Job Description

  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Bahrain
  • Date Posted: Posted 6 months ago

Marine Technical Lead


Working with the Country Manager and Managing Director to strategically grow disciplines of interest and opportunity;

    • Significant input in the direction of the regional growth of the marine team in terms of market sectors and areas;


    • Grow and lead mthe arine team in Bahrain with full operational responsibility;


    • Where opportunities permit and subject to specific requirements, lead any number of pproject-basedresources in countries outside of the Bahrain;


    • Assist the Country Manager and Directors in growing the regional presence and look to grow marine capability regional in other offices;


    • Lead the marine business development regionally and be key point of contact for marine works in a number of strategic areas.




Reporting to the Managing Director the role encompasses the following:

    • Manage the day to day technical requirements and package delivery for the office;


    • Responsible for the mentoring and managing knowledge transfer within the office and between ByrneLooby offices;


    • Represent ByrneLooby and undertake a business development role in the Bahrain, UAE, KSA and wider (as required – Oman, Qatar, Jordan, Kuwait) for marine engineering and associated environmental/geotechnical disciplines;


    • Liaise with ByrneLooby strategic marine partner in UAE to seek opportunities for design, site supervision and construction of marine related project in GCC;


    • Plan, organise and lead project delivery;


    • Front ByrneLooby Marine in the GCC region and wider projects in a Senior PM role;


    • Provide technical and project managerial;


    • Provide assistance and where necessary lead the production of marine based tenders and proposals;


    • As required grow the Bahrain marine staffing and lead this team in the delivery of marine projects;


    • Coordinate and liaise with all members of the ByrneLooby marine team including GCC, UK and Ireland based staff;


    • Management of projects from a technical, commercial and programme perspective;


    • Management of marine team project related finances;


    • Assist the Marine Director in wider business opportunities


    • Responsibility for the resourcing and utilisation of office staff;


    • Responsibility for the managed growth of the Bahrain office staffing.




    • Masters level in Civil / Structural Engineering, Coastal Processes,


    • arine Structural Engineering or similar;


    • Chartered level in ICE, CIWEM or equivalent;


    • 8-12 years industry experience.




    • Experience of working in the GCC – particularly in UAE, KSA and Bahrain;


    • Broad experience in marine structural design, coastal processes design, numerical modelling studies and an understanding of environmental engineering;


    • Proven delivery of projects both technically and financially;


    • Ability to self-start /manage;


    • Lateral thinker;


    • Proficient in English, both verbal and written;


    • Drives technical excellence and delivery;


    • Astute business development skills;


    • Tendering and pricing ability;


    • Technical expert in specific disciplines;


    • Team Leader;


    • Client facing;


    • Strong and proven project commercial and financial experience.


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