Senior Construction Manager (Buildings)

  • SNC-Lavalin
  • QA.Doha.Burj DohaTower
  • 11 May, 2020
Permanent,   Full Time   Building Consultant Building Contractor Project Manager

Job Description

Faithful+Gould are currently looking for a Senior Construction Manager – Buildings with a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the management of large scale buildings projects.  As the Construction phase lead you will be responsible for all aspects of the delivery of major works packages (buildings works).

SNC Lavalin’s Faithful+Gould business is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management consultancies, with over 2,400 professionals operating worldwide.

Our aim is to protect and maximize our clients’ interests throughout the planning and delivery of projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget. We pride ourselves on collaborating with client teams and developing long-term relationships.

Key services include - Project management, programme management, project controls, commercial management, cost management and expert scheduling and construction planning.

Our industry is going through a digital transformation and we have been investing in and pioneering digital methods to improve all aspects of our service. We have focused our digital transformation around platform modernization and product development and through standardization and automation, we are achieving efficiencies that are directly passed on our clients who benefit from a consistent quality of service as well as the savings.

Active in the Middle East for over 20 years, we have offices in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. We hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.

Acquired by SNC Lavalin in 2017, we also have an extensive depth of geographic exposure across 50 countries and the breadth of 53,000 experts. As one of the largest engineering contractors, we have access to 17,000 staff in the Middle East making us one of the largest multidisciplinary consultancies in the region.

Role:               

As the Construction phase lead you are required to provide the interface between project ownership and delivery. You are required to act as the focal point of contact between the Client, consultants and the Construction Contractor(s), ensuring the desired project objectives are delivered. You must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the project in order to make informed value-add decisions for both the Client and the Company.

Further, you are expected to conduct yourself in line with the core values of the business and lead by example in maintaining the Faithful+Gould culture:

  • Integrity; we act with honesty and integrity in everything we do
  • Client service; we are dedicated to creating value and delivering service excellence
  • Teamwork; we work together to achieve common goals
  • Innovation; we strive to deliver innovative solutions
  • Commitment; our people are our strength and we value the Faithful+Gould family and community

Competence:           

This position requires professional ability and inherent motivation. You have the skills required to direct meetings, introduce discussion to encourage thinking on the wider commercial context and be responsible for the tasks assigned to members of your project team. This is a hands-on role. You are willing and able to perform duties diligently to the quality standards set by the Company and conform to the Company’s policies and business systems and be committed to their implementation and continuous improvement at all times.

Delegated Authority:   

You will operate within the constraints of the particular contract for which you have been appointed.  You will have financial delegations for the Company in accordance with the financial authorities established by the Company, and as amended from time to time.

Skills and Attributes:            

You are expected to:

  • Apply quality management principles and processes
  • Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes
  • Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project
  • Be aware of the broader environmental, social and economic perspectives and how they may affect the project
  • Support and provide leadership to your project team.

     

Responsibilities:

 You will be responsible for at least the following areas and duties in your role:

  • Manage and coordinate the inputs of project stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of the project

  • Coordinate the building services design and execution between Engineering, Architectural and Civil/Structural disciplines;
  • Initiating and managing building services designs to meet budget;
  • Apply quality management principles and processes;
  • Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes;
  • Providing strategic planning advice in relation to the requirements for phasing of infrastructure works, the sequence of works and the necessary authority approval processes; 
  • Manage the Design and Quantity Surveying teams to prepare the appropriate tender documentation for building services and infrastructure trade contracts;
  • Providing technical input for offer requests and the awarding of infrastructure subcontracts;
  • In conjunction with the Project Director and other Senior Project Managers, manage the tender assessment, negotiation and award of infrastructure contracts;
  • Manage and resolve site planning and coordination issues;
  • Manage technical coordination meetings with subcontractors and project staff;
  • Manage the building services site works in accordance with the approved Master Programme;
  • Manage the implementation of site based approval protocols to ensure that the infrastructure is completed in accordance with the design, specification and quality requirements;

 Minimum Requirements:

  • The minimum requirements for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s degree Civil Engineering or equivalent
  • 15 years post qualification experience in Project Management
  • Minimum last 5 years as a Senior PM (Buildings background)
  • Must have worked on large buildings/mixed-use projects as a PM from inception to completion.
  • Project Management experience with a leading PMC
  • Contract administration experience is necessary
  • Middle East experience required, preferably including Qatar

 

Rewards & Benefits:

 We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance; 
  • Transportation allowance; 
  • Annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover; 
  • Company gratuity scheme; 
  • Discretionary bonus scheme; 
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin;
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.

 

Worker Type

Employee

 

Job Type

Regular

 

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