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We are currently looking for a Design Manager with a minimum of 10 years mixed use experience in the management of the design.

  • Projects are generally of a mixed-use development nature with a vision in alignment with the economic development and tourism strategy for Qatar.
  • Typically the projects will comprise of residential, hospitality and retail components and includes all marine, utilities infrastructure, roads, bridges, landscaping and public realm.

Role

In this role, you are required to provide the interface between project ownership and delivery. You are required to act as the single focal point of contact between the Client, consultants and the Construction Contractor(s), ensuring the desired project objectives are delivered. You must have adequate knowledge and information about the business and the project in order to make informed value-add decisions for both the Client and the Company.

Further, you are expected to conduct yourself in line with the core values of the business and lead by example in maintaining the Faithful+Gould culture:

  • Integrity – we act with honesty and integrity in everything we do
  • Client service – we are dedicated to creating value and delivering service excellence
  • Teamwork – we work together to achieve common goals
  • Innovation – we strive to deliver innovative solutions
  • Commitment – our people are our strength and we value the Faithful+Gould family and community

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for at least the following areas and duties in your role:

Planning

  • Implement an appropriate and effective project or programme management framework, incorporating necessary review processes as required
  • Define and implement criteria for control and management of the project
  • Co-ordinate and direct end-user input throughout the project lifecycle
  • Appraise options and submit to the Client for approval
  • Secure resources and expertise from the Client as required, e.g. appoint professional advisers to support the project sponsor role
  • Co-ordinate the value management strategy
  • Manage project budget, including risk allowance
  • Monitor and control changes/variations following approval by Client

Risk Management

  • Determine and manage risks that may affect the project in any way, particularly schedule, budget or quality/specifications
  • Facilitate effective communication and action as sole point of contact between the Client and site delivery team
  • Assist the design team and site delivery team to identify and resolve problems

Site

  • Co-ordinate and foster teamwork between all project stakeholders
  • Manage the design and site delivery team’s performance of delegated responsibilities
  • Establish an effective and universal strategy to address major issues that may arise with the site delivery team
  • Ensure the site delivery team receives the necessary stakeholder decisions in a timely fashion
  • Establish a mechanism to ensure collaborative problem solving with the site delivery team, which will involve regular dialogue with contractors, team working and risk-sharing

People

  • Practice sound people management principles to ensure that the team of Faithful+Gould staff, contractors works well and provides a supportive environment for the achievement of project and individual objectives
  • Manage the welfare and motivation of Faithful+Gould direct reports, such as Assistant Project Managers and Administration Assistants and provide leadership, guidance and encouragement
  • Plan for and undertake annual performance reviews in line with Faithful+Gould processes

Contract Management

  • Negotiate and convert contracts as required by the project
  • Oversee the award of contracts and ensure the client is adequately protected
  • Chair meetings and ensure minutes are actioned in a timely manner
  • Provide timely regular and accurate reporting on the project progress, costs and quality as determined by the Business Manager
  • Accurately check and sign-off on all payment certificates and invoices
  • Ensure accurate finalisation of client accounts, provide substantiated recommendations for variations and ensure contractors and consultants are paid in accordance with contract schedules

Client Management

  • Look for opportunities to improve the client’s position in regard to return and value
  • Identify and resolve disputes quickly and reasonably
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with client representatives, consultants, contractors and adjoining property owners
  • Manage and coordinate the project handover phase with contractors, client contractors, tenants and building managers

Reporting

  • Receive and review detailed reports on the project from the site delivery team
  • Establish formal reporting arrangements on project progress for the Client and Company
  • Maintain up-to-date project site sheets and resumes for the project team for use by the Company

