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Hiring For Construction Manager In Qatar

Louis Berger Group

The Role
Louis Berger is a global engineering and construction consulting firm with an international reputation of delivering superior results across an extensive portfolio of projects including rail and transit, bridge and tunnel, infrastructure, healthcare and education. Louis Berger’s expertise encompasses all phases of engineering from the initial planning stage through final design, construction and commissioning. We are providing Program Management and Construction Management (PM/CM) services in support of rail, infrastructure and mixed use improvement programs across the Middle East including but not limited to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Kuwait, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. The major components of these programs include rail, hospitals, schools, water treatment, and related infrastructure, along with safety, security, and environmental and sustainability services.

Louis Berger operates on every habitable continent. We have a long-standing presence in more than 50 nations, represented by the multidisciplinary expertise of nearly 6,000 engineers, economists, scientists, managers and planners.

Our team is growing and we are currently seeking for an Construction Manager (Architectural Delivery) for the Doha Metro project, that will be based in Doha Qatar. The incumbent will report functionally to the Deputy Project Director.

The Construction Manager (Architectural Delivery) is responsible for managing and leading the coordination, inspection, monitoring, reporting and quality for delivery of architectural fieldworks on Doha Metro Major Stations. This will include structural steelworks, masonry, cladding, glazing, wall, floor and ceiling finishes, doors, windows and associated hardware, and all other architectural finishes in the assigned work fronts, manages architectural delivery as part of the overall Project Delivery Team (civil, MEP, design and change integration, etc.).

Duties and Responsibilities:
• Responsible for developmnet and resolution of major architectural issues, challenges, actions and other problems in a large and complex project.
• Responsible for the development and implementation schedules
• Manage the review and respond process for architecture to 3rd party queries or escalate to senior management as required. Progress queries and issues raised by team that are beyond in-house capability to resolve either autonomously or with senior management support.
• Manage and lead the resolution of field issues to deliver results as quickly as possible based on the situation to maintain complex and difficult schedule requirements. Timeframes for resolution of field issues with be commensurate with the project requirements.
• Manage the application of quality management approaches to ensure design and specification are met across a complex architectural delivery requirement.
• Manage the Site Architect and On-site Leads.
• Manages multiple disciplinary inspection and testing planning and execution to ensure that the contractors follow and deliver on project requirements. Experience in this area required, QA Manager certification level a bonus.
• Ensure that Client needs are met in a timely and cost effective manner.
• Highly qualified candidate will have specific knowledge and experience managing the integrated design process for architecture including design intent to contractor shop drawings process. Must manage to schedule and specification the review process.
• Working knowledge of international design standards, QCS 2014 and QCDD regulations is desirable
• The candidate should be self-innovative, creational, and able to work under minimum level of supervision in a heavy workload environment. This will be beside a quality sense of defining technical problems, collecting appropriate and related data to establish solutions.
• Language and other communication skills must be highly developed
• Properly and thoroughly inspect workmanship and materials.
• Highly effective stakeholder management and interface coordination skills
• Contract management skills
• Ability to drive and inspire his team

Required Experience
• 15 minimum years of dedicated field experience in a similar role
• BSc Architecture or related engineering or construction. (Construction Management is acceptable with an architectural focus). Masters preferred.
• High-end front of house and utilitarian back of house experience
• Major project experience required. Preferably large buildings or projects with an architectural emphasis of international significance.
• Experience as a contractor or subcontractor on major projects is preferred.
• PMP preferred. LEED certification is a bonus. Registration as a Professional Architect preferred.
• Language and other communication skills must be highly developed
• Major Metro project experience is a critical advantage.
• Candidates must be of good health and fitness as fulfillment of duties requires that the manager traverses the under construction station which is large in area and the equivalent of seven basement levels below grade.

About the Company
The Louis Berger Group is an internationally recognized consulting firm that provides engineering, architecture, program and construction management, environmental planning and science, and economic development services. For nearly 60 years, we have been a devoted and trusted partner to U.S. federal, state, and local government agencies; national, provincial, and local governments; multilateral institutions; and commercial industry. To this diverse client base we bring strategic vision and an entrepreneurial spirit, developing innovative solutions to the worlds most challenging problems.

Around the world, we operate with a commitment to integrity and hold ourselves to the highest standards of ethics, quality, and accountability. From our president to our teams in the field, we share a genuine sense of respect and stewardship for the places where we work and the people whose lives we impact.

The Louis Berger Group is one of 10 firms that make up Berger Group Holdings. With a resource base of 6,000 dedicated employees and affiliate employees in more than 50 countries, we are able to respond to local conditions while providing clients with the technical resources and rapid response capabilities of a leading global organization.