Project Director - Railway ( Freight) - Contractor

Location
United Arab Emirates (AE)
Salary
Up to AED 100k per month
Posted
30 Apr 2019
Closes
28 May 2019
Specialism
Rail
Function
Project Manager
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Director

Our client is an international contractor, they have a requirement for a highly experienced Project Director for Rail Programmes to join their team and be is the UAE. Suitable candidates for this position will have 20+ years’ experience managing $Multi-Billion Rail Programmes (freight) from conception to completion for contractors.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the delivery of the programme, from start to finish, project value as multibillion dollar.
  • Provide support to facilitate delivery of construction, coordinating logistics, permitting, commissioning and handover activities to contractual technical, budget, schedule and quality requirements. 
  • Ensure the availability and implementation of an effective operations strategy, standards, policies, procedures and best practices. 
  • Interface with the Engineering Team to ensure the appropriate level of support is provided to facilitate resolution of design solutions that promote constructability and value engineering.
  • Review the performance of the construction supervisors and the contractors and take appropriate action where improvements are required. 
  • Ensure the required support is provided to facilitate the timely payment of invoices and resolution of variations and claims. 
  • Provide task force support to each project during start up and to resolve problems during construction.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering
  • 20+ years experience
  • Proven track record of delivering $ Multi Billion Rail Projects
  • Experience in leading on infrastructure, railway project, etc. preferably in the Middle East.
  • Proven success in the delivery of large capital projects within scope, time and budget
  • Ability to influence for results.
  • Experience in the planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders
  • Effective IT and communication skills in report writing, presentations and holding effective conversations

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