Project Manager (F&B)

Administration Full Time
  • Administration
  • Full Time
  • Dubai - United Arab Emirates
  • Attractive Salary AED / Month
  • Salary: Attractive Salary
  • Developing experience in the construction delivery phase of projects.

Website Mace Group

At Mace, we see every challenge as an opportunity to dream bigger and bring our ambitions to life. We believe our only limits are the ones we give ourselves. Since day one we have relentlessly pursued a better way. We were founded out of a belief that the industry could be more efficient, innovative and responsible and over the last 31 years Mace has built a reputation and track record for delivering projects faster, safer and better than ever before.

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities, and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our strategy site.

Within our Consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The project: 

This is an opportunity to work on a large hospitality project in one of the emirates of the UAE.

Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey, they are:

Safety first – Going home safe and well: 

  • You will promote Mace’s value of Safety First, exhibiting visible safety behaviours, sharing lessons learned and using safety moments and Mace’s HSW framework to support the safety and wellbeing of all Mace staff.
  • You will possess technical expertise in local Health and Safety rules and regulations relevant to project portfolio.
  • You will champion a diverse and inclusive working environment, and understand the importance of the wellbeing of the people in your team.

Client focus – Deliver on our promise: 

  • You will ensure quality systems are suitably managed in line with service excellence.
  • You will deliver and manage project plans from project inception/brief, through design development and planning, contractor procurement and construction phase in accordance with the overall delivery program and agreed project milestones.
  • You will manage tasks and associated deliverables in support of senior project managers and other leaders, alongside the wider project and client teams, to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of the project.

Integrity – Always do the right thing: 

  • You will manage project budgets and highlight any risks, challenges and mitigations.
  • You will support the long term development of your function or Business Unit (BU), creating a sustainable business future.
  • You will commit to making a positive impact for our people, our clients, and our planet, and take ownership for holding others to account who do not uphold the Mace values.

Create opportunities for our people to excel: 

  • You will manage design and wider consultant teams in a collaborative manner to ensure effective completion of responsibilities.
  • You will manage the project team and relevant stakeholders to achieve strategic project key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • You will actively network and seek understanding of best practice, utilising the full depth of knowledge of Mace Group, the Centres of Excellence, Mace Way Control Centre and Knowledge Hub.

You’ll be responsible:

  • Determines and arranges project technical services and external resources required for project/s.
  • Delivers the project objectives in line with the Project Plan, leads and supervises the project team/s and relevant stakeholders to achieve the project key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Demonstrates Mace’s value of Safety First, engaging with Mace’s HSW framework.
  • Delivers and modifies project plans and keeps them updated and relevant over the course of the project/s.
  • Manages intermediate level tasks and associated deliverables and/or support the senior project manager with activities to ensure the timely and accurate delivery of project and program management operations, whilst working alongside the wider project team comprising the client, design team and other consultants and contractor.
  • Monitors project timeframes and budgets, ensuring managing diligently and to the successful delivery of project management, highlighting any risks, challenges and mitigations.
  • Collaborates with relevant parties/stakeholders and ensures robust quality systems are in place and suitably managed and monitored in line with Mace Way/Service Excellence.
  • Participates in and records relevant meetings, providing relevant parties with contextual information and analysis, including regular site walks.
  • Partners with relevant stakeholders and is actively involved in risk management and mitigation treatments.
  • Effectively coordinates and communicates with all project parties/stakeholders, ensuring completion of responsibilities/tasks and that suitable standards and records are documented and maintained.
  • Is responsible for the procurement of consultants and contractors to deliver for the client documents and takes ownership of project changes as and when necessary, tracking project changes and ensuring they are processed and formalised within the agreed timeframes.
  • Ensures all approved handover documentation is coordinated and provided prior to practical completion.
  • Promotes and drives the business priorities through Construction to Production, Digital & Data and Responsible Business practices.
  • Manages design/consultant/contractor /supply chain team and project stakeholders to ensure effective completion of responsibilities including project brief/scope, fees, processing claims, deliverables and/or project variations etc.
  • Produces (or works with a planner to produce) design and authorities programme to be integrated with procurement and delivery programme.
  • Constructively challenges Client, Stakeholders, internal and external team, the norm, to deliver optimum solutions.
  • Actively seeks understanding and utilises the Centre of Excellence (CoE) knowledge base, The Mace Way Control Centre, the Knowledge Hub and Company best practice sign posting.
  • Works collaboratively towards the common goal of net zero carbon transition and share responsibility for the proactive identification and management of the associated carbon emissions and reductions during the delivery of work.

You’ll need to have:

  • Experience working in the United Arab Emirates is essential for client approval.
  • Proven experience in project management, managing small to medium sized projects.
  • Developed communication, presentation and project planning and development skills (using appropriate tools).
  • Developing budgetary oversight expertise.
  • Advanced proficiency in communicating, coordinating activities, and collaborating with stakeholders.
  • Proven understanding of project management methodologies and practices.
  • Display strong communication and negotiation skills to support the client/customer focus.
  • Proactively manage internal budgets and fees (where appropriate), delivering agreed outcomes.
  • Proven competency that understands construction methodologies and sequencing.

You’ll need also:

  • MCIOB/MAPM/MRICS/MICE (or working towards) or local equivalent
  • Previous experience in a project management (or equivalent) role.
  • Developing experience in the construction delivery phase of projects.
  • Tertiary qualifications in related (project management and/or construction related discipline), non-related degree or equivalent professional experience / apprenticeship, combined with a demonstrable intermediate level of role knowledge.
  • * Appropriate Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) card (or local equivalent).

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all of the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organization.

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