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Senior Project Manager

Job Description and Requirements

Job description / Role

What we are looking for? 
We are currently searching for an Senior Project Manager to join our team in Kuwait. 

The candidate must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 15 years’ post graduate relevant infrastructure related experience. You must be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject area. It is a requirement, for this position, for the candidate to be fluent in spoken and written English and Arabic. The post will be based in Kuwait and previous work experience in Kuwait is desirable. 

The position reports to the Director of Infrastructure.

SSH Design is involved in a wide variety of challenging and exciting projects. Current and recent workload includes 

• Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah Causeway, Kuwait – US$3.5bn;
• Kuwait University Sabah Al Salem Campus Infrastructure, Kuwait – US$700m;
• Al Shadadiya Industrial Zone Infrastructure, Kuwait - US$280m;
• Sheikh Jaber Al Ahmad Sabah Highway Widening, Bahrain – US$190m;
• Sheikh Isa bin Salman Highway Widening, Bahrain – US$60m;
• Sabah Al Ahmad Sea City Phase A4-A5 Sewage Treatment Plant, Kuwait – US$ confidential.

What you will be doing
You will contribute to the continued success of our organisation by delivering the following: 

• As the central primary point of contact with Building Design colleagues, facilitate efficient and effective design support for the infrastructure component of Building Design projects in Kuwait;
• Manage the workload of the Kuwait Infrastructure Team across both Infrastructure Division led projects and support to Building Design;
• As the senior Infrastructure Design Division team member in Kuwait, take line management responsibility for the team;
• Support the Kuwait Resident Director and his team, as required, in managing clients and their expectations;
• Where necessary coordinate design support for Kuwait projects from Infrastructure Design teams outside of Kuwait;
• Meet performance metrics set for the Kuwait team, including financial performance. 

What skills do I need to be successful in this role?

• We consider the Infrastructure Manager will bring the following skills and experience to the role:
• A mature and assured management style, with the necessary gravitas to earn the respect of direct reports, peers, senior management and clients;
• Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written;
• The ability to work independently and to identify and implement solutions;
• A multitasker;
• A proven track record of successful project delivery.

Requirements

• The candidate must be able to demonstrate a minimum of 15 years’ post graduate relevant infrastructure related experience. 
• You must be a holder of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related subject area. 
• It is a requirement, for this position, for the candidate to be fluent in spoken and written English and Arabic. 
• The post will be based in Kuwait and previous work experience in Kuwait is desirable.