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*Job Objective: - To supervise the construction of new educational facilities in the Emirate for the duration of projects, deliver the highest quality standards within budget and ensure the development of educational facilities that are of the highest possible quality to meet the needs of the educational community. *Functional Role: - Supervise and monitor the construction of new educational facilities from start to finish, in particular the coordination of tasks and contractors involved in educational facility construction projects; - Manage and establish external relationships with contracting parties, ensuring relationships are kept open and constructive, resolving or easing tension and identifying problems early; - Consult with Procurement & Contract Management Division and School Planning Division (School Operations) to select contractors and establish terms of engagement, KPIs and SLAs; - Coordinate with Education Facilities Design Section Manager to ensure guidelines for educational facility design are in line with standards and guarantee full implementation of standards; - Monitor and manage construction budgets, schedules, and ensure assistance is readily available for the development of procurement and tendering activities; - Conduct regular site visits to check on progress during the supervision process, ensuring projects are run within the agreed timescale, solving problems that might occur during building works; - Manage the complete evaluation of the success of existing contractors, on an ongoing basis to ensure that project operational and facilities needs are met. *Academic Qualifications: - Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Architecture; - Master's Degree in Engineering is preferred. *Professional Experience: - Nationals: 6+ years' experience with at least 3 years in a managerial role; - Demonstrated skill in contract and construction management; - Good understanding the area of educational facility construction.
- Knowledge of project management, procurement and tendering - Knowledge of contracts and obtaining approvals - Knowledge and application of measuring and evaluating performance of consultants and external contractors - Project Management Skills - Risk Management Skills - Communication & Relationship Management Skills - Resource and Budget Management Skills - Team Management and Development Skills
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering/Architecture; Master's Degree in Engineering is preferred.