Business Development

  • In addition to your project role, as a representative of the Company, you will use your best endeavours to communicate potential business development opportunities to the Company and to actively promote the interests of the Company within the industry.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Assist in the RFP process for prequalification of architectural/engineering services and participate in the negotiation of design contracts
  • Advise on the need to appoint consultants and in conjunction with Client develop the scope of services for each consultant.
  • Advise the Client on the need for additional studies, reviews, research, investigations, surveys, tests or the like.
  • Prepare a list of select consulting firms with proven capabilities and resources and issue pre-qualification documents to them and make a recommendation of a short list of consultants.
  • Request Client approval to a final short list of invitees.
  • Prepare a brief for various consultants based on the program scope, budget and time objectives and requirements provided by Client.
  • Prepare and issue invitations for Consultants to submit proposals as per Client approved procedures.
  • Respond to questions and queries raised during the tender period and circulate the questions and answers to all the vendors.
  • Review proposals received from the vendors, evaluate content and offer, prepare a detailed report and make recommendations for appointment for Client’s review.
  • Monitor the performance of all architectural and engineering firms for work related to project, emphasizing on-time and on-budget performance and monitoring compliance with Design Guidelines and contract terms.
  • Monitor the development of the overall design process from conceptual design through schematic and detailed/contract documents.
  • Perform design reviews throughout the design process from conceptual design through schematic and detailed/contract documents.
  • Review the Design Consultants cost estimates and conduct ongoing constructability reviews to successfully meeting the schedules and program budgets.
  • Monitor submittals by the design consultants to obtain approvals and permits necessary by all regulatory agencies and local authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Implement Design to budget requirement in all appropriate RFP’s and contracts for design services. Monitor compliance with Design to Budget standards.
  • Promptly inform in writing of any event or situation that the likely effect of which would be to vary the scope of the Program; and or change its quality, content or function.
  • Schedule the submission of the design, in stages if appropriate, to Client and request his approval thereto. Advise Client in the event that the design indicates that compromises are necessary between particular objectives and requirements of Project. Schedule the Design activities in the Master Schedule to include reasonable periods Client approvals.
  • Monitor the dissemination of design information among the Program Team in timely manner such that abortive work is avoided or minimized as much as practicable.
  • Monitor the performance of the Design Consultant and other consultants in respect of the deliverables associated with the agreed Design Program and provide immediate advice to Client in the event their progress may affect the program overall completion date or milestone objectives together with recommended remedial action.
  • Monitor statutory authority approval processes. Prepare a standard NOC (no objection certificates) register to be prepared and updated by all consultants and contractors.
  • Schedule the Design to allow reasonable periods for Client approvals, any Municipality Permits, No objection Certificates, and other statutory approvals

Competence

  • This position requires professional ability and inherent motivation.
  • You have the skills required to direct meetings, introduce discussion to encourage thinking on the wider commercial context and be responsible for the tasks assigned to members of your project team.
  • You are willing and able to perform duties diligently to the quality standards set by the Company and conform to the Company’s policies and business systems and be committed to their implementation and continuous improvement at all times.

Authorities

  • You will operate within the constraints of the particular contract for which you have been appointed.
  • You will have financial delegations for the Company in accordance with the financial authorities established by the Company, and as amended from time to time.

Skills and Attributes

You are expected to:

  • Apply quality management principles and processes
  • Apply risk assessment and management principles and processes
  • Network effectively, negotiate well and influence people, broker relationships with stakeholders within and outside the project
  • Be aware of the broader environmental, social and economic perspectives and how they may affect the project
  • Support and provide leadership to your project team.

Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements for this position are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or Engineering
  • 10+ years full time paid professional experience managing the facilities design, or the planning and coordination of capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities
  • Ability to build consensus among multiple stakeholders
  • Active leadership style
  • Experience with LEED/Estidama
  • Middle East experience required.

Rewards and Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes

  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance
  • Transportation allowance
  • Annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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Admin cum accountant assistant

About Company

We are licensed labor supply brokerage and recruitment agency, duly, registered and approved by concerned Government Department in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Our aim at Expert Labor Supply Services is to find first class people for our clients across various industries. With our strong global agency network, well-developed infrastructure and staff strength, we can assist you with your recruitment needs of various categories of labor force and executive personnel.

Job Summary

Admin cum accountant assistant vacancy in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

A construction company in Sharjah is in need of a full time experienced admin cum accountant assistant.

Job Requirements
  • Ideal applicant should have a proven working experience as an admin cum accountant assistant in the same field for a period of 1 to 2 years.
  • Preferred candidates should have a pleasing personality and experience in handling clients and visitor.
  • Selected applicants should be responsible to manage front office administration of the company for easy administration.
  • Ideal candidates should have a very good communication skill and fluency in English to help in easy communication with clients.
  • Applicant should have knowledge of MS Office and tally as an additional requirement to acquiring the job at the company.

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Admin cum accountant assistant

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Admin cum accountant assistant vacancy in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

A construction company in Sharjah is in need of a full time experienced admin cum accountant assistant.

Job Requirements
  • Ideal applicant should have a proven working experience as an admin cum accountant assistant in the same field for a period of 1 to 2 years.
  • Preferred candidates should have a pleasing personality and experience in handling clients and visitor.
  • Selected applicants should be responsible to manage front office administration of the company for easy administration.
  • Ideal candidates should have a very good communication skill and fluency in English to help in easy communication with clients.
  • Applicant should have knowledge of MS Office and tally as an additional requirement to acquiring the job at the company.

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International Students Service Coordinator

Job Summary

  • Process transactions regarding international students’ visas with the Immigration office.
  • Process transactions regarding international students’ health insurance.
  • Process and arrange housing for international students.
  • Arrange transportation for international students from airport to campus and transportation needed to attend professional activities.
  • Provide and serve all international students in any issues they may have.
  • Document and tabulate information and statistics for reports and presentations as needed.
  • Support the College of Graduate Studies in all matters and services related to international graduate students.
  • Other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.

