Senior Project Manager (Marine / Reclamation works)

Atkins Middle East

Job description / Role

Faithful+Gould are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager (marine construction packages) with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the management of large-scale infrastructure projects. The project comprises residential, hospitality and retail components and includes all marine, utilities infrastructure, roads, bridges, landscaping and public realm. As the Construction phase lead you will be responsible for all aspects of the delivery of major works packages (emphasis being marine works).


As a project lead you are required to provide the interface between project ownership and delivery teams, acting as the single focal point of contact between the Client, consultants and the Construction Contractor(s), ensuring the desired project objectives are delivered. This position requires professional ability and inherent motivation. You have the skills required to direct meetings, introduce discussion to encourage thinking on the wider commercial context and be responsible for the tasks assigned to members of your project team. This is a hands-on role.

Skills and Attributes:

You are expected to:

•Apply quality management principles and processes;
•Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes;
•Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project;
•Be aware of the broader environmental, social and economic perspectives and how they may affect the project;
•Support and provide leadership to your project team.


You will be responsible for at least the following areas and duties in your role:

•Manage and coordinate the inputs of project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the project
•Coordinate the services design and execution between the disciplines;
•Initiating and managing the packages to meet budget;
•Apply quality management principles and processes;
•Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes;
•Providing strategic planning advice in relation to the requirements for phasing of infrastructure works, the sequence of works and the necessary authority approval processes;
•Manage the Design and Quantity Surveying teams to prepare the appropriate tender documentation for services and infrastructure trade contracts;
•Providing technical input for offer requests and the awarding of infrastructure subcontracts;
•In conjunction with the Project Director and other Senior Project Managers, manage the tender assessment, negotiation and award of infrastructure contracts;
•Manage and resolve site planning and coordination issues;
•Manage technical coordination meetings with subcontractors and project staff;
•Manage the site works in accordance with the approved Master Programme;
•Manage the implementation of site-based approval protocols to ensure that the infrastructure is completed in accordance with the design, specification and quality requirements;

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