Assistant Construction Manager - Major Exhibition Programme


12 days ago

The company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 6,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - going home safe and well, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most complex and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our Middle East, North Africa and India hub started in 1998 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management and cost consultancy services.

The role

Assistant Construction Manager - Major Exhibition Programme

Reporting to the zone coordination manager, this role will be responsible for daily monitoring and construction coordination support for the participants plots/pavilions within their designated sectors.

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Ensuring the correct implementation of the construction action plans within their sectors.
  • Supporting the construction activities in the participants’ plots, manage and escalate issues and facilitate the resolving procedures.
  • Liaising with the site-wide logistics team and ensure adequate implementation on the construction logistics process within their sectors.
  • Liaising with the security team to ensure the day to day security functions are supported.
  • Monitoring the implementation of the participants’ contractors logistics plans.
  • Supporting the interfaces within the sector, other sectors within the zone and surrounding projects.
  • Managing the day to day interface between the participants’ contractors.
  • Providing first point of contact for any incidents within the participants’ contractors for any construction related issues.
  • Coordinating the sector construction fire, public protection, first aid and access/egress control.
  • Monitoring the compliance with authority to proceed permits and laydown area access requests.
  • Reviewing and validating monthly reports from participants’ contractors and prepare construction progress reports for their zones.
The requirements

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:
  • With 5 years’ professional experience within the construction management industry is essential for client approval.
  • Minimum 2 years’ Dubai experience is essential for client approval.
  • Construction logistics management experience.
  • Experience in management of complex construction projects.
  • Strong quality assurance skills is an advantage.
  • Good ICT systems knowledge.
  • Pro-active, quality focused and not afraid to make decisions.
  • Flexibility in changing requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work closely with peers and external customers.
  • Strong oral and written communication skill is essential.
  • A degree qualification is essential for client approval.
  • Professional memberships are preferred.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”