Our client is a Multinational project management company.
They have an urgent requirement for a Team Leader with extensive rail and light rail experience on projects across the Middle-East, Africa and Asia.
The right candidate will have experience of reviewing FIDIC contracts and operating in a project controls role BUT will be from a Civil engineering background and will have worked in a Project Management / Director position.
This role is client facing and will require working closely with the planning department of the national authority.
This role is responsible for managing and leading a diverse team of professionals including Architects, Engineers, Designers, Quantity Surveyors, Contractors and other supporting services.
Drawing on your existing infrastructure delivery and rail projects experience, you will be responsible for monitoring the project direction and coordinating throughout all project life-
cycles and final handover to the client.
Develop the strategy and execution plan
Establish project contract management system
Create quarterly contract management status report
Negotiate contract terms with the client
Deliver on all technical and commercial aspects of the project as per the contract requirements
Manage the client relationship and key stakeholders
Business development to ensure repeat business
Deliver the financial objectives for the programme
Manage all programme risk and contingencies
Ensure compliance with the company’ Business Management System
Direct staff and resources to meet programme delivery requirements
Ensure project success
Manage the Project Manager’s performance of delegated responsibility
Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering
Experience in the planning, managing and successfully delivering on projects involving numerous stakeholders
Effective IT and communication skills in report writing, presentations and holding effective conversations
Proven ability to lead, organize and direct large multi-national organization
A minimum of 15 years of work experience as a transport engineer
International work experience, preferably in developing countries
At least 10 years’ experience with contract management
At least one experience as contract manager on a project of similar size, preferably in the rail
Or urban transport sector
Involvement in at least one large metro project, in the last ten years.
Good knowledge of the FIDIC contracts.