KHALIFA UNIVERSITY

Research Laboratories Projects Specialist

Location
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Posted
02 Jun 2022
End of advertisement period
30 Jun 2022
Ref
22000075
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description 

(RL Projects Specialist)  -(Research Laboratories Operations)

Description

The Projects Specialist provides technical expertise in the creation of project plans for all phases such as infrastructure and laboratory development.

He/she will work closely with the Director, Research Laboratories, Facilities, Environment, and Health in the development, effective communication, and monitoring of project plans and administrative activities.

  • Lead the development of project plans and schedules and identify and implement appropriate scheduling methods and techniques in all phases of the project.
  • Lead the development of a progress measurement system to ensure proper implementation of project and time control functions.
  • Direct the laboratory space utilization tracking system to manage space assignments, occupancy, and utilization.
  • Review, analyze and monitor project plans and schedule compliance levels.
  • Ensure that HSE policies and guidelines are implemented in the project in coordination with the KU EHS team.
  • Identify and communicate critical issues and/or risk to the project team that may impact the delivery of project deliverables to establish mitigation measures.
  • Identify reasons for completion shortfalls.
  • Review the scope of work for the different work packages, and coordinate the same with the stakeholders to ensure alignment.
  • Maintain organized files and records that facilitate information retrieval as required.
  • Assist in preparation of miscellaneous presentations, reports and documents, gather information, and provide ad-hoc administrative support when requested.

Operational Responsibilities:

  • Prepare budgetary estimates in coordination with relevant stakeholders in the projects.
  • Monitor and follow up on daily progress with different stakeholders to ensure timely delivery of project deliverables.
  • Arrange scheduled meetings to discuss and monitor progress and to facilitate coordination amongst stakeholders; prepare meeting minutes.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the Line Manager.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Science and/or Project Management.
  • Extensive work experience in planning or project management for research facility projects.
  • Certified Planning & Scheduling and/or active membership in a professional institution is preferred and an advantage.
  • Proficient in MS Office applications and other planning & scheduling software.
  • Must be fluent in English both written and speaking with good communication and organization skills.

Expats:

A minimum 5 years of relevant experience.

 Primary Location: KUK – Khalifa University
Job: Specialist
Schedule: Regular
Shift: Standard
Job Type: Full-time

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