Construction Manager

  • Full Time
  • UAE
  • Posted 4 months ago


About the job

BSc Degree in Engineering or construction management
Knowledge of the execution of construction work including scheduling, work planning, resourcing of labor, material management and work preparation across all discipline i.e. Civils, Mechanical, Instrument and Electrical
Commercially experienced in the management of construction contracts and the management and control of change.
Some design experience is a plus but essentially field construction experience across all the disciplines i.e. civil, mechanical, instrumentation and electrical. He needs to have broad experience and not be a specialist.
Advanced knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards
Understanding of all facets of the construction process
Familiarity with construction management software packages such as
Primavera, Auto Cad, Microsoft software
Ability to plan and see the “big picture”
Competent in conflict and crisis management
Leadership and human resources management skills
Excellent time and project management skillsTeam Player
Strong communicator written and oral
Organized, disciplined, able to perform under pressure and manage multiple priorities and parallel tasks Experience of working in a multicultural project team
Middle East project experience
Main contractor experience
Engineering and Procurement experience
Experience of working on camp based construction sites in Dubai/Middle East locations


Linking the office Project Engineering design role with the field construction activities
Solving technical problems and ensuring the resolution of Technical Queries in a timely manner
Solving missing material issues
Anticipating issues before they occur. In particular having a strong grasp of the manpower and skill requirements of the general contractor and ensuring that these are available
Maintain an open and effective communication channel with site and office team members, consultant and subcontractors.
Represent the Company in meetings with the Client, interfacing engineering performance, sub-contractors, and other stakeholders.
Lead meetings and record minutes of meetings as required.
Manage the Client at the Site as necessary
Support the interests of the company “AFAQ” at the site, in particular cost optimization and management, and schedule control.
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Safety, Security and Quality plans
Support and promote the implementation of the Project Execution Plan
Provide strong leadership and coordination to ensure the contractors are working effectively to achieve the project KPl’s. Identify and address risks and issues, escalating to the Projects Manager and Management as required.
Provide leadership to ensure prompt prioritization and coordination of all unforeseen issues at the site, escalating to the Projects Manager and Project Director as required. Provide cross-functional coordination on site, with external stakeholders, and with the office team as required.
Manage all expenditures at the site in accordance with Company and Project Procedures, and Delegation of Authority
Manage time capture and approvals for all reimbursable supervision team resources
Manage the site assets and maintain the associated Asset Register
Deputies for the Projects Manager when he/she is not available
Write regular progress reports as required by the Site Projects Manager
Manage and prepare Man power
Prepare, Manage and coordinate Procurement schedule and list
Prepare, Manage and coordinate Construction program
Prepare manage and coordinate material submittals
Prepare work progress, completion percentage and client invoicing

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