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Technical Manager

Technical Manager

Our client are a leading international infrastructure and contracting company. They are looking for a Technical Manager to join their team in the Abu Dhabi office.

Reporting into the Project Director you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing the entire system engineering activities (i.e. requirements, interface and configuration management, RAM, system integration, V&V activities and planning for testing and commissioning
  • Manage sub-consultancy contracts and will advise on any technical matters the JV planning, procurement and contract departments
  • Preparation and obtainment of approvals for all the technical documentation for the project such as:
    • Shop-drawings
    • As-built drawings
    • Testing and commissioning documentation
    • Hand-over documentation
    • Method statements and construction methods
    • Technical queries and technical resolution of non-conformities
    • Temporary works design
    • ITS design
    • BIM to LOD 500

Core Competencies

  • Solid understanding of engineering assurance
  • Previous experience as JV’s technical manager/director in large transportation / infrastructural projects and delivered at least 3 major projects
  • knowledge in engineering, systems assurance and contractual management of subconsultants
  • Rapid decision making and ability to work under pressure
  • Good management, organizational and computer skills

Key Requirements

  • Degree in Civil Engineering
  • MSc in related field preferred
  • MICE Member of institute of civil engineers or equivalent
  • PMP, MAPM or equivalent (preferable)
  • 20+ years post graduate experience in relevant roles
  • International player with preferably at least five years’ experience working in the Middle East
  • Previous experience working with design consultants is a plus