Construction Manager(Renewable Energy)

Smyth and Bradshaw HR Consultancy

148 days ago

Job Title: Construction Manager(Renewable Energy)

Job Location: Dubai, UAE

Job-Summary:Construction Management of Renewable Energy projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Key account management working closely with the client and other stakeholders to achieve satisfaction.
  • Managerial experience/conceptual approach oriented to market conditions.
  • Financial, commercial, change and risk management of the project.
  • Monitoring and reporting project performance to the client and senior management.
  • Establish and enhance Project Management (Multi-Projects) through continuous training/certification (PM-Excellence).
  • Achieve Targeted Operational Profitability for the project.
  • Construction supervision/monitoring.
  • Monitoring and expediting variation requests.
  • Support Cash-flow situation (Timely delivery and proper invoicing).
  • Quarterly and Annual operational forecast (Man-month schedule).
  • Undertake commercial negotiations with clients and sub-consultants.
  • Developing operational schemes and service agreements (e.g. PPA, TCA) for power plants based on renewable energies.
  • Business support/development of the operational strategy.
  • Construction Management capabilities for the development, planning, and execution of large-scale Engineering Consultancy and Site Supervision
  • Renewable Energy projects.
  • Coordinate between Back office engineering and site engineering teams.
  • Communication between various stakeholders.
  • Construction supervision/monitoring.
  • Facilitate project inspection, verification, monitoring and witnessing tests.
  • Monitoring and expediting variation requests.
  • Maintain/develop Change management systems - Claims through all PMs and senior engineers.
  • Contract management (Knowledge of FIDIC, RIBA).
  • Monitoring and expediting defects.
  • Quality Management skills in international context and standard.
  • Project risk assessment and mitigation.
  • Preparing the monthly management reports on construction status.
  • Manage Sub-consultants and Contractor.
  • Strong leadership, efficient team management skills, ability to resolve conflicting situations and effective problem-solving skills.
  • Day-to-day management of construction activities that include establishing and delivering project deliverables on project milestones, project resources (funding, personnel support), and assembling project schedules and revenue targets.
  • International experience to work in multi-cultural environment.
  • Fast decision maker under heavy load or fast-track project.
  • Excellent communication.
  • Power of persuasion

  • University degree (Bachelor / Masters) in a relevant discipline (e.g. in renewable energy, sustainable energy, civil, electrical or mechanical engineering or architecture, along with finance, economics, and environmental management); Certifications (e.g. PMP, PMI or equivalent)
  • A minimum of 15 years of work experience in Project and Construction Management Consultancy for complex, multi-discipline engineering and construction supervision projects with 5-10 years’ experience in the renewable energy sector, ideally solar energy.
  • English should be perfect - speaking, writing and reading.
  • Other European Languages, like German, French are of advantage, same for Arabic.
Other skills:
  • Available for frequent business trip in the MENA (Middle-East and North Africa) region or outside;
  • Flexible attitude, Team-oriented and multi-cultural
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook), MS Project and/or Primavera.

Salary: AED 30,000