Company: Leap29
Skills: Project Management, Project Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Senior Project Manager - Dubai. Turnkey F&B Packaging & Process

The Company:  OEM for turnkey Food + Beverage Packaging and processing projects
The Location:  Based in Dubai. Project in Egypt
Duration:  2-3 Year Contract
Working week: 45 hours per week. Sunday - Thursday.

The Company

  • A multiple award-winning International equipment manufacturing company with offices around the world.
  • This client is an innovative and successful integrated packaging & processing solutions company with over 14,000 system installed across 120+ countries.
  • They focus on the design and manufacture high-speed packaging & distribution equipment for the food industry.

About the Role

  • A million-dollar French fry processing plant in the Middle East region that will run for 2.5 to 3 years.
  • This is an exciting opportunity for a Senior Projects manager based out of the clients Dubai Office.
  • This position will have direct reporting into General Manager - Middle East and dotted line reporting into the Head Office Project Review Committee in Australia.

Key Responsibilities

• Project Management: - Manage consolidated Layouts, designs, schedule, documentation, quality requirements and standards, technical information, start-up/commissioning activities according to contract requirements.
• Manager the strategic aspects of the decision-making process to mitigates any risk.
• Review high-level deliverables across the project.
• Ensure reviews and quality assurance procedures take place for all practice engagements.
• Financial Management - Manage financial aspects of the Project and works with Project Accountant to ensure revenue and other financial goals are met.
• Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, bill rates and utilization across practice.
• Manage any negotiation required for pricing etc. when necessary.
• Stakeholder Management - Internal and External - Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders to identify needs and evaluate alternative business solutions and strategies.
• Review status reports of Internal Project Managers and Senior Managers and addresses issues as appropriate.
• Enforce all standard policies and procedures to ensure project is progressing on time and as per budget.

Selection criteria

• Minimum of 10 years' experience in a project management environment managing turn-key sizeable projects
• Fluent in Arabic and English
• Prepared to travel at short notice, locally and overseas, including some week-ends. Will be required to travel to site which is in South Egypt
• Must have previous Project management experience preferably from a Food Packaging/Processing Industry
• Staff management experience with significant Project management history, with proven results of consistently driving the project within scope, on-time and under budget expenses, ensuring outcomes are achieved
• High level of managing large projects including construction
• Able to deal with and resolve conflict and develop staff across multiple sites

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