• Director of Infrastructure - UAE

    Job Location(s) UAE-Dubai
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(7/1/2018 11:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-3177
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Infrastructure Design
  • Overview

    Banner - Infrastructure

     

    KEO is a creative enterprise, where innovation is a way of life. We are uniquely resourced with end-to-end services to take clients from inspiration, through conceptualization, to realization of design or project delivery in the built and natural environments.

    For over 50 years we’ve led with vision, contributing to many of the world’s most ambitious projects, iconic places, remarkable experiences and prosperous communities. As a highly integrated and agile AEP/PMCM firm, KEO is ranked by ENR in the Top 200 International Design Firms; a Top 20 International PM firm; and 44th largest global architecture firm.

    We draw from the expertise from over 60 nations, bringing experience from every major market of the globe. With over 2,500 multidisciplinary professionals and staff, we are an international professional consulting services firm.

    We are now seeking an exceptional Director of Infrastructure – UAE to join our award winning team based within our Dubai Office.

    This critical role will be responsible for the leadership and management of KEO’s Divisional resources and ensuring that the set financial and operational plans and strategies are met. This will include coordinating business development initiatives, QMS implementation as well as the technical delivery of the highest quality within the branch.

    Responsibilities

    Paramount to success within this varied role will include;

    • Providing input to the Infrastructure Division’s global and business strategies and performance targets.
    • Preparing an annual business plan for the branch.
    • Responsible for achieving the overall operational and financial strategy and performance targets of the branch.
    • Ensuring that QMS is effectively implemented across the branch.
    • Overseeing contract negotiations, management of variation orders, disputes and claims.
    • Representing KEO in communications with the Client, Sub-Contractors and JV partners, serving as an organizational ambassador.
    • Continually assessing technical skills versus needs and implement measures to ensure optimal technical capability of the branch.
    • Driving branch performance through leading a team of professional employees towards achievement of strategic objectives.
    • Analysing existing work processes, procedures and systems, identifying opportunities for increased efficiencies cost-effectiveness and service improvements.
    • Coordinating monthly branch reporting.

    Qualifications

    To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision the successful applicant will bring a minimum of 20 years post graduate experience in engineering, including design, business development with a minimum 5-10 years’ experience in a senior managerial position within a consulting company.

    Bachelor and ideally Masters level qualifications in Civil Engineering or a related discipline is required.

    Full (Corporate) Membership of an Internationally recognized professional Institution (i.e. C. Eng. M.I.C.E. or P.E.) and PMP Certification would be advantageous.

    KEO’s performance is founded upon integrity, results, innovation, safety and our people. We embrace diversity and recognise its’ contribution to client success wherever we work.

    Our generous remuneration packages are bespoke and provide a wide range of additional benefits to support both national and expatriate employees and their families. We take pride in offering long term and dynamic career opportunities and invest in our people through our global learning, development and leadership programs.

    We are excited to hear how you can partner with our award winning team and treat all expressions of interest confidentially.

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