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Senior Consultant

  • Job reference: FG-006284
  • Sector: Construction, Programme Management
  • Location: Dubai
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Faithful+Gould, is an international Project Management and Cost Consultancy services provider which is a wholly owned subsidiary of the well-renowned larger group, WS Atkins & Partners Overseas Company. As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment, Faithful+Gould are committed to  excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, collaboration and best practice. We are active in the Middle East and India for over 10 years with our regional headquarter in Dubai, and offices in Abu Dhabi, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. Our Middle East and India presence is complemented by our operations across Asia Pacific, Europe and the USA, and our 2,000 plus global staff.
 
We are currently looking for a Senior Consultant to join our team in Dubai, UAE.
 
Roles and Responsibilities:
 
The responsibilities include but are not limited to: 
  • Setting-up Primavera Project Management System P6v7 for program management across the planning team with all stakeholders.
  • Preparing the master programme for the project.
  • Preparing the daily escalation report for project managers.
  • Assisting in the consultant selection process for commercial and technical evaluation.
  • Assisting in establishing / delivering formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the client and project.
  • Reviewing contract documents, suggesting changes for planning and programming aspects and the addition of new clauses if necessary.
  • Arranging planning workshops/meetings to discuss and assist contractors / consultants to close their planning / project control issues.
  • Challenge any claims and EOT requests.
  • Making recommendations for possible acceleration.
  • Developing the document control system and communication flow for the project.
  • Reviewing construction programmes received from contractors and analysing them in line with the contractual requirements.
  • Ensuring procurement, material and submittal logs are created and maintained.
  • Identifying long lead items.
  • Preparing weekly progress presentations for the client.
  • Ensuring document and information transfer is managed effectively at site level
  • Establishing the document coding structure for all documents.
  • Establishing the permit approval system.
  • Preparing project advice for any site progress / planning concern that may impact site progress.
  • Developing weekly and monthly progress report protocols / templates for progress reporting and monitoring progress against it.
  • Preparing design programs for projects under design and guideline programs for projects to be started / under-progress.
  • Preparing risk assessment and mitigation plans.
  • Monitoring design, procurement and construction progress for compliance with contract requirements.
     
    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 maximise 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 focussed our digital transformation around platform modernisation and product development and through standardisation 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.


Requirements: 
  • Must have an engineering degree from the relevant field (Bachelor’s Degree of Engineering).
  • Must possess 15 years of total experience and experience in ME 4 years preferred
  • Strong experience in PCM of major projects in Residential, Commercial, Hospitality and Infrastructure project
  • Demonstrate strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Independent worker who is able to work well with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage resource within the local PC team
  • Possess good project background and proven English language technical writing ability and skills.
 
Rewards and Benefits:
 
We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • 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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