ITS Lead, MENAI - Dubai, UAE

Bur Dubai,
07 Sep 2016
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
ITS Lead, MENAI - Dubai, UAE
CH2M is looking for an ITS Lead to join our transportation team. This is an opportunity to act as a figurehead for CH2M's transportation technology offering in the MENAI region, liaising with clients, attending professional bodies, presenting conference papers etc.  The successful candidate will lead ITS and traffic engineering projects in the region, providing the appropriate level of client management.

Job Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
• To provide technical leadership for ITS projects within the Region - liaising as necessary with ITS experts elsewhere within the company
• To lead ITS workstreams within larger projects/programmes in the Region 
• To provide leadership for other ITS specialists within the region including taking responsibility for training & development activities and where appropriate  mentoring  of more junior staff
• When appropriate, to lead the recruitment of  appropriate ITS staff to maintain and expand the team 
• To lead ITS project pursuits and project bidding within the Region
• To ensure that ITS projects in the Region are successfully delivered to client satisfaction and achieve the necessary commercial returns
• To manage and deliver ITS and trafffic enginineering projects within the MENAI region including the monitoring of financial performance
• To lead the preparation of proposals for ITS projects in the MENAI region
• To manage junior staff inputs to ITS and traffic engineering projects 
• To provide coaching and mentoring for more junior ITS and traffic engineering staff in the region
• Where approriate to contribute to technical conferences or seminars to raise the profile of CH2M in the Region
• To build strong professional relationships with key ITS clients in the Region

The minimum qualifications for this position are:
Job Requirements/Qualifications/Experience:
• A committed and pro-active ITS professional with ability to manage and deliver projects to timescale and budget
• An ITS specialist with substantial technical knowledge and experience, preferably from the MENAI region
• An excellent communicator with particular aptitude for communicating technical issues to non-technical clients
• Experience of building strong relationships with public sector clients preferably within the MENAI region
• International experience of working on ITS projects
• Proven ability to analyse problems and develop effective solutions
• Flexibility to work with a range of teams, clients and technical areas across the Region- including the need to spend signficant time away from home
• Good collaborative skills, with an aptitude to work with and support management teams across the Region     
• Hold a relevant first degree and preferably a higher degree related to ITS
• Hold membership of one or more relevant professional bodies
• Preferably someone who is known within the ITS technical community for their 'cutting edge' skills 

At CH2M, we're always hard at work laying the foundation for human progress. This is especially true in our MENAI region, where our long history of delivering successful projects in the Transportation sector. Our success in the region is due to the top talent that has joined our team, and in 2015, we were selected as one of LinkedIn's Top 50 Most InDemand Employers in MENA. This award, based on actual behavioural data of professionals as they engage with companies and explore their career path on LinkedIn, shows that our future teammates are drawn to our projects and values - not the least of which is our commitment to safety, which plays a leading role in how we engage with one another, our projects and our planet.
Join us today and learn how we turn challenges into opportunities.

Job Location CH2M, Bur DubaiBur Dubai, AE
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