Logistics Associate Director - Operations

12 days ago
Job Description

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture, and priorities, visit our.

Within our Consult business we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential in every project.

The project:
This is an opportunity to work on one of the largest programmes in Saudi Arabia. This unique project consists of major mixed-use development including sports facilities, entertainment, and arts along with all associated infrastructure.

Our values shape the way we consult, and define the people we want to join us on our journey:

  • Safety first - Going home safe and well

  • Client focus - Deliver on our promise

  • Integrity- Always do the right thing

  • Create opportunity - For our people to excel

Responsible for planning, implementing, and controlling the efficient and effective flow, storage and staging of materials, plant and equipment, people, services, and related information from point of origin to point of consumption for the purpose of supporting the main contractors deliver the permanent assets with the project.

The logistics team consists of four sub-teams: Planning and Controls, Delivery, Operations and Commercial.

We are looking for a construction logistics professionals reporting to the Logistics Lead, who will lead a team to operate freight deliveries, staff and workers transport, materials storage and delivery, access and egress, site roads and footpaths, construction utilities and shared consumable materials facilities.

You'll be responsible for:

  • Planning, implementation, and operation of the project Delivery Management System.

  • Introduce and operate an abnormal load freight process.

  • Planning and implementing the operations of the Freight Management and Park and Ride Facilities.

  • Traffic management for all construction roads and footpaths, ensuring traffic is flowing efficiently and safely.

  • Site Management for all areas under control of the logistics team.

  • Reporting and monitoring of logistics activities to ensure upcoming issues are identified and controlled.

  • Liaising with key stakeholders, both internal and external, including the emergency services. Developing, maintaining, and implementing the Site Security Plan.

  • Overseeing the Site Security Operations. Developing the scope for all Logistics Operations Contractors and overseeing the procurement and contract management managed by the commercial team.

  • Developing and implementing the Project Materials Control policies, process and systems in line with the Asset Contractors requirements.

You'll need to have:

  • At least 5 years experience of logistics and security operations gained within large and complex construction programmes.

  • Will have implemented freight management systems and operations.

  • Experience of materials control systems with a construction environment.

  • Qualified project manager with good knowledge of contract management.

  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to liaise and communicate with government officials, emergency services officers and the Client's directors and SMEs with confidence.

  • A relevant degree qualification or equivalent experience.

  • Membership of APM, RICS, CIOB, ICE, AACE, IRM, IEMA or equivalent demonstrable professional or personal development.

  • Experience with recognised international consultancy organisation.

  • Necessary visa criteria for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and relevant work experience working on high-valued projects/programmes for a project management consultancy business, which are required for immigration and client approval.

You'll also have:

  • Ability to persuade and influence stakeholders and colleagues to accept policies and proposals and recommendations.

  • Experience of managing relationships with key senior stakeholders.

  • Being able to tackle problems that do not have an obvious solution.

  • Knowledge of how carbon and sustainability considerations will shape the outlook of the projects you are working.

Please note: Obtaining a visa in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is subject to a criminal record check, qualifications and may encounter age restrictions.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates.


Job Source: careers.macegroup.com

Since day one, we have relentlessly pursued a better way. Our purpose - to redefine the boundaries of ambition - is the reason we do it. We are global experts in shaping and making the built environment. We support clients at every stage of the property lifecycle, from development and consultancy to construction and operations. You can see our impact everywhere: from skylines that form cities around the world to the infrastructure that communities depend on to live, work and play. Together, it all works towards our vision: leading the way to a more connected, resilient and sustainable world. Today, we remain a privately owned business that has grown organically across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East and North Africa, the Americas, Sub Saharan Africa and Asia Pacific. The driving force behind our success is our people who, with their collective expertise, push us to think differently and bravely lead the way. Our culture respects equality, values diversity and encourages individuality - accepting and appreciating all views and beliefs and providing an environment for ideas to come alive. We welcome everyone who shares the Mace values, regardless of background, culture, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation. Drawing on a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, experience and expertise to challenge convention is our strength. It's the reason why we continue to grow and it's the secret to how we've built some of the world's most renowned buildings. Should you need to discuss any reasonable adjustments or require guidance about our recruitment process, please contact inclusiverecruitment@macegroup.com to speak to a member of our team.You can read our diversity and inclusion strategy here .

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