May 18, 2017
As a provider of multi-disciplined technical services to the built environment Atkins is committed to design excellence in the delivery of first class solutions which combine, innovation, imagination and best practice. We are seeking a qualified Head of Department for our ICT&S department. The ICT&S department provides consultancy to the Property, Rail & Infrastructure Sectors within Atkins. The department has a regional remit and is currently working on projects in Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman and the UK as well as in the UAE (Dubai and Abu Dhabi). The department is expanding on the back of new business won and is expected to continue growing steadily. The Head of Department will contribute strategically to designs for all Telecommunications, IT, Data Networks and Infrastructure. The design work will be in the form of design reports and drawings, throughout the various stages of design. The role of a Senior ICT & S Engineer would be to take responsibility for designs in accordance with the project requirements and national and international standards. The role will also involve coordination of design work and management of projects, ensuring that quality standards are adhered to and that designs are value engineered fit for purpose and are innovative in nature. Requirements Essential attributes will be: 10 years’ experience in a consultancy role Current member of the Building Industry Consulting Services International (BICSI) or a desire to seek membership. Knowledge and experience of the design of Structured Cabling Systems (Fibre and Copper), wired/wireless IP networks and telephony systems. Knowledge of designing ICT&S systems including Telecommunications, Data, IPTV, SMATV, AV, BMS and Electronic Safety and Security. Knowledge of local service providers standards and requirements Excellent written and spoken English with the ability to write clear and precise technical reports Ability to demonstrate commercial awareness associated with business activities in the region Excellent interpersonal skills Highly-motivated Excellent presentation skills Ability to produce under pressure Desirable: Experience of preparing commercial bids Understanding of cable infrastructure designs Understanding of BIM Supervisory experience Responsibilities To report to the Regional Design Director on technical progress of projects. To oversee and manage preliminary and detailed designs, including Telecommunications, Data, IPTV, SMATV, AV, BMS and Electronic Safety and Security, in conjunction with consultants and other stakeholders. Co-ordinate designs with internal architectural, MEP and structural departments. Participate in project design and coordination meetings Attend regular client meetings as part of design team representing Atkins ICT&S throughout the region as and where required. Assist with the putting together of commercial internal and external bids. Prepare budget estimates. Contribute to the production of tender documentation. To ensure that all design work meets with the relevant technical standards. To provide Head of department with summary reports as required. Carry out site inspections and witnessing testing and commissioning. Preparation of design documents and drawings. Ensuring that the quality of project work meets agreed standards and specifications. Project coordination: ensuring that projects are delivered to specification, on time and within budget. Supervise subordinate technicians / engineers. Carry out QA checks of drawings and documentation completed by Technicians / Engineers In addition, you should have excellent interpersonal skills, communicate effectively (both verbally and in the written sense) and be capable of presenting technical and presentation material to clients and the project team. Rewards & Benefits A competitive salary will be offered to the right candidate Accommodation allowance Transportation allowance Medical and life insurance cover Company gratuity scheme Discretionary bonus scheme Annual return airfare to point of origin. Next Steps All applicants will be reviewed against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.
Atkins Dubai - United Arab Emirates