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Senior Project Manager - Construction

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Duration: Permanent
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Reporting To: Operations Manager
Job Role & Purpose
A Project Manager is responsible for planning, executing and managing high performance concrete flooring projects to ensure they are completed in a timely fashion, within budget, and to the highest quality standards. This includes the construction of new concrete floors, specialized toppings, and floor refurbishment and laser grinding projects. The role covers project throughout the ASEAN region.
Role Duties & Responsibilities
Organize and Co-ordinate Resources
Organize and co-ordinate the resources required to successfully deliver project based on program and method statements including:
  • Site staff and workers
  • Sub-contractors and sub-contract labour hire
  • Internal and External Plant
  • Material supply
Account for long run factors such as shipping times, permit and visa requirements and key geographical related risks.
Oversee, monitor and manage work on site
Oversee work on site (full time/part time as required) to successfully complete project, taking responsibility for quality, productivity and completion time for the project.
  • Direct and indirect (via supervisors) management of site work force
  • Co-ordinate delivery of materials and manage intra-site logistics, material quality and installation process
  • Manage plant on site
  • Responsible for effective mobilization and demobilization
Plan work sequence, develop detailed programs and confirm methodology
Review documentation such as drawings, specifications and detailed take offs and make reference to process manuals/method statements. Develop detailed sequences and programs, and confirm and adjust methodologies to suit the requirement of the project and achieve company goals.
Project Compliance and Reporting
Ensure company policies and processes are followed an implemented, with particular attention to:
  • Health and Safety and Environmental risk management
  • Quality assurance
  • Management of correspondence (incoming and outgoing), project documentation and instructions, change orders, interfaces with other trades, and other areas of risk that could impact adversely on project outcomes
Commercial Management
  • Provide detailed information to the Quantity Surveyor to support the accurate preparation of progress claims, variation requests, or notices (such as notice of delay) to protect their commercial position.
  • Be familiar with the obligations of the parties to the contract and relationships between stakeholders and anticipate and identify potential risks. Propose and take actions to mitigate or contain risks to protect the position of the company.
  • Monitor progress on site and update programs, casting layouts and disruptions and take appropriate actions.
Deliverables of Job Holder
  • Organize and co-ordinate resources
Labour utilization % Project profitability/over/under %
  • Oversea, monitor and manage work on site
Remedial work cost as % of project cost
  • Plan work sequence, develop detailed programs and confirm methodology
100% compliance with contract program
  • Project Compliance and Reporting
100% compliance with QA process/ITP for project
100% compliance with HSE policy
100% compliance with project documentation management (filing of correspondence, document changes, and instruction templates etc.)
  • Commercial Management
Net promoter score/post project feedback as appropriate
% cash recovery on final account including variation target positions
Personal Competencies
  • Must work closely and effectively with the Quantity Surveyor and Sales team to discuss project methodologies, materials and budgets, and to facilitate effective project financial management
  • Must effectively co-ordinate and lead staff from a pool of permanent and temporary hire labour and contractors, coming from a diverse cultural and educational background
  • Is the key representative to client’s on site and must be able to communicate well with clients, engineers and main contractors and manage project level and company level stakeholder relationships
Individual Characteristics & Attributes
  • Ability to communicate clearly information to individuals or groups in a manner that helps them understand the objective (communication)
  • Ability to establish and adhere to project time frames, milestones and deadlines to manage priority in a multi-tasking scenario (time management)
  • Ability to comply with all relevant industry regulations, standards, compliance & adherence to Company SOPs & procedures (professional)
  • Ability to develop collaborative relationships with all key stakeholders inside and outside the organization and maintain working relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals (team work and relationship management)
Leadership Competencies
  • Ability to use appropriate methods to build cohesive team and lead a team to complete tasks and achieve goals (Team leadership)
  • Ability to weigh cost, benefits, risk and rewards when assessing a situation (decision making)
  • Ability to anticipate the implications and consequences of situations and take containment actions (problem solving)
Functional Competencies
  • Ability to effectively plan to avoid risks & critical excursions of process/project timelines, costs & variations such that operational performance is not compromised (planning & co-ordination)
  • Ability to effectively manage efficiency in resources, reduce wastage and improve performance through the correct deployment of tools & methods – in own work area (in office or on-site)
  • Ability to accurately plan work, priorities & allocation of resources (internal or external) to achieve foals & targets specified by function or departmental priorities
  • Ability to understand how the client requests for work modifications/variations & how to apply so as to ensure company delivers client requirements but is also paid for work agreed and completed
  • Ability to apply consistency & coherence in work methods & QA/QC process to achieve full compliance to company specifications, building regulations/codes & local legislations.
  • Management of multiple concurrent projects across up to 4 geographic (country) locations – 3 – 5 concurrently and approx. 10 per year (NB for PM 2 – 3 concurrent across 1 – 2 geographies)
  • Responsible for direct reports (project team) approx. 10 – 15 no. with up to approx. 100 indirect reports accounting for sub- contract labour
  • Responsible for delivering “Work in Place” of approx. $10 - $20 million SGD per year in the form of project budgets. (NB for PM $5 - $15 million per year)
  • Experience and knowledge of construction project management, preferably demonstrated with evidence of 5 years minimum combined full time experience working in roles such as Project Manager, Site Manager and/or Project Engineer
  • Relevant degree/diploma in construction related field (Engineering, Construction Management etc.
  • MS Project or similar programming software knowledge
  • Common knowledge of construction contracts and standard industry practices
  • For administering contracts – for instance claims process, formal correspondence
  • Deadlines for notifying of delays or instructions.
  • Past experience with concrete and formwork related trades

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