Requirements

Minimum Qualification
Bachelor’s Degree in an appropriate academic discipline

Preferred Qualification
Expected Skills/Rank/Experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in an administrative role
  • Experience in student and administrative support role at a program, department or college level in a university is preferred
  • Experience in graduate education administration is desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially and collaboratively
  • Good communication and analytical skills
  • Proficiency in desktop applications

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Solutions Architect

Job Summary

  • Design and architect the overall solution design
  • Design the specifications of solutions
  • Support the creation of the budget assistance for all initiatives
  • Co-ordinate with vendors on solution design and impact on existing estate
  • Responsible for redesigning the existing solution
  • Plan for and design estate upgrades and technology shrinkage
  • Assist in evaluating and selecting appropriate software or hardware and suggest integration methods
  • Ensure that the organization security policies and guidelines are aligned with all designed solutions
  • Design ICT networking solutions in complex and sensitive environments.

To bring your dream to life, you’ll need

  • Must have minimum 10+ of overall experience, with minimum 5+ years as a network architect
  • Expert level experience and knowledge with design and implementation of large enterprise Data Center, WAN, DMZ and Internet network segments
  • Extensive experience with designing and implementing IP network service architectures, public, private, hybrid network and network as a service (virtual networks)
  • Deep technical knowledge of Data Center L2/L3 technologies, network services, storage networking, automation and orchestration
  • Mus have in depth knowledge of Cisco Nexus and Catalyst switches, ASR1k and ISR routers, F5 and Citrix NetScaler Load Balancers
  • Must have experience in dealing with vendors
  • Must experience in designing and implementing Data Centers and Disaster Recovery Data Centers
  • Must have strong technical presentation skills
  • Must have TOGAF
  • Must have CCIE R&S
  • DR Architect and Design Certification I.e. cisco, EMC, Dell etc.

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Contracts Administration Supervisor

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Responsible for all assigned pre-award contract administration functions. Provides technical guidance in the Supply Management Department including contract preparation, evaluation, negotiation and award of public works, operation and maintenance, consulting studies, design, and procurement type of contracts. Responsible for protecting the Client and Company interests in all contractual matters and ensuring the Client & Government Procurement Laws and policies and procedures are complied with as well as ensuring legal and contractual compliance in all contractual matters.

Major Activities Performed

  • Supervises and provides technical guidance to contract Administrators on daily basis.
  • Provides training, mentoring, legal and contractual guidance within the Supply Management Department regarding legal and contractual activities for the Client.
  • Review contract administration work for correctness and policy and procedures compliance.
  • Carry out the pre-award activities including pre-award schedule, provide the advertisement for tenders and participate in the pre-award meetings, evaluation, and negotiation process, including a functional role as Bid Evaluation Team Lead and Negotiation Team Leader.
  • Responsible for the timely preparation of legal and contractual documents such as; RFP and other legal or contractual packages as required.
  • Advises on new and revised policies and procedures.
  • Participates in the selection, training, and evaluation of personnel.
  • Advises appropriate Manager on contractual matters and is the Principal Advisor at the project level concerning the strategy for and the conduct and recording of contract pre-award negotiations.
  • Prepares the notice of award and notice to proceed.
  • Serves as Acting Manager, Contracting Section as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director, Supply Management Department of contracting section.

Organizational Relationship

Reports functionally to the Director, Supply Chain Management and directly to the Manager, Contracts Section. Provides support to the Supply Management Department in all contractual matters. Interfaces with the Royal Commission personnel and end users’ departments, Project Managers and occasionally Royal Commission Senior Management in supporting legal and contractual positions and negotiations with senior bidding personnel.

Skills

  • Degree in Law or Construction Management/Quantity Surveying with a minimum of 12 years’ experience in construction ore-contract formation, negotiation and administration activities which include operation and maintenance, consulting studies, design and large value infrastructure type construction contracts.
  • Experience must include a full range of public bidding activities, formation of bid documents, responding to bidders’ questions, issuing addendums, bid evaluation, leading meetings and negotiations of awards.
  • Must be fluent in English writing, reading and speaking and effectively communicate regarding contract issues.
  • Must have excellent writing skills, attention to details accuracy in work.
  • Must also be computer literate and the capability to use MS Office for word processing presentation of spreadsheets, use of other analytical software tools.

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Administrative Assistant

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The Administrative Assistant performs a variety of secretarial and administrative work for the department requiring initiative and independent judgment. The incumbent works independently under general direction, handles problems and non-routine situations and interpret guidelines and University and department procedures. Performs some or all of the duties listed below, as assigned.

