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Jacobs Project Manager - Aviation in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we push the limits of what’s possible to make the world smarter and more connected. As part of our continuous support to many strategic and world class clients around the Middle East, we provide technical and managerial support on major aviation development and strategic studies. Our team includes innovators and the best in the industry working proactively with our clients to shape new strategies and to find out-of-the-box solutions every day.

Are you interested in supporting our aviation growth story and making a contribution to our clients?

Our aviation team in the Middle East is experiencing exciting growth and we have a need for a strong Aviation/Civil Engineering Senior Project Management professional to support regionally in the pursuit and management of airport and landside related design projects. In addition, your duties will be to:

• Planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of airport design and construction projects to ensure that goals or objectives of these projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters

• Establishing the work plan and multi-disciplinary staffing needs for each phase of project, and arranging for recruitment or assignment of project personnel

• Directing and coordinating the activities of Project Engineers, Engineers, and Technicians to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget

• Typical duties are likely to include the following: Coordination with all complimentary disciplines such as civil (terminal, cargo, ancillary buildings), airport systems, public involvement and environmental, technical preparation and supervision of design and planning tasks, supervise quality reviews, participate in value engineering studies.

• Initiating and reviewing proposals as well as, participating in interviews and presentations as applicable

• Maintaining positive relationships with current and past clients as assigned and informing senior management of potential opportunities to market Jacob's aviation services

• Serving as a representative of Jacobs at meetings, presentations, and public hearings/reviews relative to assigned projects

• Developing, reviewing and obtaining confirmation of financial and project delivery schedule activities of design and construction as they relate to all disciplines involved

• Identifying causes for revisions to projects and whether such changes are billable to the client

• Assuring that project team complies with the contract agreement as well as exercises rigid cost control to implement the approved design within established budget restraints

• Developing, coaching, mentoring team members and supporting continuous learning and development of employees

• Other duties as assigned

Here’s What You’ll Need:

As a successful candidate you will have a degree in Civil Engineering or Architecture or equivalent, registration as a Professional/Chartered Engineer is preferred and you will have a proven experience as a technical professional on projects. You will also possess: -

• At least 5 years of progressive aviation design experience is required

• Experience working on large aviation (or similar) projects is required

• Knowledge of airside and landside design, planning aspects and facilities (terminals) is preferred

• Experience working in and leading multi-disciplinary teams is required

• Must have an ability to utilize computer systems as a tool to effectively manage projects

• Must keep current in the architectural or engineering specialty through continuing education

• Must have developed the following skills: civil engineering or architectural knowledge, leadership, oral and written communication skills, planning, commercial management, teamwork, decision making, judgment and problem solving

• Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a project manager / project engineer for aviation projects

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we are committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally - and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we have gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You will uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits, and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you will discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.   

Please note: If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs.