Project Manager / Design Manager - GHD - #57756

PrecisionHire Solutions

Date: 1 week ago
City: Abu Dhabi
Contract type: Full time
With more than 10000+ people around the globe, GHD is one of the world’s leading professional services companies operating in the global markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation. Serving clients across five continents and the Pacific region, GHD people share a passion for exceeding the expectations of our clients and contributing to their success.

Privately owned by our people, GHD will support you to move overseas for job opportunities as well as enhance a collaborative and culturally diverse working environment. We give you the opportunity to work on interesting projects with industry leaders along with career development through the GHD Business School, flexible leave and family-friendly policies.


Ensures company standards are implemented and adhered to across own Service Line.

Problem Solving

Draws on technical knowledge and experience and information / specification received to develop the most effective and efficient solution for less standard or routine problems with a prescribed outcome.

Project Scope

Would be called upon to be responsible for smaller or routine projects (as defined in QA100) in the role of Project Manager.

Business Development/Client Contact

Leads the development and submission of proposals for routine, low risk projects which at times may involve convincing internal and external stakeholders who have a desire to reach agreement; or contributes to the development of proposals for moderately complex projects which may at times involve convincing internal stakeholders who have a desire to reach agreement. Plus, develops the business by maintaining client relationships and ensuring client loyalty and repeat work through excellent customer service and delivery.

People Management

May have delegated accountability for leading projects or project steps within a broader project or have accountability for ongoing activities or objectives. Allocates tasks, checks the work, and coordinates / supervises the daily activities of a fixed task / single initiative / project-based team, and provides feedback on their performance. Provides recommendations on resourcing (people) requirements for specific projects in the Region to more senior team members, and can influence decisions.May provide informal guidance to graduates or interns (not a job requirement).


Communicates and delegates specific tasks to team members and monitors and reports on progress until completion; or communicates on progress of delegated project assignment (a portion of the overall project) to others in the team who are dependent on their deliverable / contribution to proactively raise issues that may affect completion of the overall project in a timely manner.

Direction Received

Decisions and problem-solving are guided by operating policies, processes and procedures for the Region; receives guidance from Manager - Business Group and Supervisor. Receives supervision and general review of deliverables.

GHD Behavioural Competencies

  • Commercially Aware: Demonstrates working knowledge of external forces impacting GHD; financial, market, economic, legal and regulatory environments and how GHD responds to them commercially.
  • Agile Learner: Actively learns through experimentation and experience and seeks ways to grow and to be challenged by new and novel conditions.
  • Client Centric: Anticipates and prioritizes client needs and takes action to provide high-quality client experience.

Enabler of Self and Others: Demonstrates trust by bringing the best of self, valuing others contributions, and engendering confidence and trust with others.

Our commitment to you

Fostering gender balance, diversity and acceptance of flexible working is central to the way GHD does business. We offer a professional, friendly and inclusive culture based on our core values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect and Integrity.

In addition to a competitive salary, GHD provides attractive career options including professional development via our GHD Business School, additional leave, and family-friendly flexible work arrangements.

Why GHD?

Be a part of a high functioning team, where everything we do is inspired by a level of passion and professional pride that comes from being employee owned. This ownership is what sets us apart and means our people enjoy an unrivalled amount of autonomy in their roles. It helps drive our passion and accountability in how we serve our clients, deliver projects, and pursue new opportunities.

So, do you have what it takes: passion, collaboration, imagination and values that match our own?

About GHD

As one of the world’s leading professional services companies, GHD delivers iconic projects that shape our landscapes, support our communities and set the path of our collective future. To do this, we actively seek and nurture the very best people in their respective fields to join our team of over 10,000 professionals operating in the markets of water, energy and resources, environment, property and buildings, and transportation.

In return, we offer remarkable career shaping opportunities to extend your skills and gain global experience.

Interested? Please hit the apply now button.

At GHD we encourage individual achievement and recognize the strength of a diverse workforce. GHD is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities and invites applications from people of all nationalities, genders, and cultural backgrounds.

About Us

Let's put your ideas into action.

If you see the world differently and are driven by a desire to make real change, together we'll make it happen. Everybody at GHD has their own commitment, and we’re here to support yours.

Your success is our success, and together we'll make a lasting impact on our world for generations to come.

Our Pledge to You

At GHD, we don’t just believe in the power of commitment, we live and breathe it every day.

That’s why we pledge to empower our people to make a positive impact. Combining our deep technical expertise with the capabilities of our clients and partners, we respond to some of the most complex challenges facing our planet today.

See where your commitment could take you.

That’s the #PowerOfCommitment

Who We Are

GHD is a global professional services company that leads through engineering, architecture, and construction expertise. We are an employee-owned company with over 11,000 diverse and skilled individuals, across more than 200 offices spanning five continents.

The Power of Commitment is our brand promise. It’s what makes us different. We are bound to our stated vision and determination to address humanity’s most urgent needs: to make water, energy and urbanisation sustainable for generations to come.

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