Senior HR Manager – Dubai Area Office – Dubai

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Job Number 18003DFV
Job Category Human Resources
Location Dubai Area Office, Dubai
Schedule Full-time
Relocation? Yes
Position Type Management
 
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CLS Generic Position Summary:
As a member of the professional staff, contributes specialized knowledge and skill in a discipline (e.g. Accounting, Finance, Human Resources, Information Resources, Operations Planning & Support, Sales & Marketing) area to support team and/or department business objectives. Generally works under limited supervision, but within established guidelines, producing and analyzing more complex business information to assist in the decision making process.
 
Specific Job Summary:
As an integral part of the compensation team, this position provides consulting and analytical support to the Compensation function. Position will coordinate and manage moderate to complex project tasks with Marriott’s Compensation Team, corporate and field clients. Responsible for orchestrating and managing milestones and completion of tasks in accordance with developed project plan. The position will support Marriott’s compensation programs to ensure internal equity, external competitiveness, and compliance with applicable regulations and policies.

CLS Generic Expected Contributions:
Contributes to team, department and/or business results by managing small projects, business processes or parts of larger ones.
Responds to and solves routine business requests with limited to moderate risk.
Works to enhance the organization’s capabilities through:

– collaborating with others.
– completing tasks appropriately
– providing timely coaching and feedback
– making distinctions in performance.

Assists more senior associates in achieving business results by:
– identifying opportunities to enhance the effectiveness of business processes.
– providing training and technical guidance to less senior staff, where appropriate, and serving as point-of-contact for problem resolution.
– participating in setting department operating plans.
– recognizing and celebrating team successes.
– achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.

Demonstrates an awareness of personal strengths and areas for improvement and acts independently to improve and increase skills and knowledge.
Performs other duties as appropriate.

Specific Expected Contributions (including duties and responsibilities):
– Work closely with outsourcing partners to prepare for and execute quarterly and/ or annual merit and bonus program. In conjunction with market benchmark provider, lead and/or conduct comprehensive analyses supporting compensation programs, i.e. merit, bonus, recognition programs, etc.
– Determine opportunities for leveraging technology and develop databases and tools to support department projects and analyses. Uses data to make organizational proposals related to the effectiveness, accuracy and efficiency of compensation programs.
– Lead market total compensation wage reviews. Provide guidance and recommendations to markets/brand leaders.
– Working independently with designated clients (disciplines, geographies, businesses), provides on-going compensation consultation regarding management and hourly compensation issues in an accurate and timely manner. Identifies issues which may evolve to be broader projects, such as those with an enterprise-wide scope. Prepares recommendations/options and presents to manager for support and direction.
– Leveraging consulting experience, provides compensation expertise to aid customers at all levels in the organization in making informed compensation decisions. Independently conducts salary analysis as requested by clients including analyzing salaries for internal equity and compliance with compensation guidelines and provides recommendations and alternatives.
– Develop and document procedures to streamline processes and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and work with HR Generalists to educate managers.
– Leads efforts related to the design of incentive and recognition program recommendations in support of company goals and brand philosophy.

Supports more senior associates in achieving business results by:
– acting in a consultative fashion to implement programs impacting the broader organization.
– developing and recommending approaches for communication of broader compensation-related organizational goals.
– achieving results against budget within scope of responsibility.
– recommending calculated risks to move the department or team forward.
– Developing and promoting adoption of systems to organize, track, and answer questions on enterprise-wide issues
– balancing the interests of own group with the interests of the organization.
– influencing decision-making of clients in support of departmental/corporate objectives.

Responsible for own work and assists in contributing to team, department and/or business results. Performs other duties as appropriate.
Coordinates and manages a variety of enterprise-wide compensation infrastructure projects (i.e. site classification, structure analysis, etc.) throughout the development and implementation process. Works with internal and external resources to ensure timely completion of all projects within budget constraints.

Specific Candidate Profile (the education, experience, skills and attributes that are important for this position):
• BA/BS degree in Human Resources or a related field or equivalent experience;
• 4-7 years of solid, progressive compensation analysis, design and administration experience required.
• Proven project management skills and experiences in leading medium to large enterprise-wide projects.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
• Demonstrated experience interacting effectively as a team member/consultant with all levels of associates.
• Proven ability to independently identify and analyze problems/issues, assess risk, evaluate alternative potential solutions and recommend a course of action.
• Ability to perform independently.
• Strong MS Word and expert Excel and Access skills are required. PeopleSoft experience and proficiency preferred.

