34. Project Manager - Chennai Metro Rail Limited



The Job Responsibilities for this position are described below:

  • Supervise and lead team of bright and capable civil/structural professional and oversee technical issues, work deliverables and quality control.
  • Manage Project/work allocation as per Project needs but also taking into consideration individual’s aspiration, professional growth and Capabilities to improve efficiency of the department as a unit.
  • Responsible for co-ordination with other verticals of infrastructure division such as Architecture, MEP, Geotechnical, Highways, tracks, tunnels etc.
  • Prepares Monthly Progress Report summarizing project status from civil/structural engineering perspective
  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Direct and coordinate various projects assigned, operations and quality assurance with quality cost and delivery targets.
  • Discuss and lay out project specifications and Review, approve, or modify designs.
  • Make detailed plans to accomplish goals.
  • Analyse market demand and available resources.
  • Prepare budgets, bids, and contracts and develop cost estimates.
  • Review and recommend Negotiate contracts.
  • Write performance reviews and solve internal issues
  • Draft proposals and reports for clients.
  • Lead technical development in structural engineering within Systra India
  • Improve design and quality processes
  • Develop overall concepts for a new project
  • Check technical accuracy of work.
  • Coordinate activities of unit with other units or organizations.
  • Confer with higher levels of management
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director - Infrastructure

REPORTING TO : Project Director


The Qualifications required for the job are:

  • Master’s degree in engineering (with specialization in structural)
  • 20 years ‘and above post bachelor’s degree
  • 10 years or more in metro works into Design projects.
  • Must have worked into UG and Elevated metros
  • Must have knowledge of analysis & design software such as STAAD ROBOT, OASYS or equivalent
  • Must have knowledge of AutoCad, MS Word and MS Excel
  • Knowledge of advance analysis and design software such as Sofistik, MIDAS, RM etc preferred 
  • Professional Engineer license preferred

The Key Qualities and Experience required are:

  • Experience at working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment is essential
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Flexible during times of change
  • Ability to read communication styles of team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines
  • Honest, Mature, Dependable
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to learn, understand, and apply new technologies
  • Excellent leadership and managerial skills  


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SYSTRA MVA Consulting (India) Private Limited, Vatika Mindscapes, Mathura Road, Faridabad T.(+91) 129 668 5600