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The successful candidate will be a key part of the Design and Construction team and will be responsible for project managing the construction of new Amazon Fulfillment Centers (FCs) and delivery stations. The Construction Manager will play an integral role in the development and implementation of the MENA network infrastructure and be part of long term development of Amazon.

This opportunity combines construction engineering, planning, project management, facilities management, and contract management. It requires a person who can show proven ability in the planning and design and project management / control of new and the enhancement of existing facility buildings.

Would you like an opportunity to travel and work in multiple countries and cultures?
The role will be based in KSA, Riyadh or Jeddah with 40% of time traveling domestic and maybe international within EMEA countries.

Key job responsibilities

  • Responsible for overseeing construction engineering, planning, and design
  • Managing Contractors, Designers and Consultants
  • Liaising and working with permitting authorities
  • Prepare reports, specifications, technical analysis to fully define the design requirements, equipment and services required
  • Survey facilities, develop and document a procedures to audit the facility, provide evaluations and analysis, and recommend solutions to facility infrastructure, safety and security problems involving facilities and people
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and present formal documentation for approval when required
  • Ensure that contracts are fit for purpose, cost effective and incorporate appropriate Service Level Agreements
  • Provide overall site management, coordination, planning, specification of business proposals and coordination of subcontractors
  • Facilitate and team with others on due diligence evaluation of new opportunities
  • Ensure that contracted resources deliver work to meet duration and quality targets, addressing and ensuring the correction of under-performance issues
  • Audit contractors to check that the skills and competences of contract labor are appropriate to need and they are fit to undertake the work on which they will be deployed
  • Inform contractors of projected changes in resource or work demand so that they can take appropriate action
  • Support contractors’ work and help them to achieve higher performance levels.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering: Civil, Architect or Mechanical discipline
• Proven experience as construction professional with experience of 2 to 5 years in construction domain in KSA or gulf region in contracting or consulting,
• Excellent analytical skills, preferably with advanced level in Microsoft Excel (e.g. complex formulas, pivot tables, macros).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Degree in Engineering, Surveying, Architecture or Construction management

-• You are able to demonstrate curiosity and pro-activity, which will allow you to gain greater autonomy.

  • Ability to work successfully in a fast-moving environment, and to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload even when faced with conflicting priorities

-Problem-solving mind-set, proactive issue resolution skills and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Project Management experience from design phase through implementation and operation
  • Experience negotiating construction, procurement and labour contracts.
  • Proven experience in managing a team
  • Knowledge of local Market
  • Ability to effectively communicate Amazon requirements to various audiences (e.g. senior management, peers, public officials, vendors, etc.
  • Fluency in Arabic and English

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About Afaq Q Tech General Trading (Amazon)

"Make History

Amazon.com, a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, Washington, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth’s Biggest Selection. Since Jeff Bezos started Amazon.com, we have significantly expanded our product offerings, international sites, and worldwide network of fulfilment and customer service centres. Today, Amazon.com offers everything from books and electronics to tennis rackets and diamond jewellery.

If you thrive in a challenging and fast-paced environment, you’ll meet your match with us, as you will be part of a vibe of constant improvement, where the things you do at one moment, you will not necessarily be doing 6 months later. We don’t like to sit still, which is why we always treat every day like the first day. A day to make more good things happen for our customers. It’s that kind of spirit that drives our success now and keeps us ahead of the competition in the future. And you could be part of it. It’s as simple as this: Work Hard. Have Fun. Make History."