
Essential Responsibilities include,
Managing technical team of IT resources responsible for system enhancements and project delivery for assigned Compliance applications.
Familiar with Dow Jones and World Check data files
Understanding of different types of Sanction Lists
Good Knowledge of AML & KYC / CDD, FATCA, CRS, Sanction Screening, Transaction Monitoring, Enterprise Case Management, Financial Crime and STR
Analyze defects, troubleshoot systems, identify root cause and implement fixes within SLA’s during project testing and post go live phase.
Familiar with System Development Life Cycle for new projects with Estimation, Funding, Scheduling, Requirements, Design, Construction, Testing and Release.
Interact with business stakeholders to gather/validate requirements, develop detailed technical specifications and design solutions that meet business objectives.

Manage relationship with suppliers/vendors and ensure Compliance applications are updated/patched in accordance with the service/support contracts.
Oversee application and server upgrade activities.
Work with third party vendors to develop software and integrate software (real-time and batch ; TIBCO , ETL etc.).
Experience in Waterfall and Agile application development methodology
Background of building queries and running data analytics in SQL and ORACLE databases

Project Manager wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/06
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Project Manager – Data Integration
Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

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, parameterisation, 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 capitalised 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

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IT Project Manager wanted by ADCB bank – Abu Dhabi

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Expiry Date: 2018/08/06
Ref. JB3808186
Job Description
To manage the implementation of technology projects and changes, provide subject matter expertise of various complexity based on an in-depth understanding of the bank’s systems, processes and functional business requirements and help design and develop technical solutions while supporting business with the management and maintenance of business systems

1.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

2.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

3.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 capitalised 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

4.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

5.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

6.Continuous Improvement
Identify opportunities to contribute to organisational 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

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

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

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

IT analyst wanted by Emirates in Dubai

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IT SERVICE MANAGEMENT ANALYST – 180000PT
Posted Date: 03-May-2018
Closing Date: 17-May-2018
JOB PURPOSE
Perform a continuous cycle of service improvement to the production services that we provide to our customers through rigorous problem, service continuity, availability and capacity planning and management. Define and implement Service Level Objectives (SLOs) and ensure the agreed service levels are met.

Job Outline:
– Utilize analytical skills and tools in order to identify record, trends and analyze all problems that are assigned. Liaise effectively with the incident management teams, application support teams and technical teams to ensure all problems are investigated, diagnosed, have root cause analysis performed and permanent fixes implemented within the agreed terms of the SLO ensuring that these are prioritized by severity and impact criticality.

– Update the known error database with available interim solutions, and provide a monthly report to the line manager. Proactively identify potential issues which might become incidents, communicate the same to line management, and provide cost effective solutions in a timely fashion. Analyze incidents/alerts from EMS to ensure that potential problems are proactively detected and fixed before they cause business impact.

– Conduct detailed impact analysis, capacity planning and ensure that proper testing of proposed problem fixes are completed successfully before changes to the production environment are requested. Take end to end responsibility for all problems until permanent resolution ensuring that continuous progress updates are communicated to the key stakeholders. Escalate problems that age and are resulting in recurring incidents for the business.

– Work with the IT Management team of BITMs, ASMs and IT Technical Managers to develop SLOs for Emirates IT customers. Translate the business needs of the customer as defined by the BITM into technical requirements for service delivery infrastructure and liaise with the delivery teams to develop a design which uses standard services wherever possible.

– Ensure that the SLOs and SLAs are adhered to and supported by the relevant technical teams. Report and measure service availability in line with agreed service levels. Ensure that the SLOs are supported by the relevant Emirates Group departments (e.g. P&L, HR, Legal) through Operational Level Agreements (OLAs), and by external suppliers via Underpinning Contracts(UCs).

– Own and maintain the service catalogue for all available services to drive standardization and rationalization of all production services. Liaise with IT Strategy and Architecture to ensure the service catalogue supports the strategic directions for IT.

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Principal Project Manager wanted by ATKINS in Abu Dhabi

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Principal Project Manager
EN-002601
Nuclear
Abu Dhabi
Atkins Nuclear, now part of the SNC-Lavalin nuclear division has been operating for over 40 years with operations based in the Canada, UK, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America, and are fully engaged in the development of the next generation of nuclear power.

Our middle east office, centred in Abu Dhabi, has become one of the largest nuclear consultancies across the region, and at the forefront of emerging nuclear power markets.
 
