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Project Manager

Job Description and Requirements
  • *Job Summary**

The post holder is responsible for project management and delivery of SAC EPMO projects. The Project Manager (PM) will manage and provide direction in respect of the following; 

+ Project Management of the operational delivery of projects 

+ Project Management of the delivery of new projects 

The PM will primarily be responsible for project management to the current and future land ports within defined regions. 

The post holder will liaise with other regionally based PMs and ensure a co-ordinated and cohesive approach to delivery of all project management activities with a focus on high quality deliver, on time and within budget. A key aspect of this collaborative approach will be the sharing of knowledge and lessons learned. 

The post holder will implement internationally recognized standards and practices in project management and work within EPMO to promote best practice strategies for the management and governance of all staff, consultants, contractors and other relevant third parties. 

The post holder will ensure there are clear lines of communication and reporting with an emphasis on meeting deadlines and developing transparency in all operations. Leading by example with high ethical standards and is recognized for their accessibility by all staff, consultants and contractors. 

Role Responsibilities: 

+ Reports as required to the Senior Project Manager on all aspects of project management for his projects 

+ Develops the project management delivery plan; 

+ Ensures kick off meetings and clear deliverables for all parties; 

+ Implements a schedule, cost plan and set of clear deliverables for quality, risk and safety, health and environment; 

+ Reviews, develops and enforces procedures for effective performance of project management; 

+ Implements procedures in compliance with EPMO policies; 

+ Ensures that staff, consultants and contractors have the required knowledge, skills, competencies and experience in order to reach EPMOs objectives; 

+ Ensure that the highlight and exception reporting aligns with EPMO governance regimes; 

+ Ensure that all change management and variation procedures are fully documented and tracked against each project; 

+ Ensure all departmental reporting is accurate and delivered within agreed timescales; and 

+ Enforce all policies relating to Health, Safety and Environmental practices. 

Additional Comments 

+ On-the job training and off-the job development training will be available to all PM postholders.

  • *Minimum Requirements**

+ Minimum 12 years of related work experience, with some experience in the Middle East is preferable. 

+ Demonstration of experience in project leadership within construction and infrastructure sectors. 

+ Must have a general knowledge of property and infrastructure related projects and ideally project experience on similar or related project types.

  • *Preferred Qualifications**

+ Degree in procurement, project management or a similar subject matter 

+ Experience in project delivery 

+ Specific Management training and qualifications 

+ Membership of a Chartered Institution