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  • Hertfordshire - Salary negotiable

    Role: Estimator - Civils / Utilities / RailSalary: Negotiable depending on Experience.Location: This would an office based role in Hertfordshire.My client is a leading provider of services to the UK's utility, communication, energy and rail sectors.The company has a proven track record of effectively delivering diverse projects and services to a broad base of clients with whom it works, handling projects either on a traditional contract basis or through full partnering agreements.My client is seeking an Estimator with a Civils background who is fully conversant in the use of Causeway Estimating Software.The successful candidate will be an experienced Estimator who can build up from first principles, comes from a Civils Contracting background.Utilities and / or Rail experience would be an advantage.Experience Profile:· Must be an expert in the use of Causeway Estimating Software.· Must be fully versed in estimating from 1st principles, not just estimating from an existing framework contract. Your duties will include:· Responsibility for the use and continuous improvement of Tender/ Estimating systems and procedures.· Preparing accurate and timely prime cost and sales estimates for projects to consistent and competitive levels. · Providing assistance and input into tenders led by other team members on an 'as and when' required basis. · Work as part of the operational team supporting commercial, procurement and operational/project management in effective management of live contracts.Ideal Qualifications include:· Degree qualified and experienced Estimator, ideally Chartered.· Minimum of 5yrs previous experience of civil engineering and / or Utility / Rail contracting.

  • Pakistan - $150,000 to $180,000 pa

    Plant General Manager - Combined Cycle Power Plant - Pakistan$Negotiable + accommodation + transport + flights (3 weeks on / 2 weeks off rotation) A leading power company are seeking a Plant General Manager to oversee a Combined Cycle Power Plant in Pakistan. The plant operates on a low btu gas. Thorough working knowledge of PPA's and GSA's is required. The position reports directly to the CEO.The right candidate must have previous experience at Plant Manager / Plant General Manager level on international combined cycle power plants. Degree qualified. Contact Andrew Morss for further information.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Subsea Technical Authority - UmbilicalsInternational Engineering & Construction company, Oil & GasLondon£competitive My client, a leading international engineering and construction company with in the Oil & Gas sector, who have a rich tapestry of history in providing innovative solutions internationally with major operators - boasting a plethora of industry firsts; are looking to recruit a Subsea Technical Authority that specialises in umbilicals to join their Centre of Excellence to provide an internal expert consultancy service to the business.The position has been newly created due to their impressive plans for expansion as they endeavour to gain greater market share. It is an extremely exciting time to join this impressive organisation as they embark on the cusp of accelerated business growth. You will be responsible for ensuring the consistently safe technical quality of all design operations, as well as legal and safety compliance. You will implement policies, procedures, and create supporting training documentation to enable your colleagues to deliver to the highest standards through a best practice approach. You will consult at all stages of the engineering processes so the business benefits from your expertise. My client are a very successful, highly profitable, major player in their sector, so you will be rewarded with an attractive, highly competitive salary and benefits package. To be considered a contender for this exciting opportunity you must be degree qualified, with a minimum of 10 years' experience specifically in subsea and in relation to umbilicals, in the off shore oil and gas industry. If you meet these requirements then I am keen to hear from you at your first earliest convenience. To apply and for further information please email your CV to me or call me on : +44 (0) 1962 397777.

  • Qatar - £5,500 to £6,500 pa

    Deputy Project Director - Earthworks/ Highways (Qatar)My client is one of the leading contractors in Qatar having been present in the region for many years.Due to a proven track record in successfully delivering major civils infrastructure projects they have just been awarded a $1 billion USD highways and infrastructure scheme. The project is an international JV between a local contractor and a large European group.The lead contractor has a PD in place and my client are looking for their number 1 on the project in the Dep. PD role.They are looking for someone who has the technical capability to run a major infrastructure projects related to its earthworks and infrastructure. On top of this you will also be able to look of your my clients interests against the JV partner.To be of requisite calibre for this role you will have a proven technical background working with leading main contractors in similar projects. Middle East experience is essential.On offer isa total package of 50k QR, tax free + car and medical allowances.

  • Qatar - £5,500 to £7,500 pm

    MEP Design Manager - Doha Metro, QatarMy client is a leading main contractor on one of the section of the Doha Metro project which involved several KM's of underground metro tunnels and stations. The value of this project is in excess of $2billion.The project is in the early stages and they are looking to strengthen their design team with the addition of an MEP design manager.They already have one person within the team and due to the size and complexity of the projects need to bring on board a second experience profile.You will come from a mechanical or electrical background having worked on major design and build projects internationally. This experience will have been gained with leading main contractor or specialist sub-contractors.You will ideally have metro/ underground experience or alternative heavy civil projects.In return my client is looking for offer an excellent tax free package and 4-5 years' work on one of the world's largest infrastructure projects.

