Senior Project Manager

United Arab Emirates Permanent
  • Leadership Project Management role deliveriyng luxury developments
  • Client side position managing a multi asset class portfolio

About Our Client

Our client is a luxury real estate developer that builds high end hotels & Resorts, residential mixed use projects and high end commercial buildings

Job Description

1. Develop comprehensive projects plans, including procurement and construction strategy , defining project scope, design brief , create project programme, estimated budget and identify risks analysis and mitigation strategies
2. Oversee and manage the project development from design till handing over including procurement and tendering process.
3. Monitor and manage the performance and compliance of the consultants / contractors, according to the scope of services and contractual obligations and standards.
4. Attend all progress meetings and make decisions within his authority.
5. Understand completely all design documentation, drawings, specifications, contract terms and conditions, and any special requirements, including programme milestones.
6. Monitor and report on the progress of the works, as well as the performance of the consultant and key contracting staff.
7. Update the control monitoring tools on weekly basis and issue the related notices to the Consultant highlighting the issues of concerns and potential risk
8. Close monitoring the site activities at site and prepare daily progress record

9. Assess the reported progress against the porgramme of works
10. Prepare the monthly report for management review
11. Check and ensure the completeness of any progress payment claims by any consultant and contractor.
12. Monitor all contract variations, related submittals and maintain an up-to-date register, and copy of all drawings and site instructions.
13. Review and recommend variations to the scope including the cost and time impact analysis
14. Oversee the overall safety and quality of the construction works in accordance to the project standard
15. Closely monitor construction programme and make recommendations to improve the works
16. Ensure prompt presentation of material submittals by consultant and contractors make approval recommendations to the Management
17. Review / comment on consultant / contractors' reports and ensure timely completion for management reporting.
18. Follow-up with concerned authorities, consultants and contractors, to ensure that all NOCs and permit approvals are obtained for the smooth execution of the works, and to avoid delays to the programme
19. Coordinate with respective departments to ensure a smooth operation and project administration .
20. Monitor and control snagging lists, prepared by consultants at Taking Over, and advise acceptance / rejection to final completion.
21. Completion of the project: review the taking over certificate and recommend the acceptance or rejection based on the site conditions and in accordance to the Conditions of the Contract is technically complete and finished according to the contract requirements, time, quality and cost.
22. Monitor , review and approve the project close out documentation
23. Monitor all the claims received from the Consultants/ Contractors , ensure always an updated claims register and recommend the necessary action after consultation with the involved stakeholders
24. Assess the Engineer determination issued by the Consultant r in accordance to the project records and Conditions of Contract and issue your recommendation to the head of department
25. Ensure the proper handing over of completed projects to the Asset Management Department and coordinate ahead of time the taking over process with the concerned team
26. Ensure that all project documentation, reports, records are in order and properly administrated
27. Prepare and present to the board all the concept materials and design for approval

The Successful Applicant

Project Manager with developer or leading project managemnt consultancy experience is desired

Education: Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering from a reputable university.
Experience: At least 15-20 years' experience with minimum 7 years on managerial level.
Proven experience as a senior project manager , successfully delivering complex projects within the given constraints of time , budget and scope
Strong leadership skills with the ability to manage and inspire project teams
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Proficient in project management tools and software
Problem solving and ability to work under pressure.
Ability to organize multitasks in a fast paced environment
Specialized Knowledge:
Project Management
Construction Management
Computer skills in Microsoft Office, primavera
Civil engineering software's (AutoCAD)
Leadership, planning and organizational skills

What's on Offer

Client side role

Opportunity to work across multiple high end projects at the same time

Further Develop leadership skills

Ronan Watson
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Job summary

Project Manager
United Arab Emirates
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Ronan Watson
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