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Dubai – MENA
Senior Engineer / Consultant

The Team

Our passionate MENA and Dubai team play a key role in some the region’s most important and exciting projects. The team works across all sectors in the region with project locations far and wide.

The team are multi award winning and very proud of our sustainability achievements – and offer a pro-active and collaborative approach to skill development, and professional excellence. For more information on the MENA team and reference of some notable projects delivered refer to the website.

The Role

In line with the continuing growth of our business in MENA, we now wish to appoint ambitious and dynamic Project/Design Managers and Senior Project/Design Managers to join the MENA team in our Dubai office (Marina Plaza) to manage construction design projects in MENA and overseas. We are looking for Project/Design Managers for a variety of projects across sectors but preference will be given to those who have experience in Leisure & Entertainment, Hospitality or large Lead Design Consultant projects.

Experience should be within a similar Project/Design Management consultancy role or within an appropriate design field.

The Skills

The candidate shall have a minimum of a bachelors degree in Project Management or a relevant design (Architecture etc.), planning or engineering (Civils, Structures, Building Services etc.) field.

The successful candidate will be given many opportunities to develop their career further with development paths aligned to our Engineering disciplines.

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of multi-disciplinary projects. This involves managing the design teams, acting as the point of contact for all parties involved in the project (e.g. client, contractors, sub-consultants), and ensuring communication and project collaboration between the various channels is managed effectively.

This is a role which is central to the project success with a stimulating level of exposure to the wider project teams and stakeholders. It’s a challenging opportunity with great potential to develop your career and expand experience.

You will manage the design delivery, submissions, risk management, planning, commercial obligations, and progress monitoring whilst also ensuring the client objectives are understood and met. You will also be responsible for the management and control of all design management tools used on the projects such as programmes, schedules and trackers of client requirements and comments, multidisciplinary design meeting trackers, outstanding actions trackers, deliverable schedules, project filing systems and protocols, change control tools etc.

With the supervision and assistance of the project director, you will control the project team and assure the project delivery meets the assumed targets and commercial objectives.

Job Description

Why Join Cundall?

We know that to be the best at what we do we need a diverse workforce underpinned by an inclusive culture. Creating environments where everyone can find joy doing their best work is also great for everyone. That’s why we positively welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and identities, and encourage, support, and celebrate the diverse voices of our people.