  • Qatar - $8,000 to $9,000 pa

    Tunnel Design Engineer - NATM/ Tunnels - QatarMy client is a leading main contractor on one of the sections of the Doha Metro project which involved several KM's of underground metro tunnels and stations. The value of this project is in excess of $2billion.The project is in the early stages and they are looking to strengthen their design team with the addition of a geotechnical engineer.To be of a suitable calibre for this role it is essential you match the following criteria;A geotechnical engineer with experience also in tunnel design, such as tunnel segments and NATM.A senior engineer with 8 to 12 years of experience in geotechnical and tunnelling.Experience in both design and construction site experience, especially TBM and NATM excavations.Underground metro experience.This is a permanent role within the design management department of a design-and-build contractor where you will be offered work for the next 5 years on one of the world's largest civil engineering projects.On offer is a monthly salary of $8k - $9k USD plus medical cover. This is a full package and you will be expected to pay your own accommodation form this.

  • Russia - €8,000 to €11,000 pa

    Contracts Director- $2.9BN Civil Infrastructure Project- RussiaWe are currently assisting a major contractor client with their search for a Contracts Director for a major project underway in Russia.The project valued at USD$2.9 BN is of strategic importance to the city of St Petersburg and is a 12km highways project. The role is EPC Contract based on FIDIC Silver Book for the complete construction of a 12km viaduct, tunnel and high level cable-stayed bridges.You will act as the contract lead for all related activities throughout the duration of the project from a head office located in St Petersburg. There is an existing commercial and administrative team in place already and therefore there is an experienced structure in place for the successful candidate to lead. The project is expected to last for a further 2 years and therefore this offers a stable opportunity in the current market.The client is ideally looking to recruit a candidate who has experience in leading a contracts team on a major infrastructure project and is confident in working in collaboration with JV partners.You will need to be degree qualified in order to be considered for this role.On offer is a salary of up to €10k NET per month, free accommodation (or allowance), car and project bonus.If interested please get in touch with your latest CV for an initial discussion.

  • Qatar - Salary negotiable

    Commissioning Engineer - Qatar I am working on behalf of a leading Qatari Consultancy company who require an experienced Commissioning Engineer to work on a ground breaking mixed use construction project in Qatar. The successful candidate will be working within a specialist commissioning and handover unit situated within the company on this mega project. In order to be considered for this role you must: - Hold a relevant degree qualification in either Electrical, Mechanical or Civil Engineering - Have proven knowledge of commissioning and handover procedures - Have 10 years previous experience in a similar role - Have previous project close out experience The successful candidate for this role can be offered an attractive all in remuneration package dependant on their experience. To apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV to Lucy Bullingham at The Highfield Company as soon as possible. Please be assured that all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Please note that due to a high volume of applications only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • Johannesburg - £40,000 to £45,000 pa

    Technical Advisor - Business Development - Power Projects - South AfricaR800K ZAR + BenefitsA leading international power operator is seeking a Technical Advisor to join their team in Johannesburg.Focus of the PositionTechnical and O&M lead of business development for company activities primarily in South Africa. Ad-hoc support to Project Companies in construction and operation.Degree / Experience* Engineer/master in Energy & BSc Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, etc* Business models understanding * O&M experience* Preferably Business Development: green / brown field, construction, acquisition, divestment of power and desalination plants* Preferably Negotiation of Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) / Power Water Purchase Agreement (PWPA) / Natural Gas Sales Agreement (NGSA) / Engineering , Procurement Constructions (EPC)/ Engineering , Procurement, Constructions Management (EPCM)/ subcontractors / Operations &Maintenance (O&M) / Long Term Service Agreement (LTSA)/ Long Terns Parts Agreement (LTPRA) contracts on technical and commercial aspects* Experience : more than 10 yearsSpecific Knowledge / skills* Energy / steam / electricity / desalination : technologies spectrum * Energy market knowledge* Plant design and sensitivity studies * Management - team buildingBusiness Understanding* Participation on and closing of several major projects* Development and activities internationally and in Southern Africa in particular* Interfaces with Business Development (BD) / legal / Acquisitions, Investments & Financial Advisory (AIFA) / Construction / Operations* O&M and/or construction knowledge to provide support to Project Cos and O&M Cos.Location/ travel*Johannesburg with frequent travels inside and outside the South Asia, Middle East & Africa (SAMEA) region.Contact Andrew Morss for further information on this excellent opportunity.

  • City of London - £55,000 to £70,000 pa

    QUANTITY SURVEYOR - LONDON (CAREER PROGRESSION, GROWING COMPANY) An exciting opportunity for a driven, professional Quantity Surveyor has arisen in a dynamic, young and privately owned company In London.My client has excelled through the years to become a leading main contractor within the social housing, education, public buildings and healthcare sectors and more recently in the leisure, retail and high-end residential markets.The successful candidate will be responsible for various projects in London. There are a number of exciting new build and refurbishment projects, initially ranging from £500k-£8m. The successful candidate should be comfortable being a Number 1 on 3-4 jobs whilst reporting into a Managing Surveyor. What they can offer;Opportunity for career progression in an expanding, young companyVariety of projects ranging from £500k-£8 millionExcellent salary package The successful candidates' duties will include;Reporting into Managing SurveyorEvaluation and management of all contractual risksWorking with the Project Managers and Senior Management to maximise commercial benefits of all responsible contractsPro-actively working with Business Development Managers to secure contractsParticular focus on procurement, risk minimisation, pricing of variations and day-to-day management of contracts.The ideal candidate will have a stable, varied background due to the varied nature of projects that the company undertakes. A very competitive salary will be given to the successful candidate, with an opportunity to personally develop alongside an ever-growing company. If you feel that you are suitable for the role, please contact John Mulhern as soon as possible.

  • Riyadh - $12,500 to $17,500 pm

    Metro Depot Design Manager- Riyadh- Saudi ArabiaWe are currently working on a critical hire for a Metro Depot Design Manager for the Riyadh Metro Project in Saudi Arabia.The depot design manager will be responsible for providing design review and assistance for the depots and associated facilities during the construction phase of a major Saudi metro project. You will be experienced with metro depots and will have in-depth knowledge of the elements to be included within the depot and an understanding of depot operations.Responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following: Leading the Depot Design Team (Civil, Mechanical , Electrical and Railway equipment Engineers) Leading the review of detailed technical documents and drawings for all building, workshop and major pieces of equipment to be installed within the depot, to ensure that the design of the depots and their associated facilities meets the contractual and maintenance requirementsThe successful candidate will have a strong track record in the management of design for metro or rail projects & will meet the essential criteria below: A bachelor degree in engineering, construction or related field Over 15 years' experience in the design and construction phases of heavy civil projects. 5 years + experience in manager role. Successful track record on rail, metro or related projects Ability to lead, develop and motivate a team GCC experience would be advantageousOn offer is a fantastic package built as either single or family status as well as the opportunity to work in a prominent senior position on one of the world's largest civil infrastructure projects.If this role is of interest please get in touch with your latest CV.

  • Vladivostok - Salary negotiable

    We are representing a leading international casino/hotel operator who are building a $4bn luxury hotel, casino and entertainment complex in Vladivostock, Russia. Vladivostock is located on the far eastern edge of Russia, near its borders with China and Korea. It already possesses a thriving tourist industry and aims to capitalise on this by building a casino 'resort' destination to attract nationals from China, South Korea & China where gaming is very limited. The initial phase of the project (hotel & casino) completes at the end of 2014 - for this element they have an immediate need to recruit an experienced Facilities Manager. As FM Manager you will take responsibility for all HVAC/MEP for the development post completion. Key tasks include (but are not limited to):- Accomplish maintenance and operational objectives by planning, assigning, scheduling, coaching, reviewing and enforcing policies and procedures.Conduct ongoing development and training of respective teams (approximately 30 staff) and continually improve quality of work.Conducts regular inspections of all facilities and coordinates and manages corrective actions.Respond to and take control of any issues 24 hours/7 days a week.Ensure health & safety, quality and welfare remain of prime importance to all.Report to the project based Chief Operating Officer on a regular basis.Chair weekly MEP Facilities management meetings. Candidate requirements:You should be a Qualified Electrical or Mechanical Engineer with strong leadership and communication skillsMust possess hands-on experience in the maintenance of high profile leisure (hotel or gaming sector) facilities.Have a proven track record of experience gained with reputed MEP contractor or facilities management provider.Able to operate in a hands-on, non-confrontational manner and thrive in challenging situations/locations.Must be able to demonstrate natural ability to successfully manage and motivate a team RemunerationThe preferred candidate will be offered an annual tax free salary of circa US$110,000 per annum + annual bonus (maximum of 50% of salary) + free of charge accommodation and transportation + 36 days holiday (5 day working week). This is a fantastic opportunity to work in a really unique location on, unique project….. so if you have the relevant experience and are thrive on a challenge then please send me your CV as soon as possible. Please be assured that all communication will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

