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? Responsible for representing the company on site and liaising with client, subcontractors and local government officials.

? Execute the project in line with the delivery schedule, contract specifications and conditions.

? Develop project organization chart and mobilization schedule based on standard models, using standard job descriptions and titles. Due cognizance must be given to capacity of each individual when allocating work responsibilities.

? Monitor day to day activities through weekly, monthly and quarterly progress meetings of the company staff, subcontractors, JV partners and client to facilitate achievement of targets.

? Slippages and backlogs will be identified and action plans formulated to keep the project on schedule.

? Ensure adherence to the project and corporate Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) procedures and maintain a safe working environment.

? Ensure adherence to project and corporate quality assurance policies and procedures.

? Conduct periodic internal quality audits for each discipline to verify the implementation of the quality management system.

? Support the subcontractors and vendors by removing impediments to progress, assisting in the development of their schedules and work sequence, and ensuring that they have the materials, engineering deliverables, tools and resources required to complete their activities within the required time frames.

? Implement Management of Change actions for all events that can potentially lead to a change in the project cost or schedule.

? Ensures full participation of construction personnel in all project model and constructability reviews.

? Ensure appropriate facilities are provided to employees such as travel, visas, special permits etc.

? Manage construction and maintenance of temporary facilities, and ensure well-being of the employees.

? Accountable per contract for the completion and handing over of the completed works to client.

? Develop and execute the Construction Management Team (CMT) staffing plan and select the department leaders e.g. construction manager/general superintendent, construction/field engineering manager, HSSE Manager, etc.

? Responsible for developing and implementing the Construction Execution Plan (CEP) and construction execution strategy, contributing to the contracting strategy and plan, field budget and schedule. Ensure that all site activities are carried out in adherence to these.

? Implement the standardized construction work processes, procedures and systems, making project specific if required, and ensuring that quality system cross references these with ITRs.

? Manage the site team creating an atmosphere of co-operation and oneness. Foster role clarity, involvement and team spirit to facilitate smooth execution of the project.

? Perform any other related duties and responsibilities as required by the Project Director to enable timely, cost effective and safe completion of work to the required quality.

? Develop the staff so that every supervisory position has a deputy able to stand in for absences and rotational leaves. Identify individuals with capacity for promotion and coordinate training of these by OD.

? Generate project specific KPI's for quality and construction activities, and for all individuals in management positions.

- 15+ years experience in direct hire construction in the oil & gas industry

- Experience working with an international E&C company

- Excellent leadership and communications skills

- Relevant degree or diploma from an accredited college or university.

- Preference will be given to candidates who meet the following criteria:

- Experience working in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS/FSU), Middle East, and/or North Africa.
-Prior experience working with a diverse international workforce.

> American, British or Brazilian citizens.

Directs the overall construction management, organization and operations of a project. Executes a project within schedule parameters whilst maintaining client satisfaction and international standards of safety and quality.


  • Position Director
  • Job Category Construction / Facilities
  • Location United Arab Emirates
  • Education Bachelors Degree
  • Experience 10+ Years
  • Reference Number CON-2584
  • Updated on Sunday, December 2, 2018

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