Tuesday, 14 January 2014

Project Manager Needed for a Dubai based Co.

Job Title: Project Manager
Job Location:   Dubai
Company/Employer: Emaar
Job Ref.: PPM040
About Us
Properties PJSC, a Dubai-based Public Joint Stock Company listed on the Dubai Financial Market, is a global property developer and provider of premier lifestyles.
Emaar has been shaping landscapes and lives in the Emirate since the company’s inception in 1997. The company specializes in creating value-added, master-planned communities that meet the full spectrum of lifestyle needs. A highlight of Emaar’s approach to developing integrated lifestyle destinations is Downtown Dubai, the 500-acre mega-project, home of Burj Khalifa – the world’s tallest building which features the world’s first Armani Hotel Dubai and the world’s highest restaurant, At.mosphere; The Dubai Mall – the world’s largest shopping and entertainment destination; and The Dubai Fountain, the world’s tallest performing fountain set in a 30 acre lake.

Job Description:
The Manager Projects is responsible for managing and administering building contracts. He ensures that all consultants and contractors perform their duties and services in accordance with signed contracts and report variances if any.

The Manager Projects reports directly to the Director Construction.
The Manager Projects has no direct reports.
The Manager Projects will work closely with internal departments and meet with them frequently to plan, review, monitor performance against objectives and targets and coordinate with Consultants and Contractors within the context of Company policies, standard operating procedures and objectives as approved by Emaar Executive Management.

Job Requirements:
• BSc Degree Civil Engineering, Architecture, Building Science, Quantity Surveying or similar.
• Minimum 10 years post graduate experience preferably in Construction Company, development, consulting firm as Resident Engineer or Site Agent.
• 2 years regional / local market experience in Construction Company, development firm, consulting firm as Resident Engineer or Site Agent is preferable.
• Excellent organizational skill.
• Excellent programming skills.
• Strong Interpersonal skills.
• Good Knowledge of Materials, technical and construction.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and works under pressure.
• Good Administration skills.
• Handle conflicts or challenging situations confidently.
• Ability to provide rational input in negotiations.
• Ability to provide coaching, feedback and on the job training when needed.
• Ability to utilize available resources effectively.

Job Duties:
Project Management:
• Attends all progress meetings, and makes decisions within his authority.
• Understands all design documentation, drawings, specifications, contract terms and conditions, and any special requirements, including programme milestones.
• Checks and ensures the correct setting out of the project and demarcation, in accordance with the approved design plan and levels.
• Monitors all contract variations, related submittals and maintains up-to-date register, and copies of all drawings and site instructions.
• Recommends or actions all submittals, variation requests and site instructions, and makes suitable amendments to ensure budgets are maintained.
• Monitors daily site activities, frequently inspects works, and checks for construction documentation compliance.
• Advises and assists Director Construction on any poor performance remedial action, review of any claims, variation orders and programme issues for further action, or recommendations to higher management.
• Ensures handing over of completed projects to Emaar Facilities Management Department on a timely manner.
• Ensures timely submission of RVO/CPA for management approval as per procedure.
• Discharges duties of Employer’s Representative as per the contracts under his control including site safety.
• Oversees the timely submittal of all project materials and, especially, those of final appearance finishes that require the top management approval.
• Completes project take over after ensuring that the building is technically complete and finished, according to the contract requirements, time, quality and cost.
• Supports and liaises with Director Construction and all other Emaar departments and subsidiaries to close the project off.
• Monitors construction programme, and makes recommendations in areas of slippage.
• Monitors and controls snag lists prepared by consultants at take over, and advises acceptance / rejection to final completion.
• Manages budgets.
• Prioritizes and plans team's and own tasks to ensure they are completed within set deadlines.

Consultant/Contractor Management:
• Manages and directs consultants, as required, to meet the design and building construction requirements.
• Monitors consultant and contractor activities.
• Monitors and reports on the progress of the works, as well as the performance of the supervising consultant and key contracting staff.
• Checks and ensures the completeness of any progress payment claims by any consultant and contractor.
• Monitors and manages the performance and compliance of the consultants / contractors, according to the scope of services and contractual obligations and standards.
• Ensures prompt presentation of material submittals by consultant and contractors and makes approval recommendations to the Management.
• Reviews / comments on consultant / contractors’ reports, and ensures timely completion for monthly management reporting.
• Manages the tender process of provisional sum packages together with consultants and ensures timely award of contracts.
• Ensures Consultant submit their recommendation/assessment of Extension Time claims by contractors.
• Ensures proper and professional performance of all design and supervising consultant staff.

• Coordinates with respective Emaar departments, who affect the progress of the project, including infrastructure, to ensure the timely connection of all utility services; handover to Customer Care, Emrill and Emaar IT.
• Liaises with Emaar IT, to ensure proper implementation of their works into every project.
• Follows-up with concerned authorities, consultants and contractors, to ensure that all NOCs and permit approvals are obtained for the smooth execution of the works to avoid delays to the programme.

• Maintains proper and up-to-date project file administration records – both hard and soft copy that is acceptable to internal and external auditors.

Team Management:
• Monitors the performance of any staff under his management, and issues directives, as required, to ensure satisfactory performance.
• Delegates work with clear work instructions and provide performance feedback to team members.

Analysis and Report:
• Provides monthly project management reports.

Deadline Date: 31/10/2014

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