An international planning and programming consultancy is seeking a competent planning professional (planning, programming, PMO, project controls, claims ) as Associate Director to join their team and drive business growth.
Based in HQ in Hong Kong, reporting to the Branch Directors and Profit Centre Managers you will manage and resource the assigned business unit to achieve its corporate mission, goals and objectives within the specific functions and geographic areas for which the Associate Director is responsible, including specific projects assigned.
Responsibilities and Duties
Responsible for actively seeking, developing and maintaining sufficient paying work for the team for and striving for steady growth in turnover, services, clients and profit in real terms.
Manage and co-ordinate all projects assigned, in line with the agreed project plan and budget.
Ensure that the teams are adequately resourced and technically supported.
Responsible for performance against budgets contained in the Business Plan for functions, projects, regions assigned.
Ensure that commercial risks (financially and professionally) are minimised
Monitor government actions and commercial trends to identify opportunities and / or risks for the group.
Participate in, and actively support the on-going staff training programme.
Actively participate in maintaining staff morale and encouraging initiative and acceptance of responsibility by team members.
Attend, as and when appropriate, Service Delivery Meetings and Management Meetings.
Maintain the highest standards of professional ethics and promote a high company image
Desired Skills and Experience
Ability to undertake any programme across s all industries
Manage complex projects and large portfolios
Expertise with several disciplines - scope, time, cost, quality, risk, procurement, communications and resource management
Project reporting, reporting on all facets of a project
Risk Issues, Change / Scope Management, Portfolio Dependency Management, Doc Management, Cost, Advanced Portfolio Enterprise Management, System Establishment, Health Checks, Workshop Facilitation, Service Management Plans communication training of staff clients.
Advanced experience with all major planning Software used within the group
Business unit management and Business profitability
Client relationship building
Maximise the opportunity to profit
Financial Management Cost control skills (i.e. keeping to budget, managing variations etc.)
Quality Assurance & understanding corporate governance
Well-developed people management skills and leadership skills
Expertise in several areas of a Project Management Methodology
Excellent verbal oral and written communication skills
Fluency in written and spoken English and Cantonese is necessary
Qualifications / Educational Requirements
Degree in engineering or similar discipline
Project Management Accreditation
Employing Company Overview and Profile
Recognised for over 25 years as one of the leading construction consultancies worldwide, our client’s experience enables them to support their portfolio of clients across multiple disciplines from drawing board through to delivery.
Additional Benefits Package and Incentives
An attractive salary and benefits package is available for the successful candidate.