Fugro Project Manager - Geotechnical - ETW - Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Job Description

Job description

Project Manager will be based in Dubai and responsible for all tendering activities, as well as direct focus on larger, more complex projects from around the Middle East and further afield in line with Fugro strategy. Cultivate good work ethic and process within the commercial department and between the various Service Lines and Countries.

Since 1975, Fugro Middle East have serviced the onshore oil fields in Middle East, expanding our capabilities and resources for customers across the UAE and Middle East. We deliver quality services, pioneering technology and reliable methods for the accurate acquisition, interpretation and application of geotechnical and survey data.

Roles And Responsibilities

* Key Responsibilities:*

  • Direct and manage all aspects of project development on key large projects, particularly oil & gas clients, from enquiry to delivery and close-out.

  • Preparation of project execution plans, method statements, schedules, QHSE plans and risk assessments to address stringent Client HSE and technical requirements in line with Company procedures.

  • Supervise and monitor project management team providing direction, support and assistance as necessary.

  • Continuous communication and liaison with Clients, operations and laboratory departments, and other project stakeholders to ensure timely submission of deliverables and Client satisfaction.

  • Collate, track and present project KPIs to maintain cost and contractual control at all times.

  • Scheduling and allocation of equipment and resources in line with specific project requirements.

  • Assist in compilation of technical/commercial proposals where necessary

  • Attending and conducting regular internal/external technical project meetings, kick-off meetings and safety sessions.

  • Client negotiation

  • Preparation of factual/interpretive geotechnical reports collaboration with Engineering department

  • To implement and drive with Company’s QHSE policies and procedures.


  • Ensure that Fugro policies and procedures are understood, implemented and adhered to by all employees.


  • Engineering degree, preferably Civil Engineering or technical qualifications in Geotechnical Engineering or Geology or related Earth Sciences.

  • Minimum 5yrs+ in similar role including commercial, technical and practical project management experience in the geotechnical contracting industry.

  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-national and multi-cultural work environment.

  • Excellent verbal and written skills both internally and with Client (English is essential, other dialects may be advantageous)


  • Understanding of geotechnical investigations and previous experience in managing them is must.

  • Keen Commercial awareness and contractual management experience.

  • Knowledge of Project Management Areas – project scope management, project time management, project cost management.

Additional Details

Role Specific Behavioural Competencies

  • Problem-solving/judgment: the ability to observe, think critically and to solve problems using data, analysis, interpretation, and reasoning skills.

  • Teamwork: the proven dedication and ability to work successfully with others, adding value to the team.

  • Information and communication: Communicates appropriately and effectively with a range of people on a variety of subjects in order to inform, educate or influence them. Processes and provides data / information to meet business requirements.

  • Client focus: the ability to identify, meet and sometimes exceed the needs and expectations of (external or internal) clients, resulting in (long-term) client satisfaction.

  • Agility: the ability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change, uncertainty and business opportunity.

Job ID: 4028

Region: Middle East and India

Location: Dubai, AE

Closing date: Wednesday October 31, 2018

Employment status: Experienced Professional

Employment type: Permanent