Jacobs is looking for Design Manager to join one our Rail projects in UAE. The successful candidate will work as an integrated member of the Construction Supervision team.
We are looking for a professional who will ensure client satisfaction and help strengthen our project delivery capabilities.
Responsible for providing technical leadership for the discipline leads, interdisciplinary review and overall technical accountability for the design review.
Detailed understanding of the technical issues on the project (scope, disciplines involved, key risk / issues, key interface / coordination issues).
Proactively identifying interdisciplinary design issues. Advising on technical issues within the Engineers organisation (either with the answers or knows where to go to get them if outside their core discipline).
Confident / effective communicator. Ability to clearly and concisely explain the Engineers position on design review issues in writing and verbally (particularly when under pressure at comment resolution meetings where discussions with the construction contractor can become confrontational / robust and the Technical Lead may need to maintain their composure whilst being respectful but assertive).
Providing technical leadership / guidance in comment resolution meetings (to facilitate resolution of comments when the Discipline Lead, Lead Review Engineer and Construction Contractor cannot reach agreement on what is required to close a comment).
Monitoring the performance of the Discipline Leads. Identifying weaknesses in technical capability / experience within the Discipline Leads and advise the Design Review Manager along with recommended actions (eg.
mentoring, training, replacement). Providing regular / timely constructive feedback to Discipline Leads and Reviewers and holding them to account for their performance.
The minimum qualifications for this position are : Minimum 15 years experience with at least 5 years design on rail projects.
The ideal candidate will possess the following skills and experience : Experience in Middle East Experience in design reviews on D&B projectsJoin JACOBS and love what you do.
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