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Project Manager

  • Job reference: ME-005578
  • Sector: Buildings, Urban Development
  • Location: Dubai
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Why not...

Due to continued growth, the Property Sector is looking to recruit a Project Manager to be based in Dubai to work on a number of projects in the UAE.

Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.


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, Sharjah.

Technical Competencies / Qualifications / Experience



  • Degree qualified in an engineering or architectural discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years of post graduate professional experience
  • Knowledge and experience of design process is mandatory
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Ability to liaise with a wide variety of staff and Clients at all levels essential
  • Computer literate in the essential M’Soft software, ie Word, Excel
  • Able to prepare competent technical reports of acceptable technical and presentational quality
  • Able to manage the drafting of successful responses to bids within their area of expertise
  • Able to estimate pricing/timing associated with projects
  • Clear knowledge of work procedures, and ability to communicate those to others
  • An effective team member able to apply knowledge gained
  • Flexible and enthusiastic and able to make sound judgements
  • Able to discuss in detail with clients the local business (Divisional) technologies and markets
  • Appreciation of the commercial aspects of project management
  • Self motivated and able to work as part of a team and under own initiative


  • Administrative skills
  • 7 years work experience within the Middle East
  • Proven project management skills having had responsibility for completion of projects to time and cost
  • Good leadership qualities and gains respect from colleagues

Behavioural Competencies



  • Ability to listen and assimilate information quickly and effectively
  • Self starter
  • Articulate/good communicator
  • Confident
  • Collaborative
  • Seeks continuous improvement

Salary & Benefits:


We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • 22 working 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

Apply and the Process:


We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and will advise you on your status by the end of May 2017.

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