Construction Project Manager

Mott MacDonald

19 days ago

Key responsibilities and duties are listed, but not limited to, the below:

  • Managing the contractor’s performance in line with the agreed programme
  • Ensuring the delivery strategy is being adhered to and executed to a high standard of quality
  • Work closely with the HSE Manager to ensure all aspects of HSE are implemented on site and adhered to
  • Identify what areas of the project and its construction is open to possible risk; develop mitigation methods where possible
  • Leading technical meetings and workshops with the client and contract whilst ensuring proper records are maintained
  • Managing day-to-day working of the team on site and stakeholders are engaged on the project
  • Report on progress to the client’s management team; maintaining and updating project reporting, milestones, deliverables etc.
  • Developing regular and ad-hoc reports on the project at agreed intervals
  • Assist the Project Principal, Senior QS and Planning Engineer with the verification and analysis of performance

Candidate Specification

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Civil Engineering or any relevant engineering discipline from an international accredited university
  • Minimum of 17 years’ postgraduate experience in a construction and project management role
  • Prior experience in metro and rail projects would be preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of all health and safety aspects for live construction sites
  • Strong management skills and commercial awareness
  • IT and standard industry software skills, including hands-on knowledge of BIM and other digital platforms
  • Continuously looking for innovations and improvements to manage workload and accomplish deliverables across individuals, teams and projects
  • Using leadership skills to build and nurture relationships and also creating effective working environments
  • Able to manage multiple teams with diverse backgrounds on geographically and culturally diverse teams
  • In Mott MacDonald, we have a strong policy ethical behaviour and expect the highest standards of ethical practice. These are at the core of our corporate values hence do not engage in any aspects of bribery or corrupt practice. As such, we expect staff must always act:
    • Professionally
    • With integrity
    • With due skill, care and diligence
    • In good faith, and
    • In compliance with all applicable laws
  • Adopting an adaptive mindset and using strategic and critical thinking to approach problems in a new way
  • Ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately
  • Advanced level proficiency with all MS Office products, including: Outlook; Word; Excel; and PowerPoint
  • A dedicated team player with strong interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to effectively communicate at all levels including external stakeholders
  • Ensure MacDonald HSE policies are at the forefront of all activities
  • Adopting a proactive approach towards complex tasks and overall delivery
  • Sound knowledge of professional and international standards
We thank you for your interest in this position and would like to inform you only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Profile

Mott MacDonald is a £1.2 billion management, engineering and development consultancy with 16,000 staff and a global reach spanning six continents. Our network of 180 principal offices in 140 countries gives us local market insight backed by world class expertise to deliver excellence for every client.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate, and take positive steps to create an inclusive culture. At Mott MacDonald, we are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We have a collegiate and collaborative culture which values equality and diversity, and we take proactive steps to create an inclusive workplace.

Main Purpose of the Job:
The Construction Project Manager will support the Project Principal to ensure the project is being delivered with a high standard of quality, meeting project milestones whilst achieving commercial success, on a metro rehabilitation project in Dubai.

Job Ref


Recruiter Contact

Ali Javed


United Arab Emirates


Middle East


Consultancy, Project programme and commercial management



Website sector

Cost & project management, Rail and transit

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