  • Riyadh - $150,000 to $165,000 pa

    Contract Administrator - Power Plant - Saudi Arabia$13,500 per month + accommodation + transport + flights A leading International client working on a major Combined Cycle Power Plant in KSA is seeking a Contract Administrator to join their team in Riyadh.The ideal candidate must have experience working on large Power / Oil & Gas projects valued at $250m+. Be degree qualified and have a QS / Contracts background. Middle East experience preferred.Contact Andrew Morss for further information.

  • Dammam - $150,000 to $170,000 pa

    Site Construction Managers - Power Projects - Saudi ArabiaA major international power business is seeking Site Construction Managers for the construction of on site cogeneration power plants for oil & gas projects on the East Coast of Saudi Arabia.Immediate start with 2 - 3 year durationPrevious experience as a Site Construction Manager on power projects in the Gulf region is essential.Degree qualifiedOn offer is a rewarding position with a well reputed global business.Contact Andrew Morss for further information.

  • London - Salary negotiable

    Director of EngineeringInternational Engineering & Construction company, Oil & GasLondon£competitive My client, a leading international engineering and construction company with in the Oil & Gas sector, who have a rich tapestry of history in providing innovative solutions internationally with major operators - boasting a plethora of industry firsts; are looking to recruit a Director of Engineering to join their regional leadership team. The position has been newly created due to plans for expansion as they endeavour to gain greater market share. It is an extremely exciting time to join this impressive organisation as they embark on the cusp of accelerated business growth. You will be responsible for leading the team, with a quality focus to ensure the delivery of projects are executed excellently and that clients expectations are exceeded. You will also need to utilise your technical expertise and commercialism to support the successful tendering and winning of bids for new business. My client is looking for a leader, who can harness the company vision and inspire the talent with in their team to collectively produce the desired results. You will be responsible for operational duties, including the manpower planning. Ensuring that all work governed by the quality system is in accordance with company policy & procedures. My client are a very successful, highly profitable, major player in their sector, so you will be rewarded with an attractive, highly competitive salary and benefits package. To be considered a contender for this exciting opportunity you must be degree qualified, with a minimum of 15 years' experience in the off shore oil and gas industry. It is absolutely imperative that you are a subsea oil and gas technical guru. With demonstrable capability in leading and mentoring successful engineering teams. If you meet these requirements then I am keen to hear from you at your first earliest convenience. To apply and for further information please email your CV to me or call me on : +44 (0) 1962 397777.

  • Abu Dhabi - £70,000 to £75,000 pa

    Maintenance Manager - CCGT Power - Abu Dhabi£70-75K + accommodation + car + schooling + flightsAn international operator of combined cycle power and desalination plants is seeking a Maintenance Manager to be based in Abu Dhabi.The Maintenance Manager is responsible for the day‐to‐day, the planned and the long term mechanical, electrical, civil, instrumentation and controls maintenance, quality control, asset integrity and maintenance engineering whilst directing the activity of all maintenance personnel for the safe, efficient operation of the entire facility. Ensuring that all plant maintenance is accomplished in authorised plans, procedures, schedules and budgets.The Maintenance Manager is responsible for scheduling and directing the activities of the team.The Maintenance Manager will keep the shareholders informed about important and relevant events. Responsible for the implementation and follow up of the shareholders objectives, policies and requirements, taking into account the point of view of the other shareholder.RequirementsExperience of working at Maintenance Manager level on combined cycle power plants.Degree qualification is essential for visa / site requirementsSubstantial knowledge of engineering practices, functions and processes involved in maintenance of Power and Desalination PlantsGood leadership skills proven in a multicultural environmentKnowledge of typical legislation associated with Power Plant maintenanceHSE conversantA good understanding of maintenance management concepts and practicesPrevious experience in Middle East is a plusKnowledge of risk management techniquesSome knowledge of commercial processes and budgeting experienceStrong leadership skills are required. Contact Andrew Morss for further information.

  • Morocco - £56,200 to £70,300 pa

    Project Manager - Morocco - Up to 120,000 USD + PackageAn International EPC Contractor is seeking a Project Manager to be based in Morocco working on an exciting new Fertilizer Plant expansion project.The ideal candidate will be degree qualified and have working level French as a minimum requirement.Have experience working with Phosphate / Sulphuric Acid / major industrial projects.Previous experience of working in a Fertilizer Plant would be of preference.To know more about this role please contact me on 0044 1962 397 777 OR send your CV to s.baptista@thehighfieldcompany to be considered.

