Resident Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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Resident Engineer – Highways and Interchanges, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
 
Job Summary
 
AECOM is seeking an experienced Resident Engineer for a project located in the UAE. The Resident Engineer will be responsible for the activities and efficiency of his staff for the satisfactory prosecution of the work under his supervision. He has the responsibility to build and maintain an organization that can effectively provide the necessary staking, testing and inspection to ensure the project is constructed according to the plans and specifications. He/she will familiarize rapidly with the plans, specifications and amendments to effectively administer the work.

Job Duties :
 
Monitor the client’s programme or progress report
 
Ensure the Client’s compliance with the Contract Documents.
 
Inspect all workmanship and material.
 
Coordinate the supply of vertical and horizontal controls for the Client’s.
 
Make layout checks on line and grades.
 
Coordination with other Clients.
 
Maintain all file records on designated forms. These records include all reports on work force, equipment, progress, safety, etc.

Review and approve the Client’s shop drawings.

Locate, execute and interpret all soils and materials testing according to the provisions in the Contract Documents and Specifications.

Responsible for the Contract and will not relieve the Clients of his responsibilities without authorization.

Responsible for the final materials submittals and approval.

Check and certify progress payments to the Clients.

Check personnel, equipment and material costs for all Variation Orders and Change Orders required under the terms of the Contract.

Review requests for additional compensation and time extension.

Prepare Variation Orders for all ‘Additional’ and ‘New’ works.

Preparation of the Monthly Report.

Site Safety monitoring wherein the monitoring activities, meeting, reviews, safety violations, rectification measures, and accident reports are included in the Monthly Progress Report.

When necessary, determine proper costs of additions or credits due to the Client and recommend appropriate action.

Inspect safety conditions and inform the Clients of construction safety violations and follow up action to be taken.

Specific Skills Required :

Strong Construction supervision experiences on roads and infrastructure projects.

Well experienced in the construction field.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment. High level of critical thinking skills.

Good understanding of FIDIC Red Book (1987)

Good understanding of RTA contract conditions

Sound knowledge of Roads & Bridge construction work

Expertise in Planning, Claim Resolution, Landscape and Irrigation

Conversant in MS Office Applications

Fully aware of procedures & requirements related to RTA eNOC’s system as well as local authority approvals.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum of 15years experience

Experience on similar large scale projects related to Highways & Interchanges within the Middle East and preferably in UAE/ Dubai.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201214BR

Scheduler wanted – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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Scheduler
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Abu Dhabi, UAE
 
The Scheduler will work as part of the Project Controls team and will be responsible for implementing schedule and earned value management across a selection of projects, in coordination with Project Managers and Engineering Leads. The main objective of this role is to help generate a Sector-wide reporting and analysis tool, which will serve as the benchmark for evaluating projects’ performance. The Scheduler may also be required to provide support to proposals and/or construction projects with respect to planning and scheduling issues and progress of the works.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
Establish the project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) in coordination with the Project Manager.
Develop detailed schedules with resource/cost loading at the activity level.
Develop and maintain detailed deliverable lists for each design project in coordination with Project/Engineering Manager.
Implement a deliverable-based progress measurement model and coordinate with Leads to maintain periodic updates.
Utilize Earned Value Management techniques to evaluate schedule and cost performance metrics.
Maintain bi-weekly updates of Earned Value Analysis dashboard at the project and Sector level.
Construction Support: Review, check and evaluate Contractors’ schedule of works. Monitor the work progress, compare to the accepted program of work and report to the Project Manager. Prepare weekly and/or monthly progress reports covering the status of construction projects.
Proposal Support: Develop schedules in support of Parsons’ proposals for new pursuits.
Attend meetings (both internally and externally) and discuss/present schedule/progress related matters.

REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or related field.
At least 7 years of experience in Planning/Scheduling, utilizing Primavera Project Management ‘P6’.
Must have experience working on both design and construction projects.
Proven experience in utilization of Earned Value Management in performance analysis and reporting.
Must be fluent in English both written and spoken and be able to communicate effectively with colleagues and managers.
Must be able to represent Parsons in front of clients in meetings/presentations.
Preferably have minimum 3 years’ experience in the Gulf region.
Must have excellent skills in utilizing MS Office application, especially Excel. Must be able to create and maintain complex spreadsheets, including utilization of complex formulas.

Planning Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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We are currently looking for a Planning Engineer to join our team in Dubai, UAE.

Role:
Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements.
Develop the project schedules in conjunction with the project team.
Interact with project team to define scope of work to develop and update detailed schedules, cost information and identification of variances from original plan.
Interact with and assist to schedule work and coordinate assignments.
Evaluate project schedule progress and performance and identify developing problem areas.
Analyze critical path and constraints to determine effect of changes to schedule and recommend work-around.
Support project team to maintain timely and effective change management processes, procedures and systems.
Assist project team to develop status reports to keep management informed on project progress.
Conduct analysis to determine alternative courses of action or recovery on slipped schedules.
Perform other duties as assigned.
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.

Skills:
Minimum 5 to 8 years of experience with bachelor’s degree
Experience in Construction, Engineering, Architecture
Computer literacy in Primavera P6 and MS applications, including Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of CPM and/or other planning and resourcing methods
Project management techniques.
Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge.
Good research and analytical skills, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Excellent communication and organization skills.
Professional working knowledge of project management software and tools
Proficient knowledge of the PMBOK®
Working experience with multi-disciplinary project teams.
Assist in the planning and scheduling of all projects plans including time, cost, and resource plans.
Monitor and consolidate the overall project plans.
Monitor the reporting system summarizing the progress status of all projects.
Monitor and advise on status of project KPIs.
Monitor the control of project risk workshops and monitor the Risk Management Process.
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
A competitive salary
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

Urban Designer – ATKINS – Dubai

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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 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

Principal Transport Planner wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Principal Transport Planner, VISUM Model, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Abu Dhabi, Dubai
 
Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Principal Transport Planeer / Engineer to be based in Dubai.
 
Job Duties:
 
Technical Management:
 
Effectively advise on transport planning policies and their implementation and the related allocation of resources in relation to all services covered by this post

Takes the lead on relevant projects

Be aware of and adhere to relevant legislation, codes of practice and departmental policies when planning and directing the delivery of transport planning projects in the region

Continuously improve technical and industry knowledge by participating in forums and other industry related programs

research, analyse and report on a range of quantitative and qualitative transport related projects

Prepare tender submissions

Act as Project Manager or Project Director, as necessary

Develop detailed methodologies

Produce guides, case studies and deliver presentations

Undertake data recording and analysis tasks

Manage the preparation of client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business

Review internal processes for effectiveness and efficiency and suggest possible areas for improvement where necessary

Other duties as required Business Development.

