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Manager, Construction

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Directs the overall planning of construction activities to identify critical milestones and priorities.
Determines budget estimates and staffing requirements for the defined scope and schedule.
Ensures that the services of subcontractors and major construction equipment required by the project will be available at the appropriate time to ensure maximum efficiency and productivity. Establishes assignments for Construction Superintendents for various work areas of construction operations, monitoring progress and recommending corrective action as necessary.
Conducts performance evaluations and recommends promotions and salary actions.
Manages the assignment of manpower, materials, and equipment to maximize efficiency, maintain schedules, and to meet budget goals.
Anticipates and resolves various problems such as changes in scope, slippage of schedules, and budget overruns.
Ensures that critical milestones are met for each phase of the project. Ensures the use of sound construction practices to attain required quality control at the maximum efficiency and minimum cost.
Prepares periodic reports summarizing progress of construction activities for higher level management and clients, including formal presentations.
Ensures effective implementation of all Company and client policies and procedures, including labor relations policies.
Serves as the primary contact with client representatives, subcontractors, and government representatives for construction related activities.
Maintains strong client and community relations, including making presentations to local civic organizations.
Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate