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Project Manager - Automotive

Date: 22-Sep-2022

Location: AE

Company: Al Futtaim Private Company LLC

Job Requisition ID: 142021 

Established in the 1930s as a trading business, Al-Futtaim Group today is one of the most diversified and progressive, privately held regional businesses headquartered in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Structured into five operating divisions; automotive, financial services, real estate, retail and healthcare; employing more than 35,000 employees across more than 20 countries in the Middle East, Asia and Africa, Al-Futtaim Group partners with over 200 of the world's most admired and innovative brands. Al-Futtaim Group’s entrepreneurship and relentless customer focus enables the organization to continue to grow and expand; responding to the changing needs of our customers within the societies in which we operate. 

By upholding our values of respect, excellence, collaboration and integrity; Al-Futtaim Group continues to enrich the lives and aspirations of our customers each and every day

Overview of the role:

To execute and deliver development projects from inception to completion, within time, to the required quality and within budget.


What you will do

Project Delivery Design

  •        To implement the Corporate Identity (CI) for different automotive brands.
  • To Communicate with the brand principle and business for finalization of design and implementation.
  • To handle multiple projects simultaneously.


Project Delivery Quality

  • To execute the project to ensure that the quality of the final project has achieved the quality standards defined by the project brief resulting in receipt of the Completion Certificate.
  • To handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project values up to 100 million in construction


Project Delivery Progress

  • To execute the project to ensure that the progress of the project is achieved within the described timeframe keeping all team members always informed of progress. 
  • To handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project values up to 100 million in construction.


Project Delivery Cost

  • To execute the project to ensure that the costs of the project are maintained within the described limits of the project viability. 
  • To handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Project values up to 100 million in construction.


Project Value Engineering

  • Ensure that the project team is accurately and timely informed about value added/buildability options for the projects execution.


Human Resource Development

  • Ensure that the project team is adequately staffed with competent site staff.

Project Reporting

  • Ensure that a record of project activity is maintained for the duration of the project.


Project Documentation

  • Ensure that a true record of the completed project documentation is available on completion of the project.

Project Construction Participants

Ensure that project participants are comprehensively evaluated as suitable for inclusion for the project’s execution and actively participate in evaluations and negotiations to achieve this objective.


Tender Documentation

Ensure that all Tender and Contract documentation is prepared in a co-ordinated manner in conjunction with the project team.  


Required Skills to be successful


  • Proactive approach with good communication skills developed in a multinational environment with a minimum of 10 years major project experience. Proficiency in MS Office (Word/ Excel), MS Project is a must


Behavioural Competencies :

  • Maintain relationships with all team members to ensure the participants consider they have actively contributed to the project’s success.
  • Computer literate.
  • Problem solver.
  • Decision maker.
  • Communicate with management.


What equips you for the role


Minimum Qualifications and Knowledge:

  • Civil Engineering and Building/ University Degree.

Minimum Experience:

  • 10 – 15 years’ experience in the construction field either from a contracting or consulting background with most of the experience gained in a multinational environment.

About Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate
The real estate development and operations arm of Al-Futtaim, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate is responsible for a multi-billion-dollar portfolio across MENA. With high-quality residential, business, retail, tourism, educational and healthcare developments, the master developer caters to the diverse needs of cities and communities in the region. From origination, conception, development, sales, procurement and construction of mega-projects and the leasing, operation and management of these projects after completion, Al-Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE) has been developing and managing owned landbanks, unlocking the economic potential of the region and contributing to future development for more than 40 years. 
Our focus is to enable and invest in meaningful relationships to make our properties the best places to live and work, build additional products and services and enable partnerships to create true value to our customers throughout their entire experience with us.
AFGRE is responsible for master planning of all projects in its portfolio, including two large scale mixed use destinations: Dubai Festival City and Cairo Festival City.