• Full Time
  • Dubai

Excellent opportunity for a Project Manager to work with a  European company. Ideal candidate will have a Bachelor/ Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or System Engineering. A Minimum 5+ years of project management experience, preferably within automated material handling and logistic applications is required for the role. Candidate must be willing to travel extensively. Candidates presently working in a similar role in Europe are welcome to apply for the position. The role will entail extensive traveling.


  • Plan and coordinate customer projects. Responsibility for project offer, project handling, implementation and further activities as required.
  • To lead and coordinate all necessary tasks, including review of proposals, contracts, specifications and drawings, site surveys, system design, and equipment procurement to ensure that the projects are delivered on time, budget, and quality.
  • Develop strong relationship with customers
  • Lead, manage and motivate internal teams and sub-contractors
  • Technical clarification and analysis of customer requirements
  • Work closely with Finance department to analyze and control project profitability, revenue, margins, bill rates and utilization.
  • Involvement in project cost calculation and project / company risk management
  • Bid proposal management, develop project proposals in accordance with the analysis / customer requirements.
  • Contract management in coordination with Sales and Legal departments
  • Clearly define the project goals and objectives in accordance of the scope of work
  • Realistic evaluation of time schedules, project milestones and costs specific to the project
  • Order- and project handling
  • Coordination of all tasks related to execution, correct implementation of the solution, acceptance tests
  • Project closing
  • Motivation and mobilisation of project teams and resource allocation
  • Customer Relationship Management (external & internal customers)
  • Develop and prepare business cases including risk analysis
  • Follow up with clients, when necessary, regarding unpaid invoices
  • Follow escalation procedures to assure that problems are resolved and timely communications with designated project team and customer management
  • Maintain customer satisfaction through pro-active attention to their requirements and positive interactions.
  • All administrative duties including record keeping and information reporting
  • Take a lead role to project team members, resolve difficulties, complex technical problems and escalated customer situations.
  • Ensure all necessary financial (costs) controls and risk management, systems and processes are in place for the efficient and effective management of various projects.
  • Ensure completion of projects according to strict deadlines, within budget and in compliance with contract requirements.
  • Serve as a focal point of communication between the company and the customer on project related issues.


  • An understanding of Control and Software philosophies for automated material handling systems is preferred.
  • Knowledge and experience in mechanical engineering, pneumatics, electronic devices and systems e.g. sensors, modular control, bus systems etc.
  • Technical understanding regarding the functionality of systems that include electrical, mechanical and pneumatic equipment.
  • Capability of failure analysis of complex electrical and mechanical systems (analytical thinking and technical understanding)
  • Ability to manage more than one project in various sizes and complexities
  • Good integration skills for the management and control of a number of separate sub-systems within a project
  • Adequate knowledge with regards to Financial Controlling aspects of Projects
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Effective planning abilities, not only with project scheduling, but also personally to achieve the required goals and duties
  • Excellent listening skills; willing to learn from others
  • Excellent written, verbal, presentation communications skills on all levels
  • Good negotiation skills
  • Know-how of efficient project management methods.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French is mandatory
  • Fluency in Portuguese is an advantage
  • Experience handling Africa region is preferred

To apply for this job email your details to hema.laxman@flamingo.ae