We are seeking an experienced and dedicated Assistant Manager for the Planning department within our Finishing Division. The ideal candidate should possess extensive experience in managing and delivering high-rise construction projects, particularly in the realm of finishing works. The Assistant Manager will play a pivotal role in overseeing the planning and execution of projects, ensuring the successful delivery of high-quality finishes within stipulated timelines. The role requires a self-motivated professional with proven expertise in project management and a deep understanding of construction processes.
- Lead and Manage: Assume leadership of the finishing division's planning team, providing guidance, direction, and support to ensure effective project delivery.
- Project Planning: Develop comprehensive project plans, encompassing all finishing activities and timelines, while aligning with project goals and client requirements.
- High-Rise Expertise: Leverage your extensive experience in managing and delivering high-rise construction projects, demonstrating a strong grasp of industry best practices.
- Full Project Cycle: Manage the entire project lifecycle from initiation to handover, meticulously coordinating all aspects of high-end finishing deliverables.
- Collaborative Liaison: Work closely with cross-functional teams, including design, engineering, procurement, and construction, to facilitate seamless project execution.
- Resource Allocation: Efficiently allocate resources, both human and material, to optimize project efficiency and maintain a strong focus on time and cost management.
- Risk Management: Identify potential risks and challenges in project execution and develop proactive mitigation strategies to ensure project success.
- Reporting and Documentation: Generate timely and accurate progress reports, maintaining thorough project documentation to aid in decision-making and project evaluations.
- Quality Assurance: Uphold a commitment to delivering the highest quality finishes, ensuring that projects meet or exceed established standards and client expectations.
- Team Development: Foster a culture of continuous learning and development within the planning team, nurturing their growth and enhancing their skills.
Qualifications and Experience:
- Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.
- 10 to 12 years of overall experience in construction, with at least 7 to 8 years of UAE experience.
- Experience in high-rise construction projects, with a focus on finishing works.
- Proven track record of managing and delivering projects with high-end finishing deliverables.
- Experience with contractor-based roles; familiarity with PMC (Project Management Consultant) and client-based roles is a plus.
- Previous experience with Sobha projects will be highly regarded.
- Strong proficiency in project management software and tools.
Skills and Competencies:
- Exceptional leadership and team management skills.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities.
- Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
- Detail-oriented with a keen eye for quality.
- Proactive approach to identifying and addressing challenges.
- Proficiency in project management methodologies.
- Ability to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams.
Immediate onboarding is required for this role.
If you meet the qualifications and experience outlined above and are seeking an exciting opportunity to lead a dynamic finishing division within a prestigious construction company, we encourage you to apply. Please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and achievements.