Tuesday, 29 April 2014

DP World Job Vacancies; Structural Engineering Manager - World Crane Services

Job Title:        Structural Engineering Manager - World Crane Services
Job Ref:    VAC3508
Job Location:   Dubai, UAE
Employer:    DP World
Reports to:    General Manager of WCS

About DP World:
DP World has a portfolio of more than 65 marine terminals across six continents(1), including new developments underway in India, Africa, Europe, South America and the Middle East.

Container handling is the company’s core business and generates more than three quarters of its revenue. In 2013, DP World handled 55 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent container units).  With its committed pipeline of developments and expansions, capacity is expected to rise to more than 100 million TEU by 2020, in line with market demand.

DP World has a dedicated, experienced and professional team of 28,000 people serving its customers around the world, and the company constantly invests in terminal infrastructure, facilities and people to provide quality services today and tomorrow, when and where customers need them.

In taking this customer-centric approach, DP World is building on the established relationships and superior level of service demonstrated at its flagship Jebel Ali facility in Dubai, which has been voted “Best Seaport in the Middle East” for 19 consecutive years.

Job Overview:
This position is based in World Crane Services (WCS) and the main purpose of the role is to provide high level of crane structural engineering expertise for World Crane Services, to meet varying complex engineering project demands that meet the company’s business goals and financial objectives, to continually evaluate the market and maintain knowledge of technological developments within the industry and ensure WCS are always up to date on technical and regulatory standards in the crane and port industry and to always maintain a high level quality of service and market competitiveness.

Job Requirements:

  •     A Bachelor Degree in Engineering
  •     Structural Engineer with minimum 12 years experience in crane industry sector
  •     Required Chartered Engineer status

Job Duties:
  •     Provide dedicated structural engineering expertise and knowledge.
  •     To work closely with the General Manager, sales and projects teams to provide detailed structural engineering solutions for dedicated engineering projects.
  •     To assist World Crane Services (WCS) management to grow detailed inspection services to third party customers and through DP World terminals by providing first class inspection services.
  •     Maintain effective communication internally and externally, manage relationships with WCS personnel, internal DP World Terminals and external customers.
  •     Ensure WCS engineering activities comply with OH&S, applicable legislation and regulatory institutions worldwide as appropriate.
  •     Establish effective means of gathering and relaying, technical, information to the General Manager and projects teams and customers as required.
  •     Keep customers informed and promote the WCS group at all times.
  •     Represent WCS before regulatory agencies and other industry and professional associations.
  •     Remain open to new ideas, change, strategies and methods of working practices and problem solving. Investigate new products and vendors in order to maintain market leading services and solutions for WCS.

Remuneration and Employment Benefits:
We are committed to the development of our people and aim to retain talent by investing in on-going training to improve performance and provide career development opportunities.  In addition, we offer competitive base salaries in comparison to the markets in which we operate.  The employment benefits package is reflective of the location, for this position the benefits consists of:
  •     Accommodation Allowance
  •     Transportation Allowance
  •     Education Assistance for Dependents
  •     Annual Air Ticket(s) for self / and dependents
  •     Private Medical Coverage
  •     22 working days annual leave
  •     Annual Performance Related Bonus

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Deadline Date: 04/05/2014