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Construction Director

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Parsons International
20 November 2013
18 December 2013
Job Type
up to 125,000GBP per annum tax-free

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We are currently looking for an excellent Construction Director for our Infrastructure project in Doha, Qatar.

You will manage all on-site field construction activities of major projects, often involving multiple units. (Typically a project having more than 5 million construction man-hours or a total installed cost of more than $150 million.) Applies widely diversified knowledge of various disciplines to be used during construction, as well as the methods and techniques to be utilized for installation. Incumbent is thoroughly familiar with required contractual obligations and technical aspects of all facilities to be erected.

In addition to construction supervision, the incumbent is also responsible for field administration, procurement, and field engineering. Willingness to relocate to construction site locations is expected.

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.


Western educated (BSc and MSc preferred). Professional Engineer with experience of construction supervision of roads and infrastructure (Foul sewers, storm-water/groundwater, TSE). With more than 20 years experience, at least 10 years at Senior Resident Engineer level and above. Regional experience is required.

Requires widely diversified knowledge of construction-related processes and industry practices. Demonstrated effective managerial capability on construction projects of comparable scope and complexity is also required, as well as excellent written and oral communications skills.




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