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Construction Manager - Solar

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Job reference: : BBBH103852
  • Location: United Arab Emirates, Dubai
  • Sector: Solar, Renewables
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 08/03/2017

Spencer Ogden are looking to hire a Construction Manager for an international engineering company based in UAE.
You will lead the execution of solar construction projects.They will execute projects safely, of the highest quality, on schedule, within budget, minimize the impact of unexpected changes while maximizing opportunities for margin enhancement.
  • Lead a growing team of Project Managers engaged in the construction of solar projects throughout the country
    • Delivery, installation, and commissioning of equipment-only and full scope Solar Projects
    • Serving as the Customer's primary point of contact with company during execution
    • Schedule and cost control
    • Project reporting and forecast of cash flow and revenue recognition.
    • Execution in accordance with the company project management process and procedures; where necessary, adapting and improving same
  • Manage subcontractors for project construction activities to include:
    • Work scope development, contractor bid evaluation and selection, final price negotiation
    • Schedule and cost control
    • Change order negotiation
  • Developing predictive cost modeling and work scopes required by the sales and commercial team for new projects and opportunities
  • Support as necessary, with customer discussions and subcontractor discussions related to project execution
  • Develop and implement systematic improvements that enable 10x growth over a 3 year period
  • Work with the supply chain team (e.g., logistics, sourcing & manufacturing) to develop delivery plans to meet contractual commitments, minimizing liquidated damages exposure
  • Manage the contract of projects in the execution phase and implement change orders as necessary
  • Support the development of project financial performance projections during the sales / commercial process and track financial performance of projects during execution
  • Support the development of high level and detailed project schedules (as needed) to support on time and under budget project execution
  • Engage cross-functional teams (e.g., field operations, sourcing, logistics, project finance, requisition engineering, manufacturing, project controls, contract management) to ensure successful project execution

Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in engineering
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in managing Solar project managers or teams of Solar construction leaders
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in general construction management.
For more information about this role please contact our Dubai office