Technical Director - Power
GHD, Inc
Abu Dhabi, UAE
منذ 3 يوم

With more than 10000 people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.

Privately owned by our people, GHD will support you to move overseas for job opportunities as well as enhance a collaborative and culturally diverse working environment.

We give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-

friendly policies. As a global firm, GHD continues to expand our market presence across the Middle East. We have a fantastic opportunity for a Technical Director Power to join our Abu Dhabi Office.

The candidate will focus on developing business opportunities, building, and strengthening our Power business; through the delivery of projects, technical leadership, coaching and mentoring our people whilst offering innovative solutions for our internal, existing and new clients across the local government and private sectors.

Building relationships at all levels of the business is also key, working closely with market leaders, project directors and job managers, in addition to developing and providing guidance to junior design engineers on projects.

You will report to the Infrastructure Group Manager . The successful candidate will have experience of managing Power projects and teams in the Power sector, together with the following skills and experience.

It would also be beneficial for the candidate to demonstrate an appropriate portfolio of clients and the ability to assist in networking with potential new clients for GHD. Qualifications :

  • Bachelors in Engineering or Science .
  • 15 years of broad experience within the power sector having a utility-consulting background and fluent with regulated monopoly businesses.
  • Experience in a multi-disciplined team in the bidding, clarification, negotiation and development up to financial close of Power projects in the region.
  • Experience working directly or indirectly within the Power Transmission product line.
  • Member of relevant professional body or association will be an advantage.
  • Good understanding of the commercial issues surrounding the operation of power stations.
  • Strong knowledge of public and private sector.
  • Change management or business transformation skills an advantage
  • Demonstrate proficiency in accordance with project management and industry standards.
  • Commercially aware, with the ability to build excellent client relationships.
  • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills (oral and written).
  • Pro-active and self-motivated, with the desire to make a valuable contribution.
  • Collaborative and adaptable team player.
  • Middle East experience and a working knowledge of design, international standards and construction practices specific to this region, will be considered favourably.
  • Key Responsibilities not limited to :

  • Identify, evaluate, develop or acquire and close business opportunities in the Region.
  • Develop strong client relationships adding value for our clients, and enhancing existing client relationships.
  • Manage Power projects both new and upgrades.
  • Manage and overview design work, with progressively increasing contribution to the project.
  • Interface with and manage project stakeholders both internal and external, to establish and agree project baselines, manage changes and resolve issues.
  • Provide technical expertise; develop project team members, graduates and other professionals.
  • Contribute to bids, proposals and peer reviews.
  • Support an innovative and problem solving approach to consultancy, adding value for our clients and developing strong client relationships.
  • Support wider business development initiatives and raise the profile of GHD through high standards of project delivery, thought leadership and client networking.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with other GHD offices and teams.
  • In addition to your technical strengths, we are looking for a manager with strong leadership, communication and mentoring skills that can lead and manage teams on a project basis so that the solutions delivered to clients are innovative, sustainable and appropriate.

    Please send in your applications along with a cover letter. GHD warmly welcomes applications from all nationalities, supporting the diversity program of our overall organisation.

    Primary Location Abu Dhabi, UAE

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