Ensure key strategic relationships with internal and external partners and stakeholders are effectively developed, managed and maintained

Ensure delivery is in line with the Business Line’s corporate objectives, on time and within the agreed budget

Effectively represent AECOM to relevant government departments, external agencies and other bodies appropriate to the post

Plan, direct and deliver the Services in accordance with appropriate procedures and legislation

Develop and implement initiatives to enhance AECOM’s transport planning services offering, product, and supporting infrastructure (e.g. software, modelling tools, capability statement, etc.)

Maintain appropriate liaison with the business community, stakeholder and advisory groups

Maintain a watching brief on best working practices within and beyond local government, and ensure these are effectively communicated to the team

Liaise with other AECOM geographies to maximize the AECOM offering.

Specific Skills:

The candidate should have:

Good understanding of industry practices and regulations, including the underlying principles sufficient to carry out and lead transport planning studies

Sound database / spreadsheet skills or preferably abilities in statistical / transport modelling software and the ability to handle large data sets

Good comprehension of transportation policy and regulatory systems

Working knowledge of AutoCAD, MicroStation beneficial, but not mandatory

A clear appreciation and understanding of fundamental highways / traffic engineering principles (to facilitate the change to working on UAE technical standards)

Minimum Requirements

The SP&A Team provides a full range of traffic and transportation planning services and is a key component in the Civil Infrastructure Business Line. Our Vision is to be the most recognized and trusted provider of transportation planning services to our clients in the Middle East. We envisage being the Middle East Centre of Excellence in all aspects of transport planning, but particularly in multi-modal transport master planning and transport modelling. AECOM’s core services in this field include:

Strategic Multi-Modal Transport Modelling

Transport Impact Assessments

Demand Forecasting and Management

Transport Network /Master Planning

Transport Policy & Strategy Development

Traffic Capacity Analysis

Parking Studies, Layout & Design

Access Management

Traffic Signal Timing

Traffic Engineering

Micro Traffic Simulation

Freight Planning and Logistics

Intelligent Transport Systems

3D Modelling & Evaluation

Road Safety Studies & Operational Reviews

This position will be responsible for providing technical leadership in a variety of these service offerings, but with particular responsibility for Traffic Impact Studies, Multi-modal Transport Master Planning, Traffic Engineering, Traffic Capacity Assessments, and Access/Circulation Studies.

Education:

Bachelors Degree Level Qualification or higher in a related field (mandatory)

Masters Degree (preferred)

Work Experience

Minimum of 10-15 years of relevant experience in the field of transport planning/engineering of which at least 5 years must be focussed on transport planning studies
Professional Accreditation

Chartership/certification/licence from a recognized professional body (e.g. P.E., P.Eng., C.Eng., etc.) preferred
Preferred Qualifications

Although this position is oriented predominantly towards technical delivery, the candidate is expected to take on increasing levels of team leadership and to lead by example. As such he/she should demonstrate strong leadership attributes, such as:

Proactive

Decisive

Pragmatic

Organized

Responsive

General performance attributes relate to:

The ability to communicate effectively, prepare presentations and reports

participate constructively in project teams

committed to quality outcomes

good personal organisation

The candidate should be able to travel locally, regionally, and internationally

Dubai experience is preferred.

Arabic language skills (reading, writing, and spoken) are an asset

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196852BR

Conference & Catering Manager wanted at Ritz hotel – Abu Dhabi

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Job Category Event Management
Location The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal, Abu Dhabi
 
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management

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JOB SUMMARY

Assists in planning and execution of meetings and special events. Position assists in the implementation of departmental strategies. The position has responsibility for assisting in the execution of all property events with a seamless turnover from sales to operations and back to sales where appropriate.

CANDIDATE PROFILE

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or GED; 2 years experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

OR

• 2-year degree from an accredited university in Hotel and Restaurant Management, Hospitality, Business Administration, or related major; 1 year experience in the event management, food and beverage, sales and marketing, or related professional area.

CORE WORK ACTIVITIES

Assisting in Managing Meetings and Special Events Operations and Budgets

• Researches and analyzes new products, pricing and services of competition.

• Assists in apprising property of all groups that will impact property operations.

• Assists in execution of event management strategy that is aligned with the company’s business strategy and leads its execution.

• Conducts daily walk-through of banquet floor to help ensure client satisfaction and quality standards.

Managing Profitability

• Assists in developing working relationships with outside vendors and establishing prices and service agreements to enhance the event experience and to increase additional revenue opportunities for the property as needed.

• Creates opportunities to upsell during event planning.

• Assists in managing department controllable expenses to achieve or exceed budgeted goals.

Planning Engineer wanted at Parsons – Abu Dhabi

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Planning / Scheduling Engineer – 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.

POSITION OVERVIEW:
We are currently looking to hire an experienced Planning Engineer to join our team and work on a major Intelligent Transportation System Project in Dubai.
 
Scheduler is part of Shared Services team and reports to Resident Engineer/Project Director. Works in co-ordination with Resident Engineer and Quantity Surveyors. Responsible to review Contractors base line program, tracking progress of works with respect to approved work program and review of Contractors revised work program.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Review and convey Engineer’s consent to the Contractors’ Baseline program of works in line with Contract conditions
Validation of compatibility of assigned resources for timely completion of the project
Generation of monthly Cash projection and resources histograms
Preparation of consolidated report on contractor’s program for taking Employer’s consent
Arranging coordination meetings with Employer’s representatives to demonstrate Contractor’s program, Engineer’s observations, if any, and necessary conditions to be imposed prior to his consent.
Assist Resident Engineer & Quantity Surveyor in tracking the project against its baseline schedule
Identify the potential areas of delay, highlight the critical events & suggest / provide mitigation measures to minimize those delays during progress meetings
Revise the internal schedule as per conclusions, design modifications or other alternatives to be taken by Engineer’s Design / Supervision Team and identify the impact on the internal schedule as a result of these actions/deficiencies
Exercising alternative to assess their time impacts of any variations / omissions / instructions to demonstrate the Employer prior to finalizing/issuing such variation to the contractor.
Assist Resident Engineer & Construction Manager to advise Contractor for recovery plans of off-schedule and unanticipated eventualities.
Assist Resident Engineer with the preparation of Project /Kick-Off meeting.
Updating programs and preparation of reports (by weekly)
Preparation of monthly progress reports.
Participate in project progress meetings at site
Assisting project Senior Quantity Surveyor and Resident Engineer in responding to contractor’s notices by proving programming data feedback.
Commenting on Contractor’s slow progress and identify concurrent delay during course of execution.
Compilation of correspondences, drawings, and other contemporaneous records with coordination of site staff and contractor personnel to analyze Contractor’s Extension of Time claim
Assessment of Contractor’s claim
Preparation of Engineer’s initial report, impacted programs using suitable delay analyzing techniques to support/substantiate the Engineer’s recommendations on contractor’s claims
Preparation of presentation of Engineer’s determination on Contractor’s claims to demonstrate the Employer’s representatives
Participate in consultation meetings with Contractor’s representatives after Engineer’s initial assessment on his claim
Attending meeting with Employer’s representative to demonstrate contractor’s claims and Engineer assessment.

