Infrastructure Construction Manager

Ref: MAX3808 Job Posted: 09/05/2008
Location: Abu Dhabi Consultant: Helen Jackson
Type: Permanent Telephone: 0870 243 0446
Salary: Negotiable for the right candidate Salary Band: £30,000 to £59,999
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Infrastructure Construction Manager are needed for the Project Management Services Team of a major UK blue chip contractor that has been awarded a multi billion US$ mixed use development in the emerging Abu Dhabi market, an hour from Dubai. In addition to winning the construction contract, this organisation has worn the Project Management Services contract to deliver this mega project on time and to budget. Unparalleled career progression, project experience and remuneration rewards are available for candidates willing to work hard.

The Abu Dhabi Mega Construction Job

This project is one of the most exciting and innovative building and civil engineering projects to commence in the Middle East. Totalling around UK£1 BN, and agreed under NEC3 form of contract, it is comprised of co-located integrated teams completing around 130 projects over 10 years of average value of £150M each (at UAE labour & materials prices). Although initial projects have already started, there are still key roles such as these, within the project delivery team to be filled. Staff can expect continuity of work, fantastic working conditions and colleagues working at the peak of their abilities to complete the demanding work schedule. The projects to be constructed will become some of the most iconic in Abu Dhabi and across the Middle East. 48,000 people will work on the project at its peak period, and over 80 managerial staff will be required to work both at the project head office on site, and on the various individual project site offices.

Infrastrucure Construction Managers Job Duties

Infrastructure Construction Managers are required for the timely delivery and handover of multiple £120M+ projects running concurrently. You will be expected to manage the on site activities for the infrastructure projects. You will be responsible for:

  • Management of onsite work
  • Management of direct labour
  • Client interaction

Experience Required

Infrastructure Construction Managers for these roles will probably have had experience in the UK or overseas construction markets, and will have ideally worked for a major Construction or civils company. You will have had experience of working on large civils, roads or bridge projects around the world and have execeptiopn man management skills as you will be responsible for the management of direct labour from varying backgrounds. You will have site engineering experience You must be physically fit and be aware of the rigours of working in heat and adverse weather conditions. A UK degree or HND in Quantity Surveying is REQUIRED, and a professional qualification is advantageous.

 Abu Dhabi Mega Project Employer Overview

This employer is a joint venture composed of a major Abu Dhabi developer and a top 10 UK blue chip contractor. Both organisations have an enviable reputation for completing signature projects in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and elsewhere in the Middle East.

Job Employment Terms

The terms available on this project offer the security of accommodation being provided without cost/risk to the employee. In addition, salaries can be paid in UK £ to a bank account anywhere in the world. Salary Packages: Negotiable salaries for the right candidates Accommodation provided & paid for 2x Flights/medical 10% gratuity + performance bonus 11 day fortnight working (other roles available if this does not suit) C8am to 6pm working day Generous holiday entitlement

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