Project Director - Design

Project Director - Design

15-18 years
Not Specified

Job Description

Job Summary
AECOM Middle East are currently seeking an experienced Project Director, from a Design & Architecture background, to join our Building Engineering team in Abu Dhabi.
The Project Director will serve as a fully capable professional who leads a project management group (circa 15 staff) and is responsible for the delivery of large-scale projects from bidding to execution that are within our budget, to the approved programme and to the Client's satisfaction. The Project Approver acts as interface between the external Client and our professional team and plays the role as mentor to the project management staff. He or she will from time to time act as a Bid Manger for large scale project opportunities and contribute to the development of the company by supporting the senior management team in the implementation of AECOM's strategies and profitability.
Core Accountabilities:

  • Project Management

  • Client engagement

  • Project Financial Management

  • Team Leadership

  • Management of the team

  • Project Status reporting and reviews

  • Compliance of Project Delivery System (PDS)

  • Compliance of Project Data Quality

  • Mentoring

  • Project Time management

  • Assisting with Project Bids

  • Performance and Reward appraisals

  • Assisting with management of the practice

  • Guiding and management of team and junior staff

  • Recruitment

  • Continuously improve industry knowledge within the practice

  • Assisting senior management with the development of the business

  • Interface with other Practice Groups

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 15+ years post undergraduate education

  • Proven related professional experience in a Project & Design Management

  • Experience of working on large scale projects

Preferred Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Architecture, or Mechanical / Electrical Engineering

  • FIDIC, NEC or other Construction Contract courses

  • International Accreditation (PMP, APM, CMI or equivalent)

What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you're working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion - a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts - planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers - leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let's get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.
Virtual: No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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