  • Tokyo - £60,000 to £63,000 pa

    Project Manager - Tokyo - 11,000,000 YEN + BenefitsA leading International PMC Organization is seeking a Japanese speaking Project Manager to be based in Tokyo.To be considered for this role you must be degree qualified and have an electrical / engineering background and confidence working within multiple areas of the Power Sector.Strong leadership skills and a minimum of 10 year's management experience is needed.Please contact me on 0044 1962 397 777 to discuss this role in more detail OR alternatively send your CV to s.baptista@thehighfieldcompany and I shall contact you accordingly

  • Saudi Arabia - Salary negotiable

    Are you an experienced Safety Manager with a proven track record of excellence, seeking the opportunity with a reputable consultancy company in Saudi Arabia? Our client has been appointed to undertake construction supervision services of the main train & bus stations only, the role will be to oversee all safety aspects of this work. The position is based in Riyadh. Main tasks: To ensure that all safety policies and practices are adhered to. To plan, implement, monitor and review the protective and preventative measures to minimize accidents and injuries. Further duties include *Formulation company's Safety manual and Procedures and implementation of the same monitoring the effectiveness of the company's HSE policy. *Reviewing contractors Safety Plan and procedures. *Formulating programs for the development of HSE practices on site. *Giving advice and support on matters concerning HSE. *Plan, direct and supervise HSE functions and activities, advising officers and staff in his division of applicable HSE legislations. *Coordinate with the management, ensuring HSE requirements are understood at all levels. *Conducting and coordination HSE management/coordination meeting. *Represent HSE department at all management meetings either internally or externally. *Promoting "Best Practice" through benchmarking and communicate the result to management for assessment and possible implementation. *Conduct incident investigation, sturdy the "root causes" and promote safety awareness and accident prevention measures to secure a safe working environment. *Reviewing method statement and its corresponding risk assessment. *Conducting audit on subcontractors Safety management system. *Monitor subcontractor's performance and has the authority to stop any unsafe work or practices. *Informing immediately the higher management regarding any serious incident. *Conducting training programs to improve the site safety performance. QUALIFICATIONS: *Ideally possess a relevant Degree qualification. *Proven track record as a Health & Safety Manager working on construction projects in Middle East/North Africa. *Possess relevant professional qualifications such as NEBOSH, IOSH, ISO14001. *Have a minimum of 15 years working experience For the ideal candidate our client can offer an attractive all-in remuneration package. Our Client are looking to interview immediately for this position. To apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV to Lucy Bullingham at The Highfield Company as soon as possible. Please be assured that all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence. Please note that due to a high volume of applications only successful applicants will be contacted.

  • Egypt - Salary negotiable

    We are on assignment, with one of the world's premier construction consultancies, who due to expansion are seeking an Associate Director (Cost) for their operations in Cairo, Egypt.The client has over 100 years of trading, firmly establishing themselves as an industry leader in project and commercial management. 2013 has been a great year for them; they have opened of new offices and won major assignments around the globe...2014 is expected to be another fantastic year.This is a leadership position with general responsibilities for managing other cost management professionals as part of overall project teams and delivering successful solutions for clients.Key tasks include:-Provide leadership and direction to the commercial/cost management teams on projects of significant scale and complexity including planning and implementation of the cost management functions.Act as the primary, day-to-day client interface for all commercial and cost management issues, ensuring that client objectives are met constantly.Take responsibility for the commercial and cost planning elements of projects, in close coordination with the overall project management team.If you are seeking a new challenge in your already successful career then this is the perfect opportunity for you. For talented, ambitious individuals my client can offer excellent, long term career prospects.Candidate requirements:-A relevant construction related degree, ideally BSc (Hons) Quantity Surveying is a must have requirement.Membership of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) is essentialMinimum of 10 years experience in delivering cost management and cost planning services within recognised, professional construction consultancies.Previous working experience in Egypt or Middle East would be a significant advantage.Experienced in advising clients regarding value management, value engineering, and life cycle costing.Experience in business development, with existing and new clients.Broad knowledge and experience gained within several industry sectors.Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate across all levels of management.Good organisation skills, ability to multi-task, and team player.A negotiable remuneration package (subject to Egyptian tax) will be discussed directly with the preferred candidates.To apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV to The Highfield Company, marked for the attention of Martin, as soon as possible.Please be assured that all applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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