Project Leader Construction UAE - Dubai (m/f)

  • Dubai - Al Ain Road, Dubai, Dubai, ae
  • Full-time

Company Description

Our client works successful for  decades in the international construction industry with global project and a main focus on Middle East and Africa. 

Job Description

Provide leadership, business and technical judgment in the contractual negotiations of design and financials for all CPC projects 

Participate in completion of conceptual design, feasibility studies, design specifications, detailed engineering design, calculations, project budget costing, and liaison work and job tendering for a wide variety of projects.

Manage the risk inherent in the Procurement Cycle through the implementation and maintenance of concise policies, processes, procedures and effective systems

Take a leading role in the management and resolution of legal and/or commercial disputes in own area of expertise in conjunction with Commercial Management as appropriate.

Review contractual claims reports, identify emerging problems and recommend solutions for implementation to Commercial management for authorization, as appropriate.

Monitoring the work scope allocated in a timely and accurate manner in accordance with company reporting systems which includes explaining all variances to outturns, period forecasts, AFCs and budget/authority to Managing Partner.

Nominate Project Managers to each project to participate in pre-construction design and planning, and construction execution 

Oversight of projects at a high level from beginning to end including budget, costs, unexpected events, forecast and monitor general performance, and overall progress against plan through identifying and implementing best construction practices and facilitating continual development within your team through effective coaching and mentoring.


Approve the work breakdown structure and budget in accordance with estimates for cost control, and the works realization program.

Mobilize, leverage and synergize resources required to implement and execute the business plan

Set-up control mechanisms for monitoring and reporting progress to both the executive team and client.


Attend owner and project meetings, maintain continuous client contact to gauge performance perceptions and communicate relevant information to Project Team.

Oversee all aspects of the division including production, profitability, client relations, field personnel, major issues, and client satisfaction.

Ensure the establishment of core business systems, processes, policies and SOPs related to the Project Division, so as to develop a profitable business and ensure effective company branding

Establish and maintain harmonious relations with the Client and the Consultant, and network/ relationship building with strategic partners and suppliers/vendors

Coordination of Turnover Meeting between Engineering and Project teams.


B.Sc. /B.E. Civil Engineering with minimum 12 years of experience (8-10 years in UAE) in overall supervision and Construction Management Projects exceeding AED 120 - 180 Million.

Minimum of 8 years experience in civil construction in GCC

The candidate must have a good knowledge of written and spoken Arabic and English. French and German nice to have.

Thorough knowledge of construction costing, scheduling, estimating and engineering principles and techniques, as well as accounting principles.

Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail evidenced by a strong command of all applicable contract and legal provisions impacting profitability on assigned projects

Excellent leadership and teamwork skills

People management skills along with skills in strategic planning, risk management, and change management

Good communication skills in English (verbal and written) including presentation skills.

Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of project management including techniques and tools.

Able to rethink and improve current practices, to generate ideas and find new solution, and implement the ideas

Ability to set and prioritize goals, use resources and ensure timetables are established for implementing various activities


Fixum: From AED 260.000 to AED 300.000 + 75.000 AED Bonus , depending on qualification and experience.

Additional Information

Please send us your resume via the job portal only, because of GDPR in Europe. We come back to you with a feedback within 10 days.

Thanks and best regards from Vienna


Thomas Zahlten
(Managing Director, BREADHUNTER e.U.)

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