AECOM Project Director - Aerospace Manufacturing in Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Project Director - Aerospace Manufacturing

United Arab Emirates - Abu Dhabi

Al Ain

Job Summary

AECOM are currently seeking a Project Director, Aerospace Development to join our UAE business. The Project Director serves as the senior AECOM representative for the project and is responsible to lead by example in personal conduct and professional oversight of all project aspects. Ensures client’s vision is achieved by managing and exceeding the client’s expectations.

Is responsible for the overall performance of the project (contractual, financial and technical) and assumes accountability for the performance of sub-contracted entities in the performance of the services required to deliver the contracted scope of services.

Optimises resources required for project delivery and actively support staff professional development.

Job Duties

  • Client liaison and client management.

  • Responsible for overseeing design delivery.

  • Responsible for overseeing construction delivery.

  • Leading implementation of the AECOM safety program.

  • Ownership and implementation of the project Vision and, responsible for updating and communicating to the project team and obtaining management, support and approval

  • Accountable for the Project financial operating performance, including invoicing, collections, cost control and optimizing GSR/NSR and margin.

  • Creating a working environment where teamwork is a top priority, leveraging off the benefits of providing the full range of services within AECOM.

  • Developing and maintaining a communications plan for all project stakeholders and regularly updating in conjunction with the project team and the client

  • Producing, updating and reporting on the overall project programme and action.

  • Communicating critical path activities that will influence key milestones.

  • Ensuring critical internal milestones are incorporated into the programme

  • Commercial understanding and administration of the project operating and legal documents.

  • Production of project reports including, monthly and quarterly reports.

  • Ensures compliance with AECOM corporate governance and Integrated Management System.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 12 years of related work experience, a broad general engineering background, and previous project management experience on similar or related project types is required.

Specific Skills Required:

  • The candidate must have a minimum of 15 years’ experience in the Aerospace Industry with specific experience related to the Design and Construction of Aerospace Manufacturing and Maintenance Facilities.

  • The candidate must have experience in the FIDIC Red and Yellow book Contracts and proven track record of managing such contracts with particular bias towards Design and Build Procurement, Design and Construction.

  • The candidate must be willing to be located in Al Ain area of Abu Dhabi

  • The candidate must be fluent in English.

  • The candidate must have a recognized Project Management Degree Qualification and be able to demonstrate Project Management roles at the same level and within the required industry.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in construction or project management or similar built environment subject

  • Specific Project Management training and qualification

  • Membership of a Chartered Institution (MICE/ MCIOB/ MRICS preferred)

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168704BR