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Engineering Director

Description: 

 Group Overview:

  Headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, we operate construction and manufacturing businesses, design &  development centers and a host of facilities in the Middle East and other countries.

 

  alfanar is involved in:

  • Electrical, Electromechanical and Civil Engineering Construction

  • Manufacturing and Marketing Electrical Construction Products

  • Allied Engineering Services

 

 Our Main Divisions:

  • alfanar electric

  • alfanar Construction

  • alfanar Building Systems

Job Purpose

Managing the following:

  1. Playing an active role in the development and completion of the project(s)
  2. Handling various teams involved in the assigned project(s).
  3. Setting goals, budgets and timelines for the project(s).
  4. Plan & Monitor work schedules and cash flows, and work with multiple and diverse teams.

Key Accountability Areas

  • Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects
  • Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements
  • Ensure compliance with security regulations
  • Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines
  • Prepare and manage the engineering department’s budget
  • Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources
  • Hire engineers and coordinate their training
  • Implement innovative technologies
  • Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools
  • Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment
  • Managing engineering projects end-to-end
  • Coordinating internal teams, including security, IT and developers

Management Accountability

HR Proficiency:

  • Ability to recruit, recognize and cultivate high performers and expose them in order to create a robust second line of management.
  • Ability to recognize low performers and guide them to improve or release them.
  • Ability to treat subordinates equally without any discrimination.
  • Assessment criteria of subordinates is performance that leads to planned results.
  • Ensure availability of delegation of authority matrix to have sufficient delegations as per company policy.

Responsibility:

  • Must take full responsibility for his operation as per the job description and the required deliverables from this position, taking into consideration the general company guidelines.
  • Able to anticipate problems and make the necessary proactive steps to prevent them
  • Ability to take necessary and proper timely decisions.

Delivery:

  • Deliver the required results in timely manner with required quality and cost.
  • Making a Tangible Difference:
  • Must make a tangible difference to his area of operation. and exceed business expectations.

Business Planning and Performance:

  • Able to transform the corporate goals into business plans.
  • Able to Plan, follow-up and execute those plans, whether they are annual or development plans.
  • Monitor the plan performance and initiate action to strengthen results and take the corrective action accordingly.
  • Provide periodic work progress reports.
  • Responsible for monitoring and controlling budgets and expenses to achieve the optimum cost efficiency.

 

Academic Qualification

Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering

Work Experience

5 to 10 Years

Technical / Functional Competencies

Negotiating
Scheduling
Contractor Oversight
Contract Law
Contract Management
Feasibility Studies
Time and Motion Studies
Proposal Preparation

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