Senior Contracts Manager – ATKINS – Abu Dhabi

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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 the UAE. This will be a project based role supporting a major development, including high rise towers, mixed use developments, hotel and large retail strand.

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.

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.
Rewards and Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:

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

Schedule Manager – PARSONS – Dubai

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REF: 54197
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Project Controls / Schedule Manager
Dubai, 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:
 
The Project Control / Schedule Manager is responsible for managing the program-wide project control/ scheduling activities and maintaining the Program Master Schedule. He develops the capability and supervises the performance for all program planning / scheduling development, analysis, reporting and progress evaluation.
 
The position interfaces with the Client, Project Director, Senior Contract Manager, Construction Director, Resident Engineers, and functionally manages the Project Control Engineers and has an oversight of all scheduling activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides guidance, direction, and specialized assistance to project for the resolution of difficult and complex project control problems.
Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/Specialists who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
Oversees the development and maintenance of an established system to show the hierarchy of plans and schedules; keeps project and company management fully informed.
Coordinates staffing requirements, assigns and supervises project work activities, and trains personnel.
Completes performance reviews and provides personnel development for the assigned employees.
Recommends and oversees the customization of project control systems to meet specific project requirements.
Assists in invoice verification for payment based on cost-loaded schedules, as required.
Assists in developing specific project codes of accounts and work breakdown structures, and recommends appropriate modifications and revisions for new work items assigned.
Supports/performs integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.
Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one-of-a-kind basis.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized university.
12 years of work experience in project control and scheduling of engineering and construction activities for large, prestigious buildings projects.
Licensed for QS or cot control: MRICS or CCP.
Excellent written and oral communications skills.
Thorough knowledge of Primavera P6.

Senior Hydraulic Engineer – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF: 54154
Ready to be part of a team that tackles infrastructure challenges? Want to take your Engineering skills to the next level to work on tough projects that will make a huge impact on the community? Parsons is now hiring an experienced Senior Hydraulic Engineer.
 
As Senior Engineer, typical duties include preparation of concept, preliminary and detailed designs together with tender and contract documents which also includes preparation of engineering calculations, plans, design, and layout, project specifications, cost estimates. Specifically, the role will include development of steady state and transient hydraulic models and performing analysis and interpretation of results. Responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

Perform design/analyses calculations related to wet utilities such as irrigation, potable water, sewer, stormwater, subsurface drainage networks using governing engineering formulas, skills, and experience.
Prepare general arrangements, layouts, plans & profiles.
Research and prepare design options and studies.
Review contractors detailed designs, shop drawing drawings and submittals.
Prepares engineering computations, material quantity takeoffs, estimates, surveys, and designs
Prepares and issues specifications, data sheets, and other construction documents.
Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject from major university.
Minimum 10 years postgraduate experience of infrastructure engineering design particularly water and wastewater networks with progressively increasing responsibility.

At least 2 years as a design engineer with some responsibility for supervision of design resources.
Previous experience of developing water network models using SewerCAD, WaterCAD, EPANET and similar hydraulic design software.
Competency in surge analysis and use of WANDA software is an essential requirement for this position.
Ability to work in a BIM environment.
Previous experience in ArcGIS (ESRI) is preferable.
Ability to implement Quality Management System on projects effectively.
Good spoken and written English is essential.

Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.

Scheduler wanted – PARSONS – Abu Dhabi

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REF:  54095
Scheduler
Parsons International
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.

Product Implementation Specialist wanted ADCB bank

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Expiry Date: 2018/12/30
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Product Implementation Specialist
 
Job Description
JOB PURPOSE

To assist in the implementation of value added cash management products and act as first line customer support on cash management product related issues to ensure products sold are implemented to agreed service standards and customer satisfaction levels are met
 
ACCOUNTABILIIES
 
Product Implementation:
Project manage the implementation of cash management solutions with clients, ensuring that all customer and Internet set ups are complete to facilitate successful implementations for each deal
 
UAT Support:
Support the product team in the production and execution of test scripts for new products, managing the resolution of any errors to support acceptance from the customer

Product and Service Support:
Provide product and service support for customers and relationship managers, liaising closely with operations teams to ensure any issues are resolved to the customer’s satisfaction

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

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

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

Skills
EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS & COMPETENCIES

Minimum Experience

At least 5 years of experience within Corporate Banking with an understanding of transaction banking; corporate banking operations; systems and products