As a result of continued growth, we are looking to recruit a nuclear-experienced project manager to help our client(s) manage some very complex organisational and technical projects.

Initially, we are looking for individuals to be based in Abu Dhabi, at the clients’ site, and take a senior client facing role on a secondment basis, but alongside an Atkins/SNC-Lavalin team of professionals.

Responsibilities:

Manage multidisciplinary project(s), using client developed project tools and processes
Standard delivery expectations such as reporting, safety leadership, risk management, schedule oversight, and client management
Confidently engage and build trust from a broad range of client stakeholders, from technicians to C-level executives

Requirements:

Essential:
8 years + professional experience,
Degree qualified engineer or scientist
Nuclear experience (at least 1 year)
Able to work in the field and interact well with delivery teams
Good standard of written English and the ability to write clear technical reports
Reasonable level of commercial awareness and demonstrate the ability to work within budget and programme
Innovative and open to ideas
Highly motivated and proactive, have good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate effectively
Interpersonal skills, able to build and develop relationships internally and externally
Desirable:

Familiarity with the Arabic language
Project Management qualifications

Real Estate Project Management – BOEING – in DUBAI

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Real Estate Project Management
Company Boeing International Corporation – Dubai Branch office
Job ID 1800031529
Date posted 04/19/2018
Location Dubai United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
 
Job Description
Boeing is the world’s largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Office of Internal Governance and Administration drives value for the global enterprise through functional and service excellence. Planning and Real Estate delivers superior value by aligning and optimizing real property solutions in support of Company strategies and objectives.

ACCOUNTABILITIES

• Support Real Estate transactions and project management activities for the India/Middle East/Africa Region reporting to Real Estate Region Leaders and Company Partners.
• Planning and Real Estate, Real Estate Project Management with primary function for Major Projects >$10M, Acquisition, Disposition and Lease Transaction, Support to Planning initiatives, NDA’s, Special Studies, Municipality Interface for Acquisitions / Dispositions, Land Use Management and Compliance, Governance Boards, Financial Modeling, Transaction Performance over-site for Real Estate Service Providers.

Desired Skills
• Acts as a company subject matter expert and external spokesperson on real estate project management assignments.
• Manage and negotiate real estate project management transactions related to acquisition or disposition of real property assets.
• Implements due diligence activities including survey, title, environmental studies, site and facility plans, and entitlement conditions providing solutions to a variety of development project issues.
• Applies current real estate leasing and development principles, concepts, practices and standards.
• Negotiates Lease or sublease of real property terms and conditions, renewals, licenses, access agreements and other related real estate form of transactions.
• Manage property managers, brokers and other real estate service providers.
• Develops solutions to complex project development and land use planning issues using extensive research, feasibility modeling and value engineering.
• Advises management on issues pertaining to real estate land use plans and objectives.
• Contributes to the development of new real estate project management processes, concepts, practices and standards.
• Initiates and leads forecasting efforts. Manages complex projects within schedule and budget.
• Anticipates milestones in pursuit of project goals. Integrates and presents proposals to stakeholders and sponsors.
• Communicates approved plan to implementation team.
• Prepares and maintains master site facility plans.
• Leads space management initiatives and contribute to systems implementation.
• Analyzes regional or site business scenarios and strategies to develop proposals and plans.
• Leads regional or company-wide studies in support of proposals and plans.
• Performs site analysis, evaluates site capabilities, manufacturing processes and technology forecasts and incorporates these into asset use strategies.
• Interacts with internal and external organizations, senior level management and government agencies to identify and assess impact to the business operating plan.
• Prepares business case analysis. Leads the creation of long- and short-range tactical plans.

This requisition is for an international, locally hired position in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Benefits and pay are determined at the local level and are not part of Boeing U.S.-based payroll, and will commensurate with experience and
qualifications and in accordance with applicable UAE law. Employment is subject to the candidate’s ability to satisfy all
UAE labor and immigration formalities.

Division
OFFICE OF INT GOVERNCE

Relocation Assistance Available
No. Relocation assistance is not a negotiable benefit.

Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree and typically 10 or more years’ related work experience, a Master’s degree and typically 8 or more years’ related work experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience Level
Individual Contributor

Job Type
Standard

Travel
Yes, 25 % of the Time

Contingent Upon Program Award
No

Union
No

Job Code
8AAKX5