Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
Friendly working environment across the business
SMEC has joined forces with Surbana Jurong to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory.
Our new partnership has created a talent pool of 13,000 dedicated people working across a network of 100 offices in 40 countries.
SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.
We are committed to developing our people. We encourage them to see things differently, to be creative, to push boundaries and to work on a broad range of projects that help build a better future.
Consistently recognised for technical excellence and design innovation, SMEC continues to receive industry awards and accolades from around the world.
Engineering News Record (ENR) currently ranks SMEC in the top 25 of the 2018 Top 225 International Design Firms’.
This is an exciting opportunity for an Associate (Environmental) to join a leading infrastructure consultancy and contribute to the growth and development of a business with a reputation for technical excellence and strong client relationships.
Primary Purpose of the Position :
The Associate (Environmental) will base in Hong Kong , grow and manage the environmental consultancy business in Hong Kong and across the Southeast Asia (SEA) Division ( division’) by :
Developing and implementing the environmental consultancy strategic and business plans
Undertaking business development activities, including developing and maintaining key client relationships
Ensuring that environmental projects are delivered within budget, expected quality and timeframe, working with Regional Managers and other resources within the division
Working with Regional Managers and other resources to win new work
Acting as Project Manager of major projects to facilitate their successful delivery leading to client satisfaction
Contributing to the success of the division as a member of the Hong Kong Management Committee.
Develop and implement the divisional strategic and business plan for the Environmental Division
Develop business relationships with existing and prospective clients across SEA including government and private sector clients
Work on / develop / manage business relating to environmental consultancy
Market SMEC’s environmental capability across SEA
Develop and nurture strategic alliances with :
other SMEC divisions
Liaise with Regional Managers and other divisional staff to ensure appropriate skills are incorporated into proposals and project teams
Liaise with Regional Managers and business development teams to : identify and track business opportunities; identify appropriate partners / associations and strategies;
and provide inputs in strategy for opportunities
Lead the preparation and review of expression of interests and proposals
Provide advice to Regional Managers (from a project implementation perspective) to ensure that proposals assume sufficient fees budgets to facilitate the delivery of the projects to a minimum acceptable standard (including provisions for quality assurance, technical audits and peer reviews throughout project execution)
Ensure that project deliverables are reviewed internally at appropriate
Ensure that audits are carried out for all eligible projects, and rectification measures are put in place as appropriate
Regularly monitor project financial performance against targets and take appropriate actions to maximise project financial results
Develop environmental consultancy capability within SEA and act as mentor for local environmental consultants
Develop staff skills through training and career initiatives
Participate in succession planning and staff planning activities
Prepare environmental status reports on a regular basis as specified in the Business Management System (BMS).
Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience :
Bachelor’s and master’s degrees in science / engineering
15+ years of post-qualification experience in environmental consultancy, ideally specialising in :
Air Quality Modelling and Assessment
Noise Modelling and Assessment
Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
Should be experienced in using FDM, CALINE4, AERMOD, ISCST 3, EMFAC-HK, NoiseMap, etc.
Candidates with more experience will be considered for Associate Director. Candidates with less experience will be considered for Principal Consultant.
Demonstrated leadership and management skills
Business planning, budgeting and commercial acumen
Proven project management and operational skills
General understanding of business, organisations and marketing
Good interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively within a culturally diverse and multi-disciplinary environment
Professional delivery and appearance to ensure SMEC image is maintained.
Establish and build strong client relationships
SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.