Senior Construction Directors - UAE

Posted 06 June 2024
SalaryExceptional Earnings. Tax Free
Job type Permanent
Sectors CGC CoverConstruction

Job description

About the Company: Join one of the largest and most prestigious property developers in the Middle East, renowned for delivering iconic and transformative mega building projects across the region (and globally). With a focus on innovation, sustainability, and excellence, they are at the forefront of shaping the skyline and urban landscape of the UAE. They have billions of dollars worth of projects secured and taking place over the coming decade, which will see unprecedented growth for the region.

Position Overview: We are seeking highly experienced and visionary Construction Directors to lead and manage large-scale construction projects valued in the billions of dollars. These positions are pivotal in ensuring the successful delivery of complex and high-profile developments. Australian candidates with extensive expertise in handling high-value projects with large tier developers / builders are highly encouraged to apply.

The company are looking to hire multiple proven leaders from Australia: Regional, Country, Area and Project Director levels considered.

What's on Offer:

  • High salary and benefits package.
  • No personal income tax.
  • Relocation assistance and expatriate benefits.
  • Opportunity to work on some of the most prestigious and transformative building projects in the Middle East.
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with a leading property developer.
Qualifications and Experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field.
  • Typically 15 to 20 years upwards of experience in the construction industry, with at least 10 years in a senior leadership role managing large scale development projects.
  • Proven track record of delivering large-scale, high-value projects on time and within budget.
  • Management of a geographical region or country at a large developer / builder highly advantageous.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
  • Willingness to relocate to the UAE.
Key Responsibilities:
  1. Leadership and Management:
    • Oversee and direct the construction operations of multiple mega projects from inception to completion.
    • Provide strategic leadership to project teams, ensuring alignment with company goals and objectives.
    • Foster a culture of excellence, safety, and continuous improvement within the construction teams.
  2. Project Delivery:
    • Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, schedules, and budgets.
    • Ensure all projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.
    • Mitigate risks and resolve issues promptly to keep projects on track.
  3. Stakeholder Management:
    • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders, including government authorities, contractors, consultants, and clients.
    • Maintain strong relationships with all stakeholders to ensure smooth project execution and delivery.
    • Represent the company in high-level meetings and negotiations.
  4. Technical Expertise:
    • Provide technical guidance and support to project teams, ensuring adherence to best practices and industry standards.
    • Oversee the implementation of innovative construction techniques and technologies.
    • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and standards.
  5. Financial Management:
    • Monitor project financial performance, including cost control and budget management.
    • Prepare and present regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders.
    • Drive value engineering initiatives to optimize project costs and enhance profitability.
  6. Team Development:
    • Mentor and develop construction staff, fostering a collaborative and high-performance work environment.
    • Identify and address training and development needs within the team.
    • Promote a strong safety culture and ensure adherence to health and safety regulations.
Please contact George Hvid to discuss: / 0450 325 312