Project Manager (Real Estate)

Experience: 5+ years of exp. in managing the construction projects
Location: Dubai

Job Description

CANDIDATES WITH 5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN DUBAI BASED PROJECTS SHOULD ONLY APPLY

 

SALARY: 25K-30K AED 

ROLE PURPOSE

  • The role will cover a range of fit out, conversions refurbishments and redevelopment work. The Project Manager will be in charge of running projects from inception through to completion on prime residential units, office and retail work

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Deliver on assigned projects within budget and program from inception through to completion;
  • Dealing directly with external consultants (architects, QS & PM) and contractors;
  • Liaising with team members across the property department that all work is consistent with the standards set for the property portfolio;
  • Providing budget, progress and performance reports to the Senior Project Manager on a regular basis;
  • Ensuring everything meets its obligation with regard to health and safety;
  • Maintain a professional manner and knowledge of the industry and the estate across all dealings;
  • Assist and advise on the annual list of consultants and contractors for approval;
  • Assist with the delivery of the approved Business Plan;
  • Identify and manage project development and construction risks;
  • Assist to establish and maintain a Master Development Program;
  • Assist to appoint a consultants to assist with the development as necessary;
  • Ensure necessary Building regulation/permit applications;
  • Arrange, attend and if necessary chair design team, policy, progress and other appropriate liaison meetings;
  • Assist the team in establishing budgets for the development;
  • Manage feasibility design options in line with scheme development;
  • Assist the team in the preparation of any financial appraisal and feasibility studies relating to the development including budget estimating, cost planning, cash flow forecasting and advice on procurement, and development program;
  • Maintain a cost control system throughout the project, providing regular financial updates to the development team and Project leader. Ensure sound financial project management including accurate budget forecasts to completion, cash flows and financial tracking of key accounts;
  • Instruct, manage and ensure that appropriate procurement and tendering documentation is prepared appropriately detailing the design and the requirements of the employer in respect of the construction of the development in accordance with the agreed development program and the agreed procurement strategy;
  • Prepare appropriate tender analysis and recommendations;
  • Monitor progress on site and minimize actual and potential delays to the construction program;  Identify & manage key construction risks and oversee the resolution of disputes with contractors;
  • Ensure all appropriate testing and regulatory building consent certificates, operation and maintenance manuals and record drawings are produced;
  • Ensure remedial works and resolution of building defects are completed timely and that appropriate making goods defects certificates are issued;
  • Ensure lessons learnt workshops and documentation is prepared and made available for the benefit of future projects.

 

SKILLS

  • CANDIDATES WITH 5+ YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN DUBAI BASED PROJECTS SHOULD ONLY APPLY
  • Hold a Degree in Construction / Project Management / Civil Engineering or related field within the Construction Industry., MSc ideal also;
  • Proven experience within a leading Project Management consultancy or Developer;
  • 15 Year Experience in Development / Construction industry of which 5 years as a Project Manager in Major Projects in the GCC;
  • Previous experience of working in a developer environment is a district advantage or 5 years within a PMC Consultancy working key portfolio accounts for major developers;
  • 10 years in a Project Management role controlling major projects and development;  International work experience within the Middle East Environment;
  • Experience of leading, managing and motivating a team (both internally and external consultants etc.) on multi projects or large and complex projects;
  • Experience of managing budgets and forecasting expenditure;
  • Experience of key project processes such as design principals and management, construction processes, procurement and tendering;
  • Sound Knowledge of health and safety, contract law, environment and building regulations;
  • Excellent IT skills;
  • Effective communicator with excellent influencing and negotiating skills;
  • Ability to work in a pressurized environment;
  • Results and focused individual;
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills using a flexible pragmatic approach;
  • Enthusiastic and able to inspire others;
  • Ability to adapt to and manage change;
  • Knowledge and understanding of Industry best practice;
  • Proficiency with Primavera P6 and MS Project.