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

4-year degree in Engineering or Construction Management or related field (or equivalent experience) and minimum of 10 years of related work experience on infrastructure projects.

SKILLS/COMPETENCIES:

Requires basic engineering knowledge in electrical, mechanical, civil, or a related field. Proficient PC skills including a working knowledge of various Project Controls software and Microsoft Office Suite.

Urban Designer wanted by ATKINS in Dubai

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The Urban Designer will provide technical and professional leadership in the execution of master planning projects in UAE and the wider region, with a particular expertise in creative concept and detailed master planning. The candidate would play a key role in the development of the Atkins’ master planning business in the UAE and the wider GCC region. This individual will also support the UAE team in business development initiatives, bid preparation and marketing.

Job Summary
To be a member of the Master Planning team in the UAE and provide urban planning and master planning design services to external and internal clients as part of the Atkins’ Middle East master planning team. To be involved in strategic planning studies, urban master planning and urban design and public realm projects in the Middle East and Africa.

Responsibilities:
Responsible for the production of drawings (presentation and working drawings), the correctness and ‘absolute accuracy’ of their work, quality, layout and notes by checking oneself before review by the Senior Urban Designer.
To lead an urban design production team proactively under the guidance of an Associate / Senior Urban Designer, and to coordinate with other internal and external disciplines
Proactively interface with Statutory Authorities and develop knowledge of codes, regulations and submission requirements.
To aim for excellence in design quality and documentation, and match or better Atkins QA standards and show commitment to raising Atkins design standards
To keep abreast of the latest software enhancements to increase productivity and to share this knowledge with ones colleagues.
To express the will to improve their skills in design by looking for opportunities to further prove themselves where they see such opportunities arise, and regularly discuss their training program with the HOD to ensure that they are widening their knowledge base
Will be required to travel within the Middle East region to projects in a variety of geographical locations, including Saudi Arabia
Support in the preparation of technical and fee proposals for master planning and urban design projects and other major projects where appropriate
Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, attending meetings, workshops and seminars
Technical Competencies

Essential:
Degree or postgraduate qualification in urban planning or urban design;
Minimum 4 years’ experience in master planning and urban design projects;
Preferable to have relevant experience in the GCC and an understanding of the cultural norms, urban morphology, housing typologies, and/or appropriate design standards in the Emirate and the region and requirements of the region
Sound knowledge of all necessary software programmes including as a minimum CAD, Adobe Design Suites, Sketch up and MS Office. Additionally, a good understanding of GIS and Revit capability is preferable. Knowledge of other necessary software programmes including GIS, CAD, SketchUp, 3D Max etc
Behavioural Competencies:

Essential:
Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a customer focus;
Must have excellent graphic and oral expression capability and be very comfortable with the core of his/her skill set in urban planning and design;
Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and able to understand the needs and requirements of clients to provide planning and design solutions in a rapidly developing country;
Must be able to work in a large, multidisciplinary, multicultural team and manage challenging multicultural client relationships across a range of geographies;
Must also be a self-starter who can work without direct supervision from senior management and/or peers;
Able to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding Middle East environment including the need to travel when required.

Urban Planner wanted by ATKINS – Dubai

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The urban planner will provide technical and professional support in the execution of urban and regional planning and master planning projects in UAE and the wider region. The candidate will play a key role in the development of the Atkins’ planning business in the UAE and wider GCC Region. The urban planner will work closely with other urban planners and designers and support the UAE master planning team in business development initiatives, bid preparation and marketing.

Job Summary:
To be a member of the Master Planning team in the UAE and provide urban planning and master planning design services to external and internal clients as part of the Atkins’ Middle East master planning team. To be involved in strategic planning studies, urban master planning and urban design and public realm projects in the Middle East and Africa.
 
Responsibilities:
Support the production of high-quality urban planning, design and master planning project submissions in the UAE and the wider Middle East and Africa;
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 small scale projects involving multi-disciplinary teams;
Will be required to travel within the Middle East region to projects in a variety of geographical locations, including Saudi Arabia.
Developing and maintaining relationships with clients, attending meetings, workshops and seminars;
Other duties associated with the main role and responsibilities will be requested from time to time.
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.

Technical Competencies:

Essential:
Degree or postgraduate qualification in urban planning or urban design;
Minimum 5 years’ experience in urban planning, master planning and urban design projects;
Strong English language report writing and analytical skills
Relevant experience in the GCC and an understanding of the cultural norms and requirements of the region
Preferable:
Knowledge of Adobe creative suite and ability to prepare high quality documents for client submissions.
Knowledge of other necessary software programmes including GIS, CAD, SketchUp, 3D Max etc
Behavioural Competencies:

Essential:
Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a customer focus;
Preferably will have previous consultancy experience and be looking to broaden their planning and urban design skill set within a Middle East context;
Ability to solve problems by thinking laterally and able to understand the needs and requirements of clients to provide planning and design solutions in a rapidly developing country;
Must be able to work in a large, multidisciplinary, multicultural team and manage challenging multicultural client relationships across a range of geographies;
Must also be a self-starter who can work without direct supervision from senior management and/or peers;
Able to be flexible and adapt to working in a demanding Middle East environment including the need to travel when required.

Senior Coastal Engineer wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Principal / Senior Coastal Engineer, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Summary
AECOM are currently looking to recruit a Senior Coastal Engineer for the office based in Dubai.
Make a significant contribution to the sales, profitability and management of work and people in the Geotechnical, Ports & Marine Group.
Develop the Coastal Engineering discipline to enable AECOM to be a leader in the Middle East region

Job Duties:
Contribute to the Ports & Marine & Geotechnical Group.
Skills – Develop and retain a high level of technical skill.

Particular skills to include:

Master or PhD in Civil, Marine, Coastal, Oceanography or related field

7 to 10+ years’ experience in coastal or marine engineering;

Extensive experience in the planning and design of marine structures such as breakwaters, revetments, marinas, scour protection systems, block work quaywalls, sheet pile, diaphragm walls, jetties.

Extensive experience in the planning and design of artificial islands, beaches, marinas, harbours and water front development.

