Our client is is a uniquely positioned private equity fund management company that focuses on global real estate markets. Specializing in adding strategic value to under-utilized real estate through redesign and re-positioning, the company has seized the windows of opportunity presented in the current real estate markets to achieve significant results in property investments and development projects covering the entire spectrum of real estate sectors, including residential development, commercial offices, retail malls, serviced apartments, hotels, and logistics.

 

GM, Projects

Location: Shanghai

 

Job Description:

  • Manage and coordinates large and/or complex real estate projects through all phases of design, permitting and construction. Be responsible for the overall direction, coordination, implementation, execution, control and completion of projects meeting consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals

  • Provide leadership for regional site project management function by managing, coordinating, and developing staff and third party project manager

  • Operate with significant independence and minimal supervision as the principal project representative. Demonstrate and use expert knowhow of the entire construction projects in all its aspects such as design, function, installations and coordination with other vendors

  • Ensures assigned projects are completed within budgets and schedules while meeting client needs, business objectives and design guidelines. Manages program of projects and project managers within a region to ensure successful completion and coordination of all efforts

  • In cooperation with develops program and annual budget for regional capital project program, develop schedules and budgets for assigned projects. Prepares detailed construction cost estimates and documentation for project funding authorization

  • Meet with top executives on regular basis, and work cooperatively with site service providers such as telecommunications, systems, purchasing and security and other internal departments such as Investment, Asset Management, Planning, Engineering, Planning, Acquisitions and Research etc.

  • Be responsible for interfacing with appropriate levels of management to obtain funding approval signatures. Explanation of project scope and the associated costs as required is part of this process. Identify and evaluates alternative solutions to best meet program goals

  • Manages efforts of other corporate support functions such as Legal, Insurance and Loss Prevention, Security, and Systems. Participate in or oversee the pre-qualification and bid evaluation process for consultants, contractors, and other outside vendors and selects vendors

  • Interacts with governmental branches and regulatory agencies as required to ensure that projects comply with all applicable legal requirements and regulations.


Requirement:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Architecture or related field. An advanced degree in Business Management, Finance, Construction Management or a related field is strongly preferred

  • A minimum of 20 years of experience in the direct management of large, complex real estate projects with responsibility for site analysis, permitting and approvals, budget control, estimating, design and construction coordination, and project scheduling

  • Experience with ground up new construction preferred, professional registration and other advanced training is preferred

  • Excellent customer service and analytical skills are necessary as is a personality that pays attention to details. Must exhibit initiative and a strong desire to achieve results

  • Proficiency in real estate financial analysis is required. Must have demonstrated ability to manage complexity and must be organizationally/politically astute

  • Strong people management skills and problem solving skills, demonstrated ability to build relationships and motivate teams of people, to manage staff and a strong understanding of the entire corporate real estate function from research to planning to information management until project completion is required

  • Strong knowledge of scheduling/planning and tracking of progress

  • Knowledge of risk assessment and contingency planning

  • Strong interpersonal skills, strong verbal and writing skills, proficiency in Mandarin, English and Cantonese

 

To submit your application, please email your resume to admin@hypartners.com quoting “GM, project V44700" in your subject heading. Your interest will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

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