Project Director – Residential Villas and Infrastructure

  • £65,000
  • Permanent
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • 19049
  • Davina Cooper

Project Director – Residential Villas and Infrastructure  

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates


MRG Global is a renowned real estate executive search firm entrusted with finding an exceptional Project Director in Abu Dhabi for our client, a world leading construction consulting firm.

Have you had experience spearheading and executing high-value, intricate projects, particularly focusing on uxury Residential and associated infrastructure?

We are looking for an exceptional individual who can demonstrate a proven track record working in the UAE, specially Abu Dhabi and navigating through the complexities of similar roles, dealing with authorities and overseeing multi-billion-dollar ventures.

If you possess expert knowledge in project management and thrive in delivering unparalleled results in challenging environments, then we would like to hear from you. Seize this opportunity to lead and shape the future of landmark projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading the Management team and completing the project within the budgeted schedule and cost.
  • Managing technical and financial operations.
  • Overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of the construction project; monitoring and coordinating work performed by architectural, engineering, and construction departments.
  • Minimizing exposure to claims and taking necessary actions to avoid litigation and disputes.
  • Leading the Project Management team in assessing variations and claims.
  • Managing project risks and implementing a risk mitigation plan.
  • Keeping the Client updated regarding Project Progress and other areas of concern.
  • Establishing and maintaining project-specific procedures to manage the project.
  • Preparing weekly, monthly progress and occasionally special reports.
  • Providing a clear definition of the roles and responsibilities of PM staff.
  • Attend coordination meetings, progress meetings as well as Executive meetings.
  • Monitor performance and take necessary measures to ensure the successful completion of the project. Ensure achieving the Key Performance Indicators and Client contractual requirements.
  • Advise the Client on any potential risks, claims, delays and cost overruns.
  • Review weekly and monthly reports prepared by the Design/Supervision Consultant(s) and Contractor.
  • Ensures compliance with relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals and Procedures in place within the business.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from a recognized University.
  • Must have a minimum of 20 years of experience including 8 years in the UAE and Abu Dhabi in a similar position including high-value and complex projects with expert knowledge leading and delivering multi-billion projects within the project management industry.
  • Exceptional Leadership Skills, possessing a collaborative management style, and ability to work in a multi-discipline team format.
  • Ability to think ahead, identify new opportunities and create new and innovative approaches to work-related issues.
  • Strong Management and communication skills.

Candidates with suitable experience concerning the job description can send their CVs and cover letters to 

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