Extensive knowledge in coastal modelling including hydrodynamic, waves and sediment transport modelling including knowledge of DHI Mike Zero and Delft modelling suites

Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

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

 

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Planning Engineer – Al Futtaim Engineering – Dubai, UAE

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

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

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

Reports to: Planning Function Head

Location: Dubai, UAE

Job Purpose: Responsible for developing, tracking and guiding the most appropriate method and sequence of MEP activities in conjunction with the Contract Requirements and Main Contract Programme in order to ensure the project is completed timely and on budget.

Key Accountabilities:

Contract Baseline Programme
Developing MEP Contract Baseline Programme.

Monitoring Progress – Engineering
Preparing Engineering Registers in-line with the Baseline Programme Requirements
Monitoring progress of submissions & highlighting variance (if any) to the project team
Providing look-ahead to the Engineering team

Monitoring Progress – Procurement
​​​​​​​Preparing Procurement Register in-line with Baseline Programme Requirements
Monitoring progress of procurement & highlighting variance (if any) to the project team
Providing look-ahead to the project team

Monitoring & Reporting Progress

Monitoring Work Progress & highlighting variance (if any) to the project team
Updating the Baseline Schedule
Prepare progress reports in accordance with the project requirements
Providing look-ahead to the project team

Resource Mobilisation Forecasting & Productivity Measures

​​​​​​​Identifying manpower requirements in-line with the project progress & programme requirements

Monitoring & tracking the labor productivity
Highlighting manpower requirement/ productivity concerns (if any) to the Site management

Testing & Commissioning Schedule
​​​​​​​Identifying the logic / sequence of commissioning
Developing detailed T&C schedule in-line with the Baseline Programme

Delay Notifications, Delay Analysis & EOT Submissions

​​​​​​​Identifying delay events (if any) that impact the programme

Notifying the delays in accordance with the Contract Conditions
Preparing delay analysis impact programmes for the delay events
Assisting Preparation of EOT submissions​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

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Planning Engineer wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Position Title Planning Engineer,Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Job Summary
AECOM are looking for a Planning Engineer to undertake the tasks of planning and scheduling of all relevant works as defined by the client throughout the contract period. The Planning Engineer will be responsible to determine the timeframe of each of the work orders and prepare the pre-construction stage schedule for all the technical reports to be submitted to the client for approval.

Job Duties:
Review and comment on work programmes prepared by the contractor and report findings to the Resident Engineer.

Review and comment on other planning/progress related reports submitted by contractors with the consent of the RE.

Work with and assist the Resident Engineer in highlighting and effectively communicating any shortfall of the programme to the Client PM.

Monitor work programmes and status, ensuring progress reported is a true reflection of work achieved, and report areas of concern or particular progress to the RE.

Attend any relevant planning meetings with project managers and contractor.

Scrutinise in detail the contractor work programme in relation to logics, critical paths, floats and lags and make any necessary comments to the RE.

Work closely with contractor’s planning team to ensure that work programmes are in accordance with contractual requirements.

To ensure that the contractor’s schedule is prepared using the specified timeframe as indicted in the work order approved by the client.

To ensure that the Contractor’s CPM plan shall be drawn to a level of details sufficient to show clearly all salient features of the work order and the sequence of activities are clearly demonstrated.

To ensure that the Contractor’s schedule of the work order is submitted along with the salient information such as concise written description of the construction plan, cost and the required resources.

To assist the Resident Engineer in determining the Extension of Time claims by the Contractor.

To assist the Resident Engineer in the preparation of Bi Weekly and Monthly Progress Reports

To ensure the quality of the works during the construction stage by regular site visits and ensure compliance with drawings and specifications.

To participate in handing over of the work orders.

Assist the Resident Engineer in carrying out any correspondence needed with the client, the contractor and Government Departments (if needed).

Specific Skills Required:

Extensive experience in the construction field in UAE

High level of critical thinking skills.

High level of numerical skills.

Strong English communication skills.

Must have ability to utilize computer technology to access data, maintain records, generate reports etc

Minimum Requirements

8+ years demonstrable experience in supervision of construction of roads, water, sewerage and drainage projects.
Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering

High competency / knowledge in Primavera, MS Project, FIDIC

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 Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182821BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Senior Analyst wanted by Dubai Airport

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Senior Analyst – Forecasting and Research
Strategy & Development
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Senior Analyst – Forecasting and Research

The group maps out where we’re going, what that means, and what it looks like. Our Research team analyses the industry so that we’re never playing catch-up. Development translate strategies into plans and projects. In Corporate Development, it’s more about the impact of strategies on our day-to-day running. And our Corporate Planning team creates strategy so that we’re agile enough to respond in a fast-evolving industry.

Job Purpose

Detailed quantitative and qualitative research analysis and production of aviation forecasts critical to Dubai Airports’ master programmers.

Responsible for developing the short term and long term annual passenger traffic, aircraft movements forecast, cargo forecast and associated design day schedules. In addition, regular proactive and on demand reviews and updates to the long-term forecast will be required in collaboration with the airport’s main airline stakeholders, or when key assumptions change.

Act as the key resource for all master programs related forecasts, design day schedules and market information.

Responsible for conducting competitive market analysis as required.

The job holder will be an experienced data analyst with significant experience in building and maintaining databases, and act as the prime source of aviation related intelligence and data.

This role will also examine data concerning the customer experience within Dubai Airports, to drive insights as to the sentiment of our passengers and to help drive improvements. The ability to work collaboratively with stakeholders will be critical, particularly in relation to the definition of requirements concerning customer experience surveys and data gathering efforts.

Qualifications and Education

The job holder will be educated to degree level in an analytical field (math’s, computer science, statistics, economics, econometrics, engineering etc.).

A Master’s degree is desirable but not essential.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite of software. Advanced skills in Excel necessary. Experience or interest in learning Tableau ideal. Java programming skills also desirable but not essential.

Experience

Proven ability to communicate data and information in a manner that is readily understood by a wide audience of varied experience.

Experience with analyzing large data sets.

Ability to effectively analyst industry trends and present in a concise way in presentations.

Technical experience with programming in Java, SQL database management or Tableau dashboards are preferable but not essential.

Training

Demonstrable ability/experience in data analysis and problem-solving techniques.
Effective oral and written communications skills in English with the ability to write precisely and concisely for reports and presentations

Knowledge

In depth knowledge of the Airport/Airline industry from a long-term planning perspective – facility development and/or airline network planning. Technical understanding of organizing and analyzing data is essential.

 

Production Planner wanted by Falcon Aviation in Abu Dhabi

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CAR 145 Production Planner

Falcon Aviation is looking to hire an experienced CAR 145 Production Planner whose role will be to effectively plan forecasted aircraft maintenance requirements, issue complete work packs and arrange required resources (manpower / tooling / spares etc.) and to ensure all company processes are complied with according to the company and regulatory requirements. This role will report directly to the Production Planning Manager. This is a full-time position based in Abu Dhabi and will attract a competitive salary and additional benefits such as annual flight to point of hire, Health & Life Insurance, 25 working days of annual leave per year, etc.
 
Required Candidate Profile:
 
Essential Criteria
 
4 Years aviation experience in a CAR145 organization and 2 years’ experience in a planning role
Knowledge of planning for any of Falcon’s RW & FW types
Good knowledge and understanding of the content of various aircraft technical manuals and associated documentation

Good knowledge of GCAA CAR M and CAR 145
In-depth knowledge of UAE GCAA, EASA and FAA regulations and requirements for Continued Airworthiness
Strong knowledge of planning software
Ability to develop and maintain aircraft maintenance forecasts and schedules
Ability to create and issue line and base maintenance work scope
Excellent organizational skills and the ability to work under pressure
Proficient in MS Office and English language (verbal & written)
Financial acumen
Desirable Criteria

Aircraft Maintenance Training course, National License or equivalent experience
HF, EWIS and FTS Certificates
Knowledge of Human Factors
Logistics and dangerous goods handling experience
Middle East experience
Personal Attributes

Customer Focus
Result Driven
Team player
Problem Solving

Land Surveyor wanted by AECOM in Dubai

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Position Title Land Surveyor, Dubai
United Arab Emirates – Dubai

Job Summary

AECOM are seeking an experienced Land Surveyor for a project located in Dubai. The role involves both surveying and the supervision of infrastructure services works of the project. To ensure that the activities are being executed in accordance with the project specification.

Job Duties:

Perform survey work under the direction and guidance of the Assistant Resident Engineer.

Establish primary horizontal and vertical control points including reference ties for re-establishing the points in the field.

Supervise survey party staff.

Record all measurements, rod readings and calculations neatly and accurately in field books as the work progresses.

Coordinate with the Contractor’s surveyor on work priorities and schedules.

Check all work by completing traverse closures and bench circuits.

Report discrepancies or technical problems to the Assistant Resident Engineer.

Perform joint measurements of the completed work or payment.

Check completed work for conformance to the line and grade required by the project plans in coordination with the Inspector assigned to the item of work.

Perform regular checks of the Contractor’s setting out to verify proper execution and accuracy.

Maintain equipment in proper condition and perform frequent calibration checks.

Specific Skills Required:

Strong Construction supervision experiences on infrastructure projects.

Well experienced in the construction field.

Ability to utilize modern computer software and survey equipment. High level of critical thinking skills.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum 8 years of experience within similar projects

Middle East experience preferred

Relevant experience in comparable Roads and Highways projects

Familiarity with utilities, road and highways related works is required.

Previous Dubai Municipality and/or RTA approval is preferred

Preferred Qualifications

BSc in Engineering or Diploma in relevant degree
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 – Surveying

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181274BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Sector leader wanted by Mott Macdonald in Abu Dhabi

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

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

A highly influential role with responsibility for driving sustainable sector growth across target markets within the Territory.
The Sector Lead will play a pivotal role in leading the strategic positioning of Mott MacDonald through a compelling and well-articulated value proposition. The role will have a significant strategic input to client engagement, resource planning and proposal activities for the Built Environment Sector.

Key responsibilities/Duties:
To build and leverage senior level networks with clients, partners and competitors
To facilitate the use of the Sector Strategy to drive business plans
Working with the Global Sector lead to prioritise investment within the Region, including acquisitions, staff bulk hires, market entries and exits etc. at the strategic level
To support optimal deployment of MMs expertise in bidding and delivering work, balancing the needs of the Regional and Global sector, particularly in consideration of significant pursuits.
To identify at the strategic level when different operating models are needed for specialty and scale projects, and driving use of Global Delivery Services (GDS)
Providing oversite on project outcomes to maximise sector performance through review and challenge
To identify and recruit strategic hires and ensure optimal deployment
To drive knowledge sharing, innovation and thought leadership
To drive sector based practice activities across the Region
To promote alignment and collaboration both within and across sectors
Allocate Regional growth objectives for target and existing key client accounts
Lead the identification of new client, product, service and proposition opportunities, and the development of differentiated and commercially viable service offerings that enable growth
Lead and support key strategic pursuits & bids by contributing insights and leading the engagement of the most senior client and business leaders.
Promote improvement in profitability and reduction of working capital by sharing best practices across the Region
Ensure a comprehensive approach to succession planning across the region, appropriately linked to Global Sector succession management
To facilitate comprehensive resource planning within the Region based on strong knowledge of contracted work and prospect pipelines
Set priorities (within authority limits) for pursuits, and strategies for capture planning and bidding
Identification and development of Business Advisor relationships
MM Ethical standard are maintained through all business development and market activities
Candidate Specification
The ideal candidate will currently be operating in a senior leadership role and have significant Built Environment technical and Sector knowledge

We are looking for a combination of the following:
Demonstrable management and leadership experience within a project & programme management and/or consulting engineering consultancy.
Significant project delivery experience as Project Director or Senior Project Manager, including commercial, financial and technical control
Extensive experience in the delivery of Built Environment projects ideally in the Middle East.
Technical expertise in project and programme management, engineering planning, design and construction
A track record in client-facing, business development and successful bidding and a track record of project delivery
Self-motivated with strong interpersonal skills and excellent organisational skills
Motivational and leadership skills and an interest in mentoring and developing senior and intermediate staff
Previous Middle East experience is preferred for the role

Technical advisor wanted by Mott Macdonald Abu Dhabi

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description
Main Purpose of the Job:
The Middle East Advisory team provides technical, project and programme management and commercial advisory services to developers, investors, funders, regulated asset owners and operators, local authorities, government departments and agencies in the regional infrastructure finance market. We are currently active in the social infrastructure, renewable energy, water, power generation and transportation sectors.

