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Global Airfield Design Manager

Job ID: 00332715
Category: Customer/Product Support
Posted Date: October 19, 2016
Location: Dubai, Dubai, AE
Description
Global Airfield Design Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Be accountable and responsible for the Airfield Design output for all Airports Projects within the HGR Region
  • Develop close relationships with the Clients, Client Representatives and Design Consultants
  • The maintenance and updating of all relevant standards including but not limited to ICAO, FAA, CAP168, CAR PART IX, MOS 139, UFC
  • The ongoing development of enhanced Autocad Systems to provide additional and necessary documentation for Construction, Project Tracking and BOQ’s with no additional system inputs
  • Be accountable and responsible for the Airfield Design output for all Airports Projects within the HGR Region
  • Develop close relationships with the Clients, Client Representatives and Design Consultants
  • Maintenance and updating of all relevant standards including but not limited to ICAO, FAA, CAP168, CAR PART IX, MOS 139, UFC
  • Ongoing development of enhanced Autocad Systems to provide additional and necessary documentation for Construction, Project Tracking and BOQ’s with no additional system inputs
  • Develop Standard drawings for AGL Activities. Eg. Design, Approach, PAPI, TGS plus lighting layouts for the differing CAT requirements. These are to used as templates on all AFL Projects
  • Sourcing, employment and development of CAD trained engineers to provide for Airfield Lighting System expertise and drawings to successfully complete Airfield Lighting Projects in the HGR region
  • Develop a database of known AFL trained Designers worldwide and develop relationships
  • Provide technical input to the Sales and Estimating teams. Review of outgoing bids and estimations related to Airport Systems

Qualifications

Experience & Qualifications:
  • BS degree or equivalent technical or management experience required
  • Min 8 years of experience in a similar role
  • Excellent understanding of AFL Projects and product applications
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a diverse team and have a solid track record of delivering medium complex projects (>$5 – 10M)
  • Decision Making – The ability to make considered and effective decisions and take clear action to address issues
  • Execution – The ability to mobilize resources and develop and implement action plans / control mechanisms to achieve desired results and deliver on commitments
  • Risk Management – The ability to understand the implications and assess the appropriate degree of acceptable risk and take actions to minimize risk
  • Customer Relationship Management – The ability to build and maintain effective relationships with customers based on trust and mutual understanding
  • Change Leader – The ability to embrace change and guide the team through periods of change in a positive and proactive way
  • Delegation – The ability to achieve results through the transfer of decision making authority and task accountability to appropriate direct reports setting clear time scales and deliverables and providing ongoing appropriate support and feedback
  • Coaching and Developing Others – The ability to enhance the performance of individuals and teams through setting challenging performance standards, providing constructive feedback on performance and collaboratively discussing improvement strategies
  • Influencing/Persuasion – The ability to gain other people’s buy in to a course of action by communicating ideas with conviction, selling the benefits of the proposal and using compelling logic
  • Communication – The ability to engage employees by providing relevant information in a timely manner using clear and compelling messages and by listening to and valuing input from employees
  • Drive for Results – The ability to demonstrate energy and determination to achieve results and improvement by overcoming obstacles, remaining effective despite setbacks and challenging current thinking.

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