At least 3 years of experience in managing client implementations or with client interfacing technology services

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in relevant specialisation

Knowledge and Skills

Project Management Skills

Analytical Skills

Microsoft Office (Word; Excel and PowerPoint)

Planning Engineer wanted – ATKINS – Dubai

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Construction, Programme Management
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

CDA Project Manager wanted – CISCO – Dubai

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JOB ID: 1243672
 
Project Manager, Country Digital Acceleration, Middle East
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Area of Interest: CDA Team, Sales
Job Type: Professional
Technology Interest: IOT, Digitisation
 
What You’ll Do

As a member of the CDA Team, you will work directly with Middle-East sales teams, uncovering and targeting incremental bookings opportunities, overseeing the development and execution of CDA programs and projects in the Middle-East region, collaborating with local resources to maximize success of engagements over the three-year project lifecycle with a focus on the sustainable legacy of the ongoing programme. Maintain frequent and direct link with Government Affairs contacts and EMEAR sales teams to foster cross-functional benefits and ensure regulatory compliance.
 
Responsibilities include:
 
• Develop, monitor, and be a catalyst to achieving the program business plan in EMEAR working in conjunction with the local sales teams and relevant external partners and clients
 
• Form part of a close working team with the CDA EMEAR lead, the CDA Middle East lead and the rest of the global CDA team
 
• Form part of a close working team with the local Middle East sales, engineering and business development functions

• Orchestrate cross-functional team members to deliver complete and successful business solutions.

• Be a trusted advisor to customer engagements, sharing best practices elsewhere, understanding and putting their needs first, while ensuring a mapping to relevant policy priorities of governmental leaders.

• Identify and develop new business opportunities that can assist customers, would benefit from seed investment, and would map to broader policy priorities.

• Deliver accurate business metrics, reporting project level metrics, investments, timetables, forecasts and pipelines.

• Anticipate any change in the opportunities, market, political and customer needs and requirements that could affect the overall revenue target.

• Support the wider Middle East CDA programme from a reporting and financial management perspective

Who You’ll Work With
The Country Digital Acceleration team harnesses the power of Cisco to scale and speed the technological transformation of societies worldwide. Currently with activities spread across 22 countries and two U.S. states, the program is a catalyst to achieve advances in economic development, entrepreneurship and innovation, research and education, and national infrastructure. In the process, it helps to fulfill Cisco’s corporate vision of changing the way we work, live, play and learn.

This position will support the development and execution of Country Digital Acceleration programs in the Middle East region reporting directly into the CDA Team lead for EMEAR.

Who You Are
You have extensive sales experience in the Middle East, with a comprehensive knowledge of government and the public sector, engaging with sales and business development teams, and have a great sense of collaboration and a results-driven mindset. You take initiative, can handle a busy schedule with ease, and thrive in a busy environment. You need to be able to work independently while also collaborating with, and supporting, other team members.

Our minimum requirements for this role:

· Experience in a technology sales environment with experience of project management and business development in the Middle East

· Outstanding track record of performance

· Strong team working and influencing skills across virtual and global teams

· Excellent communication and presentation skills

· Broad technology awareness and an strong interest in IoT and Digitisation

· English and Arabic language fluency required

· Excellent organization, project management and problem-solving skills

· Ability to operate with a high degree of autonomy

· Comfortable collaborating with global/regional/local colleagues as part of a physical or virtual team

· Self-motivated and proactive with the ability to motivate and influence others

· Strong knowledge of sales forecasting, tracking and ordering systems

· Bachelor’s degree required

· Experience working with government leaders and business executives in the technology industry is a plus.

Principal Marine Engineer wanted – AECOM – Dubai

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

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

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

Experience in the Middle East in a consultancy environment.

Availability to travel within the Middle East;

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

Experience in project management, proposal preparation and business development;

Desirable skills:

Experience in port planning and design of port structures; and

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

Duties:

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

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

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

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

Minimum Requirements

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

Project management experience for consulting projects.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Engineering

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

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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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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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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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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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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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 REF 53171
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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Roads & Bridges
Abu Dhabi
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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REF: 52910
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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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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
Ref. JB3834764
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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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
Ref. JB3834770
MPR-15440 IT Project Manager – Application Integration
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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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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
Ref. JB3834773
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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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
Ref. JB3834778
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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Expiry Date: 2018/11/05
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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