SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.
As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market.
We have a broad establishment and proud, 50-year history throughout the Middle East region.
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.
We are currently looking for a Project Director with a minimum of 20 years’ experience in the management of high value projects,
As Project Director, you will be required to provide the senior interface between project ownership and delivery. You will be required to act as the single focal point of contact between the Client and the Construction Managers, to ensure that 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.
Must have a minimum qualification BSc, BEng, or equivalent, have Chartered status
More than 20 years’ experience with 5 years being on mega projects
Experience working in the Middle East region is preferable
Experience of leading a business and having responsibility for a P&L account
Proven success in the delivery of large capital projects within scope, time and budget
Ability to influence for results
Experience in the planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders
Effective IT and communication skills in report writing, presentations and holding effective conversations
Proven ability to lead, organize and direct large multi-national organization
Develop the strategy and execution plan on large capital projects
Negotiate contract terms with the client
Deliver on all technical and commercial aspects of the project as per the contract requirements
Manage the client relationship and key stakeholders
Business development to ensure repeat business
Deliver the financial objectives for the programme
Manage all programme risk and contingencies
Ensure compliance with the Atkins Business Management System
Direct staff and resources to meet programme delivery requirements
Ensure project success
Manage the Project Manager’s performance of delegated responsibility
Be resilient with a can do attitude and able to work under pressure
Be collaborative and able to work across regional and business boundaries
Be focused on delivering to agree objectives and standards
Assert independent views and challenge when appropriate
Willing to challenge the status quo
Rewards & BenefitsWe offer an excellent package which includes :
A competitive salary
Medical and life insurance cover
22 calendar days 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