  • Performs a variety of administrative and/or secretarial support activities such as composing replies to correspondence on own initiative, interpreting and explaining established policy and procedure in response to inquiries from a variety of sources.
  • Assigns work to office staff and monitors its production.
  • Prepares or directs preparation of minutes, notices, manuals, agendas, decrees and correspondence with all supporting documentation, requiring application of a specialized knowledge of the assigned function.
  • Researches, summarizes and analyses information; compiles data to prepare special and recurring reports containing specialized information; selects relevant information from a variety of sources.
  • Screens phone calls and visitors, directing to appropriate staff or department when necessary; provides information requiring comprehensive knowledge and may interpret department policy, procedure and operations.
  • Types or word processes correspondence, reports or other documents from rough draft, corrects grammar, spelling and punctuation errors; edits wording without changing intended message.
  • Corresponds with University and department staff answering queries and providing assistance to enhance customer service and unit workflow. Develops and maintains processes and procedures for handling customer matters.
  • Takes minutes at meetings.
  • Develops presentations for meetings.
  • Schedule meetings.
  • May handle petty cash and other financial transactions.
  • May assist the design, writing and editing of various documents and publications.
  • May administer and provide training on databases or systems which support the unit.
  • Other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor

Requirements

Minimum Qualification

  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Knowledge of one foreign language preferably English
  • Baccalaureate Degree / Higher Diploma
  • 6 – 10 years relevant experience
  • Knowledge of basic accounting

Preferred Qualification

  • Receiving and directing visitors
  • Extensive software skills are required, as well as Internet research abilities and strong communication skills
  • Disseminating information

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Accountant

About Company

STYRO Ltd. (STYRO Insulation Material Industries LLC) was established in 1999. For more than 15 years now, Styro has supported the market in different fields and services mainly Insulation, Construction, Decoration, and Packaging. The manufactured product at our factory is Styro Expanded polystyrene foam, where others call it with different names like Styrofoam in the USA, Thermocol in India and Pakistan, STYROPOR in Germany and some parts of Europe. As a factory based in UAE, we are also suppliers and dealers of other products like Extruded polystyrene (XPS), Polyurethane / Polyisocyanurate, Rockwool, Glass Wool and Geotextile. Through the years, STYRO Ltd. became more than a Manufacturer of Expanded Polystyrene, but as a one-stop full solution house servicing most sectors in GCC starting from UAE Cities like Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah and the northern Emirates reaching the neighboring cities like Muscat- Oman and Doha-Qatar, nevertheless our boundaries are unlimited in the Middle East.

Job Summary

The accountant should manage all financial transactions, from fixed payments and variable expenses to bank deposits and budgets. Main responsibilities include auditing financial documents and procedures, reconciling bank statements and calculating tax payments and returns. should have previous experience with bookkeeping and a flair for spotting numerical mistakes.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Manage all accounting transactions
  •  Prepare budget forecasts
  • Publish financial statements in time
  • Handle monthly, quarterly and annual closings
  • Reconcile accounts payable and receivable
  • Ensure timely bank payments
  • Compute taxes and prepare tax returns
  • Manage balance sheets and profit/loss statements
  • Report on the company’s financial health and liquidity
  • Audit financial transactions and documents
  • Reinforce financial data confidentiality and conduct database backups when necessary
  • Comply with financial policies and regulations

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent knowledge of accounting regulations and procedures
  • Hands-on experience with accounting software SAP
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Experience with general ledger functions
  • Excellent communication (written and oral) / interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and good analytical skills
  • Strong personality
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Good interpersonal skills work well under pressure

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Dentist – Specialist Orthodontist

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We are recruiting a Specialist Dentist Orthodontist for one of our favorite clients in Abu Dhabi. A high-end dental clinic in a upscale location with focus on quality of service and delivery.

  • Provision of healthcare within its scope of action with the highest quality.
  • Honesty in medical opinion.
  • Patient focus.
  • Management and maintenance of the tools and instruments under his charge.
  • Compliance with the procedures of the clinic in all areas.
  • Patient care.
  • Collaboration and teamwork.
  • Phone assistance.
  • Efficient management of agendas.
  • English proficiency.

Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in dentistry or medicine
  • Master degree in orthodontics
  • Min. 3 years working experience as as general dentist
  • 2 years working experience as specialist

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Senior Manager – Cyber Security

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My leading Cyber Security consulting client is currently expanding their security consulting team across GCC and requires a Senior Manager to be based in Abu Dhabi. You will be responsible for delivering world class Cyber Security advice to a range of top clients. The successful candidate will most likely have come from a consulting background with a track record in vulnerability management, security policies and controls and cloud security.

Requirements

  • Development and implementation of strategic security improvement programmes
  • Leading a portfolio of cyber engagements with our clients and responsible for the day to day running of the engagements and the quality of the teams output
  • Strategy development and implementation support in the area of Data Privacy
  • Payment Card Industry consultancy and audit services
  • Cloud Security, particularly CSA guidelines, AWS and Azure operational and infrastructure security

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