We are looking for an experienced practitioner with professional experience in infrastructure or the built environment advisory activity. The ideal candidate will not only act as a technical advisor to assist in the delivery of projects but also help to expand our services in the region.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
Support the delivery of technical, economic and commercial advisory services across various sectors in the infrastructure market, to include but not limited to providing PPP and other forms of project or transaction advice and feasibility studies.
Carry out analyses and assessments, and draft reports to a high-quality standard, with particular attention to structure, clarity of argument, grammar and presentation.
Liaise with customers to ensure efficient and effective delivery of service and customer satisfaction.
Lead with customers in meetings and workshops to facilitate project discussions, present findings, assist participants in identifying project issues and priorities, and progress project solutions.
When acting as lead advisor and or project manager, ensure the commercial success of the commission and compliance with all company governance requirements. When supporting, ensure that the lead advisor and or project manager is made aware of all developments on the commission that could influence the commercial and compliance outcomes.
Lead on preparation and conclusion of service propositions to customers, and ensure all commercial and legal negotiation points are concluded satisfactorily prior to commencement of services.
Support the planning and delivery of broader business development opportunities, and the management of long term key customer relationships to enhance sales and increase market share.
The ability and willingness to travel and work overseas for short periods of time may be necessary for this role.
Candidate Specification
Essential Candidate Requirements:
A Bachelors and/or Master’s degree or equivalent, or significant relevant work experience
Minimum 5 years’ experience in infrastructure or buildings advisory
Past experience as a technical advisor assisting in delivery
Experience in providing technical, economic and or commercial advisory services in infrastructure or the built environment for private, public sector and multilateral international finance institutions clients internationally
Experience of preparing feasibility studies to determine the preferred option for project procurement and delivery
A good understanding of the fundamentals of international PPP or Project Finance transactions – particularly funding & financing; stakeholders; documentation; risk classification and transfer; revenue streams; and success factors
In depth knowledge of one or more infrastructure sectors that offers potential for growth and private sector investment, including but not limited to technical merits, policy and regulation, economic considerations, delivery and or supply chain
Experience in the assessment of risks and priorities associated with project development, investment or delivery, in the context of project feasibility and procurement; due diligence; assurance; or monitoring and evaluation
Competent in the delivery of detailed analysis in reports and presentations to customers
Working as the lead practitioner on challenging small to medium sized assignments, or in a key support role on large assignments. Capable of working with little or no supervision

Skills
A high standard of numerical, technical, analytical, problem solving and project management skills
Excellent verbal communication and presentation abilities
A high standard of report writing skills which require minimal proof-reading and peer review
A range of report writing and visual and verbal presentation techniques
Capable of working with a diverse range of technical and commercial staff and their outputs
Ability to work under pressure and assimilate and convey information against challenging time constraint
In Mott MacDonald, we have a strong policy ethical behaviour and expect the highest standards of ethical practice. These are at the core of our corporate values hence do not engage in any aspects of bribery or corrupt practice. As such, we expect staff must always act:
Professionally
With integrity
With due skill, care and diligence
In good faith, and
In compliance with all applicable laws
Ability to relate to people of diverse cultural backgrounds
Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
Leadership and/or managerial experience along with mentoring skill
Ensure MacDonald HSE policies are implemented and adhered in every activity
Sound knowledge of professional and international standards

Facilities management consultant wanted by Mott McDonald Abu Dhabi

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture.
Job Description
Main Purpose of the Job:
We are looking for Facilities Management (FM) Consultants to strengthen our strategic consultancy team throughout the Middle East.

The candidates will fulfill the role of technical advisor and project manager to lead FM advisory services in respect of facilities management and asset operations solutions across the complete asset life cycle from project conception, through financial close to construction and operational monitoring. The candidates will also deliver new project opportunities with current and prospective customers and assist in the development of new specialist services.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:
Leading on FM advisory services in respect of facilities management and asset operations solutions across the complete project life cycle from project conception, through financial close to construction and operational monitoring, to include
Provision of FM strategic advice and service reviews
Production of estates strategies and rationalization programmes
Procurement and outsourcing advice
Benchmarking and market testing
Production of service requirements / specifications, payment mechanisms and appraisal of contractor’s proposals / method statements
Contract management, performance monitoring, and due diligence appraisals and reports
Production of operational performance reports
Draft, compile, review, edit and finalise reports or assessments to a high standard
Carry out business development related activities to identify opportunities/prospects to allow us to prepare/position the team to produce winning proposals
Create and develop client relationships to provide good prospects and repeat business
Preparation of Expression of interest (EOI’s), Pre-qualification questionnaires (PQQ’s) and tender proposals
Production of presentations and participation in tender interviews
Ensure all project commercial matters are addressed through contract agreement with the client
Management and control of quality, environmental and safety related aspects of projects
Management and monitoring of budget and financial performance of projects; and
The ability to travel to client locations throughout the Middle East involving occasional overnight accommodation
Candidate Specification
Essential Candidate Requirements:
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree (or equivalent) and membership of a related professional body
Well organised, with strong planning and management skills
A range of report writing, and visual and verbal presentation techniques
Willingness and patience to provide high levels of personal support to clients
An excellent communicator with clients in a professional, concise and engaging manner
Ability to work well collaboratively, both internally and with external partners and sub-contractors
Willingness to mentor, manage and develop the skills of other advisors more junior to them
Knowledge of the FM market and track record of winning/delivering successful projects
Understanding of GCC procurement rules and processes
Proven ability in networking across markets and developing new client opportunities and relationships
Knowledge of PFI/PPP procurement, in particular DBFO agreements
Understanding of FM service standards, in particular with reference to Hard and Soft services provided within Health & Education sectors
Experience of producing FM specifications
Experience of producing / calibrating payment mechanisms and preparing termination thresholds
Knowledge of service benchmarking and KPI’s
Knowledge of helpdesk operation and contract management
Experience of evaluating bidders proposals and preparing method statements for inclusion within agreements

 

Lead Project Engineer wanted by Ramboll in Dubai

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Lead Project Engineer

Job Responsibility:

Project planning.
Preparation of projects reports including weekly/monthly project progress reports/ Manpower Histogram /Progress S-Curve as per project requirement.
Preparation & updation of Technical Document register.
Preparation of project minutes of meeting.
Communication & Co-ordination with client / vendors and project disciplines for various inputs.
Knowledge of project management software such as MS Project-2003 / Primavera P-6 etc.
Independently handle the projects as per management requirement.
Monitor and control the project Man hrs consumption to avoid overrun.
Experience:

Bachelor of Engineering (Full Time) from reputed University.
Have min. 15 years of experience with project management in engineering consultancies.
Must Have Refinery Project Experience
Technically sounded with a good deal of practical understanding
Should be well versed with drawings and documents like Plot plans, layouts, Area Drawings and Standards & codes.
Fluent in written and spoken English.
Should be independent, and can take on responsibility.
Readily available to join or able to join immediately
Work location is Dubai
Priority will be given to candidates who previously worked in UAE or at present available in UAE.

Rambøll offers

We offer an exciting and challenging job in a dynamic and international environment with a pleasant working climate and skilled colleagues. You will be working on your own projects and can always count on assistance from your colleagues.

For the right person there is ample opportunity for professional development as the company is developing rapidly. We offer attractive employment conditions and we would like you to start as soon as possible.

Deadline 2018-03-10

Executive Assistant & Office Manager wanted by Rapid in Dubai

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Description

MAIN PURPOSE OF JOB:

The Executive Assistant / Office Manager will be responsible for the administrative and organisational management of the office.

The Executive Assistant / Office Manager will be responsible for the general administration of the office operations of Rapid Access in Dubai.

