Assistant Project Manager – Geophysical – Fugro – Dubai – UAE

Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity to join the geotechnical business line within the growing Fugro Iraq business. The Assistant Project Manager collaborates with a range of technical specialists and support functions to ensure that the correct support mechanisms and specialist knowledge are used to make and deliver an effective project delivery, typically in support of a Project Manager.

Ensure all access issues are resolved prior to commencement of projects.
Ensure all required resources (equipment, vehicles etc) can be utilized on Oil & Gas Infrastructure projects.
Develop positive relationships with all Oil and Gas company operational staff.
Develop positive relationships with key governmental and governmental agency staff.
Maintain database of all operational specific costs. This information will be provided on monthly basis to operations and commercial staff.
Delegate tasks to assigned staff.
Assist and directly support the Project Manager or Operations Manager with the execution of given work and tasks.
Execute given work ensuring it is within project targets and in accordance with specifications, procedures and work practices.
Liaise directly with client on contractual / operational issues.
Assisting Project Manager in all financial matters including invoicing and payments.
Accountable for own project and business related expenditure.

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

Problem-solving/judgment: ability to observe, think critically and to solve problems using data, analysis, interpretation, and reasoning skills.
Managing Information/communication: the ability to generate, collect and share relevant information (goals, results, developments etc.), in order to enable others (within or outside own Team) to achieve better or more results.
Decision-making & Prioritising: the ability to make right decisions, based on a sound analysis, reasoning, judgment, and well-balanced priority setting.
Teamwork: dedication and ability to work successfully with others in a team.
Managing Performance: The ability to set challenging goals, build appropriate team(s), distribute and manage tasks, and to encourage and lead the team to achieve the goals set.
Agility: the proven capability to be flexible, responsive, adaptive, and show initiative in times of change (e.g. priorities, work planning/location, skills/technologies, work processes, relationships), uncertainty and opportunities.
Client focus: The ability to generate client satisfaction (internally or externally), potentially resulting in long term client relationships and additional work. The ability to create a client oriented culture and atmosphere among his/her staff members, resulting in client satisfaction.

Bachelor in Engineering or Project Management.
Up to 2 years’ experience in project delivery or commercial rols.
Basic accounting principles.
Conversant with equipment / software in use.
Good communication skills (written and verbal) – English language.

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