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Project Manager

  • Job reference: FG-006555
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
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The Project Manager will have primary responsibility for driving the design and construction process and activities of projects.

  • It is the responsibility of the Project Manager to ensure the timely and accurate completion of all relevant processes and activities within the delivery team.
  • PM will oversee the day to day interaction with contractors and consultants and collect and review progress reports.
  • PM will also respond to requests or queries and coordinate with all members of the project team during design and build phase to ensure each Project is progressing, while communicating this to the client and end user.

Support the delivery team in providing direction and management to a residential villas rollout project. Responsible for supporting technical, safety, time, cost, quality, compliance, monitoring, management and administration across the projects. Responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Overseeing all facets of design and build processes and activities
  • Producing Contractor recommendation reports to the end user
  • Reviewing the payment application from Contractors
  • Reviewing the Contractors Project Execution Plan (PEP), KPIs and progress reports
  • Responsible in completing the Consultant / Contractor performance rating
  • Leading the end user – Consultant mediation process during handover
  • Ensuring health and safety standards are adhered to
  • Provide day to day direction, performance monitoring and management support to the Project Management Team(s) on defined projects
  • Ensure construction proceeds in line with approved design and applicable standards, construction programme and project budget
  • Support the operation of robust contract administration arrangements that underpin efficient delivery of works
  • Liaise with client and contractors on a regular basis and build relationships in parallel with maintaining compliance with formal communication routes
  • Represent the Company in a professional manner
  • Manager level and junior level positions available for this development.
SNC Lavalin’s Faithfull+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.  


For manager level positions, a minimum of 10+ years’ experience with at least 5 years’ experience as a Project Manager in construction in the Middle East region, including residential villa projects in the UAE. Thorough knowledge of construction guidelines, industry practices and authority regulations.

  • The successful candidate should have a bachelor’s Degree in a construction related discipline and must have worked on residential projects (villas preferred) as a PM or engineer from inception to completion.
  • Arabic speaking professionals preferred.
  • Junior level positions will be recruited on merits and relevant experience, without the need for minimum years’ experience.
Rewards & Benefits
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • 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 Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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