The Executive Assistant will be required to provide confidential, professional high level administrative support to the Managing Director as well as ensuring that sufficient administrative support is provided to the Rapid Access office in Dubai.

The role holder will also provide additional administrative support to the Heads of Department across the GCC region when necessary.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support to the Managing Director

Assist the Managing Director with his daily schedule and duties, to include managing his calendar, commitments, and travel arrangements (e.g. planning itineraries, developing agendas and meeting materials and reporting expenses)
Arrange meetings and conference calls – including coordinating all meeting logistics, developing agendas, presentations and meeting materials, transcribing, and distributing notes and minutes of meetings
Manage incoming email, post, expenses, purchase orders and telephone calls for the Managing Director as required
Coordinate and consolidate information and date for board reports
Create, manage and provide analysis for various reports
Support the organisation of key events and high profile meetings
Conduct research and collate data and information for strategic level meetings
Support prompt thorough follow up of meetings the Managing Director has attended

Office Management

Provide general administrative support to the Rapid Access Dubai office
Maintaining office facilities and equipment by assisting with procurement and routine maintenance and upkeep
Manage the inventory of office supplies, ordering additional supplies as needed and ensuring that costs are appropriately managed
Plan space allocations, layouts, floor moves and arranging for and supervising building maintenance

Service Manager wanted by Rapid in Dubai

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Description

Reporting into the Regional Engineering Manager, the Service Manager is the first line of operational management level in their respective depot.

In this highly autonomous role, the Service Manager will lead the team of Service Engineers to ensure operational, technical and financial performance targets are met for their assigned depot.

This will include service improvement and any associated financial budgetary oversight while constantly seeking improvements to drive operational excellence. The role holder will also develop and implement plans to ensure that projects and repairs are delivered on time and on budget.

The Service Manager will also play an active part in strengthen our existing customer relationships by providing expert advice and servicing their customers to an extremely high standard. They will also support the wider business teams by identifying opportunities for additional, repeat or new business.

This is a hands-on role working on a variety of powered access equipment working on site and off site. It is based in the depot but will also require travel to sites when required.

Maintenance Operations

Manage the operational technical service functions across the assigned geographical region to ensure project plans and timescales are met

Drive, implement the operational excellence programme to ensure continual improvements throughout the Engineering department

Monitor operational and financial data and review against agreed forecasts and targets

Implement technical strategy to deliver the high-quality fleet reliability and service to our customers

Produce monthly service schedule and organise workload of engineers to ensure all work is completed in accordance within agreed timescales

Identify, plan, procure and logistically manage the fleet, tools and materials to service demand

Maintain fleet performance and appearance as per manufacturer and company guidelines

Produce month-end reports and analysis such as machine reliability, breakdown and performance and inspection for senior management review. Provide recommendations for improvements where necessary

Ensure pre-delivery inspections (PDI) of each machine is carried out at depot or on site as required, and is in conformance with manufacturers specification and company policy

Lead the required activity to customer breakdowns to ensure prompt and considered response to the despatch of mobile service engineers

Establish safety and security procedures. Ensures that all health and safety legislation is adhered to

Team Management

Support the Regional Engineering Manager with recruitment and selection of engineering staff

Day-to-day service management of the technical service teams

Ensure performance of all staff achieves agreed objectives

Identify training and development needs of service engineer staff and provide training and development in line with achievement of individual, depot and corporate objectives

Qualifications

The chosen candidate will meet ALL the essential criteria below:

Extensive technical knowledge within the powered access, heavy plant, construction or engineering industry sector

Experienced Service Manager with an in-depth understanding of global standard operating procedures and governance

Must have a successful track record in hands on experience and be able to demonstrate highly effective engineering skills with hydraulics, pneumatics, electrical, mechanical and diesel engines

Ability to analyse data, diagnose root cause engineering issues and take action to deliver sustained improvement

Understanding of business planning activities including cost management and cost recovery, resource management and organisational design

Costs control and financial knowledge

Must be fully conversant with Health & Safety legislation

Must have previous experience of managing engineering teams and motivating employees to perform as a team

A clean driving licence

ASST. FRONT OFFICE MANAGER wanted by IBIS hotel Dubai

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DATE POSTED 20/02/2018

ASST. FRONT OFFICE MANAGER
Job Reference 281686 • Profession Reception | Receptionist (m/f)

City DUBAI State Northern UAE Country United Arab Emirates
Ibis World Trade CentreNovotel Ibis World Trade Centre and Ibis One Central are located just off Sheikh Zayed Road. The hotel complex is a part of the Dubai Convention and Exhibition Centre, and is only minutes from Dubai Mall, DIFC, Bur Dubai and Deira. Novotel & Ibis Hotels’ offer a combined total of 1210 bedrooms, multiple meeting rooms, food & beverage outlets, a fitness centre, pool and treatment area.
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CONTRACT
Job Level Job
Fixed-term contract: No
Status Full Time
Anticipated Start Date 01-03-2018
CONTACT
Ndwiga Roselyn H7080-EL1@accor.com
045195555
SKILLS
Level of Education
Bachelor / Licence
Areas of study
Hospitality Management
Professional experiences
3 to 5 years
Languages essential
English (Fluent)
ESSENTIAL AND OPTIONAL REQUIREMENTS
· Good interpersonal skills and self-confident
· Guest oriented and service minded, with attention to quality
· Good sales skills
· Dynamic
· Good presentation
· A thorough and organised approach

Opéra
KEY TASKS
• Attend VIP’s arrival.
• Maintain good public relation with guests and customers
• Ensure guests are attended quickly and any complaints handled tactfully and diplomatically.
• Receive and deal with verbal complaints; forward to FOM or Duty Manager when necessary.
• Full knowledge of the hotel facilities and activities.
• Oversees the daily movement of guest activities and able to resolve guest complaints and to establish an amicable relation with clients and customers of the hotel.
• Communicates directly with Sales, Accounting, Housekeeping and Reservation and provides them with all relevant/ needed information.
• Maintains close working relationship with other departments and attends related meetings.
• Ensuring the Telephone Centre is working properly at all times and minimizing the number of abandoned calls
• Efficiently and promptly establishing the correspondence service to guest inquiries.
• Ensure that the Front Office team welcomes the customer properly.
• Maintain and improve quality service in Front Office.
• Ensure consistency in all services delivered by the department

FRONT OFFICE LEADERSHIP INTERNSHIP wanted by Hilton Garden Inn – Dubai

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Job Summary
As a leadership intern, you will undergo a 12 months internship. We offer programs where you can leverage your learning and develop your skills through all aspects of the specific department. You are expected to constantly embrace new ideas & display initiative; proactively take additional responsibilities; be the role model & be imparting knowledge to others; create healthy personal relations at all levels and concentrate time and energy to get the best impact to the Hotel and to yourself.

