KEO International Consultants

Technical Manager - Infrastructure

Job Location(s) Portugal-Lisbon
Posted Date 2 months ago(10/13/2023 11:51 AM)
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Civil Engineering


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 planning, design or project delivery in the built and natural environments. For over 57 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 225 International Design Firms; in the Top 20 International PM/CM Firms; and by World Architecture as 50th largest global architecture firm and #1 Firm in the Middle East Region in their 2021 WAS 100 Survey. 


We invite you to join us! 


We are now seeking talented Technical Manager – Infrastructure to join our brand-new office in Lisboa, Portugal. This critical role will work as part of the Infrastructure team, overseeing and guiding a team of engineers and other professionals as they work on a wide range of infrastructure projects. As a Technical Manager, you will be responsible for technical leadership, project management, and team development. 



We envisage success in this role to include: 


  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of engineers and technical staff focused on infrastructure projects, including utilities, roads and structures. 
  • Oversee project lifecycle, from concept to final delivery, ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget. 
  • Collaborate with clients, project managers, and other stakeholders to understand project requirements and objectives. 
  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to the team, ensuring the highest quality of work and adherence to industry standards and regulations. 
  • Lead by example and actively contribute to project design and technical tasks as needed. 
  • Manage project schedules, budgets, and resources effectively to achieve project goals. 
  • Collaborate with the senior management team to identify and acquire new clients, markets, and projects.  
  • Cultivate client relationships, prepare proposals, and contribute to the growth of the infrastructure projects portfolio.  
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team environment, encouraging professional development and knowledge sharing. 
  • Stay current with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in infrastructure engineering.  


To be successful in this dynamic opportunity, we envision that you will have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering or a related field (a Master’s degree is an advantage), with a minimum of 15 years of experience in infrastructure engineering, and a strong background in technical management. A professional institution membership is desirable. 


Furthermore, you should demonstrate: 


  • Proven experience in directing and managing multidisciplinary engineering teams. 
  • In-depth knowledge of infrastructure design practices. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with clients and team members. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Portuguese. 
  • Proficiency in relevant software for infrastructure engineering and management. 
  • Strong project management skills and experience. 


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. 


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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