Programme Quality Assurance Manager - 3431739

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • Programme Quality Assurance Manager Jobs in Abu Dhabi - 3431739

    Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
  • 15 - 18 Years
  • Abu Dhabi (Abu Dhabi)
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Programme Quality Assurance Manager - ( BIA0007GE )


At Jacobs, you will work with the most talented professionals and thought leaders to shape the future of the global professional services sector as we deliver ground-breaking and life-changing solutions for a more connected, sustainable world What drives you drives us as we work to build a better world together At Jacobs, every day is an opportunity to make the world better, more connected, more sustainable Were powered by more than 50,000 people across the globe who deliver innovative scientific, technical, professional and program-management solutions for public and private clients around the world

Our people improve lives and connect communities through transformative transport, water, built environment and power projects We are innovators and problem solvers who turn challenges into greater opportunities Visit wwwjacobscom to see how you can make a difference Across our company, across our offices, across the world, were continually challenging today to reinvent tomorrow

About the opportunity

Our People & Places Line line of business has access to 35,000 professionals across the globe Our team of engineers, designers and planners work to deliver projects in Transport Planning, Roads, Rail, Bridges, Project Management, Security Services, Building Structures & Services and Asset Management Planning

An opportunity has arisen to be part of a world class rail project in the UAE and based in Abu Dhabi Work is scheduled to last through to 2023

Jacobs are delivering critical technical and programme consulting services for the freight and passenger railway network Jacobs are delivering engineering and design services for the network, in addition to reviewing and providing critical oversight for detailed designs, which will be prepared by design and build (D&B) contractors Jacobs will also provide construction supervision services for the development

Project The 1,200km railway network is being built in stages to link the principal centres of population and industry of the UAE, as well as to form a vital part of the wider Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) railway network


Managing and supervising all programme-wide activities relating to Quality Management, Quality Assurance and Quality Control, and this shall include

Development and updating the programme-wide overarching Project Quality Programme (PQP), to ensure that the requirements of the Quality System in accordance with ISO 90012015, Integral Quality Management System and the Clients contracts are implemented and maintained throughout all project phases across all contracts;

Leading and guiding program quality teams to ensure a well-defined quality system in compliance with current industry requirements;

Providing necessary assistance, technical expertise and guidance relating to the Programme Quality requirements to the Jacobs team, D&B Contractors and Suppliers, sub-contractors, suppliers and vendors;

Driving standardization across all contracts Coordinate the review and approval of the D&B Contractors, Quality Management System (QMS), Project Quality Plans, Procedures, KPIs and required Design and Construction related submittals;

Managing and coordinating the preparation, approval and implementation of associated PQPs and procedures from all parties including, D&B Contractors and Suppliers, sub-contractors, suppliers and vendors;

Developing plans, implement and assess Project Quality Audit Schedules, including internal audits and that of the D&B Contractor and Suppliers, Sub-contractors and vendors, to ensure effective execution of the Audit Schedules Evaluate audit non-conformances, and manage root cause, corrective and preventative actions as required;

Approving all Independent 3rd Party Inspection and Test agencies employed on the Programme;

Monitoring the quality of procurement activities and ensure that the procurement Quality Management system is efficient and effective;

Developing competency requirements, interview and recruit candidates for all quality assurance and quality control managers and engineer positions, as well as Materials and Laboratory staff;

Carrying out Quality Inductions for all Jacobs staff and ensuring that the D&B Contractor and Suppliers, Sub-contractors do likewise;

Managing the paperless electronic software system that uses hand-held devices for inspections, tests, and NCRs and ensuring their proper disposition;

Propose preventative measures and promote and implement Value Plus and continuous improvement programs;

Develop the quality requirements for invitation to tenders, contracts, qualifying D&B Contractors and Suppliers, take part in bid evaluations and evaluate the quality systems of potential contractors during the pre-qualification phase;

Implement Lessons Learned capturing process for the project

Key requirements for the role

The candidate shall have a Bachelors degree from an accredited educational institution in Civil Engineering or similar, and a minimum of 15 years of experience of which at least 10 years shall have been in the quality function within engineering organisations and at least 5 years as a Quality Manager in a project of a similar nature

Would preferably have a Quality Management qualification and be a member of the CQI, ASQ, or similar

ISO 90012015, trained and experienced, IRCA certified Lead Auditor qualification is essential

Proven ability to train and effectively influence change

Effective in a multi-cultural, multi-national environment and would have preferably worked in the Middle East

Must have worked in major infrastructure projects, preferable rail Specifically, D&B Contracts, and operation phases, including preliminary engineering, design review, construction supervision, and related critical equipment manufacturing QAQC activities

A key attribute of this person will be the ability to foster inclusive behaviours to achieve market leading and innovative business outcomes across markets, as well as create the right working environment for employees You will continue building on our global culture of caring fostering a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees

Why Jacobs

We reflect our clients diversity at Jacobs We value inclusion and diversity as it energises our people and encourages creativity, collaboration and innovation Our global culture of caring fosters a workplace where we value the safety, positive mental health, inclusion and belonging of all our employees Joining Jacobs introduces you to a variety of established global employee networks dedicated to empowering employees to maximise their potential through engagement and development opportunities across all career stages

One of the many ways we thank our employees for their dedication and hard work, is offering quality, flexible benefit options that keep you and your family, physically and financially healthy Youll have access to several employee benefits including comprehensive private medical insurance, flexible work arrangements, annual airfare allowance, interest free housing loans and access to monthly social events or community involvement programs

Its a great time to join Jacobs as we actively nurture and support our diverse employee and client networks across all ethnicities and cultures Achieve more and thrive with a global brand! Apply online by clicking on the link

Please note If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs

Primary Location United Arab Emirates-United Arab Emirates Countrywide-Abu Dhabi-AE - Fourth Floor

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job


Industry:Engineering/Projects, Consulting Services

Salary:As per Industry Standards

Function:Engg. project Mgmt./site Engg./Civil Engg.

Deadline:13th Feb 2025

Company Profile

Company:Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.
Industry Consultancy Services (Engineering Design Consultancies)
Company Turnover 10000 - 10000+ Crores
Company Size 10001 - 10001+ Employees

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