What will it be like to work for Hilton Brand?

The success of Hilton is founded on the reputation of high standards delivered through highly skilled Team Members. We are proud to be globally recognized as an educational company. Our Internships Recruitment is a vital part of our Growth Strategy, as we welcome our future pipeline of Talent & Leaders in the various departments within our hotels and offices around the world.

If you understand the importance of upholding a brand’s reputation and value the effort it takes to provide a globally recognized hospitality experience, you may be just the person we are looking for to work as an operational intern with Hilton. Because, it’s with Hilton where we promise an exceptional Guest experience every time.

What will I be doing?

You would be responsible for performing designated jobs and learning supportive functions either in the operation department in the hotels, continuing effort to deliver outstanding guest service and financial profitability.

Specifically, you would be responsible for performing the following tasks to the highest standards:

– – Perform assigned duties as directed by department manager and direct supervisor.

– Cross-training additional departments, as needed.

• – Assist fellow team members and other departments wherever necessary to maintain positive working relationships.

What are we looking for?

An Intern serving Hilton Brand hotels and vacations are always working on behalf of our Guests and working with other Team Members. To successfully fill this role, you should maintain the attitude, behaviors, skills, and values that follow:

• Positive attitude

• Good communication skills

• Committed to delivering a high level of customer service

• Excellent grooming standards

• Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations

• Ability to work on your own or in teams

• Willingness to learn

• Passion for excellence in service and team-work

• Eye for detail to achieve operational excellence

• Determination to succeed

It would be advantageous in this position for you to demonstrate the following capabilities and distinctions:

• Ability to work a variety of shifts including weekends, days, afternoons and evenings.

• German speaker

Required Skills & Qualifications for this Internship:

Currently studying towards (or recent Graduate) University Degree -preferably in Hospitality field

What benefits will I receive?

Your benefits will include a competitive starting salary and you will be provided with accommodation, meals and Visa. As an employee you will become a member of the Hilton Club which provides reduced hotel room rates in our hotels worldwide, plus discounts on products and services offered by Hilton and its partners. You will receive full access to the extraordinary Hilton development programs and the best learning platforms which help you to enhance your future Hospitality Career.

We look forward to explaining in detail the range of excellent benefits that you would expect from a global hotel organization like Hilton.

GENERAL MANAGER ALUMINUM & GLASS wanted by TECH GROUP Dubai

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Job Objectives:

  • Implement new strategies to increase the productivity
  • Maintain the current business relationships and forge new ones to increase the company overall performance
  • Transform the company in to one of the biggest players in the market

 Job Description:

  • Oversee daily operations for the business unit.
  • Insure the implementation of a strategy to grow the business.
  • Build the company image by collaborating with client, consultants, suppliers and employees
  • Insure the implementation of the business strategy to achieve the overall defined goals and objectives
  • Coordinate the development of key performance measurement tools
  • Insure overall delivery and quality of the projects.
  • Implement safe working environment in line with the standards and certifications
  • Oversee hiring
  • Evaluate and decide upon CAPEX and OPEX investments
  • Communicate strategy and results to the business unit’s employees.
  • Report key results to head office
  •  Engage with head office in strategy planning
  •  Enforcing ethical business practices in line with head office guidelines

 Output / Deliverables:

  • Increase the company revenue and profitability
  • Revise the company structure to achieve better performance
  • Implement quality and safety standards in line with the company certifications
  • Revise factory layout and commission idle equipment

 Education Required:

  • Engineering degree in architectural/Industrial/ Structural Studies

Experience Required:

  • 15 years on the aluminium and glass industry in UAE

Skill Set Required:

  • Decision making and strategic planning
  • Financial Planning and Strategy
  • Quality and safety management
  • Process improvement and performance management

Production Supervisor wanted by Hira industries in UAE

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Production Supervisor – Rubber – RAK, UAE
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Full TimeRas Al Khaima, UAE
Production Supervisor – Rubber – RAK, UAE

Job Requirements:

Responsible for daily production planning of molded part on Injection molding machines.
Responsible to increase the production output in the factory in terms of quality as well as quantity.
Measurement & Monitoring of Productivity & Reduce cycle time & molding cost.
To achieve Production targets by optimum utilization of resources like men, machine, material, etc.
To set and maintain optimum process parameters and fine tune the process to ensure productivity.
Presentation of wastage at the time of colour changes, mould changes & avoid lump Production Planning & Scheduling.
Maintain 5S & kaizen.
Train new workers on moulding machines.
Record attendance /OT of moulding workers and inform plant manager for major variations
Job Qualifications:

Diploma in Rubber / Plastic Technology or similar qualification.
Hands on experience on injection molding machines range.
3-6 years of experience in manufacturing rubber range of products.
Good communication in English and local languages to deal with shop floor operations

Civil Planning Engineer wanted by Al Naboodah in Dubai

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Job Grading Administrative Support
Position Planning Engineer -Civils
Req Code 182
Location Dubai
Grade 2
Primary Responsibilities

1. Develop contract programmes and resourcing in conjunction with the Project leads / Contracts Planning Engineer / Deputy Planning Manager and Estimation & Commercial Departments.
2. Involve in preparation and approval of master programme review, recovery / target / T &C programmes and material /drawing/method statement logs.
3. Measure progress monitoring/updates/earned value assessment for manpower, resource, cost loading and forecasts.
4. Prepare and review weekly/monthly reports and maintain EOT logs.
5. Carry out delay identification, notices, particulars, correspondences, delays analysis and mitigation measures.
6. Support in CTC preparation in coordination with Managing QS / QS / PMs.
7. Prepare progress review & commercial review reports in coordination with Managing QS/QS/ PMs.
8. Liaise with Planning Managers/PMs for the smooth functioning of planning function on sites.
9. Perform all activities in compliance with the Company Health, Safety and Environmental Management System (HSEMS) and the assigned specific responsibilities and comply with and implement the local laws and Client requirements related to Health, Safety and Environmental aspects at workplace as per the bestowed authority and responsibility.
Job Purpose Efficient monitoring of project progress, be influential in ensuring project activities adhere to approved programmes and thereby facilitate delivery of the project on time.
Desired Degree Degree or Diploma
Desired Major Engineering
Qualification, experience and knowledge Minimum 3-5 years experience
Degree/Diploma in Engineering with certification in Primavera 3.1/P6, MS Office.
3-5 years of experience in a similar field with hands on experience in Primavera software
Experience with Civil/Infrastructure projects required
Ability to monitor and analyse progress data using specialist software.
Should also be able to prepare target programmes/forecasts/delay event programmes & analysis.
Languages
English